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William John Branch - WW1 Casualty
Along with colleagues at Laindon Archive and Basildon Heritage we are continually researching those heroes ...
Fabulous Strangers - who remembers them?
Headlines from the Laindon Recorder 2 August 1961. LAINDON GROUP HOPE TO PLAY AT THE LONDON ...
The Church on the Hill - St Nicholas
St Nicholas has stood on its little hill top overlooking the parish of Laindon for ...
Swan Housing's draft plans for Laindon Shopping Centre
Laindon High Road School
A good or bad school?
V2 Rocket (Wasp) Vowler Road 1944
There have been various mentions on this website of the V2 rocket that fell in ...
50+ Friday Community Club
Marine Stores (Documents)
Editor: These documents are to accompany Daphne Rowbotham’s comments which can be found below the ...
Greek Girl Wed at Laindon 22nd August 1959.
Gloria Muir (nee Sewell) once asked ‘what happened to the beautiful Greek girl who came to ...
A New Angel
Was a terrible shock to hear of Gloria Muir passing away. A wonderful lady who ...
BEO Building Laindon High Road 1939
An old photograph of the Manor Hall.
Early last century, the original Manor Hall, owned by the Smallholders’ Association, stood on the ...
Laindon High Road School Reunion 2016
Pupils from 1958 to 1968
Second World War Years
Sydney John Herbert Rose 1927 - 2016
It is with great sadness to report that Sid passed away just a couple of ...
Laindon Railway Bridge 1993
Sorting through some old photographs recently, my son found these he had taken of the ...
Laindon Cricket Team 1963
Picture of the Laindon Cricket Club Team from 1963 I believe, judging by the Basildon ...
I came across this photo whilst sorting out the belongings of my wife’s late Aunt. The ...
Kings Road 1950s
I was born Jennifer (Jenny) Clark at 13 Kings Road (one of 2 semi-detached bungalows ...
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
The Laindon Hotel 1941-1942
I always wondered what sort of overnight guests stayed at the Laindon Hotel. Tourists? Surely not! Not in that era...
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Does anybody remember Shepherd's cafe? Mrs Shepherd was a lovely lady. I always felt very spoilt, whilst my sister was...
The Laindon Hotel 1941-1942
My uncle David Ellerby unfortunately has passed away, lovely to hear his name mentioned.
The High Road from North to South.
Hi Barry, I've been trying to locate Peter's grave and Caron's twin Colin's grave. Do you have any information? Thanks,...
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