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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 ...
Gladstone Road Maybe.
Someone kindly sent me a copy of this photo, this is not my photo. It ...
Grand Parents at Fenella Gladstone Road.
My Grandad Fred Childs on the steps of Fenella, Gladstone Road and my Nanny Ivy ...
Batcombe Lodge, Russell Road, Langdon Hills
I was recently contacted by Melanie Price who was enquiring about her Great Grandmother’s old ...
S. X. Tools, Pound Lane, Laindon
I have started this page as a new article under the title S. X. Tools, ...
Laindon Poem - 1931 Laindon Recorder
Browsing through old copies of the Laindon recorder I came across this amusing poem:- A LA ...
Dry Street Victorian Post Box - Where is it?
Some of you may remember that there used to be a Victorian Post Box in ...
Langdon Hills Water Tower
Though not a very attractive one but nevertheless a land mark, is the Langdon Hills ...
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