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Every Friday morning from 10.00 until 11.30am. in Dry St Memorial Church Hall! SS16 5FP ...
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 ...
Westley Green Development, Dry Street, Langdon Hills–Part 3
Following previous articles on the development at the east end of Dry Street, another two ...
My first experience of Butler’s Grove was around 1961 when a classmate asked me back ...
Acorn Window Services
Acorn Window Services – sponsors We would like to thank Acorn services for a very generous ...
Funeral Procession in High Road, Laindon.
This photo was recently published on the Basildon Heritage website with an appeal for any ...
Memory Day 25th May 2019.
Another successful Memory Day took place on Saturday 25th May. Despite it being a Bank ...
Dust Bins --- Then & Now!
Friday is the day when the garbage gets picked up by the San Diego county ...
Hilly Road residents Sarah and George Hunt
I fondly remember visiting my grandparents at their Hilly Road home called “Sunrae”. I particularly ...
Wheelchair Race 1966.
Here are some more photographs of the 1966 Wheelchair Race from the Prince of Wales ...
My name is Andy Woollen and my childhood was filled with wonderful memories of often visiting the Koppit family with...
St Nicholas Sunday School
I was born in the bungalow at the bottom of the hill on the A127 ( Arterial Road then.) The...
Andrea, I've just found your comments whilst looking for something else and I'm glad I did because they and the...
Happy Memories Flooding Back
Dorothy is Leslie’s daughter and Christine's sister. I am Christine's daughter x
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