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Our Next Memory Day is on 30th October 2021
Memory Day 25th September 2021
After nearly two years break due to the Covid Pandemic we held a very successful ...
2022 Calendar Due to the continuing circumstances, we have again decided to make our 2022 Calendar ...
New Book - A Tribute to Langdon
The Langdon Ridge is one of the landscape gems of South Essex. Long famed for ...
The Woodsman comes home
The Woodsman comes home Who remembers the Woodsman that stood in St Martin’s Square, Basildon town ...
Raglan Road, The Hall Family
Helen Hall is my grandmother, Leonard Hall her son is my father and my mothers ...
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 ...
Remembrance Day service will be at the Laindon War memorial at 3pm on Sunday 14th November.
Is the Laindon remembrance parade going ahead this November?
Church Avenue – Laindon
Hello again bit of late reply....Yes certain the tabs were from Garden centre on A20 Kent, not sure if still...
Photographs of some Laindon Roads
I was born in 4 Royston Avenue Belmont as it was called. My nan Winnie lived there for many years....
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