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2015 Site Statistics
2015 Site Statistics
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No stats this month as I am in Basildon Hospital with pneumonia ...
By Ian Mott
On 31/03/2015
Bill Kiddell 1894 - 1987
Bill Kiddell 1894 - 1987
Nicknamed the Father of the Laindon Labour Party
Congratulations, John. A most interesting submission. I was particularly...
By Alan Davies
On 30/03/2015
George and Sandra Linney
George and Sandra Linney
Hi Sandra.   Sylvie remembers Shirley as well at LHR and Shirley was a...
By Anita Tibbles
On 30/03/2015
Bill Kiddell 1894 - 1987
Bill Kiddell 1894 - 1987
Nicknamed the Father of the Laindon Labour Party
A belated tribute is due to the Kiddell family. The Kiddell family’s...
By John Bathurst
On 30/03/2015
George and Sandra Linney
George and Sandra Linney
Hello all, my brother reckons as both of you think Shirley cannot have been at...
By Sandra Cartlidge
On 29/03/2015
George and Sandra Linney
George and Sandra Linney
There was a Doreen Gotobed at LHR - she's on the 1958 photograph . My guess...
By Richard Haines
On 29/03/2015
Pratt Family of Dunton Drive
Pratt Family of Dunton Drive
Memories of Mary Hawkins (née Pratt)
Having visited the Plotlands Museum to trace the exact whereabouts of my...
By Amanda Bumpsteed
On 29/03/2015
George and Sandra Linney
George and Sandra Linney
Of incidental interest; there was a Gotobed at Langdon Hills Primary School...
By Gerald Jones
On 28/03/2015
George and Sandra Linney
George and Sandra Linney
There can be only one Shirley Gotobed. The Gotobed family were of central...
By Alan Davies
On 28/03/2015
George and Sandra Linney
George and Sandra Linney
Hi Anita, George wonders if your sister would remember Shirley Gotobed at MC...
By Sandra Cartlidge
On 28/03/2015
The Poplars in Lee Wottens Lane
The Poplars in Lee Wottens Lane
That is very interesting John. The little girl in the photo is our friend's...
By Helen Painter
On 28/03/2015
The Poplars in Lee Wottens Lane
The Poplars in Lee Wottens Lane
I have placed information on this website in the past about Mrs Beatrice Green...
By John Bathurst
On 27/03/2015
Laindon High Road School 1956
Laindon High Road School 1956
The 1956 photograph
David Mitchell is No. 25, (next to me No. 24).  Brian Phelps is No. 26. ...
By Roger Wicking
On 25/03/2015
My Laindon My Story
My Laindon My Story
Pre-school years part 2
Being reminded of "Sunview" by June and Peter prompted several thoughts....
By Alan Davies
On 24/03/2015
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Taken by David Sarfas, Tony Ringwood and Kenny Bird
Wonderful to see these photos. Nightingale Parade was the nearest shops to me...
By Gerald Jones
On 24/03/2015
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
No. 3 is Alfred Martin and No. 5 is Ivan Sargent. I am 100% sure....
By Alan Taylor
On 22/03/2015
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
No. 7 is Mary Stevens who lived in Kimberley Road off Wash Road.  Sadly...
By Alan Taylor
On 22/03/2015
My Laindon My Story
My Laindon My Story
Pre-school years part 2
Hello June and Peter. We are cousins. Your mother Gertrude and my father George...
By Alan Davies
On 22/03/2015
My Laindon My Story
My Laindon My Story
Pre-school years part 2
I don't either I was born there in 1946 and it was a great place...
By Peter Avis
On 22/03/2015
Laindon High Road School 1956
Laindon High Road School 1956
The 1956 photograph
I think No. 25 is David Mitchell who lived in Wash Road.  He went to...
By Alan. Taylor
On 22/03/2015
George and Sandra Linney
George and Sandra Linney
Hi Sandra - my sister is now uncertain as to whether it was LHR or MC ! ...
By Anita Tibbles
On 21/03/2015
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Taken by David Sarfas, Tony Ringwood and Kenny Bird
Loved these photos, thanks!  Took me back to my childhood days - it might...
By Andrea Ash (nee Pinnell)
On 21/03/2015
Markhams Chase Football Team 1959
Markhams Chase Football Team 1959
Gooday Jeff, I have heard from a couple of the guys over the years and yes I...
By Eric Pasco
On 21/03/2015
Photographs with a Purpose
Photographs with a Purpose
Agreed. Really first class quality photographs. One further speculation. To the...
By Alan Davies
On 19/03/2015
Photographs with a Purpose
Photographs with a Purpose
I'd like to say thank you to Nina and Colin for putting this article...
By Barry Ellerby
On 19/03/2015
Photographs with a Purpose
Photographs with a Purpose
Hi Ellen.  I’m really pleased you liked the photos.  As I put...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 19/03/2015
Photographs with a Purpose
Photographs with a Purpose
Nina what wonderful photos, I can't believe there have been no comments so...
By Ellen English nee Burr
On 19/03/2015
Dr. D.S.Chowdhary 1902-1959 by his Daughter
Dr. D.S.Chowdhary 1902-1959 by his Daughter
I read with interest your article on your parents, Dr Chowdhary and his dear...
By Jeff Stacey
On 18/03/2015
Markhams Chase Football Team 1959
Markhams Chase Football Team 1959
Hi Eric, my daughter searched Markhams Chase, which is good to get me back in...
By Jeff Stacey
On 18/03/2015
Markhams Chase Cricket Team 1959
Markhams Chase Cricket Team 1959
Good to see all the guys in the 1959 cricket team, it brings back so many...
By Jeff Stacey
On 18/03/2015