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Gladstone Road Maybe.
Someone kindly sent me a copy of this photo, this is not my photo. It ...
Grand Parents at Fenella Gladstone Road.
My Grandad Fred Childs on the steps of Fenella, Gladstone Road and my Nanny Ivy ...
Batcombe Lodge, Russell Road, Langdon Hills
I was recently contacted by Melanie Price who was enquiring about her Great Grandmother’s old ...
S. X. Tools, Pound Lane, Laindon
I have started this page as a new article under the title S. X. Tools, ...
Laindon Poem - 1931 Laindon Recorder
Browsing through old copies of the Laindon recorder I came across this amusing poem:- A LA ...
Dry Street Victorian Post Box - Where is it?
Some of you may remember that there used to be a Victorian Post Box in ...
Langdon Hills Water Tower
Though not a very attractive one but nevertheless a land mark, is the Langdon Hills ...
First hot air balloon landing in Essex
Something I read in the book Essex and its Race for the Skies by Graham ...
Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud!
I recently acquired a little ceramic ornament in the shape of a boot with the ...
Hot water pipe near to Laindon Station
A 3" cast hot water pipe once ran from Essex Road to Laindon Station
Laindon & District Archive Memory Days for 2020
Month Day Time Comments All Memory Days are held at Laindon Library unless otherwise stated. January 25th ...
Memories of my younger days
I lived in Laindon for years as a boy with my Mum and Dad and ...
Memory Day 30th November 2019
Our memory day on the 30th November was the last for the year and it ...
Remembrance Sunday 10th November 2019
This years’ service was one of the best attended for a few years with well ...
The Lee Family
Does anyone have any information about the Lee family mentioned in this article or know ...
Every Friday morning from 10.00 until 11.30am. in Dry St Memorial Church Hall! SS16 5FP (on ...
The source of the name "Laindon"
FYI. The name “Lain” is french L’Ain (the Ain), the Ain River in France. Ain ...
Who remembers our Joan Rosaire and her Wonder Horse Goldy
Although born somewhere on the Welsh/English borders, Joan is a Billericay Girl. Her Grandparents’ circus ...
Laindon & District Community Archive 2020 Calendar
The LDCA 2020 calendar is now available – price £6 (plus postage if it has ...
Laindon War Memorial
Many of you will know that due to the development work going on by Swan ...
Memory Day October 26th 2019.
Twenty five people attended October’s Memory Day at the Laindon Library this morning, at least ...
Churchill's British Restaurants
In a previous article I mentioned the British Restaurant which was situated in the Memorial ...
A Salvation Army Celebration 1948.
This photo was taken at the Salvation Army Hall in Northumberland Avenue in approximately 1948. Dimpy ...
Memory Day 31st August 2019.
Around 30 people came along, with a few new faces amongst the regulars. After an ...
The Laindon Hotel 1941-1942
I always wondered what sort of overnight guests stayed at the Laindon Hotel. Tourists? Surely not! Not in that era...
Old Photographs of Langdon Hills/Laindon
Does anybody remember Shepherd's cafe? Mrs Shepherd was a lovely lady. I always felt very spoilt, whilst my sister was...
The Laindon Hotel 1941-1942
My uncle David Ellerby unfortunately has passed away, lovely to hear his name mentioned.
The High Road from North to South.
Hi Barry, I've been trying to locate Peter's grave and Caron's twin Colin's grave. Do you have any information? Thanks,...
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