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Hillhall Farm House
Hillhall Farm House
Nr Dutch Cottage
Map of Hill Hall Farm and Dutch Cottage
Map of Hill Hall Farm and Dutch Cottage
Section of map from 1898
Theatre and Cafe, Thorney Bay Camp
Theatre and Cafe, Thorney Bay Camp
Postcard lent to us by Pat Bailey
10th Anniversary canveyisland.org
10th Anniversary canveyisland.org
Celebrations at Canvey Library.
Our Illustrated Talks
Our Illustrated Talks
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Taken in the 1950s
Taken in the 1950s
Passed to us by Barry Blackwell
Fairgrounds
Fairgrounds
Bottom Seaview Rd
Two Photos Labworth Field
Two Photos Labworth Field
As it was back in the day
A goldmine on Canvey? No. How about a monastery instead?
A goldmine on Canvey? No. How about a monastery instead?
And it's a monastery that makes perfume!
Joas Croppenburg
Joas Croppenburg
Dutch Haberdasherer
Canvey Rates dated 1745
Canvey Rates dated 1745
Raised by Thomas Hanson
Vic Ellis Exhibition
Vic Ellis Exhibition
Canvey Artist
Sunday 18th July 1937
Sunday 18th July 1937
Gilt Cross for Gallantry
The Aftermath of the East Coast Floods
The Aftermath of the East Coast Floods
The Sphere 14 February 1953
The Sphere
The Sphere
21st February 1953
Built in the year of the Great Exhibition
Built in the year of the Great Exhibition
The Centenary of Chapman Lighthouse
Chapman Lighthouse
Chapman Lighthouse
The Sphere 1st January 1949
The AA Was There
The AA Was There
Flood 1953
Postcard from 1911
Postcard from 1911
A souvenir of Canvey
Two Comic Postcards
Two Comic Postcards
From the 1930s
The Thames Estuary
The Thames Estuary
takes on the Aspect of the Arctic Ocean
400th Anniversary of the Dutch Cottage
400th Anniversary of the Dutch Cottage
Supporting the Benfleet and District Historical Society
Furtherwick Park School
Furtherwick Park School
The day of the Lloyds Bank hot air balloon in 1996/97
It's Our 10th Birthday
It's Our 10th Birthday
Canvey Library 14th April
William Edward Howes BEM
William Edward Howes BEM
Sergeant Canvey Police
Canvey's Gas holder 1935-37
Canvey's Gas holder 1935-37
A few paper cuttings
The Anglican Convent
The Anglican Convent
Maps dated 1912-32
St Katherines 2018
St Katherines 2018
Winter shots
Two Still Unidentified
Two Still Unidentified
Sisters Emily and Scholatica
Sister Grace
Sister Grace
aka Grace Evelyn Cowper
Benfleet Historical Coffee Morning
Benfleet Historical Coffee Morning
Canvey Methodist Church
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Wedding of Brian Castle and Miss Togni
Wedding of Brian Castle and Miss Togni
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Canvey Garage
Canvey Garage
Date and place unknown
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Barry Blackwell's Memories
Barry Blackwell's Memories
Part one
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Caught Bending
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Padgett postcard
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Kate Carney visits Canvey
Kate Carney visits Canvey
Music hall singer and comedian
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A Heinkel 111 Shot Down off Canvey
A Heinkel 111 Shot Down off Canvey
Night of 15/16 January 1941
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Fairgrounds
Fairgrounds
Bottom Seaview Rd
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Fairgrounds
Fairgrounds
Bottom Seaview Rd
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Cox's Oriental Cafe
Cox's Oriental Cafe
Very different from outside
It is as stated in the register can't tell you any different. I would of...
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In a Corner of the Convent Grounds
In a Corner of the Convent Grounds
Can you help
The hunt continues to identify the Sisters from the Anglican Convent who are...
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Youngest Woman Cabby
Youngest Woman Cabby
Leeds Mercury March 1927
In 1929 there is a Lilian BROWN living at "Glen Home" Vlordorp Road (South...
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On 09/04/2018
Youngest Woman Cabby
Youngest Woman Cabby
Leeds Mercury March 1927
Thanks Eddie. As I said we had not come across her thus far. She is I am...
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Youngest Woman Cabby
Youngest Woman Cabby
Leeds Mercury March 1927
Miss Gertrude Lawes received two licences one for a taxi and one for a motor...
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Youngest Woman Cabby
Youngest Woman Cabby
Leeds Mercury March 1927
Again nothing is showing up so far in our records for Gertrude Lawes. Two...
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Youngest Woman Cabby
Youngest Woman Cabby
Leeds Mercury March 1927
There were many women taxi cab drivers in and around Canvey in the early 1920s...
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Cox's Oriental Cafe
Cox's Oriental Cafe
Very different from outside
Thank-you Janet, that would be most kind of you....
By Michele stocken
On 06/04/2018
Opening of the Dutch Cottage Museum
Opening of the Dutch Cottage Museum
June 2nd 1962
well John i might be the first to know than, i worked with a guy from Benfleet...
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On 06/04/2018
Joas Croppenburg
Joas Croppenburg
Dutch Haberdasherer
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On 05/04/2018
Youngest Woman Cabby
Youngest Woman Cabby
Leeds Mercury March 1927
Possibly Graham but didn't that lady have a distinctive uniform? Or was it...
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