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The Flood, My Car and Nola
The Flood, My Car and Nola
From the memoirs of the late John Manly
The Islander 1964
The Islander 1964
Canvey Island Secondary School Annual Magazine
Memories of Canvey
Memories of Canvey
Written by the late Doris Manly
Cherry Stores RIP
Cherry Stores RIP
c1930-2014
Leigh Beck School c1936-7
Leigh Beck School c1936-7
Sent in by Jane Manly
The Manly Children 1930s
The Manly Children 1930s
Sent in by Jane Parkin
The Manly's c1937
The Manly's c1937
Sent in by Jane Parkin
Island Yacht Club
Island Yacht Club
Sent in by Jane Parkin
The Manly Family
The Manly Family
From Jane Parkin's Collection
The Sauls 1987
The Sauls 1987
Sent in by Jane Parkin
Canvey 1936
Canvey 1936
as written by Reg White in 1997
Canvey Supply 1997
Canvey Supply 1997
Winter Wonderland
Thom's Boyhood Memories
Thom's Boyhood Memories
Reminiscences
The Red Hills of Canvey Island
The Red Hills of Canvey Island
Originally published in the Essex Naturalist 1938
Smallgains Creek and the Annie Jones
Smallgains Creek and the Annie Jones
From the Transport Museum
The Tower Radio Shop
The Tower Radio Shop
Date unknown probably post war
Canvey Village Postcard dated 1923
Canvey Village Postcard dated 1923
Padgett Haven Series
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Cherry Stores RIP
Cherry Stores RIP
c1930-2014
Hello Both locations are correct Regards Sparrow...
By sparrow
On 21/11/2014
Cherry Stores RIP
Cherry Stores RIP
c1930-2014
As far as I remember, the Golden Crust Bakery was in Long Road, Canvey Village,...
By michael swanson
On 20/11/2014
An Interview with Brian Cook
An Interview with Brian Cook
Old Canvey Memories
@Hazel Pope - I guess that makes you my second cousin... :-)...
By Warren
On 20/11/2014
Cherry Stores RIP
Cherry Stores RIP
c1930-2014
Hello In the late forties it was called The Golden Crust bakery although they...
By sparrow
On 19/11/2014
The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
I was born in 1935 in Windsor Road, Leyton. Not long after; my parents became...
By Edward Hobbs
On 15/11/2014
Beach House
Beach House
Painted 1984 by Harry Russell
Email it to me Margaret and I will add it for you jan@canveyisland.org...
By Janet Penn
On 15/11/2014
Beach House
Beach House
Painted 1984 by Harry Russell
I had my wedding reception there I can remember going the night before to take...
By Margaret
On 15/11/2014
Furtherwick Park School
Furtherwick Park School
Went up in smoke
My Art work was all destroyed in the fire, I was really upset about that, and I...
By Christine Hudson
On 14/11/2014
Clement's Dairies
Clement's Dairies
Proprietors Ernest and Maud Clement
I'm so pleased to have found this page, as I have a family mystery...
By Diane Costin
On 13/11/2014
The Tower Radio Shop
The Tower Radio Shop
Date unknown probably post war
We got ours in 1953, in time for the coronation, like most families. If people...
By George Smith
On 12/11/2014
The Tower Radio Shop
The Tower Radio Shop
Date unknown probably post war
We had ours in 1949 it was 9" we had a magnifying glass attached to the screen...
By Chris Williams
On 12/11/2014
Canvey Island Made History
Canvey Island Made History
Methane Gas Terminal
I was a little girl when Natural Gas was introduced to the Island. Our cooker,...
By Janet Walden
On 10/11/2014
Dutch Village Stores
Dutch Village Stores
Dyke Crescent
My wife and I lived on the Dutch Village during the 1960s and the early 1970s...
By John Peters
On 10/11/2014
The 29 Club
The 29 Club
Social club at STC
Jean Bramwell provided more names and the following information. Mrs...
By Janet Walden
On 09/11/2014
The Tower Radio Shop
The Tower Radio Shop
Date unknown probably post war
Thanks Joan and Janet. After re-thinking this issue I remembered that our...
By Gerald
On 09/11/2014
Saint Katherines Church
Saint Katherines Church
Post Cards of St Katherines Church in the Village
Harry Bateman was a blacksmith and funeral director in the 1950's. He had...
By michael swanson
On 09/11/2014
The Tower Radio Shop
The Tower Radio Shop
Date unknown probably post war
I agree Joan. I know we had ours in 1952 as I remember watching the Kings...
By Janet Penn
On 09/11/2014
The Tower Radio Shop
The Tower Radio Shop
Date unknown probably post war
We had tv's long before 1954. Our family had theirs in the very early...
By Joan Liddiard
On 09/11/2014
The Tower Radio Shop
The Tower Radio Shop
Date unknown probably post war
If they are television sets in the store, it's probably around 1954,...
By Gerald Hudson
On 08/11/2014
Saint Katherines Church
Saint Katherines Church
Post Cards of St Katherines Church in the Village
Harry Bateman was the funeral director for Stibbards which I think was the only...
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 08/11/2014