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First hot air balloon landing in Essex
Something I read in the book Essex and its Race for the Skies by Graham ...
Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud!
I recently acquired a little ceramic ornament in the shape of a boot with the ...
Hot water pipe near to Laindon Station
A 3" cast hot water pipe once ran from Essex Road to Laindon Station
Laindon & District Archive Memory Days for 2020
Month Day Time Comments January 25th 10am – 12 Noon February 29th 10am – 12 Noon March 28th ...
Memories of my younger days
I lived in Laindon for years as a boy with my Mum and Dad and ...
Memory Day 30th November 2019
Our memory day on the 30th November was the last for the year and it ...
Remembrance Sunday 10th November 2019
This years’ service was one of the best attended for a few years with well ...
The Lee Family
Does anyone have any information about the Lee family mentioned in this article or know ...
Every Friday morning from 10.00 until 11.30am. in Dry St Memorial Church Hall! SS16 5FP (on ...
The source of the name "Laindon"
FYI. The name “Lain” is french L’Ain (the Ain), the Ain River in France. Ain ...
Who remembers our Joan Rosaire and her Wonder Horse Goldy
Although born somewhere on the Welsh/English borders, Joan is a Billericay Girl. Her Grandparents’ circus ...
Laindon & District Community Archive 2020 Calendar
The LDCA 2020 calendar is now available – price £6 (plus postage if it has ...
Laindon War Memorial
Many of you will know that due to the development work going on by Swan ...
Memory Day October 26th 2019.
Twenty five people attended October’s Memory Day at the Laindon Library this morning, at least ...
Churchill's British Restaurants
In a previous article I mentioned the British Restaurant which was situated in the Memorial ...
A Salvation Army Celebration 1948.
This photo was taken at the Salvation Army Hall in Northumberland Avenue in approximately 1948. Dimpy ...
Memory Day 31st August 2019.
Around 30 people came along, with a few new faces amongst the regulars. After an ...
A scene in Laindon High Road
The attached undated photo was handed into the Laindon Library, along with others, by a ...
Mr Parents, Mr and Mrs Jones lived in a bungalow called ‘Mandalay, in Third Avenue, ...
Across the Footlights (5) - Audrey Carter 1938 - 2019
The local papers during the 1950s often featured residents in the area who had graced ...
Do you Remember - Murray Coath
The following article appeared in the Basildon Standard – 2 October 1954 Climbed Mountain as a ...
Westley Green Development, Dry Street, Langdon Hills - Part 4
The Westley Green Development in Dry Street is slowly progressing and another two roads have ...
Important information about the Laindon War Memorial
I have received the following letter concerning the temporary relocation of the Laindon War Memorial ...
Ernest Arthur Thurwood 18.02.1929. – 03. 05. 2019.
Ernest was born on 18th February 1929 in the registration district of Billericay. He attended ...
Langdon Hills Primary ( 7 of 10)
No. 23 is Christopher Fordham, my brother.
I too remember David and going to his house/shop. Many happy memories as a girl as I was then Frieda...
Laindon High Road Shops and Public Buildings
Is there a map/list of shops from the station going up through Langdon Hills to say the Crown Hotel please........
2013 Memory Walk No 5. 29th September
Very interesting reading, thank you. I lived in Fenella, Gladstone Road. It was bought by my grandparents Mr and Mrs...
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