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Brian Cordell It is with great sadness that we have to report the passing of Brian ...
Grant Best Limited, Durham Road: A potted history
The firm was inaugurated and owned by my parents, Francis and Ethel Grant, of Victoria ...
Cliftonville, the home of Grace Healing
In the course of researching my family history I am piecing together the movements of ...
Nina Humphrey 1946 - 2021
With great sadness we announce the news that Nina lost her battle with her illness ...
St Nicholas Church by Georgina Nottage
ST NICHOLAS CHURCH by Georgina Nottage The Church of St Nicholas sits on high spire high in the ...
PROGRESS FOR BETTER OR WORSE by Georgina Nottage
PROGRESS FOR BETTER OR WORSE by Georgina Nottage “Would you deny progress?” the young man said Hearing this I felt ...
Little Burstead school pupils 1946-47?
Peter Rushen has sent in a photograph of children from the Little Burstead School on ...
Grant Best of Durham Road, Laindon
I started my apprenticeship as a hot metal compositor at Grant Best and worked with ...
Basildon's Famous People Volume Two
Back in 2016 I published my first book on Basildon’s Famous People whereby I wrote ...
Laindon Library - Gates
I just wonder how many of you have really taken any notice of the Gates ...
Dry Street Development - Road Names - Burdett Road
Dry Street Development – Road Names – Burdett Road Following a recent visit to the Redrow ...
Laindon Community Centre Consultation
Mini Wear shop in Laindon Centre
I found this bag whilst clearing a neighbour’s house. I don’t remember the shop and ...
Chris Ash - Archive Supporter
It is of great sadness that we have to report the passing of Chris one ...
Laindon Golf Course
I have been researching the history of Laindon and surrounding district for many years and ...
John Sargeant's Unit Concert Party appearance
My uncle, John Sargeant, was in the RAF during the war and was in the ...
Fond Memories of Basildon Road Laindon
I was born in the bungalow called “June” in Basildon Road Laindon on 18th May ...
Info on house in Victoria Ave, Langdon Hills called the Rowans.
I lived at the Rowans in Victoria Ave Langdon Hills that was the name of ...
Canon John Vaughan-Jones Curate of St Nicholas Church, Laindon
Canon John Vaughan-Jones curate of St Nicholas Church, Laindon Probably like many of you with time ...
Daphne Wyatt Nee Austin, I lived at 5 King Edward Terrace.
Local celebrities from the newspaper Archives - Laindon Recorder 1951 - Number 6.
Don and Mary Blackford – Shortly after the war Mary-then Mary Basden – joined Laindon ...
Calendar 2021 January error
Calendar 2021 January error. We are sorry to report that the month of January in our ...
Happy New Year
We hope that everybody including our friends overseas had a very pleasant Christmas and we ...
A picture postcard of Laindon High Road in the Thirties.
Grant Best of Durham Road, Laindon
Hi Paul, reading your story has certainly brought back memories for me !. I started at Grant-Best in late 1960...
I am shocked to hear of Brian Cordell's passing. I was at Laindon High Road School, a few years younger...
The Church on the Hill – St Nicholas
As a recent new volunteer helping to keep Mother Nature in check with the Church grounds, I am proud alongside...
Markhams Chase Story
I attended Janet Duke Primary and Juniors from about 1961 (I was born in 1956) I think my first teacher...
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