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Holiday Memories from the Fifties.
The following article was submitted by Colin Bristow:- I have some fond memories of happy, carefree holidays ...
Photos - Regal Club Outing and Markham's Chase
The following two photos were submitted by Brenda Brooks (Gray):- This was a Regal Club outing to ...
Remembrance Sunday 13th November 2016
Remembrance Sunday 13th November 2016 Unlike other remembrance Sundays, the service at the Laindon War Memorial ...
A book entitled 'Morning'
Featuring the space age climbing frames in Victoria Park, Laindon.
Richard Henry Davison Chapman - Dunkirk Hero
Dunkirk Hero – Richard Henry Davison Chapman On the credence table in the Sanctuary of St ...
Laurie Hatherall - Bicycle Polo Team
The following has been contributed by Barbara O’Brien, daughter of Laurie Hatherall:- “My dad, Laurie Hatherall, ...
A Bit of Laindon History in Boston
The College Club of Boston is a women’s club that began in December, 1890. It ...
St Nicholas Church, Laindon War Memorial WW1
The following are two names that appear on the war memorial shown below that we ...
I was born in “Marathon”, Exmouth Road, Laindon in 1942. In 1945, we moved to ...
Britain's best-selling walking magazine
Joan Sims and the Carry On Films
Pinewood Studios' 80th Anniversary.
September Memory Day 2016
At least 24 people attended the September ‘Memory Day’ at the Laindon Library yesterday. Two ...
Victoria Park's New Playground and a Walk Around Alexandra Road.
Over a year ago, during a ‘Memory Day’ at Laindon Library, an artist called Shaun ...
Basildon Famous People
New Book Release Basildon Famous People….by Ken Porter Basildon Borough as we now know is the largest ...
Little Malgraves Cottages
Nightingale Parade - Which Year?
Page submitted by Gerald Jones (Gerry) 1 Nightingale Parade Langdon Hills & Laindon Co-Operative Society Schofield & Martin’s ...
Art Project and Memory Walk
Saturday 24th Sept. 2016 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. A walk around former plotlands ...
War Veterans - Road Names - Dry Street Development
The first phase of the housing development at Dry Street is very imminent and the Developers ...
Laindon High Road - Which Year.
Laindon Hotel (on the left) was built in 1896, the High Road was made up ...
Looking for Jimmy Milne
Old Bricklaying friend
Hans Nagler - World War Two Prisoner of War
Hans Nagler – World War Two Prisoner of War Hans was born on 10 March 1921 ...
Lance Corporal William A Patrick - Korean Hero
Back in 2014 I posted an article on the site in-respect of Private Arthur Judge ...
William John Branch - WW1 Casualty
Along with colleagues at Laindon Archive and Basildon Heritage we are continually researching those heroes ...
Fabulous Strangers - who remembers them?
Headlines from the Laindon Recorder 2 August 1961. LAINDON GROUP HOPE TO PLAY AT THE LONDON ...
The Pets that stayed behind. Poem.
That was very sad Ellen. We rented from the Basildon Development Corporation when we first got married. I remember reading...
The Pets that stayed behind. Poem.
Oh, after fifty seven years, these memories resonate with me. We were compulsory purchased in 1961 and at that time...
Fords Research Centre – Before and After
I would like to add that before Bourne Avenue was ‘made up’ in the mid-sixties, it had been an unmade...
A LHR school friend, Margaret Cousins', father was a manager of this branch of Buckenhams, and they lived in the...
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