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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 ...
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 ...
Langdon Hills School c 1956.
No. 4 is Peter Ellis. 8 is John Short and 9 is Tony Hurley.
Laindon High Road School
I was a pupil from 1964 to 1968 and Mr Day was headmaster in 1964. I'm not sure when he...
Hi After searching the Web I came across this forum. My great grandfather was Benjamin Presland who run side shows,...
Markham’s Farm (Great Berry Farm) in Langdon Hills
Re Brenda Buckenham. The last time I heard of her was c 1998 and she was living in Upton, Chester...
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