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My Laindon Life
I miss my life in Laindon. I grew up in Bramley Gardens, just off Tavistock Road, ...
Laindon War memorial - Remembrance Sunday November 2020
Although the 3pm Remembrance Day service on the 8 November at the Laindon War Memorial ...
My Family Tree links to Laindon
John Mead (my 7x Great Grandfather) was born in Laindon C1694. He married Hanna Peak ...
Laindon & District Remembrance Day Service Cancelled
Following lengthy discussion with Swan Housing, Council and several other bodies that normally attend, we ...
New Book Just Released - By Ken Porter.
Just Released – ‘Poems and a Brief History of Laindon & Surrounding District’ This book covers ...
Memories of Merrylands Road
I recall as a lad of ten or eleven being fostered to a family called ...
1956 Trip to Edinburgh
Editor: During the summer Jean contacted the site with regard to one of the long ...
Laindon WW2 Flying Bombs and Rockets
There are several articles and comments on the site with regards to the V1 that ...
John Baron Fun Walk
John Baron Fun Walk – Donation. You may be aware that each year John Baron MP ...
Due to the current circumstances, we have decided to make our 2021 calendar available earlier ...
William Patrick Gamon
When carrying out one of my researches in the local papers, I came across this ...
Teacher & Headmaster John Wiggins
John Wiggins was my grandfather but he died when I was very young. I was ...
Laindon 4th year football team spring 1977
Editor: Mark, thank you for submitting this photograph. Could you please let us know the ...
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 ...
Hi Kathy, You were my best friend at Dunton school and I was so upset when you moved away. Often...
Laindon Home Guard and ARPs
Ken. I found Laindon Ponds on the 1939 Register. In residence were; Frederick K W Seward, date of birth 13.03.1885...
Laindon Home Guard and ARPs
I have been reading the following book 'WARMEN COURAGEOUS' The history of the Essex Home Guard - 1940 - 1945...
V2 Rocket (Wasp) Vowler Road 1944
Hi Stuart, Yes, you are correct. My mistake. I'm not sure what the shelters we had at Langdon Hills Primary...
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