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Patsy Mott (née Tyler)
I am a proper Essex girl.
Out and about walking in Basildon Conservation Areas
I count myself very fortunate to live just 10 minutes’ walk away from some of ...
Laindon Baptist Church
The Centenary in 2009 marked the 100 years of the Fellowship working in the Community
Laindon High Street
Identifying the shops and their location and the changes over the years
From dead meat to deep sleep
The opening of Laindon Station was the initial driving force in the development of Laindon
35 year wait is over
Laindon and Basildon British Legion branch officially moved into their new home
The Poplar Labour Colony
In its early days, the scheme was hailed as a great innovation. A glowing report ...
Noak Bridge Revival Centre (Pentecostal Church)
The Noak Bridge Revival Centre chapel is in Wash Road opposite Barleylands Road. The Chapel ...
Mesolithic Period (middle stone age) - Langdon Hills
Neil Oliver in the program A History of Ancient Britain (BBC 2) states that during ...
New Fortune of War
A sign of the way Laindon has changed
I can still remember the taste of their treacle tart and custard
Fortune Services Station
A service station with a long association with Laindon
Victorian Post Box
On the green by the junction of Laindon Common Road and Noak Hill Road. Is there another in the Basildon borough?
Travelling Down Noak Hill
Look at the roof line on the Right
The Old Fortune Of War
From drinking when the horse did the driving to wheels for your car
An old meeting place for the community
It appears that this stone was laid anytime between 1683 and 1823. Milestones are rapidly ...
The Three Spires
More buildings that have been around for many years
The common, as a park was created in 1260 for the people of Laindon
The Dukes Head
It is believed that the Dukes Head is the oldest public house in the old parish of Laindon.
The Forming of Phoenix Striders Walking and Running Club
During our short life we have organised The Basildon 5K for 6 years and 1mile Fun Run for the past 2 years, these in aid of Little Haven's Children's Hospice.
Drink more Richards Laindon Milk
Hilda Bragg (née Harber) - Memories of Laindon and World War II
September 3rd 1939 was not an ordinary Sunday. Church bells rang and some people went to a Service but most folk stayed at home waiting to hear the worst.
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