Don Nelson's Memories of Laindon

I lived in Laindon as a boy, I am now 87. I used to go rabbiting, mushrooming, logging & picking holly & mistletoe when the seasons were right and sell door to door. I also loved the Bluebell woods. My favourite teacher in Markhams Chase School was Mrs Macmillan, I remember crying with her when she learnt that her son was killed during the war. Does anyone know what happened to Chris Larkin who used to own Larkin’s Tyre Service ?  He used to be a good pal of mine. I loved Laindon. Regards Don.

Comments about this page

Add your own comment

  • Hi Don
    Chris Larkin is still involved in Larkin’s Tyre Service. Can you add any more of your memories of Laindon. Just spent the last couple of weeks walking around the bluebell woods of Langdon Hills.

    Keep Safe

    By Kenneth Porter (29/04/2020)

Add a comment about this page

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *