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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 ...
Happy Days, by Judith Howgego (née Dutnall)
During WW2, I am told that people were advised to get out of London if ...
S. Hayden & Son. and D. Kent & Co. Laindon Builders.
Peter Hayden, born 1942, now lives in Nottingham but he grew up in Laindon. In 1929 ...
Forties Theme Open Day at Dunton Visitor Centre 2015
Saturday 5th July began overcast with rain showers, some of which were quite heavy. Regardless, ...
Laindon and its Roads
The influence of history
Primrose Hill Estate
I drove passed Noak Bridge village sign a few days ago and thought to myself, ...
GR Post Boxes
GR Post Boxes Following up on my article on Victorian Post Boxes the group are now ...
Laindon's tragic child star
The Cobb Family of Fleetwood Lodge
In response to a question on our Family Message Board, I have recently been helping ...
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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