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Laindon, Essex

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Laindon, Essex

Laindon is a township in the west of the Basildon district of Essex, England. It is north of Laindon railway station on the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway. South of the railway station and line is Langdon Hills. Laindon and Langdon Hills are part of the Basildon post town. Until its abolition in 1937, there was a Laindon parish. In 1931 it covered an area of 2,049 acres and had a population of 4,552. 100 years earlier, in 1831, the population was 412 and the area covered was 4,680 acres .
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ6789
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01268

Other names by which Laindon, Essex has been known in the past

Legendunda ~ Leiendina

Laindon, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Laindon, par., township, and vil., Essex--par., 3830 ac., pop. 477; township, 2192 ac., pop. 320; vil., 3½ miles SE. of Billericay; P.O.

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