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Alexandra Road Revisited 10 July 2020.
We took a walk today to the area of my old childhood home in Alexandra ...
Malayan Medal for Laindon Lad
Malayan Medal for Laindon Lad Searching through some old local papers I came across the following ...
Poem-Memories of Laindon/Langdon Hills in the 50s and 60s
Julie Ellen has given us permission to place her poem on the site it had ...
St Nicholas Church Burial Records
The burial records for St Nicholas Church from Book B (August 1951 to April 2017) ...
Memories of Mrs Emily Ada Tossell (Emma)
Hello everyone, I am currently researching my family and have become aware that my 2nd ...
Love Laindon - Artwork Competition
Just before the coronavirus lockdown, Swan Housing Association was working with students from James Hornsby ...
Down the Line to Southend.
I have just obtained a copy of the book ‘Down the line to Southend’ by ...
A little bit of Laindon's past.
Joyce & Les Churms 1940
My Mum and Dad in London 1940, the year they got married. It could be ...
Sad loss of two of Laindon's sons.
Laindon lost two of its favourite sons last month. Ron Williams who came to Laindon ...
VE Day - 75th Anniversary 8th May 2020.
Friday 8th May is the 75th Anniversary of VE Day – victory in Europe, unfortunately ...
A view west of St Nicholas Church 1930's.
A ‘Bell’s’ postcard from the 1930s, showing an interesting view from St Nicholas Church looking ...
Don Nelson's Memories of Laindon
I lived in Laindon as a boy, I am now 87. I used to go ...
Laindon Carnival 1937
Laindon Carnival 1937 had a nautical theme as can be seen from the programme entitled ...
VE Day - 75th Anniversary
When VE Day dawns on 8th May 2020 it will be 75 years since the ...
Wash Road and Royston Avenue.
These were postcards which I bought when I was about thirteen years old, so that ...
Bluebell time and memories
Following my article on ‘Our Nature Reserves – Todays walk -Saturday 11th April took me ...
Time on your hands?
During the present lockdown due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, the opportunity has arisen to ...
Our Nature Reserves
During this period of restriction, I have been taking daily exercise walks with the exception ...
CANCELLED * Annual Photographic Display at the Manor Mission 28th March 2020 * CANCELLED
We regret to announce that this year’s Photographic Display at the Manor Mission has been ...
Caroline Powell - Noteworthy People
If you link on to the category ‘Noteworthy People’, it lists national and international famous people ...
Dry Street Development - Road Names
I have just made my three monthly visit to the Redrow housing development off Dry ...
Wealmet, Durban Road, Laindon
The bungalow was built in 1926, by Thomas William Dewhurst, he was married to Elizabeth ...
Laindon and Langdon Hills George Post Boxes
Laindon and Langdon Hills Old Post Boxes We have the following six George V and George ...
The Laindon Hotel 1941-1942
I always wondered what sort of overnight guests stayed at the Laindon Hotel. Tourists? Surely not! Not in that era...
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Does anybody remember Shepherd's cafe? Mrs Shepherd was a lovely lady. I always felt very spoilt, whilst my sister was...
The Laindon Hotel 1941-1942
My uncle David Ellerby unfortunately has passed away, lovely to hear his name mentioned.
The High Road from North to South.
Hi Barry, I've been trying to locate Peter's grave and Caron's twin Colin's grave. Do you have any information? Thanks,...
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