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Regal Social Club
Regal Social Club
John Bathurst  (11/07/2011), quoting from the Laindon and Pitsea Recorder...
By Alan Davies
On 30/09/2014
Regal Social Club
Regal Social Club
I remember the club well as this was a big part of my young life.  The...
By David McNally
On 30/09/2014
Beatrice Road
Beatrice Road
The Auto
Hi Ruth, John dabber dabby here. Just sitting here reminiscing with Paul...
By John Hawkins
On 29/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
I like many, am saddened by the death of Bill Diment.  I always read with...
By Paul Gibson
On 27/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
Hello.  My name is Jill Evins and my dad is Bill Diment, who sadly died 9...
By Jill Evins
On 23/09/2014
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
My ancestors ran a dolls hospital in a building built by my grandfather, Tom...
By Patricia Hook
On 22/09/2014
Dr. D.S.Chowdhary 1902-1959 by his Daughter
Dr. D.S.Chowdhary 1902-1959 by his Daughter
I lived in Laindon until my parents move to the U.S. in 1957.  I remember...
By Michael Davies
On 20/09/2014
Markhams Chase story
Markhams Chase story
A brief history of the early days and its dedicated first Headmistress
I was a student at Markham's Chase and graduated in 1955.  I went on...
By Michael Davies
On 20/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
Hi.   I knew Bill, he lived in Church Road, my mum's bungalow backed...
By Keith Nock
On 19/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
Very sad news received via an old railway colleagues group. Spent many happy...
By John Abson
On 19/09/2014
Commemoration of start of WW I
Commemoration of start of WW I
Embodied and disembodied were valid terms used in army records.  It was...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 19/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
I was very sad to learn that Bill Diment had died.  His vast...
By Shakun Banfield (Chowdhary)
On 17/09/2014
Love Laindon
Love Laindon
I note that it is six months since the last local election and as normal the...
By Ian Mott
On 17/09/2014
Ian Mott
Ian Mott
A little of my background
Hi Rob. My father's one and a third acres was compulsorily purchased for...
By Ian Mott
On 17/09/2014
Ian Mott
Ian Mott
A little of my background
Hi Ian. Small world, I'm off to an undisclosed location today for your last...
By Rob
On 17/09/2014
Ian Mott
Ian Mott
A little of my background
Hi Douglas Yes I agree that the benefits outweighed the drawbacks of living at...
By Ian Mott
On 16/09/2014
Ian Mott
Ian Mott
A little of my background
Hi Ian, I've just read you info on Dunton in particular "Mon Ami" that was...
By Douglas R Marshall
On 16/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
I too add my tribute to William, who has made a massive contribution to the...
By ERIC PASCO
On 15/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
We would like to echo the kind words expressed by Ken, Richard and Alan on the...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 15/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
Bill Diment was a great asset to these archives. He had a knowlege of ...
By Alan Davies
On 14/09/2014
A Mystery Solved?
A Mystery Solved?
The "missing" level crossing.
Mention of Stanley Villa incites me to write. My grandad and family lived there...
By Roy Arber
On 14/09/2014
Isaac Levy 1852-1922
Isaac Levy 1852-1922
Local builder, businessman and benefactor
I believe my grandad Walter Arber lived in Stanley Villa, Laindon, some time...
By Roy Arber
On 14/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
Very sad news indeed for us regarding Bill Diment. I for one shall miss his...
By Richard Haines
On 14/09/2014
William Diment
William Diment
Gday Ian, that is very sad news indeed. I never knew Bill before this great...
By Ken Page
On 14/09/2014
Dagenham Rail Cash - Casualty List
Dagenham Rail Cash - Casualty List
It was a thick "pea-souper" fog that night. I was traveling home by bus from...
By Mary Cole
On 11/09/2014
Berry
Berry
The Berry Boys Amateur Boxing Club
Hi all, Mighty Mouse here (Finbarr). Just discovered this page and couldn't...
By Finbarr Murray
On 07/09/2014
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
No 19 is my Sister Gillian Sarchet...
By Julia Rawlings
On 07/09/2014
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
No 39 is Robin Sarchet...
By Julia Rawlings
On 07/09/2014
Dagenham Rail Cash - Casualty List
Dagenham Rail Cash - Casualty List
Ivy Jobson married Alfred Mayhew in 1970....
By Nina Humphrey
On 07/09/2014
Dagenham Rail Cash - Casualty List
Dagenham Rail Cash - Casualty List
Ivy Jobson was the only daughter of F C Jobson one of Laindon's movers and...
By alan davies
On 07/09/2014