Family Memories

These are the personal histories of the families who make up our community and how they remember their lives within the community.

They also show from a personal view the community has changed

Category link: Burton Family
Burton Family
The story and reminiscences of the family
Category link: Churms Family
Churms Family
The story and reminiscences of the family
Category link: Colbear Family
Colbear Family
Growing up in Langdon Hills
Category link: Oliver Family
Oliver Family
Memories of living in Laindon
Category link: One of the Tyler Families
One of the Tyler Families
Frederick and Mary Tyler's family
Category link: Pattle Family
Pattle Family
The story and reminiscences of the family
Category link: Richards Family
Richards Family
The story and reminiscences of the family
Category link: Sewell Family
Sewell Family
The story and reminiscences of the family
Category link: Stroud Family
Stroud Family
Memories of living in Topsham Road
Page link:
"Memories" by Sheila Hardy neé Gregory
Sheila was born in 1939 in a bungalow called " Sunny Patch " in Basildon Road east of St. Nicholas Church in Laindon
Page link: 'Memories of Laindon 1916 - 1928
'Memories of Laindon 1916 - 1928
My family moved to Laindon in 1916. I was thirteen years of age and the war was by now becoming truly frightening.
Page link: A Beginning
A Beginning
By Keith Nock
Page link: A Beginning
A Beginning
By Pat Aspinall
Page link: Army Cadet of the Year 1953
Army Cadet of the Year 1953
Terry always has a smile
Page link: Bailey Family
Bailey Family
Victoria Avenue, Langdon Hills
Page link: Bill Kiddell 1894 - 1987
Bill Kiddell 1894 - 1987
Nicknamed the Father of the Laindon Labour Party
Page link: Bright Families of Church Road
Bright Families of Church Road
Farm Bailiff - Laindon Hall
Page link: Buckenhams
Buckenhams
Fryth Farm, Noak Hill
Page link: Christmas Party 1953
Christmas Party 1953
Ebenezer Gospel Hall, Elizabeth Drive
Page link: Clifford's of Laindon
Clifford's of Laindon
Great granddad Joseph Clifford was a Master Builder and he built "Belgrave" a bungalow in Laindon High Road
Page link: David Blaine's Plotland memories. (1950/60s)
David Blaine's Plotland memories. (1950/60s)
I lived in a Plotland bungalow named 'Westholme' in Sidney Road off Victoria Road Laindon
Page link: Down the Line
Down the Line
With the approval of his family we have pleasure in reproducing a book produced by the late Allan Young
Page link: Laindon Memories
Laindon Memories
Joy has lived in Billericay since 1971, however like many people she still remembers Laindon with great affection.
Page link: Laindon Public Bath
Laindon Public Bath
It was bliss to be able to bathe in private in clean water and relative comfort
Page link: Martindale Avenue 1936 - 1965
Martindale Avenue 1936 - 1965
Nash/Spearink Family
Page link: Memories of
Memories of "Le Friern"
Plotlands Laindon
Page link: Memories of Elizabeth Drive
Memories of Elizabeth Drive
My grandparents Kathleen & Lawrence Ewing
Page link: Memories of The Broomhills/ Little Bursted/ Laindon areas
Memories of The Broomhills/ Little Bursted/ Laindon areas
Some Treasured Memories for a Treasured Granddaughter
Page link: More Memories of Laindon.
More Memories of Laindon.
It's funny that while reading other peoples's memories of Laindon, little things come into your mind.
Page link: My Family Life
My Family Life
My mother loved doing her post round
Page link: My Life
My Life
By Alice Jackson
Page link: My Life Story
My Life Story
Chapter 1 - Early childhood
Page link: My parents Nelly and Fred Waters
My parents Nelly and Fred Waters
Thelma Oliver - Salisbury Avenue
Page link: Pratt Family of Dunton Drive
Pratt Family of Dunton Drive
Memories of Mary Hawkins (née Pratt)
Page link: Short Family of Artillery View
Short Family of Artillery View
The Story of a Childhood Friendship
Page link: Sloper's Dairy of Laindon
Sloper's Dairy of Laindon
My family story
Page link: Some memories
Some memories
On behalf of Bob Davies
Page link: The name Garnish
The name Garnish
This name revived a memory of my own