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The Trials of Getting Educated. A Poem.
Yet another visit to the Headmistress. My form teacher has sent me to her. I don’t think ...
The Pets that stayed behind. Poem.
Mr & Mrs Smith are leaving England. Basildon Council has bought their Laindon home. They can’t take ...
The Ride Home - A Poem
I get on my bike. The more I peddle the brighter my dynamo light shines. A good ...
Through my bedroom window the smell of roses assaults my nose. As I drowsily awaken the sun ...
Waverley Cottage and Abbotsford
In 1909 two similar houses were built in Waverley Road, Laindon. Their names were Waverley ...
Forward To The Past. Laindon Before Plastic.
I loved to go to the shops back then Just a few pennies in my hand With ...
William & Dorothy Watson
William and Dorothy Watson were my Grandparents. They had three children, Dorothy, Derek and Sylvia ...
Laindon Poem - 1931 Laindon Recorder
Laindon Poem – 1931 Laindon Recorder Browsing through and old 1931 Laindon Recorder I came across ...
School Photo - Mr Gay's Class.
Can anybody put names to the faces in this photo taken in the quadrangle of ...
Photos of Langdon Hills Primary 1911
My cousin in Norfolk was recently sorting through her late mother’s box of old photos and came ...
Shops and residential properties High Road Langdon Hills
Below are maps and descriptions of the shops and properties in High Road, Langdon Hills ...
Prof. Noall-Stevens (1906–1990)
Some people in our area may remember him as Professor Noall-Stevens. He has recently been ...
‘Carlton’, The Avenue and the Standen Family.
We were contacted this week by Simon Callan with a request for information about a ...
Annual Photographic Display 2019
Please note that this event replaces the Memory Day at the Library on 30.3.19. Thank you.
Memory Day 26th January 2019.
Our first Memory Day of 2019 was a huge success. Around 35 people attended Laindon ...
Road Names of Laindon 2.
Further to Ken’s article on ‘Laindon Road Names’, other roads in Laindon were named after ...
Road Names of Laindon
I am not sure how many of you are aware that the local Echo, every ...
Merry Christmas 2018.
We would like to thank all our contributors for their continued support throughout 2018 and ...
Memories of Form 4B, 1954/55 LHR.
Anyone remember “Form 4B” at LHR 1954/55? I will start the ball rolling. Me, John Birch, others ...
Funeral Group on Laindon Station
The above intriguing photograph taken on Laindon Station raises several questions. What year was it? ...
School Quiz 1961.
The above cutting from the Basildon Standard dated 25th March 1961 shows a photo of ...
Laindon War Memorial 11.11.2018.
Around 100 people turned out on 11.11.2018 to pay their respects at the Laindon War ...
Chowdhary School Class Photo 1969/70
I was recently shown this photo of my class at Chowdhary School. I am the ...
From Langdon Hills to Vancouver.
Dr John Z Garson of ‘Bethume’, High Road, Langdon Hills (Surgery at ‘Hiawatha’, High Road, ...
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