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Cubs and Scouts circa 1954
Cubs and Scouts circa 1954
Alan, no that was St Mary's Church hall where I also attended cubs around...
By Gerald Jones
On 10/02/2016
Cubs and Scouts circa 1954
Cubs and Scouts circa 1954
The Methodist Church Hall is on the corner of High Road and Emanuel Road....
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 09/02/2016
Cubs and Scouts circa 1954
Cubs and Scouts circa 1954
Where was the Methodist church hall in Langdon Hills? Was it on the opposite...
By Alan Davies
On 09/02/2016
Kings Road 1950s
Kings Road 1950s
Hi Jennie, I live in Colchester. We moved as a family to Brightlingsea in 1968....
By Paul Stickland
On 08/02/2016
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
I was just reading a post from Jan Burton, I knew a Mrs James, a lovely lady,...
By Carole Devlin
On 08/02/2016
Enefer's Cafe
Enefer's Cafe
Previously on the site of McDonald's by the Fortune of War roundabout.
This place was right next door to my Thomas grandparents house on Queens Road....
By Jennie Martin
On 08/02/2016
Enefer's Cafe
Enefer's Cafe
Previously on the site of McDonald's by the Fortune of War roundabout.
OMG, Robin Lockhart, I remember that concrete pipe! I lived on Kings Road and...
By Jennie Martin
On 08/02/2016
Queen Elizabeth Coronation
Queen Elizabeth Coronation
The Residents of Laindon and Langdon Hills, Essex. Tender to Your Majesty their Loyal and Affectionate Greetings on the occasion of your Coronation.
Hi, I live in the USA but was born in Laindon (Kings Road) in 1949 and lived...
By Jennie Martin
On 08/02/2016
Kings Road 1950s
Kings Road 1950s
Hi Paul, how amazing to hear from you after all these years! I just stumbled on...
By Jennie Martin
On 08/02/2016
Kings Road 1950s
Kings Road 1950s
Hi Jenny, it's nice too know that you still remember our golden plum tree!...
By Paul Stickland
On 07/02/2016
Laindon Park Mrs Card's class about 1954
Laindon Park Mrs Card's class about 1954
If I could sum up the best school year in my life it would be 1957-58 at...
By Richard Haines
On 05/02/2016
Goldsmiths - The Brooks Family - Chapter 2
Goldsmiths - The Brooks Family - Chapter 2
Hello Ken,  This page has been a great boost to my information about...
By Dave Stanley
On 03/02/2016
Presland's Fair
Presland's Fair
I have fond Memories of pulling the rope to swing in the wooden swinging boats!...
By Helen Sutton (nee Brown)
On 03/02/2016
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1956 photograph
Tina Penson, I do hope you don't mind, but is Fred okay, as I lost touch a...
By Brian Baylis
On 03/02/2016
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1956 photograph
I went to Laindon High School in 1955 with my older brother Brian. My family...
By David Wakelam
On 01/02/2016
The Old Daimler
The Old Daimler
I remember in 1962 a Daimler Limousine from The Locomotive Pub Halstead,...
By Gordon Taylor
On 31/01/2016
A Laindon lad's memories of World War II
A Laindon lad's memories of World War II
As the phoney war ended and daylight bombing ensued we spent a lot of time in the school shelters, singing songs.
Coincidentally, while reading "Dinner with Churchill" by Cita Stelzer I came...
By alan davies
On 31/01/2016
The Laindon Motorbike Crowd
The Laindon Motorbike Crowd
Youthful Laindon in the 60s
Malcolm Shreeve has remembered the Braintree College well. I can recall most of...
By Richard Haines
On 25/01/2016
Laindon Shopping Centre Free Guide
Laindon Shopping Centre Free Guide
My mum still has the original brochure for our lovely new shopping centre. Oh...
By Dave Tuting
On 24/01/2016
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
This school provided education for the children of our community for nearly 50 years
Early during WW2, a drive was undertaken to tear up iron railings and fences...
By Alan Davies
On 22/01/2016
The Laindon Motorbike Crowd
The Laindon Motorbike Crowd
Youthful Laindon in the 60s
The name, Dougie Vito, rang a serious bell for me and eventually I remembered...
By Donald Joy
On 22/01/2016
The Laindon Motorbike Crowd
The Laindon Motorbike Crowd
Youthful Laindon in the 60s
With reference to comment by Richard Haines on 08/10/2011. I was on the...
By Malcolm Shreeve
On 22/01/2016
My plotland story
My plotland story
My view of the evolution and demise of Plotlands
Fascinating read! I've been collecting examples of plotlands and similar...
By Iain
On 20/01/2016
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
Hi Patsy  Thanks for your message it was nice to hear from you again with...
By Alan Rich Wood
On 20/01/2016
Markhams Chase story
Markhams Chase story
A brief history of the early days and its dedicated first Headmistress
I left Markhams Chase in 1947. I remember Lawrence's shop had a device for...
By Alan Rich Wood
On 20/01/2016
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
Also meant to let Derek Brasier know that Christopher Richard Bishop-Laggett...
By Anne
On 19/01/2016
Markhams Chase story
Markhams Chase story
A brief history of the early days and its dedicated first Headmistress
Hi.  Yes I remember Lawrence's, he used to have a big white...
By Barbara Edwards
On 18/01/2016
Fatal Accident in Victoria Avenue 1954
Fatal Accident in Victoria Avenue 1954
Hi Nina,  I think you are right, it must have been a different accident...
By Judy Webb
On 18/01/2016
Fatal Accident in Victoria Avenue 1954
Fatal Accident in Victoria Avenue 1954
I remember this accident. I was at school when the story went the rounds that a...
By Colin Clarke
On 18/01/2016
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
Just for the record my Dad, Christopher Richard Bishop-Laggett died on 7/4/2002...
By Anne
On 18/01/2016