Skip to content
Laindon & District Community Archive
Your history, memories, photos & comments
You are here:
Sadly George Hill, my old friend of over sixty years, died unexpectedly last Thursday April ...
A man who don't refuse
A man who don’t refuse Here is a man, who don’t refuse, To make or mend your ...
Unexploded Bomb Railway Approach 21.03.17
I first heard of this via the Basildon Memories Group on Facebook. Looking on the map, ...
Growing up in the shadow of St Nicholas
Expanding on Boyhood Country Style 09/15
Report and Photos of the Annual Display at the Manor Mission 29.04.17.
A new attraction was added to this year’s Annual Display at the Manor Mission Hall ...
Ken Collier - Berry Boy's Boxing Club
My dad Ken Collier joined the club around 1948 when he was 10 years old ...
The Weather Cock Is Back.
After some 40 odd years, St Nicholas Church has its weather cock back. Sometime during ...
Memory Day 25th February 2017
Memory Day at Laindon Library is proving to be as popular as ever at the ...
Pretoria - Sandringham Road
Vivienne Salmon (nèe Bragg) kindly provided some photographs of her Grandparent’s bungalow in Sandringham Road, ...
A Tenth Birthday Party in Noak Hill Road
Two photographs provided by Vivienne Salmon (nèe Bragg) of her 10th birthday party in August ...
Co-op Opening Day, Laindon Centre Feb, 1970.
This newspaper cutting was kindly provided by Julie King nèe Wright, (the little girl in the picture then ...
Salvation Army Group Approx. 1950.
Joan Sarfas is the little girl in front of the lady in uniform. Joan would be interested ...
3rd Laindon Girl Guides July 1937.
This photograph was taken in the grounds of St Nicholas Church. Back row: 5th from left, ...
Ye Laindon Perfumerie Shoppe
A photograph to puzzle over. What year was it taken and where exactly was it situated? Unfortunately ...
Manor Mission Brownies Late Fifties.
This Brownie pack used to meet at the Manor Mission. Can anyone add to the following ...
A Group at Markham's Chase School 1956/57.
The reason for this gathering is unknown. It is a mixture of two classes. Several ...
Laindon Shop ??
Emma Jarvis wife of John Jarvis in doorway, also Walter, Emily and their daughter Mabel. ...
Granny's Cottage, The Old Horse Bus and Everard's Shop
I have recently been in touch with a former school friend Vivienne Salmon (nèe Bragg). ...
William King and Ivy Parker
Sisters, Ivy and Patricia Parker at Elder Cottage 1939/40. I think Elder Cottage was at either ...
Mystery Photograph Approximately 1930
This photograph may have been taken somewhere in Laindon in 1930 or earlier. Does anybody know anything ...
Merry Christmas 2016 and Happy New Year 2017.
Wishing everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from The Laindon and District Community ...
Memory Day 26th November 2016.
The last Memory Day of 2016 took place this morning with 19 people in attendance. ...
My Uncle Richard Devine - Markham's Chase School Teacher
My Uncle Richard Devine – Markham’s Chase School Teacher. Richard was born in Whitechapel Infirmary in ...
A surfeit of butchers in Old Laindon
Hello David. Are you the David Reed that lived in Durham Road, attended Langdon Hills Primary School, and went on...
The Haven and Plotlands
Hi David ranger, after reading your comment I believe I know exactly where this is...my daughter and I have been...
A surfeit of butchers in Old Laindon
During the 1940s/early 1950s there were five butchers in Laindon. Three of them were Godden, Wood and Lagden. Does anybody...
St John Ambulance – Laindon Branch
My mother believes that her grandfather Henry Ginbey (known as Harry) together with Dr Chowdhary of Laindon founded this service...
Privacy and cookies