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Memory Day at Laindon Library 24 June 2017
June’s Memory Day saw a group of 16 at Laindon Library, including a former Laindon resident ...
May Queen 1956/57
May Day gathering at Laindon High Road School for the crowning of the local Guide’s ...
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
A photograph of High Road, Laindon which I haven’t seen before. I’m not sure which ...
Work and a schoolboy
My first foray into the demanding world of work was as a newspaper delivery boy. ...
James Horslen - Laindon Army Veteran
I have been researching the British Newspapers Archive and it is amazing the interesting individual ...
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
I now have photocopies of the LHR School Sports Day Results for 1960, 1962 and ...
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
The field events took place one afternoon. That was when I won the discus throwing ...
LHR School Sports Day Results 1959
A few years ago, for my own records, I took a photocopy of the Laindon High ...
Crown Sign at Langdon Hills
What happened to the fine plaster inn sign of the Crown Hotel, Langdon Hills which ...
A little help is needed from someone, anyone. I have recollection of being in a ...
Langdon Hills Second World War Army Camp - Final Bugle Call
The camp was built towards the end of 1938 and became the home of first ...
A model/starlet who lodged in Laindon?
I was told by my sister Anne, that we once had a young fair haired ...
Across the footlights - Dorothy Reeves (4)
Another local celebrity from the newspaper archives – Laindon Recorder March 1951: Dorothy Reeves and her ...
The Pinkees 1980s Pop Group.
Laindon and District Community Archive – Sponsorship www.laindonhistory.org.uk Re: Saving our Community Archive website We are looking for sponsorship ...
Sadly George Hill, my old friend of over sixty years, died unexpectedly last Thursday April ...
A man who don't refuse
A man who don’t refuse Here is a man, who don’t refuse, To make or mend your ...
Unexploded Bomb Railway Approach 21.03.17
I first heard of this via the Basildon Memories Group on Facebook. Looking on the map, ...
Growing up in the shadow of St Nicholas
Expanding on Boyhood Country Style 09/15
Report and Photos of the Annual Display at the Manor Mission 29.04.17.
A new attraction was added to this year’s Annual Display at the Manor Mission Hall ...
Ken Collier - Berry Boy's Boxing Club
My dad Ken Collier joined the club around 1948 when he was 10 years old ...
The Weather Cock Is Back.
After some 40 odd years, St Nicholas Church has its weather cock back. Sometime during ...
Memory Day 25th February 2017
Memory Day at Laindon Library is proving to be as popular as ever at the ...
Laindon High Road School 1958 (11 of 14)
On the photo of 1958, page 11 of 14, I am number 17 James (Jim) Reilly.
Laindon High Road School 1956 (11 of 11)
I just came across L H R school long photo of 1956 teachers and pupils, for your records page 11...
Laindon High Road School
Who can forget the boys' outside toilets at both LHR and Langdon Hills? They were so much fun to utilize...
Goldsmiths – The Brooks Family – Chapter 1
Hi Nigel Thank you for the corrections, and yes I know it was Maud Wellington, surprised I did not spot...
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