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Laindon Shop 1914-18
Laindon Shop 1914-18
Thank you Georgina.  I will look into that.  In the meantime I have...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 24/01/2017
Laindon Shop 1914-18
Laindon Shop 1914-18
Hi Nina,  Did tobacconists in c.1914-18 have to be licensed?  If they...
By Georgina Nottage
On 24/01/2017
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
No. 21 is Stephen Hemsley....
By Winton Harrison
On 24/01/2017
Laindon Shop 1914-18
Laindon Shop 1914-18
Yes it certainly is a fascinating photo and as I mentioned above while wearing...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 23/01/2017
Laindon Shop 1914-18
Laindon Shop 1914-18
Fabulous photograph and early days there in Laindon. I remember Clarnico sweets...
By Richard Haines
On 23/01/2017
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
My sister was Stephanie Harrison, not Susan Harrison No. 21 above....
By Winton Harrison
On 21/01/2017
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
I am No. 15 on this page - Winton Harrison....
By Winton Harrison
On 21/01/2017
Granny's Cottage, The Old Horse Bus and Everard's Shop
Granny's Cottage, The Old Horse Bus and Everard's Shop
I was interested to read about Gladys Baker and her daughter Mary Baker who was...
By Richard Haines
On 21/01/2017
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
Alan Davies, yes I agree with what you are saying about the area north of the...
By Richard Haines
On 21/01/2017
Granny's Cottage, The Old Horse Bus and Everard's Shop
Granny's Cottage, The Old Horse Bus and Everard's Shop
Dear Hilda, Thank you for your beautiful article. It sums up the simple...
By Paul Stickland
On 21/01/2017
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
I agree with much of Richard's comment. We were almost neighbours as we...
By Alan Davies
On 21/01/2017
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
I had to meet one of my young team at Laindon Station last Monday at 8.00 am....
By Richard Haines
On 20/01/2017
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
Thank you Richard.  I totally agree with you.  Those houses...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 19/01/2017
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
Nina what a fabulous piece of research on this interesting area of Laindon....
By Richard Haines
On 19/01/2017
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
Glenwood Lodge is shown in the above photo (thought to be the third from the...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 19/01/2017
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills
These are photographs of properties South of the Railway
Does anyone have a photo of Glenwood Lodge that existed in High Road, Langdon...
By Bob Stewart
On 19/01/2017
Photos - Regal Club Outing and Markham's Chase
Photos - Regal Club Outing and Markham's Chase
The Regal Club photo I have not seen before but thought I recognised the 5th...
By David Merchant
On 18/01/2017
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
So glad that Pat Roper has confirmed number 29 is not her as she didn't...
By Richard Haines
On 16/01/2017
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
Hi. My name was Patsy Roper...sorry No. 29 isn't me....
By Patsy Spendlove
On 16/01/2017
Markham's Farm in Langdon Hills
Markham's Farm in Langdon Hills
What happened to the family
There is a lot of history on this site....
By Jack Robert Buckenham
On 12/01/2017
Topsham Road
Topsham Road
My family story
FAO the editor.  I would be very keen for any information as to when the...
By Ray Stroud
On 11/01/2017
Laindon High Road School 1930s
Laindon High Road School 1930s
The Early Days
School and sports teams 1930.  I'm not sure but I think the front row...
By Paul King
On 11/01/2017
Dunton School
Dunton School
Malcolm Latarche, quite an uncommon surname which stirred a memory for me. At...
By Donald Joy
On 11/01/2017
Cottis the Bakers Van
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
Hello! The engine is good, and going by the photo of others, I am certain it is...
By Ham 57
On 09/01/2017
Cottis the Bakers Van
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
Hi. I was looking at the history of Laindon and then saw this on here, one...
By Russell
On 09/01/2017
Depeche Mode and Yazoo
Depeche Mode and Yazoo
Vince Clarke, Andrew Fletcher, Martin Gore and Alison Moyet
Vince Clarke's real name was Vincent Martin.  He had an older sister...
By Stephen Osben
On 08/01/2017
A Bit of Laindon History in Boston
A Bit of Laindon History in Boston
Hi Nina. No sadly I have no idea how the cup came to be in Boston. I somehow...
By Janet Penston (nee Cudbill)
On 02/01/2017
Laindon Park Primary School.
Laindon Park Primary School.
School Play 1958.
I moved to Laindon in 1954 and went to Laindon Park School.  I was in Mrs...
By Jan Wright nee Smithers
On 02/01/2017
A Bit of Laindon History in Boston
A Bit of Laindon History in Boston
Hi Janet.  This is great news to start the new year.  How...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 02/01/2017
A Bit of Laindon History in Boston
A Bit of Laindon History in Boston
Hello everyone. Happy New Year to you all. An update regarding the Carnival...
By Janet Penston
On 02/01/2017