What's new


The latest comments from this site

Note: Only the latest pages and comments are listed here. Older pages and comments remain on the site but will drop off this listing.

Cottis the Bakers Van
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
Thank you editor....
By Ham 57
On 21/02/2017
Cottis the Bakers Van
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
Hi Shaun, all I can do is give you a list of what is left, including steering...
By Ham 57
On 20/02/2017
Peter's Hair dressers
Peter's Hair dressers
Comments and memories of when some of us visited the Hairdresser to have our hair styled not just cut
I only went to the old Peters shop near Laindon Station a few times and already...
By Richard Haines
On 20/02/2017
Cottis the Bakers Van
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
Hello Sir.  Could I buy it for parts as I'm doing a 1959 Atlas up...
By Shaun Russell
On 20/02/2017
Peter's Hair dressers
Peter's Hair dressers
Comments and memories of when some of us visited the Hairdresser to have our hair styled not just cut
I think I mentioned this somewhere else on the site. Whilst I was a boarder at...
By Gerald Jones
On 20/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
I think the harsh treatment I received, was from girls recently moved into the...
By Donald Joy
On 20/02/2017
Peter's Hair dressers
Peter's Hair dressers
Comments and memories of when some of us visited the Hairdresser to have our hair styled not just cut
My memories of having my hair cut at Peter's was not that great. The hair...
By Shaun Watts
On 20/02/2017
Markham's Farm in Langdon Hills
Markham's Farm in Langdon Hills
What happened to the family
Nigel Markam was my friend at primary school. Lost touch when I went to Laindon...
By Shaun Watts
On 20/02/2017
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
No. 4 on this page is Paul Morgan. He now owns/runs a farm on the slopes of...
By Shaun Watts
On 20/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
I was surprised to read of the unkind remark received by Donald "that if he had...
By Alan Davies
On 20/02/2017
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
Yes, No. 16 is me Shaun Watts, I'm still going strong....
By Shaun Watts
On 20/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
In response to Ellen's questions, I can only guess at the answers. There...
By Alan Davies
On 19/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Ellen poses a very good question and one that I'd never thought of myself,...
By Donald Joy
On 19/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Any potential beau of mine, when offering to walk me home, had the unwelcome...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 19/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Alan and Donald's exploits are amusing, but how did the girls get to...
By Ellen English Nee Burr
On 19/02/2017
Cottis the Bakers Van
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
Hi Shaun, sadly  I doubt it! It's under a pile of scrap with only the...
By Ham 57
On 19/02/2017
Cottis the Bakers Van
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
Hello Sir, my name is Shaun Russell.  I'd love to buy the other van...
By Shaun Russell
On 19/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Really happy to see that I wasn't the only one. Alan's long walks just...
By Donald Joy
On 19/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Yes, Donald's memory reinforces how much time and energy we young lads...
By Alan Davies
On 18/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Alan's mention of the Saturday night hop has jerked another memory from the...
By Donald Joy
On 18/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Donald, I must hasten to add that I started in July 1950 and it was not until...
By Alan Davies
On 18/02/2017
'Mr Laindon - Parky'
'Mr Laindon - Parky'
Anybody that has been acquainted with Laindon over the last 80 years will no doubt have come across Cliff Parkinson
Evelyn Parkinson was Cliff's niece, and was a hairdresser. Alastair was her...
By Margaret Lloyd
On 17/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Really shouldn't have needed to ask about Alan Davies and the job he had...
By Donald Joy
On 17/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
A comment from Richard Haines suggests that Leana Springate was in the same...
By Donald Joy
On 17/02/2017
Laindon Greyhound Track
Laindon Greyhound Track
Firstly, I can confirm Ashleaves Avenue did exist, I used to live at no 24 with...
By Alan Price
On 17/02/2017
Do you Recognise anybody
Do you Recognise anybody
I notice on here that Robert Springate has mentioned his sister, Leana...
By Richard Haines
On 16/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
Hi, Donald Joy.  Thanks for your comments on my comments! Nice to know...
By Robert Springate
On 15/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
I wonder what job Alan Davies had in 1952 that paid him £3.15.0 per week,...
By Donald Joy
On 15/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
I remember the symbol. It was a label sewn into every article. Memory says that...
By Alan Davies
On 15/02/2017
The Winston Club
The Winston Club
One of the last remaining Commercial Buildings in the High Road
This contributor, Robert Springate, has been rather productive recently, with...
By Donald Joy
On 15/02/2017