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3rd Laindon Girl Guides July 1937.
This photograph was taken in the grounds of St Nicholas Church. Back row: 5th from left, ...
Ye Laindon Perfumerie Shoppe
A photograph to puzzle over. What year was it taken and where exactly was it situated? Unfortunately ...
A Group at Markham's Chase School 1956/57.
The reason for this gathering is unknown. It is a mixture of two classes. Several ...
Laindon Shop ??
Emma Jarvis wife of John Jarvis in doorway, also Walter, Emily and their daughter Mabel. ...
Granny's Cottage, The Old Horse Bus and Everard's Shop
I have recently been in touch with a former school friend Vivienne Salmon (nèe Bragg). ...
William King and Ivy Parker
Sisters, Ivy and Patricia Parker at Elder Cottage 1939/40. I think Elder Cottage was at either ...
Mystery Photograph Approximately 1930
This photograph may have been taken somewhere in Laindon in 1930 or earlier. Does anybody know anything ...
Merry Christmas 2016 and Happy New Year 2017.
Wishing everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from The Laindon and District Community ...
Memory Day 26th November 2016.
The last Memory Day of 2016 took place this morning with 19 people in attendance. ...
My Uncle Richard Devine - Markham's Chase School Teacher
My Uncle Richard Devine – Markham’s Chase School Teacher. Richard was born in Whitechapel Infirmary in ...
Richards and Sloper Milk Delivery Services
This photograph was taken at the semi-detached farmhouse ‘Southview/Sunnymead’ on the unmade part of King ...
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 ...
I believe No.2 could be my cousin June Ferguson - now lives in Wickford - June Higgs.
Markhams Chase Story
Both my sister, Beryl, and I went to 'Markham's Chase' school during the 1950s. She is 5 years older than...
Langdon Hills Primary ( 5 of 10)
Alan, there was no mellowing of "the dragon lady" during the 7 years I attended (1944 - 1951). I did...
Langdon Hills Primary ( 5 of 10)
I attended Langdon Hills twenty years earlier (1939 -- 1945) but I am surprised to see some of the same...
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