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Cubs and Scouts circa 1954
These two photographs were brought along by Alan Bailey to January’s Memory Day at Laindon ...
David Wakelam - New member
My name is David Wakelam and I lived in Laindon from 1950 until 1956 when ...
Goldsmiths - The Brooks Family - Chapter 2
In chapter one of the Brooks family we stated that son Douglas was in the ...
Goldsmiths - The Brooks Family - Chapter 1
0n 11th September 1936 Alderman Alfred Brooks and his wife celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary ...
Martindale Avenue 1936 - 1965
Laindon Baptist Church Girls' Life Brigade 1964
Summer Camp 1964
Fatal Accident in Victoria Avenue 1954
In 1954, a jury returned a verdict of ‘Accidental Death’ on a man who was buried ...
George and Maria Mihill of Dry Street
In April 1923 the funeral of George Mihill took place with full military honours at ...
I found amongst my files on the history of Laindon and old scrap book that ...
A Book Maybe?
After reading the article by Derrick Harwood, it made me realise the amount of ‘gems’ ...
Party time 2
Included here are a selection of photographs that were taken following one of the parties ...
The 2016 Annual Display and Get Together
A date for the Diary. The Laindon and District Community Archive’s Annual Display and Get Together ...
Presland’s fair that used to park every year in the field off Denbigh Road, Laindon ...
Circus Incident in Laindon 1948.
During the forties, in addition to regular visits by Presland’s Travelling Fair, on at least one ...
I, along with a considerable number of friends, would attend impromptu parties in and around ...
Buying Light Bulbs
Merry Christmas 2015
Season’s Greetings to all our Contributors from the Archive Team Chairman: Ken Porter Secretary: Denise Rowling Treasurer: ...
You Can't Go Home Again?
"Make your mistakes, take your chances, look silly, but keep on going. Don't freeze up." (Thomas Wolfe)
New Triangle Shops - Langdon Hills
The New Triangle Shopping complex was officially opened by the MP Stephen Metcalfe and Basildon ...
Lee Davies - Hero - Afghanistan
This poster of Lee Davies was attached last year to the Laindon War Memory around ...
Jessie Hernandez has attended several Memory Days at the Laindon Library this year and brought some ...
Yet Another Memory
A Bit Random
Memory Day November 2015
Nineteen people attended the last Memory Day of the year. The lively gathering chatted away happily ...
Remembance Sunday - 8th November 2015
Unlike the majority of remembrance services held around the country at the various War Memorials ...
Private Arthur Judge – Korean Hero
Hello Carl I'd love to hear some of the stories and memories from your great-grandmother about Arthur. My uncle, Dave...
Regal Social Club
I have just seen myself in this photo. I am in the second row, 4th along from the left with...
I was born in 1956 when my parents lived in 'Homeleigh' Topsham Road. I lived there until it was subject...
Markhams Chase Primary School
Third boy along, Keith List, was my Cousin who lived in Pound Lane.He had two older brothers and all three...
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