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Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
Just a quick p.s.  The unmade road whose name I couldn't think of,...
By Donald Joy
On 25/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Nina, amazingly this photograph is taken a few yards from a previous one posted...
By Richard Haines
On 24/06/2017
Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
My work as a schoolboy in Laindon took on many forms, mainly encouraged by...
By Richard Haines
On 24/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
I don't recall this incarnation of the Laindon Service Garage, otherwise...
By Donald Joy
On 24/06/2017
Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
I omitted to say that I really enjoyed my job with Pollards as I loved cycling,...
By Donald Joy
On 24/06/2017
Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
Hi Don.  I also worked for Pollards for about a year from 1958 until I...
By Ken Porter
On 24/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Never seen this photo before myself and this leads me to wonder, how many more...
By Donald Joy
On 23/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Nina, a fascinating photo. I have got access to 1/2500 OS plans for the years...
By Richard Haines
On 23/06/2017
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Hi, the Stannards lived on King's Road and King's Crescent. My grandad,...
By Joanne French
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
As I recalled earlier, Joe Borowski is mentioned in these reports as being a...
By Richard Haines
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
If a PE teacher ever whacks either of my grandchildren across the shins...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 22/06/2017
James Horslen - Laindon Army Veteran
James Horslen - Laindon Army Veteran
Ken, interesting! Piecing a few things together, it seems that James was 23...
By Alan Davies
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Donald, today Mr Mundy's whacking you on the shins with a hockey stick...
By Alan Davies
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Yeah, I remember the cross country runs out across the mud morass referred to...
By Donald Joy
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Mr Gilchrist was our PE teacher from September 1958 until 1960. From then Mr...
By Richard Haines
On 21/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Hi Donald, was Mr Gilchrist the PE teacher that taught us to play rugby league?...
By Paul Stickland
On 21/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Can't help noticing that in all the articles and comments relating to...
By Donald Joy
On 21/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
Another viewpoint on the class system. In my first year at LHR (1958-59) I was...
By Richard Haines
On 18/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Ah, wow I've re-read this and found my former girlfriend Dorothy Watson was...
By Richard Haines
On 18/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
During my time at the school, 1957 to 1962 each year had five classes. ...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 18/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Eric also came 2nd in the high jump that year - a real all rounder. He...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 18/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
Well done Jeff.  I've just checked through the results list.  The...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 18/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Nina, this is fabulous, thank you for posting it. Wow a champion discus throw...
By Richard Haines
On 18/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
Hi.  Not sure what year it was I think it may have been 60,62,or 63 but I...
By Jeff Footer
On 18/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
Perhaps what I am about to say had changed by the time of Richard and Nina....
By Alan Davies
On 18/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
It seems quite extraordinary that Eric Cowell without coaching or any athletic...
By Alan Davies
On 17/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
Yes, thanks Alan and Nina, I knew that Terry lived close to me, I was just over...
By Richard Haines
On 17/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
Terry had twin brothers Peter and Derek who were two years older than himself....
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 17/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
Richard, was Terry Venner a twin? Unless memory is playing me tricks (it...
By Alan Davies
On 17/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
Well, what to make of these entries. It does seem to me that the climax year...
By Richard Haines
On 16/06/2017