Basildon's Famous People Volume Two
Basildon’s Famous People – Volume two – by Ken Porter
Back in 2016 I published my first book on Basildon’s Famous People whereby I wrote about fifty nationally or Internationally famous people. Twenty-six of them had strong connections to the Laindon and Surrounding Area.
I have just published my second book of fifty names of which nine have a close connection to the Laindon area.
Paul Egholm – professional musician – The Pinkees – Laindon area
Katie Amess – Actress and Model – Lee Chapel South area
Kellie Bright – Actress – Landlady in EastEnders – Lee Chapel South area
Jamie Golding – Actor – Lee Chapel North area
Julie Nevada – International Cabaret Artiste – Laindon area
Caroline Powell – Olympic Skier – Langdon Hills area
Dawn Knox – Author – Langdon Hills area
Sir Joseph Dimsdale – Lord Mayor of London – Langdon Hills area
William Panter – Captain, Royal Navy – Laindon area
The book is currently available either from Basildon Borough Heritage at the Green Centre Wat Tyler or from me if you are unlucky to bump into me at the Library or you can email me
firstname.lastname@example.org. Price £10.00 or £13.99 if I have to post.
9 APRIL 2021