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The Swimming Pool
The Swimming Pool
Raising funds for the Swimming Pool at Laindon High Road School and Swimming Lessons at Hutton Residential School
Three Laindon Lads Go Abroad
Three Laindon Lads Go Abroad
Sixty three year ago: The First time Overseas
Summer Memory Walk - Old Church Hill
Summer Memory Walk - Old Church Hill
Sunday 13th July 2014
Old Hill Avenue
Old Hill Avenue
Pre war and the War Years, memories of people and places
Fuchsia Show
Fuchsia Show
South East Essex Fuchsia Fellowship
Markham's Farm in Langdon Hills
Markham's Farm in Langdon Hills
What happened to the family
Playground Games at Langdon Hills
Playground Games at Langdon Hills
A Laindon Lad's Memories
Memory Day 24th May 2014.
Memory Day 24th May 2014.
They came from afar.
Hutted Camp (266)
Hutted Camp (266)
Vowler Road Rocket
The Great Smog of 1952
The Great Smog of 1952
The memories of a Laindon lad
World War 2 victory in Europe Celebration
World War 2 victory in Europe Celebration
VE day Celebration at "Trecarne" Berry Lane
Spring Memory Walk 27th April 2014
Spring Memory Walk 27th April 2014
Mark's Hill Nature Reserve
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Commemoration of start of WW I
Commemoration of start of WW I
To me nothing evokes the self sacrifice and courage of those young men of...
By Alan Davies
On 22/07/2014
The Swimming Pool
The Swimming Pool
Raising funds for the Swimming Pool at Laindon High Road School and Swimming Lessons at Hutton Residential School
I too remember the swimming pool being constructed. It was not heated and had...
By Richard Haines
On 21/07/2014
More Memories of Laindon.
More Memories of Laindon.
It's funny that while reading other peoples's memories of Laindon, little things come into your mind.
Hi Susan,  Dave and Doris still live in Victoria Road in Laindon, they are...
By Joan Baterip
On 21/07/2014
Keith Bott
Keith Bott
Keith Bott lived in Ardleigh, Lee Chapel South for years, next door but three...
By chris markin
On 21/07/2014
Laindon High Road School 1930s
Laindon High Road School 1930s
The Early Days
Hello Alan. Just read your latest contribution and apologise for my appalling...
By Reg Cuttler
On 21/07/2014
Langdon Hills Primary School
Langdon Hills Primary School
Where are these children now
David Muncey. You are my uncle and Dorothea was my aunt Dolly. Been trying to...
By Susan Guichard
On 20/07/2014
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
More Photographs of its Destruction
Sad indeed, thank goodness for happy memories, no one can destroy those....
By Susan Guichard
On 20/07/2014
More Memories of Laindon.
More Memories of Laindon.
It's funny that while reading other peoples's memories of Laindon, little things come into your mind.
Did Dave and Doris live in Victoria Road? If so, then they knew my Dad, Charlie...
By Susan Guichard
On 20/07/2014
Laindon High Road School 1930s
Laindon High Road School 1930s
The Early Days
Regarding Reg Cuttler's posting of 20/07/14. Reg's memories date from...
By alan davies
On 20/07/2014
V2 on Laindon - 21st November 1944
V2 on Laindon - 21st November 1944
Where did this happen?
Regarding the V.2. rocket that landed in Vowler Road, one of the houses that...
By reg cuttler
On 20/07/2014
Laindon High Road School 1930s
Laindon High Road School 1930s
The Early Days
I attended Laindon High road School in the infants from 1929 until being moved...
By reg cuttler
On 20/07/2014
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
No. 29 - was her surname Rogers?...
By Andrea Ash (nee Pinnell)
On 20/07/2014
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
I've been looking at the photos on the Markhams Chase recent posting. On...
By Richard Haines
On 19/07/2014
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
Funny how things stick in your mind. I remember visiting No 49 Carol Craft at...
By Richard Haines
On 18/07/2014
Markham's Farm in Langdon Hills
Markham's Farm in Langdon Hills
What happened to the family
Hello Isabel My family, 'the Markham family', farmed Great Berry Farm...
By Linda B
On 18/07/2014
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
It is definitely me (Judith Ranson) on Page 2 of this photo (not Gay Clarke)....
By Judith Webb (nee Ranson)
On 17/07/2014
Take-away recyled.
Take-away recyled.
Hi Nina, on our way to Sunday's walk, we took the Dry Street route - oh my...
By Andrea Ash (nee Pinnell)
On 17/07/2014
Summer Memory Walk - Old Church Hill
Summer Memory Walk - Old Church Hill
Sunday 13th July 2014
Hi Ellen.  It would have been lovely to have had you with us on Sunday...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 16/07/2014
Summer Memory Walk - Old Church Hill
Summer Memory Walk - Old Church Hill
Sunday 13th July 2014
Hi Nina & Colin, So sorry I couldn't join you on your recent walk down...
By ellen english
On 16/07/2014
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
No 12 is Gay Clarke my cousin...
By Annettecupcakes@aol.com Terry nee St George
On 15/07/2014
Summer Memory Walk - Old Church Hill
Summer Memory Walk - Old Church Hill
Sunday 13th July 2014
Thanks Nina and Colin for a arranging this lovely walk; very interesting.  ...
By Andrea Ash (nee Pinnell)
On 14/07/2014
Laindon High Road School 1930s
Laindon High Road School 1930s
The Early Days
Mr  Webb was school caretaker, his wife was my music teacher. I was in...
By Thelma Oliver
On 13/07/2014
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
Barry Pinnell, you mention the name William - I was told it was Jimmy.  ...
By Andrea
On 13/07/2014
Laindon High Road School 1930s
Laindon High Road School 1930s
The Early Days
Just a small point, I dont remember Mr Hawkins being in the school in the...
By Richard Haines
On 10/07/2014
Old Hill Avenue
Old Hill Avenue
Pre war and the War Years, memories of people and places
The 1949 Electoral Register shows the properties and occupants in Old Hill...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 09/07/2014
The Haven and Plotlands
The Haven and Plotlands
by Jennifer Shirley, Assistant Museum Manager at The Haven Museum
We turned our Anderson shelter into a pig sty, bred saddle backs in it for...
By Ken Page
On 09/07/2014
Berry Boys Club.
Berry Boys Club.
1946 to present day.
Can anyone tell me when the first boxing club started in Laindon? My fathers...
By Jeffrey Bedford
On 06/07/2014
The Haven and Plotlands
The Haven and Plotlands
by Jennifer Shirley, Assistant Museum Manager at The Haven Museum
In regard to the Anderson shelter. I was more than a little surprised to read...
By alan davies
On 06/07/2014
The Haven and Plotlands
The Haven and Plotlands
by Jennifer Shirley, Assistant Museum Manager at The Haven Museum
My grandmother's bungalow, built by my grandfather and his brother-in-law,...
By Jackie Twinn
On 05/07/2014
Berry Boys Club.
Berry Boys Club.
1946 to present day.
I joined Berry Boys boxing club in 1955 when it was in Berry Lane. It moved to...
By Michael Fruin
On 05/07/2014