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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 ...
Short Mat Bowling
Over 60s Norfolk
Victorian Post Box - Red Cow, Dry Street, Langdon Hills
On the bottom left corner of the building known as the Red Cow you can ...
Following up my article on the ‘Laindon & Dunton at the Races’ dated 15 October ...
Early Life in Laindon 1940 to 1947. Part 2.
Living next to the Arterial Road.
Early Life in Laindon 1940 to 1947. Part 4.
More Memories of living next to the Arterial Road
Memory Day - 30th May 2015
At the library, we were delighted to greet Alan Davies, a frequent contributor to the ...
Memory Walk - 31st May 2015
A heavy downpour didn’t deter 16 people from assembling in the recreation ground car park ...
Basildon Road used to stretch from behind St Nicholas Church eastward as far as Pipps ...
Lived in Langdon Hills
(maybe) the first keep fit instructress?
Remembrance Day service will be at the Laindon War memorial at 3pm on Sunday 14th November.
Is the Laindon remembrance parade going ahead this November?
Church Avenue – Laindon
Hello again bit of late reply....Yes certain the tabs were from Garden centre on A20 Kent, not sure if still...
Photographs of some Laindon Roads
I was born in 4 Royston Avenue Belmont as it was called. My nan Winnie lived there for many years....
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