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Fred Spalding and Bell's 100,000 series

Bell's Photo Co. Ltd. of Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex also issued many postcards from around Laindon in a six digit series. These appear in two numbering sequences beginning 112xxx and 143xxx.

Fred Spalding
Frederick Spalding (1858 - 02/02/1947), photographer of Chelmsford.

Title Number Colour Publisher Date View Detail
"St. Nicholas" Laindon647B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford St. Nicholas Church.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom right corner.
Laindon708B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford1908Early High Road view. Few buildings main exceptions being Cottenham (Parkinson family home) joined to Devonshire House, Manor Hall, Alpha House and Avondale.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom right corner.
Laindon709B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford1908Station Approach view of High Road.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom right corner.
Laindon710B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford1906Laindon Hotel.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom left corner.
Laindon711B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford Laindon Station.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom right corner.
Laindon, Looking From The Church712B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford View looking towards Markhams Chase, Nicholas Lodge can be seen.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom left corner.
Saint Nicholas Church, Laindon713B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford1906Distant view of St. Nicholas Church.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom left corner.
Manor House, Laindon714B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford Manor House in Manor Road.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom right corner.
Laindon, Looking From The Church715B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford View of bend in Church Hill.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom right corner.
Fortune of War, Laindon716B/WFred Spalding, Chelmsford1906Original Fortune of War public house.Fred Spalding copyright notice to front bottom right corner.
New Century Road, Laindon85875B/W c.1915Various wooden weekend bungalows. 
Bell's 100,000 Series
112xxx Series
Laindon112404B/W  View from Church Hill. Nicholas Lodge can be seen in the distance.No publisher credit to rear.
 112405B/W    
 112406B/W    
 112407B/W    
 112408B/W    
 112409B/W    
 112410B/W    
 112411B/W    
 112412B/W    
 112413B/W    
 112414B/W    
 112415B/W    
 112416B/W    
 112417B/W    
High Road, Laindon112418B/W  High Road view looking south dominated by Laindon Picture Theatre. Also seen are the two small joined single storey shops between cinema and Devonshire House and street paving on west side only.No publisher credit to rear.
 112419B/W    
High Road, Laindon112420B/W  High Road view looking north. Good view of Hiawatha and North Parade shops.No publisher credit to rear.
High Road, Laindon11242?B/W  High Road view looking north towards Laindon Hotel from Windsor Road junction.No publisher credit to rear.
Greetings from Laindon112440B/W  5 picture multi-view incl. St. Nicholas, Laindon (59434).No publisher credit to rear. Original real photographs by Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex.
143xxx Series
High Road, Laindon143762B/W c.1930sSparse High Road view.Postmarked 1936 example known ro exist.
 143763B/W    
 143764B/W    
 143765B/W    
 143766B/W    
 143767B/W    
 143768B/W    
View from St. Nicholas Church, Laindon143769B/W  Churchyard view over open countryside, houses in the distance. 
 143770B/W    
 143771B/W    
 143772B/W    
 143773B/W    
Station Approach, Laindon143774B/W c.1930sStation Approach with three buses waiting.No publisher credit to rear.
St. Nicholas Lane, Laindon143775B/W c.1930sView from (Church Hill). Council Houses can be seen in what is now Weymarks.No publisher credit to rear.
 143776B/W    
 143777B/W    
Laindon143778B/W  5 picture multi-view: Dry Street, Langdon Hills; Hall Woods, Langdon Hills; St. Nicholas Church, Laindon (59434); High Road, Laindon (11242?); St. Nicholas Lane, Laindon (143775).No publisher credit to rear. Original real photographs by Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex.
Page added: 2008

Text written 2008.
Copyright © 2008, B. Cox - Basildon History Online. All rights reserved.
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