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'Springfield' Basildon Road 1928 to 1955.
We were recently contacted by Leslie Mitchell, a former resident of Basildon Road, who had ...
Memory Day 25th November 2017.
The last Memory Day for the year, held at Laindon Library on 25th November was ...
Community Bunkers in WW
Please can anyone tell me about these as I found the plans for them among ...
Happy Memories at Sylvan Glen.
We lived in Sylvan Road from 1951 until 1957 and just loved it there. Sadly ...
Langdon Hills School Trip
Just before we left Langdon Hills Primary School, we went on a school trip to ...
It has been really great to look back at old memories of Laindon. I was at ...
Login to System
These notes will help you to log in to the sytem depending on your circumstances: If ...
Remembrance Sunday 12th November 2017
This year’s service at the Laindon War Memorial will be held as usual at 3pm. Last ...
'Pendennis' - 1923 to 1958.
I have written previously about my maternal grandparents’ plotland bungalow ‘Pendennis’ in Alexandra Road, Laindon. I’d ...
Sergeant John Charles Burdett.
Laindon Community Centre Café.
Laindon 1926-40, Dorothy Harber
My family, (mum Nellie, dad William, sister Hilda and me Dorothy/Doris/Dolly Harber – we had ...
In the 1930/40/50’s, and perhaps beyond, there was, pigeon holed between Toomey’s Garage and the ...
Memory Day, 30th September 2017.
September’s memory day was a tremendous success. At least 25 people attended, some paying their ...
David Edwards, 'Elsa Villa', Colony View Road
David Edwards has kindly supplied a photo of his grandparent’s bungalow which was situated on ...
Laindon & District Community Archive Calendar 2018
The Laindon & District Community Archive’s calendar for 2018 is almost completed and will be available ...
Stan Hollands 1922 - 1992.
Remembering Stan Hollands – It was very much down to Stan Hollands that Willow Park, ...
Laindon Park Primary School & Nursery
We were contacted today by Mrs D Hodgson, School Business Manager of Laindon Park School ...
Joan Goodfellow (nèe White)
Snippets from the Past (4)
Essex Countryside Magazine 1966
Laindon Station and Goods Yard.
In the time of Steam Trains.
Blue Plaque on Station House
Birth place and home of Joan Sims 1930 to 1952.
The Carnival Cup Arrives Home
Joan Bowyer - Carnival Queen 1939.
Where are they now?
Joan Sims – Actress of Carry on Fame
Back in 2001, I was a Ticket Inspector on the railway where I met and got to know two actors...
Laindon High Road – Which Year.
Interesting that Paul says that his father ran the shop up to 1940. I clearly remember Paul's father, and his...
Laindon Fire Station
At some time in the 50's when in the scouts, we had a quiz and one of the questions was:...
Langdon Hills Recreation Ground
Does anyone remember sledging on the hill between the rec. and the cow fields in the wonderfull winter of 1947?...
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