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LHR Lake District School Trip 1963
I’m sure this photo has been posted before, perhaps on another site, but having just ...
Fell off the back of a lorry
Most, if not all, are familiar with the phrase, “fell off the back of a ...
Memory Days September/October 2015
Both these Memory Days at Laindon Library were each attended by at least 20 people. ...
Organ Transplant ? ?
Not absolutely certain, after all this time, but I think the road I’m thinking of ...
Where is Laindon
Christmas Party in St Nicholas Church Hall 1957.
This photograph of happy youngsters was taken in St Nicholas Church Hall at Christmas 1957. The ...
Strange how so many little things come to mind when reminiscing takes you further back ...
Parish Magazine July 1943
I know a couple of these have already been submitted but as this is a ...
History of the Lodge
Home Made Jam For Tea
I miss the fruit trees that previously grew in many of the gardens of the ...
This article is not about Laindon so bear with me, as you will see the ...
It's all relative
Today’s local papers are the Basildon Echo, Yellow Pages and Basildon Recorder both freebees but ...
It was during the school holidays, the summer 6 week break that my first trip ...
What's My Name?
What’s my name? This headline appeared on the front page of Southend District Times, Basildon ...
The Raggedy Man
At the rear of Surridge Dawson the newspaper distributors, within Jeakins yard, they had two ...
Cottis the Bakers Van
Bread van, Risen again!
It is now about 6 weeks since I discovered this fascinating website. In that time ...
Tortoise v Matchbox
Simmonds the corn chandlers, suppliers of feeds for livestock and all manner of pet requisites. ...
Progress ? ? ?
Many articles regarding the old Laindon, as we knew it, describe it as “not a ...
I attended a school reunion at Laindon High Road School year uncertain maybe early 2000s? ...
The Rest, Victoria Avenue.
While exploring my box marked “Dads Treasure”, I discovered some birthday cards, my first birthday. ...
'Alberta' Gladstone Road.
Helen Calver’s grandparents (Evan and Emily Jones) lived in a bungalow called ‘Alberta’ in Gladstone ...
Boyhood Country Style
Yes we were poor, although we didn’t know it at the time. This was just ...
My Life My Radion
Hi John, Yes I did attend LHR from 1959-1964 so probably after your time there. I do not recall your...
Us "Bikers" used "Enefers" as a local meeting place way back, from the mid 50s to well into the 60s,...
My Life My Radion
Eric Pasco, now that name jangles no end of bells, but I can't remember why! My name is John Birch,...
Prince of Wales Public House
Sadly Peter "Tubby" Hyatt is no longer with us. I heard this sad news from a fellow biker and "Old...
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