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Memory Day 26th January 2019.
Our first Memory Day of 2019 was a huge success. Around 35 people attended Laindon ...
Road Names of Laindon 2.
Further to Ken’s article on ‘Laindon Road Names’, other roads in Laindon were named after ...
Road Names of Laindon
I am not sure how many of you are aware that the local Echo, every ...
Merry Christmas 2018.
We would like to thank all our contributors for their continued support throughout 2018 and ...
Memories of Form 4B, 1954/55 LHR.
Anyone remember “Form 4B” at LHR 1954/55? I will start the ball rolling. Me, John Birch, others ...
Funeral Group on Laindon Station
The above intriguing photograph taken on Laindon Station raises several questions. What year was it? ...
School Quiz 1961.
The above cutting from the Basildon Standard dated 25th March 1961 shows a photo of ...
Laindon War Memorial 11.11.2018.
Around 100 people turned out on 11.11.2018 to pay their respects at the Laindon War ...
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 Green 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 ...
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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