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Ron Herbert's House
Ron Herbert's House
Reading both the surname Herbert and the keeping of goats in the same sentence...
By John Bathurst
On 30/06/2015
Primrose Hill Estate
Primrose Hill Estate
Plotlands
I am obliged for being reminded that the Francis family lived on the Primrose...
By John Bathurst
On 30/06/2015
Laindon and its Roads
Laindon and its Roads
The influence of history
The Corn Laws were introduced in 1815 as a protectionist measure. They...
By John Bathurst
On 30/06/2015
Dry Street
Dry Street
A short video clip of a trip down Dry Street
My friend, Alan Carter, had a grandad on Dry Street who, I seem to remember,...
By Martin Richardson
On 30/06/2015
The Cobb Family of Fleetwood Lodge
The Cobb Family of Fleetwood Lodge
An update on the situation.  Firstly, thank you very much to those who...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 29/06/2015
Ron Herbert's House
Ron Herbert's House
Lovely photo of you all and the bike. Ron Herbert could that be a Robert...
By Carol Bennett
On 29/06/2015
Laindon and its Roads
Laindon and its Roads
The influence of history
A most interesting essay John. Congratulations. One that needs to be read...
By Alan Davies
On 29/06/2015
Primrose Hill Estate
Primrose Hill Estate
Plotlands
Yes,"Ivydene" was our bungalow.  A Mrs Francis, well known in the...
By Martin Richardson
On 28/06/2015
Village Signs
Village Signs
The name “Noak Bridge” has, of very recent times, been bestowed on...
By John Bathurst
On 28/06/2015
Stella Robinson
Stella Robinson
Lived in Langdon Hills
Thank you....
By Patricia hook
On 28/06/2015
School Days
School Days
A Sidney and Ivy Salt were resident in “Woodlands”, Wellington...
By John Bathurst
On 28/06/2015
School Days
School Days
Just found this site and read John's comments.  We were indeed best...
By Ron Salt
On 28/06/2015
Primrose Hill Estate
Primrose Hill Estate
Plotlands
The Primrose Hill Estate in Lee Chapel was, perhaps, the most remote areas of...
By John Bathurst
On 28/06/2015
Primrose Hill Estate
Primrose Hill Estate
Plotlands
The Primrose Hill Estate was part of the Plotlands.   There were many...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 27/06/2015
Village Signs
Village Signs
Hi Ken,   I like the idea very much.  Laindon and  Langdon...
By Ellen English née Burr
On 27/06/2015
Village Signs
Village Signs
Hi Colin....Like it...
By Ken Porter
On 26/06/2015
Village Signs
Village Signs
A great idea Ken.  I notice that the Ramsden Bellhouse sign shows a church...
By Colin Humphrey
On 26/06/2015
Joan Dowling
Joan Dowling
Laindon's tragic child star
Hi Paul.  Very interesting piece, I am researching Basildon/Laindon famous...
By Ken Porter
On 25/06/2015
The Cobb Family of Fleetwood Lodge
The Cobb Family of Fleetwood Lodge
I do remember Joan Cobb.  Although not a personal friend of mine she was...
By Shakun Banfield
On 25/06/2015
The Cobb Family of Fleetwood Lodge
The Cobb Family of Fleetwood Lodge
Dear Nina, I hope this may be of interest to your enquirer.  Joan Cobb...
By Thelma Oliver
On 24/06/2015
Almada Avenue, Lee Chapel
Almada Avenue, Lee Chapel
Information
Family – A Worsley, Alfred and Edith.   Their sons are named...
By Rienske Ebing
On 24/06/2015
Stella Robinson
Stella Robinson
Lived in Langdon Hills
Hi, you can search for articles by the author's name using the search tool...
By Trevor Savage
On 22/06/2015
Old Photographs of Laindon
Old Photographs of Laindon
Collection of all the old Photographs that are not yet used in articles
I can remember visiting the post office on a LHR school trip.  We were...
By Georgina Nottage (nee Ellingford)
On 21/06/2015
Old Photographs of Laindon
Old Photographs of Laindon
Collection of all the old Photographs that are not yet used in articles
Does anyone remember taking part in the St Nicholas Guides' Gang Show in...
By Georgina Nottage (nee Ellingford)
On 21/06/2015
Stella Robinson
Stella Robinson
Lived in Langdon Hills
I have contributed 10 items about Langdon Hills, school times etc., also...
By Thelma Oliver
On 20/06/2015
Stella Robinson
Stella Robinson
Lived in Langdon Hills
Dear Thelma. Yes, mum Mum does remember you and Cecil.   She remembers...
By Patricia Hook
On 20/06/2015
Laindon Carnival
Laindon Carnival
Gone but not forgotten
Hi Brian Baylis.  St. Nicholas Stores did exist, until the early sixties...
By Georgina Nottage (nee Ellingford)
On 20/06/2015
Westley Cricket Club
Westley Cricket Club
Team 1956/57
An original autographed programme of the opening of the Westley Cricket Club in...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 19/06/2015
Langdon Hills Cricket Club
Langdon Hills Cricket Club
Ken,  To confirm, Michael Gray still plays, and is currently our 1st XI...
By The Basildon & Pitsea CC
On 17/06/2015
Memory Day - 30th May 2015
Memory Day - 30th May 2015
Hi Bill.  Yes, it was good to see Fred Llewellyn.  Sadly, his brother...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 16/06/2015