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Sandie Shaw and the WI Hall - 'Girl Don't Come'
Sandie Shaw and the WI Hall - 'Girl Don't Come'
Hi Nina.  Very interested to read your article.  It ties in with what...
By Trevor Savage
On 31/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
The page and photo about Sandie Shaw and the WI Hall - 'Girl Don't...
By Trevor Savage
On 31/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
I want to add these observations to the discussion regarding the MISSION HALL...
By Trevor Savage
On 31/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
Hi Thelma Revd Michael N Lake at the time was rector of St Nicholas Church,...
By Ken Porter
On 31/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
Further to the hall in Salisbury Avenue, my mother informed me that as Revd. T...
By Thelma Oliver
On 30/07/2015
New DVD. Basildon - The Way We Were.
New DVD. Basildon - The Way We Were.
I found the DVD available today on BritainonFilm site under Essex section and...
By Gerald Jones
On 30/07/2015
New DVD. Basildon - The Way We Were.
New DVD. Basildon - The Way We Were.
Is this DVD still available please? I would Love to obtain one. Editor: The...
By Brian Baylis
On 29/07/2015
Archer Road/Newlands End
Archer Road/Newlands End
Then and Now
Hi Andrea.  I also had piano lessons with Mrs Lawless (1956 - 1960). ...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 29/07/2015
Archer Road/Newlands End
Archer Road/Newlands End
Then and Now
In the 50's I used to visit Mrs Lawless, the piano teacher in Archer Road -...
By Andrea Ash (nee Pinnell)
On 29/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
The comment posted by Mrs Oliver on 25/7/2015, rather than answering the...
By John Bathurst
On 29/07/2015
Archer Road/Newlands End
Archer Road/Newlands End
Then and Now
Hello Andrew.  That is rather strange.  I grew up in Laindon...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 26/07/2015
Archer Road/Newlands End
Archer Road/Newlands End
Then and Now
Dear Nina Thank you so much for your very prompt and informative reply....
By Andrew Ford
On 26/07/2015
The Parish of Langdon Hills - a Brief History
The Parish of Langdon Hills - a Brief History
Hi Mr Bathurst, Internments took place way after the 1940's. My family...
By Ellen English Nee Burr
On 26/07/2015
The Parish of Langdon Hills - a Brief History
The Parish of Langdon Hills - a Brief History
My brother Tom has several times told me his memory of Reverand Hickson. On...
By alan davies
On 26/07/2015
The Parish of Langdon Hills - a Brief History
The Parish of Langdon Hills - a Brief History
In July of 1941, the Second World War was approaching its third year. Since the...
By John Bathurst
On 26/07/2015
WWII Roll of Honour
WWII Roll of Honour
My cousin John Davies died during WW2 and is buried in St Nicholas churchyard....
By Alan Davies
On 26/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
Trevor visited me on Friday and our conversation lead to why was there a Well...
By Thelma Oliver
On 25/07/2015
Footballers of the community
Footballers of the community
The number 7 shirt was usually worn by the right winger. I do remember watching...
By alan davies
On 24/07/2015
Footballers of the community
Footballers of the community
My dad used to play football for Laindon in the late 40's/early 50's...
By Christine Maloney (nee Buck)
On 24/07/2015
The Blacksmith's
The Blacksmith's
An old meeting place for the community
Pictures of the Blacksmith Shop and home (once the Newman residence and place...
By Christine Maloney
On 24/07/2015
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
Ok, just spoken to my brother Derek and he assures me that No. 19 is Peter...
By Graham Harrison
On 24/07/2015
S. Hayden & Son. and D. Kent & Co. Laindon Builders.
S. Hayden & Son. and D. Kent & Co. Laindon Builders.
Good memories of the Radion Cinema.  My parents regularly went on Saturday...
By Thelma Oliver
On 24/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
St Michael's Mission Church was, as the more extensive map shows (Plot 65),...
By John Bathurst
On 24/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
Regarding the “disused corrugated iron church” at plot 136; in a...
By John Bathurst
On 23/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
Further to the above article, the building opposite 135 Benenden was a small...
By Thelma Oliver
On 23/07/2015
Pratt Family of Dunton Drive
Pratt Family of Dunton Drive
Memories of Mary Hawkins (née Pratt)
Hello Amanda. Both David and his brother came to my wedding and lived just up...
By Mrs.Mary Hawkins
On 23/07/2015
WWII Roll of Honour
WWII Roll of Honour
In due course we will be compiling a Roll of Honour for everybody who died on...
By Paul Sargeant
On 21/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
The tragedy happened in 1954 when Alice was 15, a pupil at Laindon High Road...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 21/07/2015
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
'Benenden' Salisbury Avenue
George and Alice White lived at “Hazelmere” Salisbury Avenue....
By John Bathurst
On 21/07/2015
The Parish of Langdon Hills - a Brief History
The Parish of Langdon Hills - a Brief History
Hi Gerald, no relation. My maiden name was Jones. My mother had a friend in...
By Jenny Davies
On 21/07/2015