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Footballers of the community
Footballers of the community
The Joe Ling that I knew joined the newly formed Brentwood Town FC in the...
By D J Eastham
On 26/09/2016
Basildon Famous People
Basildon Famous People
I remember seeing Cheryl Baker and her mum shopping in SavaCentre in the late...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 26/09/2016
Basildon Famous People
Basildon Famous People
Ken, re Cheryl Baker. A little vague I know but I feel sure that her parents...
By Donald Joy
On 26/09/2016
Victoria Park's New Playground and a Walk Around Alexandra Road.
Victoria Park's New Playground and a Walk Around Alexandra Road.
Looks like a lovely occasion - wish I could have been there....
By Anne Burton
On 26/09/2016
Basildon Famous People
Basildon Famous People
Hi Donald...I keep having people mentioning Cheryl Baker but I cannot find any...
By Ken Porter
On 26/09/2016
September Memory Day 2016
September Memory Day 2016
Looks like I will have to bring more tea and biscuits for the October meeting -...
By Ken porter
On 25/09/2016
Basildon Famous People
Basildon Famous People
Cheryl Baker ex Bucks Fizz was a local girl too. Often used to see her with her...
By Donald Joy
On 24/09/2016
Basildon Famous People
Basildon Famous People
I had never heard of Graham Bonney so I looked him, and the song Super Girl, up...
By Georgina Nottage (nee Ellingford)
On 23/09/2016
Basildon Famous People
Basildon Famous People
Hi Donald Graham Bonney is included, I spent an hour on the telephone with him...
By Kenneth Porter
On 23/09/2016
Laindon's Festival of Britain Celebrations.
Laindon's Festival of Britain Celebrations.
Plus News Snippets from 1951.
I knew my mum Margaret Whitehead had won a high jump competition.  It is...
By Terri Burns
On 22/09/2016
Basildon Famous People
Basildon Famous People
Hope you haven't forgotten Graham Bonney who had a hit record in 1966...
By Donald Joy
On 21/09/2016
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
Staff and Pupils of Laindon High Road School
The 1958 photograph
I can confirm that No. 63 on page 5 is my younger sister, Leana Springate, now...
By Robert Springate
On 20/09/2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Pupils from 1958 to 1968
Thanks to all concerned on making the School reunion night such a great success...
By Joan Baterip
On 19/09/2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Pupils from 1958 to 1968
Many thanks to Paul Gibson and the 3 ladies who assisted him in the task of...
By Donald Joy
On 18/09/2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Pupils from 1958 to 1968
Looking forward to meeting many again tonight. I sure have some photos as well....
By Brian Baylis
On 17/09/2016
Buckenhams
Buckenhams
Fryth Farm, Noak Hill
I am intrigued by the Buckenham family. I have vague memories of Charles...
By Paul Stickland
On 16/09/2016
Berry Boys Club.
Berry Boys Club.
1946 to present day.
I've just read on Facebook that 'Berry Boys Boxing Club' is closed...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 14/09/2016
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
I remember Elsey's off licence very well.  I would often be sent on an...
By Robert Springate
On 12/09/2016
Buckenhams
Buckenhams
Fryth Farm, Noak Hill
Does anybody remember our family. We lived in a Little Malgraves Cottage. I...
By Jacqui Walker
On 11/09/2016
Martindale Avenue 1936 - 1965
Martindale Avenue 1936 - 1965
Nash/Spearink Family
My pm's father was part of a cooperative that built a group of about 20...
By Janice French
On 11/09/2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Pupils from 1958 to 1968
The organiser, Paul Gibson has today announced the venue for the reunion on...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 10/09/2016
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
I probably shouldn't relay this tale, but what the heck, the statute of...
By Donald Joy
On 04/09/2016
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
In response to Donald's comment that perhaps there was more money in...
By Alan Davies
On 04/09/2016
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
There is a brief history of the Laindon Hotel on this page http://www.basildon...
By John Rolph
On 03/09/2016
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
Looking once more at this picture leads me to ask, was there more money about...
By Donald Joy
On 03/09/2016
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
Although there are no kerbs at the time of this photo, it does appear that the...
By Donald Joy
On 03/09/2016
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
There is little more I can contribute on the subject of the photograph but I...
By Alan Davies
On 03/09/2016
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
Mr T. Mole had been the licensee of the Red Cow in Dry Street.  Research,...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 02/09/2016
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp
Built in our hour of need and now returned to farmland
Andrea don't suppose you know a surname?...
By Barry Pinnell
On 02/09/2016
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
Knobbly knees may well have effected a delivery of beer to the Laindon Hotel...
By Donald Joy
On 31/08/2016