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Lee Chapel-Ebenezer Gospel Hall (Non-denominational)
Many of the newcomers, or 'plotland pioneers', came 'down the line' from East London area and they were seeking something different. So from the about 1905 through to the mid 1920s a number of small mission halls sprung up.
Dunton Farm Colony/Caravan Site
Over the centuries Dunton like the rest of the surrounding area had seen many changes, ...
Ceylon Villa and York Villa
Both houses over the past 100 years would have had many tenants but York Villa had a special tenant who is still remembered to day with great affection 'Doctor Chowdhary'.
Carpets with a past
This building is comparatively new dating to the 1970's
Blackmore Farm House
This is a Grade II listed, late 1700s timber frame and plastered house with an earlier core
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp
Built in our hour of need and now returned to farmland
Footsteps through Laindon and Laindons got Talent
The following article about Laindon and St Nicholas Church appeared in the Bishop of Bradwells ...
New Housing In Laindon
Planners and Architects idea of the way forward in housing!
A short video clip of a trip down Dry Street
The old Parish Church of Dunton
Laindon Shopping Centre
The new shopping centre that replaced the High Road shops
Little Burstead Church
Looking to the north as you pass through Little Burstead Parish while travelling along Dunton Road
Ivy Powell's War Memories
Ivy Powell (Neé Hymas) Clearly remembers the day the Second World War, was declared
Eamonn Martin...Lion of Laindon
Michael Healy in his recent book ‘This is Basildon’ (2009) refers to Eamonn as being ...
Laindon Athletic Club
Goal shot of the 1952/53 Team at the Recreation Ground
Jillean Hipsey (neé Porter)...Netball legend
Jillean was born in 1948 and lived in Pound Lane, Laindon until 1963 when the ...
Pictures of all the Football Teams to assist Identification
Click on photograph to enlarge
David Blaine's Plotland memories. (1950/60s)
I lived in a Plotland bungalow named 'Westholme' in Sidney Road off Victoria Road Laindon
Spartan Football Team
1946/7 Team, Winners of the Romford and District League
Laindon Polo Bicycle Club
An unusual sport
'Mr Laindon - Parky'
Anybody that has been acquainted with Laindon over the last 80 years will no doubt have come across Cliff Parkinson
Laindon Football First Team
First Team believed to be taken during the 1940s
Laindon First Team
First team 1948/9
Langdon Hills Football Team
Photograph approx 1931/32 with Cricket Pavilion as background
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