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High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Just one more of my thoughts regarding the location of  the fuel pumps at...
By Donald Joy
On 29/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
On the Colbear/Marchant photograph of Toomey's at Aston Road there is a...
By Richard Haines
On 28/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
It would seem much more likely that at Toomey's, cars drove onto their...
By Gerald Jones
On 28/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Donald, I would assume that the placement of petrol pumps had to follow...
By Alan Davies
On 28/06/2017
Some Colbear/Marchant family photos
Some Colbear/Marchant family photos
Looking for the photo of Toomey's as mentioned in a current article, I...
By Donald Joy
On 28/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Just looking at this photo again and then looking at the photo of Parkinson'...
By Donald Joy
On 28/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
For those who may be interested in the petrol pumps, here is some information...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 27/06/2017
My Life in Laindon
My Life in Laindon
Teddy Maitland: Now there's a name that got lost to me over past decades. I...
By Donald Joy
On 27/06/2017
Paul Egholm
Paul Egholm
The Pinkees 1980s Pop Group.
Here is a clip of The Pinkees performing in Basildon Town Centre 1982 '...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 26/06/2017
Paul Egholm
Paul Egholm
The Pinkees 1980s Pop Group.
I came across this on youtube if anybody wants to remember their youth: https...
By Paul Sargeant
On 26/06/2017
Memory Day at Laindon Library 24 June 2017
Memory Day at Laindon Library 24 June 2017
2 points : point 1 - Tony Wood in this photo looks familiar, is he in the 1958...
By Donald Joy
On 26/06/2017
My Life in Laindon
My Life in Laindon
I've just realised that Teddy Maitland was, I think in my class at Laindon...
By Richard Haines
On 26/06/2017
Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
Gentlemen, as I read this in my study at 11pm with cold Guinness, you have...
By Rob Wood
On 26/06/2017
Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
Just a quick p.s.  The unmade road whose name I couldn't think of,...
By Donald Joy
On 25/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Nina, amazingly this photograph is taken a few yards from a previous one posted...
By Richard Haines
On 24/06/2017
Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
My work as a schoolboy in Laindon took on many forms, mainly encouraged by...
By Richard Haines
On 24/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
I don't recall this incarnation of the Laindon Service Garage, otherwise...
By Donald Joy
On 24/06/2017
Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
I omitted to say that I really enjoyed my job with Pollards as I loved cycling,...
By Donald Joy
On 24/06/2017
Work and a schoolboy
Work and a schoolboy
Hi Don.  I also worked for Pollards for about a year from 1958 until I...
By Ken Porter
On 24/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Never seen this photo before myself and this leads me to wonder, how many more...
By Donald Joy
On 23/06/2017
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
High Road Laindon 1929 - ?
Nina, a fascinating photo. I have got access to 1/2500 OS plans for the years...
By Richard Haines
On 23/06/2017
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Map of Kings Road in the 1950s
Hi, the Stannards lived on King's Road and King's Crescent. My grandad,...
By Joanne French
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
LHR School Sports Days 1960, 1962 and 1963.
As I recalled earlier, Joe Borowski is mentioned in these reports as being a...
By Richard Haines
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
If a PE teacher ever whacks either of my grandchildren across the shins...
By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 22/06/2017
James Horslen - Laindon Army Veteran
James Horslen - Laindon Army Veteran
Ken, interesting! Piecing a few things together, it seems that James was 23...
By Alan Davies
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Donald, today Mr Mundy's whacking you on the shins with a hockey stick...
By Alan Davies
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Yeah, I remember the cross country runs out across the mud morass referred to...
By Donald Joy
On 22/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Mr Gilchrist was our PE teacher from September 1958 until 1960. From then Mr...
By Richard Haines
On 21/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Hi Donald, was Mr Gilchrist the PE teacher that taught us to play rugby league?...
By Paul Stickland
On 21/06/2017
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
LHR School Sports Day Results 1961
Can't help noticing that in all the articles and comments relating to...
By Donald Joy
On 21/06/2017