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Albert Jones Outside His Shop
Albert Jones Outside His Shop
The New Shop that is
Jones' Stores
Jones' Stores
Probably the 1940s
Jones' Store
Jones' Store
A familiar photo
Two Postcards Two dates
Two Postcards Two dates
Jones' Stores
Jones' Stores Postcard
Jones' Stores Postcard
Date unknown
Jones Stores in the Carnival
Jones Stores in the Carnival
Bears Inspection
Memories of 15 Marine Approach
Memories of 15 Marine Approach
and thereabouts...
The Ghost of the Lake
The Ghost of the Lake
Skeleton Found
Slater Bros Contractors
Slater Bros Contractors
From the 1950s
A R MacHaye and Sons
A R MacHaye and Sons
Who remembers?
Northwick Farm For Sale
Northwick Farm For Sale
The year 1943
Central Wall Road
Central Wall Road
Entrance to the tunnels
Best Foot Forward
Best Foot Forward
Smugglers Tunnel
Dutch Cottage in the Dutch Village
Dutch Cottage in the Dutch Village
Postcard date unknown
Leigh Beck c1912
Leigh Beck c1912
Padgetts Haven Series Postcard
Scar House Farm
Scar House Farm
Early Postcard
The Lakeside
The Lakeside
Padgetts Haven Series Postcard dated c1910
Seawall and Shell Beach
Seawall and Shell Beach
A Padgetts Haven Series Postcard c1913
Casino and Labworth
Casino and Labworth
Postcard from 1960s?
Ronald Vandersteen 1921-1942
Ronald Vandersteen 1921-1942
Strange but true.....
We Are in Two Papers
We Are in Two Papers
Flood Exhibition and donation
The Cheque Presentation
The Cheque Presentation
Town Council grant for B17 benches
Taken from the Mainland
Taken from the Mainland
Creek, Bridge and Waterside Farm
The latest comments from this site

Joe Overs
Joe Overs
Well known Canvey photographer
Joe Overs was a good friend to my father Vic Barnes and often spent many a...
By Bobbie Barnes-Jones
On 14/02/2016
A R MacHaye and Sons
A R MacHaye and Sons
Who remembers?
I think I mentioned MacHayes Coal Merchants in the first paragraph of 'A...
By Graham Stevens
On 14/02/2016
Harold Allpress Thomas
Harold Allpress Thomas
Founder of Whittier Hall
What an interesting photograph! I'm new to this site and it's...
By Chris Willis
On 13/02/2016
Escape to England, not once but twice, to spend over 30 years as a Canvey GP
Escape to England, not once but twice, to spend over 30 years as a Canvey GP
Dr Karel Machacek's extraordinary journey
Readers of this page will, I am sure, be delighted to hear that on the 100th...
By Anton Machacek
On 12/02/2016
Memories Of Canvey *UPDATED*
Memories Of Canvey *UPDATED*
by Ray Warren in Perth Australia
I used to know Roland who owned Johane II. When the war broke out he was...
By Roy mitchell
On 07/02/2016
Ronald Vandersteen 1921-1942
Ronald Vandersteen 1921-1942
Strange but true.....
This posting brings back memories for me, because late 1940's early 50'...
By Gerald Hudson
On 07/02/2016
Memories of a Canvey Poet
Memories of a Canvey Poet
by Katie Mallett
Dave Proudfoot is my uncle...
By Roy mitchell
On 07/02/2016
The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
Thank you for the chance to gather much info about the Keil family & model...
By James Weir.
On 02/02/2016
The Ozonia Hotel during WW2
The Ozonia Hotel during WW2
Keith McQueen's Memories
In 1964 we moved into the sea-view hotel, I was 7 at the time. My mum was...
By Mary Norris
On 31/01/2016
Steve
Steve "Milky" Harris
The spotlight from a starring role in a sixties iconic TV advert for a chocolate bar has never left one Canvey resident.
One of my best friends from that day to this!...
By Steve Hyde
On 31/01/2016
Coryton Refinery in 1953
Coryton Refinery in 1953
A 40th anniversary
My dad worked for Mobil in 1950's. We lived in Coryton. On the night of the...
By Phil Walpole
On 27/01/2016
Canvey in the Snow
Canvey in the Snow
Where was this taken?
Thanks Paul...
By Janet Penn
On 24/01/2016
Canvey in the Snow
Canvey in the Snow
Where was this taken?
These were taken early ‘80s – we left Canvey autumn ’85 so it...
By PaulJudge
On 24/01/2016
Is This Jones' Corner?
Is This Jones' Corner?
Or Where
This was indeed Jones' Corner. The house on the corner of Denham Rd. and...
By Roger Roue
On 24/01/2016
Smile for the Camera Joe Overs
Smile for the Camera Joe Overs
At last a picture of the man with the camera
Joe Overs was a great friend of my father VIC BARNES and was always socialising...
By Bobbie Barnes-Jones
On 21/01/2016
Youth Centre Band Contest 1964
Youth Centre Band Contest 1964
Canvey News; The Premiers are Top of the Pops.
My friend Christine Cutbush was going out with Ian Fullick in the early 60'...
By Janet Lucas (nee Pearson)
On 20/01/2016
Crazy Night
Crazy Night
at the Casino
Not sure when this photo was taken but the lady immediately behind the...
By Liz Swann
On 19/01/2016
A Camouflaged Casino
A Camouflaged Casino
When was this taken?
The Casino was camouflaged at the very beginning of the war.  It was too...
By Liz Swann
On 19/01/2016
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Photo of a lovely little dinghy
I could not resist buying a similar blue model last Saturday at a car boot sale...
By John O'Driscoll
On 19/01/2016
Woolfe and Lily Shifren
Woolfe and Lily Shifren
Maynell Avenue
the house numbers in Meynell Avenue did change. My Aunt and Uncle lived down...
By Joan liddiard
On 19/01/2016