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Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
Simple answer - this was a good school, it did what was required of it, it...
By Donald Joy
On 19/07/2016
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
I remember "Dirty Bills", but a little differently. I don't recall a pipe...
By Donald Joy
On 19/07/2016
William John Branch - WW1 Casualty
William John Branch - WW1 Casualty
Although William John Branch was born in Ballywater, Ireland, his parents...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 13/07/2016
It's the end of Billy Foyle's Zoo
It's the end of Billy Foyle's Zoo
Basildon Recorder, Wednesday April 6. 1966
A BBC News clip about Billy Foyle's Lions on You Tube. https://m.youtube...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 09/07/2016
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
I remember stinkie Bill's as its other name. Bill would walk around in his...
By Stephen Petty
On 06/07/2016
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
I well remember "dirty Bill's" cafe. I think there was a large pipe organ...
By Paul Stickland
On 06/07/2016
War Memorial Update
War Memorial Update
Four volumes of the First World War Roll of Honour for the Basildon Borough...
By Ken Porter
On 05/07/2016
WWII Roll of Honour
WWII Roll of Honour
Hi Alan.  Yes, we are also collecting names of those from the Basildon...
By Ken Porter
On 05/07/2016
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Does anyone remember Bill's Café, opposite Enefers? A real dirty hole....
By ken elliott
On 05/07/2016
V2 on Laindon - 21st November 1944
V2 on Laindon - 21st November 1944
Where did this happen?
It seems some time since there has been activity on this page, however, I have...
By Isabel Smith
On 03/07/2016
Langdon Hills Primary School
Langdon Hills Primary School
Where are these children now
I previously added a comment on the photo's.  The girl between Janet...
By Isabel Smith
On 03/07/2016
The Cubsters of Laindon
The Cubsters of Laindon
Hi Stephen, I hope that you didn't make the patients feel worse. Joking...
By Paul Stickland
On 03/07/2016
The Cubsters of Laindon
The Cubsters of Laindon
What a fantastic photo of the Cubsters, memories are flooding back to me, I...
By Stephen Petty
On 03/07/2016
Kings Road 1950s
Kings Road 1950s
Hello Paul. What a fantastic  photo of the Cubs in the band. I will have a...
By Stephen Petty
On 03/07/2016
Kings Road 1950s
Kings Road 1950s
Hi Stephen, it's good to hear from you. There is some fantastic stuff on...
By Paul Stickland
On 02/07/2016
Can you Help
Can you Help
I also remember Mrs. Verling, a small lady with silver hair and glasses. ...
By Isabel Smith
On 02/07/2016
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
I have been reading some of the comments re the education at Laindon High Road...
By Isabel Smith
On 02/07/2016
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Hello Ken and all.  Steve Petty here.  I lived in 'Rakes...
By Stephen Petty
On 02/07/2016
Kings Road 1950s
Kings Road 1950s
Hello Jenny and Paul, I've just found this site, very interesting and is...
By Stephen Petty
On 02/07/2016
Dry Street
Dry Street
A short video clip of a trip down Dry Street
Large numbers of my Hammond ancestors lived in Dry Street during the 19th...
By Lesley Neville
On 01/07/2016
Presland's Fair
Presland's Fair
Hello Andrea.  I remember the fair as a child, and when I got married I...
By Mary Hawkins
On 19/06/2016
Berry Boys Club.
Berry Boys Club.
1946 to present day.
Does anybody remember my father Terry Gardner? I have his autograph book with...
By Steve Gardner
On 14/06/2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Pupils from 1958 to 1968
Love to come.  I left in 1970....
By Tina Stringer /ball
On 13/06/2016
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
In my work I deal with people using the written word and the vast majority...
By Paul Sargeant
On 08/06/2016
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
To Nina's point, the English language is always changing. Sometimes quite...
By Alan Davies
On 07/06/2016
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
I’m convinced the poor spelling and grammar on Facebook is not a...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 07/06/2016
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
The question you need to ask is 'was the education we received then, worse...
By Paul Sargeant
On 06/06/2016
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
Good for me, Mr Foreman took personal interest so as to get the best out of his...
By Roger Wicking
On 06/06/2016
Laindon High Road School 1956
Laindon High Road School 1956
Alfred Vaughan is interested in having a drink with any old school mates if...
By Thomas Lind
On 05/06/2016
Laindon High Road School
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
In response to Anne, I suppose I was one of the very naughty ones! There are...
By Paul Stickland
On 05/06/2016