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Today’s local papers are the Basildon Echo, Yellow Pages and Basildon Recorder both freebees but ...
It was during the school holidays, the summer 6 week break that my first trip ...
What's My Name?
What’s my name? This headline appeared on the front page of Southend District Times, Basildon ...
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? ...
The Rest, Victoria Avenue.
While exploring my box marked “Dads Treasure”, I discovered some birthday cards, my first birthday. ...
'Alberta' Gladstone Road.
Helen Calver’s grandparents (Evan and Emily Jones) lived in a bungalow called ‘Alberta’ in Gladstone ...
Boyhood Country Style
Yes we were poor, although we didn’t know it at the time. This was just ...
St Nicholas Stores - St Nicholas Lane
The two photographs below are published with the kind permission of Georgina Nottage née Ellingford ...
Peter Sloper and his vehicles.
The following article was contributed by Peter Sloper:- My father brought a Ford Mk1 Zephyr 6 ...
St. Peter's Brownie Pack
Georgina Nottage (née Ellingford) has kindly supplied this photograph of the Brownie Pack that used ...
Sidney Salt and "Langdon Hills Corn Stores"
Peter Hayden has kindly supplied this photograph of his father-in-law, Sidney W Salt as a ...
Laindon Chamber of Commerce Meeting.
This photograph supplied by Peter Hayden is thought to be of The Laindon Chamber of ...
'Down the Line' - an Update.
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Muriel Hoole in the back garden of The ...
Laindon as I recall
Schoolmates/A Nice Boy?
The Dunton Reunion 2015
A lovely sunny afternoon was spent in the back garden of the Haven. Everything was in ...
Pound Lane Estate
I was born in Pound Lane in 1944. My parents’ bungalow, No.19 (Kia Ora), was ...
Sandie Shaw and the WI Hall - 'Girl Don't Come'
The aunt and uncle of singer Sandie Shaw lived in Salisbury Avenue, Langdon Hills. In ...
Archer Road/Newlands End
Then and Now
WWII Roll of Honour
Last year Basildon Heritage produced a Roll of Honour for those who were killed in ...
Laindon High Road School 1958 (11 of 14)
On the photo of 1958, page 11 of 14, I am number 17 James (Jim) Reilly.
Laindon High Road School 1956 (11 of 11)
I just came across L H R school long photo of 1956 teachers and pupils, for your records page 11...
Laindon High Road School
Who can forget the boys' outside toilets at both LHR and Langdon Hills? They were so much fun to utilize...
Goldsmiths – The Brooks Family – Chapter 1
Hi Nigel Thank you for the corrections, and yes I know it was Maud Wellington, surprised I did not spot...
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