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George and Maria Mihill of Dry Street
George and Maria Mihill of Dry Street
Hi Nina, I found this very interesting, not least because George and Maria were...
By Jane McDonald
On 30/04/2016
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Existing prior to New Town Re-development
Thank you Ann for that information, I would love to see a picture of Marine...
By DAPHNE ROWBOTHAM (CHURMS)
On 30/04/2016
Langdon Hills Primary
Langdon Hills Primary
1961 School Photograph
Really lovely to see this photo.  The little girl No. 4 is my sister...
By Maureen Jones ( Smith)
On 27/04/2016
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Existing prior to New Town Re-development
I have now found the photograph that I was referring to yesterday regarding the...
By Ann Rugg
On 27/04/2016
Denbigh Road by Andrea Ash
Denbigh Road by Andrea Ash
Hi Paul; Numbers 1 to 5 Denbigh Road were terraced houses; I was born 1943 in...
By Andrea Ash (nee Pinnell)
On 27/04/2016
Denbigh Road by Andrea Ash
Denbigh Road by Andrea Ash
My grandparents, John and Florrie Sargeant lived at 3 Denbigh Terrace in 1939...
By Paul Sargeant
On 26/04/2016
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
Refuge Accommodation
Ann and John Rugg's list of Laindon High Road shops and public buildings...
By Gerald Jones
On 26/04/2016
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Existing prior to New Town Re-development
In reply to Daphne Rowbotham's recent enquiry regarding the Marine Stores...
By Ann Rugg
On 26/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
Nina, is that another Hewett family in Tyler Avenue, because Sue and Joan...
By Eric Pasco
On 25/04/2016
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Existing prior to New Town Re-development
Can anyone tell me anything about Marine Stores that according to the map was...
By Daphne Rowbotham (Churms)
On 24/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
According to the Electoral Register, between 1960 and 1962 a family called...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 24/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
Okay Nina, I can tell you that the new people that moved into Kidron were my...
By Eric Pasco
On 24/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
John P Tourle and Mary A Tourle lived in ‘Kidron’ until 1959. ...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 24/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
Thought that may be the case, if my memory serves me well there were older...
By Eric Pasco
On 24/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
Spot on Eric.  John P Tourle born 1913 was the father of the triplets,...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 23/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
A Tourle family lived in a house called Kidron in Tyler Avenue around 1958, may...
By Eric Pasco
On 23/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
Hi Denise.  Thank you for that, very interesting.  I found John and...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 23/04/2016
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
Hi Nina.   Thinking of you and thought you might like to know a Mrs Tourle...
By Denise Rowling
On 23/04/2016
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
Refuge Accommodation
Brilliant thank you - that sounds very possible. I'll check it out with...
By valerie manning
On 22/04/2016
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
Refuge Accommodation
I am clutching at straws here but according to the Basildon History website...
By Gerald Jones
On 22/04/2016
A New Angel
A New Angel
Gloria's family would like any of Gloria's old Laindon friends to pay...
By Andrea Ash (nee Pinnell)
On 21/04/2016
Cottis the Bakers Van
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
Hello one and all...... Shame to see this project on ice and to be Sold, is...
By Rob of Laindon
On 20/04/2016
A New Angel
A New Angel
So sad to hear of Gloria's demise, what a character she was, in her youth...
By Ken Page
On 19/04/2016
A New Angel
A New Angel
Very upset to hear of Gloria's passing but so glad we had the chance of...
By Andrea Ash (nee Pinnell)
On 18/04/2016
A Safe Childhood?
A Safe Childhood?
Maybe a curious case of miss-reporting.  On Saturday 11th January 1941,...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 18/04/2016
A Safe Childhood?
A Safe Childhood?
Hi.  I have spoken to Frank Flint.  The two boys were Walter and...
By Valerie Matthews
On 18/04/2016
A New Angel
A New Angel
Gloria contributed many articles and comments to this website in the early...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 18/04/2016
A Safe Childhood?
A Safe Childhood?
According to the report of the incident which appeared in the Essex Chronicle...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 18/04/2016
A Safe Childhood?
A Safe Childhood?
Hi.   I think you have  the name Tony Matthews wrong, he did live in...
By Valerie Matthews
On 18/04/2016
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
Refuge Accommodation
Thank you Gerald, that's very interesting as we think Grandad had a...
By valerie manning
On 17/04/2016