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Furtherwick Park School
Furtherwick Park School
December 1974
A desirable little residence.
A desirable little residence.
The Dutch Cottage in Haven Road.
1953 Flood
1953 Flood
Sandbagging the breaches by boat.
Sunnyside Hotel
Sunnyside Hotel
Before it was converted into a convent
Coryton Refinery in 1953
Coryton Refinery in 1953
A 40th anniversary
Miniature View Album of Canvey Island
Miniature View Album of Canvey Island
Given to us by Frederick Day
Furtherwick News
Furtherwick News
Extracts from Autumn 1996
Chapman Lighthouse
Chapman Lighthouse
Remains of old Dutch sea wall in foreground.
Flood Warning Sirens
Flood Warning Sirens
Notification of siren testing 1996
LSE Gives Magnificent Help In Flood Disaster
LSE Gives Magnificent Help In Flood Disaster
Front page of the Beaver Students paper 1953
The Canvey Floods
The Canvey Floods
'Beaver' 1953 by Kenneth MacKinnon
Canvey County Infants' School
Canvey County Infants' School
Miss English's class of 1965
Captivating Canvey in 1928
Captivating Canvey in 1928
Check the tide tables - there's no bridge yet.
Furtherwick Park School 2011
Furtherwick Park School 2011
End of an Era. Last Awards Ceremony 23rd June 2011
In the event of emergency . . . .
In the event of emergency . . . .
A guide from the 1970's
The Islander 1967
The Islander 1967
Canvey Secondary School's annual magazine
I Wish A Thousand Eyes Could See These Heroes
I Wish A Thousand Eyes Could See These Heroes
by Beverly Baxter for the Yorkshire Post
Interior St Katherine's Church
Interior St Katherine's Church
Photo taken August 1941
Village pump and Red Cow
Village pump and Red Cow
Two postcards
The Village
The Village
Four views hiding a secret.
Village Pump
Village Pump
Very early 1900s
Red Cow and Pump
Red Cow and Pump
Four views through the ages.
1931 Bridge Under Construction
1931 Bridge Under Construction
Causeway still in use
Frozen Creek
Frozen Creek
What year did the creek freeze over?
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Doris Flaherty's memories of Canvey Island from 1932 onwards
Doris Flaherty's memories of Canvey Island from 1932 onwards
At 101 Doris must be one of Canvey's oldest residents
Dear Jasmine , I am very interested in the Richadson name. If you look on this...
By Jane parkin
On 25/01/2015
Hester's Working Map
Hester's Working Map
Dated 1904
I've always had an interest in disused railways and in particular those...
By B Haines
On 21/01/2015
Newlands under 13's Christmas 1969
Newlands under 13's Christmas 1969
World Cup winners come to Canvey
The embryonic team was created from those who were regulars after Brian Hills...
By Malcolm Roberts
On 20/01/2015
Thorney Bay Army Camp
Thorney Bay Army Camp
Scars Elbow & Dead Mans Point
When i used to climb to the tower lookout room during the 1950s barbed wire had...
By Peter Wonnacott
On 20/01/2015
The Manly Family
The Manly Family
From Jane Parkin's Collection
The photo of John Manly looks a lot like me at a similar age. My maternal...
By Edward Upham
On 16/01/2015
Jones' Corner
Jones' Corner
Albert Jones recalls his life in the store his father founded in 1928
I think I remember you, was your mum a lively little lady who was friends...
By lin swanson nee jennings
On 16/01/2015
Fielder's Vision
Fielder's Vision
Local Newspapers 1949
It was when they installed the current seawall. They took the  wall deeper...
By Joan Liddiard
On 14/01/2015
Charles Hollingbery Canvey Builder
Charles Hollingbery Canvey Builder
1909-1996
He built houses in mid 50s Gwendalen Ave named after his wife...
By Rick Arnold
On 14/01/2015
Jones' Corner
Jones' Corner
Albert Jones recalls his life in the store his father founded in 1928
I remember being sent by my Mum to Jones Stores as a small child in the early...
By Jennifer Thornton (nee Hickman)
On 12/01/2015
Canvey Seafront Postcard
Canvey Seafront Postcard
no date
I lived on Canvey from the age of 3 until I was nearly 10, I have a lot of good...
By sandra martin
On 03/01/2015
Methodist Wives Club
Methodist Wives Club
Photos from Tony Saunders
Top photo: On the right, behind the lady wearing a check dress, looks like my...
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 03/01/2015
Beach House
Beach House
Five Postcards
In the 1933 guide the viewing sort of house was already on the roof. The top...
By Janet Penn
On 28/12/2014
Newlands under 13's Christmas 1969
Newlands under 13's Christmas 1969
World Cup winners come to Canvey
Newlands started off as regular once a week childrens match organised by the...
By Stuart Roberts
On 26/12/2014
The Day the 'Monster' came to Canvey
The Day the 'Monster' came to Canvey
from a newspaper report 1973
This is my dad Alan William Ross, his intension back in 1973/4 was to build an...
By Charlie Ross
On 26/12/2014
Temple Bar
Temple Bar
Hester's monorail
Hello The middle bungalow in the second picture with the white front. I can...
By sparrow
On 23/12/2014
Canvey's Bay Watch Group
Canvey's Bay Watch Group
What a great job they are doing
Congratulations to the Bay watch group,great job.!!  Brings back memories...
By Gerald Hudson
On 23/12/2014
The Day the 'Monster' came to Canvey
The Day the 'Monster' came to Canvey
from a newspaper report 1973
This was my mums x husbands project alan /bill ross .My mum was Jean Monk...
By lynn monk
On 22/12/2014
Odds and Ends
Odds and Ends
Pictures and cuttings from the Swanson collection
This photo was taken  from the Canvey News and Benfleet Recorder dated 5...
By michael swanson
On 21/12/2014
Odds and Ends
Odds and Ends
Pictures and cuttings from the Swanson collection
The picture of Abraham Bird outside the Red Cow PH was taken between 1881 when...
By Janet Penn
On 18/12/2014
Frank Saul
Frank Saul
Spurs Footballer
I used to live opposite the Saul family in The Avenue.  My sister, Carolyn...
By judith maggs nee holland
On 16/12/2014