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Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp - Final Bugle Call
The camp was built towards the end of 1938 and became the home of first ...
A model/starlet who lodged in Laindon?
I was told by my sister Anne, that we once had a young fair haired ...
Across the footlights - Dorothy Reeves (4)
Another local celebrity from the newspaper archives – Laindon Recorder March 1951: Dorothy Reeves and her ...
The Pinkees 1980s Pop Group.
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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 ...
Manor Mission Brownies Late Fifties.
This Brownie pack used to meet at the Manor Mission. Can anyone add to the following ...
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 ...
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). ...
Old Hill Avenue
'Milo' and 'The Briars' were owned by the Maynard family, not Mayard. My mother was one of the Maynard daughters....
Used to bunk school with Matt Foot and sit and drink milky coffee and have a crafty smoke unhindered back...
A little bit of Laindon’s past.
Does anyone have any photos of the Regal Social Club? I have such fond memories as a child going there,...
Grant Best of Durham Road, Laindon
Having worked as metal typesetter in various countries I settled in London and became a typographer to start with. Once...
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