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With any new development an archaeological survey is normally undertaken. The latest survey to be ...
Laindon Park Country Dancing (2)
(Click on photo to enlarge the image. To return to this page, click on the ...
The Laindon Archive's 2016 Calendar
Front Cover W J Sloper & Son – delivery bicycle. January Dry Street Post Office ...
LHR Lake District School Trip 1963
I’m sure this photo has been posted before, perhaps on another site, but having just ...
Fell off the back of a lorry
Most, if not all, are familiar with the phrase, “fell off the back of a ...
Memory Days September/October 2015
Both these Memory Days at Laindon Library were each attended by at least 20 people. ...
Organ Transplant ? ?
Not absolutely certain, after all this time, but I think the road I’m thinking of ...
Where is Laindon
Christmas Party in St Nicholas Church Hall 1957.
This photograph of happy youngsters was taken in St Nicholas Church Hall at Christmas 1957. The ...
Strange how so many little things come to mind when reminiscing takes you further back ...
Parish Magazine July 1943
I know a couple of these have already been submitted but as this is a ...
History of the Lodge
Home Made Jam For Tea
I miss the fruit trees that previously grew in many of the gardens of the ...
This article is not about Laindon so bear with me, as you will see the ...
It's all relative
Today’s local papers are the Basildon Echo, Yellow Pages and Basildon Recorder both freebees but ...
What's My Name?
What’s my name? This headline appeared on the front page of Southend District Times, Basildon ...
It was during the school holidays, the summer 6 week break that my first trip ...
The Raggedy Man
At the rear of Surridge Dawson the newspaper distributors, within Jeakins yard, they had two ...
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
It is now about 6 weeks since I discovered this fascinating website. In that time ...
Tortoise v Matchbox
Simmonds the corn chandlers, suppliers of feeds for livestock and all manner of pet requisites. ...
Progress ? ? ?
Many articles regarding the old Laindon, as we knew it, describe it as “not a ...
I attended a school reunion at Laindon High Road School year uncertain maybe early 2000s? ...
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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