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Chowdhary School Class Photo 1969/70
I was recently shown this photo of my class at Chowdhary School. I am the ...
From Langdon Hills to Vancouver.
Dr John Z Garson of ‘Bethume’, High Road, Langdon Hills (Surgery at ‘Hiawatha’, High Road, ...
Remembrance Day Service at 3pm at the Laindon War Memorial Sunday 11th Nov. 2018.
Park Lodge – Synagogue 1968 – 1976
Park Lodge, built by Isaac Levy, on the corner of High Road and Park Avenue, ...
The LDCA 2019 calendar is available priced £6. Please contact the Editor.
Peter Gibbons – ‘Birchlea’ Bridge Avenue, Langdon Hills.
Peter came to Memory Day at Laindon Library for the first time on Saturday 29th ...
Alexander Cope - WW1 Hero
Alexander died on the 4th April 1952 and is buried in St Mary’s Old Church ...
Memories of Vowler Road
Further to my comments re Jack Lockett who passed away in 2009, ( see below ...
Langdon is Special - It's Official
Well we have always known that Langdon Ridge is special but Natural England appears to ...
Who Remembers - Circus Rosaire
On 25 March 1949 the local paper reported that the Circus Rosaire who have their ...
Joseph Green, Jobbing Gardener and the tragic death of his father on Black Tuesday 18th January 1881.
This very old photograph (shown below) was recently sent to me by my friend Vivienne. ...
Gransden - Arterial Road (A127)
The following enquiry was recently received from Margaret Payne. “In 1958 I visited a great ...
Memory Day 30th June 2018.
Despite an Armed Forces Day event taking place in Basiildon Town Centre and the temptation ...
Westley Gardens Development - Dry Street, Langdon Hills
The Redrow development at the east end of Dry Street is progressing well and a ...
Langdon Hills Army - Casualties - Kenneth Allen Appleby
In the Old Church cemetery half way down Old Church Hill, Langdon Hills is the ...
St Nicholas Church Lads Brigade
Over the years I joined various youth activities, one was the St Nicholas Church Lads ...
The Retreat - High Road, Laindon
My Mother Joan Lodge lived in this house in Laindon, named the Retreat over 90 ...
L A M Stubbs & Son
I came across this manhole cover at One Tree Hill the other day and wondered ...
Langdon Hills Nursing Home
These excellent photographs of Sissinghurst and Lyndhurst have been contributed by David Osborne. David was ...
Basildon Drive 1945.
Sue Fawcett, recently found this old photo amongst her mother’s possessions. It shows the 1945 ...
Correspondence between Andrew Greenaway and Alan Davies about Berry Lane, Prescott Avenue, Beatrice Road and Raglan Road, Langdon Hills.
Hello Andrew, Yes, I lived in Raglan Road when it was a three foot wide cinder ...
LHRS Speech Day 1962.
I was recently contacted by a former classmate of mine, Arthur Abbot. Arthur kindly sent ...
The 2018 Annual Display
The 2018 Annual Display on 31st March was a great success. Dozens of people flocked ...
Archived Laindon Forum Messages
The following 732 forum entries have been recovered from the old Laindon site and republished ...
The Pets that stayed behind. Poem.
That was very sad Ellen. We rented from the Basildon Development Corporation when we first got married. I remember reading...
The Pets that stayed behind. Poem.
Oh, after fifty seven years, these memories resonate with me. We were compulsory purchased in 1961 and at that time...
Fords Research Centre – Before and After
I would like to add that before Bourne Avenue was ‘made up’ in the mid-sixties, it had been an unmade...
A LHR school friend, Margaret Cousins', father was a manager of this branch of Buckenhams, and they lived in the...
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