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Victorian Post Box - Red Cow, Dry Street, Langdon Hills
Victorian Post Box - Red Cow, Dry Street, Langdon Hills
The Red Cow in Dry Street was, in 1927/8, known as the Red Cow Off Licence and...
By Donald Joy
On 31/08/2015
Peter Sloper and his vehicles.
Peter Sloper and his vehicles.
Hi Donald.  I’m really pleased you enjoyed Peter Sloper’s...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 31/08/2015
Peter Sloper and his vehicles.
Peter Sloper and his vehicles.
Hi again Nina, I like yourself have a love for the cars of yesteryear, although...
By Donald Joy
On 31/08/2015
Wilson Chemists
Wilson Chemists
The staff who served the Community
Wilsons Chemist shop in the early sixties was the only place in Laindon that I...
By Donald Joy
On 30/08/2015
Midwives in Laindon 10
Midwives in Laindon 10
John, what a brilliant read, as have been all your other articles. I really...
By Donald Joy
On 30/08/2015
Victorian Post Box - Red Cow, Dry Street, Langdon Hills
Victorian Post Box - Red Cow, Dry Street, Langdon Hills
I have an identical photo of Dry Street Post Office that I took in black and...
By Brian Baylis
On 29/08/2015
What you feel about the Archive
What you feel about the Archive
The home for you comments
I keep reading the many and informative, plus interesting items from John...
By Donald Joy
On 29/08/2015
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp
Built in our hour of need and now returned to farmland
Would Barry Pinnell be the same Barry Pinnell who lived in Dickens Drive as a...
By Donald Joy
On 29/08/2015
Contributing to the site
Contributing to the site
Nina, it would appear that I have seriously misjudged you, I would have sworn...
By Donald Joy
On 29/08/2015
Old Photographs of Laindon
Old Photographs of Laindon
Collection of all the old Photographs that are not yet used in articles
When you advertised the forthcoming attractions for the cinema you got a free...
By Georgina Nottage (née Ellingford)
On 29/08/2015
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Taken by David Sarfas, Tony Ringwood and Kenny Bird
Brilliant! How many more of these memory jerking photographs are out there just...
By Donald Joy
On 29/08/2015
Contributing to the site
Contributing to the site
Don.  No family connection – sorry.  My dad’s family came...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 29/08/2015
Contributing to the site
Contributing to the site
Can't help wondering, Nina Burton, if you may be related to the Burton...
By Donald Joy
On 29/08/2015
Old Laindon photographs
Old Laindon photographs
Some additional photographs
Referring to my comment about "Gloria". Just remembered the Gloria who lived...
By Donald Joy
On 29/08/2015
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp
Built in our hour of need and now returned to farmland
Looking for my father, a northern soldier named Jimmy who befriended my mother...
By Barry Pinnell
On 29/08/2015
Laindon Park Country Dancing
Laindon Park Country Dancing
Editors note noted! Can somebody tell me, is Laindon library still in the...
By Donald Joy
On 28/08/2015
Old Laindon photographs
Old Laindon photographs
Some additional photographs
Referring to Barry Ellerby's comment of 15.10.2012, I think the name of the...
By Georgina Nottage (née Ellingford)
On 27/08/2015
Contributing to the site
Contributing to the site
Hi Rob.  Yes the houses on Kathleen Ferrier estate were built by...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 27/08/2015
Contributing to the site
Contributing to the site
A while ago I had a conversation with a friend about all our green spaces...
By Rob Laindon
On 27/08/2015
Laindon Park Country Dancing
Laindon Park Country Dancing
Oh well Val, I can't be right all of the time, I am a bloke after all. If...
By Donald Joy
On 27/08/2015
Coronation Tea Laindon Park School 1953
Coronation Tea Laindon Park School 1953
Where are you and the other two in the photo?  I'm useless with names....
By Val Scurlock née Newman
On 26/08/2015
Laindon Park Country Dancing
Laindon Park Country Dancing
You're really good at remembering things Donald. My memory is very...
By Val Scurlock née Newman
On 26/08/2015
Laindon Carnival
Laindon Carnival
Gone but not forgotten
It was nice to read Donald Joy's memory of spending his sixpence at...
By Georgina Nottage (nee Ellingford)
On 26/08/2015
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
Yet another missing name, this time a girl Janice Marlborough.  She lived...
By Donald Joy
On 26/08/2015
Laindon Station and Me (Part 1)
Laindon Station and Me (Part 1)
Alan; Google reveals it still exists but now known as 'Day One...
By Gerald Jones
On 26/08/2015
Laindon Station and Me (Part 1)
Laindon Station and Me (Part 1)
John has many interesting memories surrounding Laindon station. One of mine is...
By Alan Davies
On 26/08/2015
Berry Boys Club.
Berry Boys Club.
1946 to present day.
What became of Tony Soul? He was a member of the Berry Boys Club in the early...
By Donald Joy
On 25/08/2015
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph Introduction
Being a newcomer to this website, I am slowly working my way through all the...
By Donald Joy
On 24/08/2015
Laindon Park Junior School
Laindon Park Junior School
I attended this school from 5 years old until moving on up to "big" school aged...
By Donald Joy
On 24/08/2015
Ian Mott, Webmaster of the LDCA
Ian Mott, Webmaster of the LDCA
Sorry to read of the demise of such a man, a man who with this website had...
By Donald Joy
On 23/08/2015