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Photographic Canvey
Photographic Canvey
1948 Captivating Canvey
Canvey Map
Canvey Map
1948 Captivating Canvey
Where is this?
Where is this?
Lent to us by Jessica Thorndike
Grandpa Noble
Grandpa Noble
Can anyone help
Armed Forces Day Parade
Armed Forces Day Parade
Canvey Island 2015
Canvey Island Armed Forces Day 2015
Canvey Island Armed Forces Day 2015
What a brilliant parade
St. Nicholas Church
St. Nicholas Church
Christening 10th April 1966
B17 Information Board Unveiling
B17 Information Board Unveiling
Courtesy of Mark from the Island Times
The Last Hazard
The Last Hazard
Chapman Lighthouse
Messages from the B17 Families
Messages from the B17 Families
Delivered by Geoff Burke
Heavenly Body II Information Board
Heavenly Body II Information Board
South Essex Amateur Radio Society
B17 Information Board
B17 Information Board
Unveiling June 19th 2015
Rio Today
Rio Today
and a sneak look upstairs
Inside the Rio Cinema
Inside the Rio Cinema
Date unknown
Rio Bingo Hall
Rio Bingo Hall
Date Unknown
The Rio Cinema 1955
The Rio Cinema 1955
Furtherwick Road
The Island Cinema
The Island Cinema
Proprietor Francis Bertram
Bingo at the Rio
Bingo at the Rio
Date Unknown
My Memory of Joe Overs
My Memory of Joe Overs
'cook-photographer -priest and judo coach'
Food Facts
Food Facts
Making the milk go around
Sweet Mystery
Sweet Mystery
or the Sinister Affair of the Missing Chocolate Bar!
A Book You Should Read
A Book You Should Read
Birth of 'PAYE'
£200 Robberies At Canvey
£200 Robberies At Canvey
Thefts from holiday bungalows
Eastern National
Eastern National
Essex Weekly News 1943
Soup and Other Things
Soup and Other Things
Essex Weekly News 1943
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Thorney Bay Beach and Tearoom
Thorney Bay Beach and Tearoom
Lent to us by Ray Addison
Brought a tear to my eye always think of mom and dad  ...
By Ray Addison
On 05/07/2015
Old Canvey Property
Old Canvey Property
Gafzelle Drive
I have added above a map from the period to show the location of the...
By Janet Penn
On 02/07/2015
New Leigh Beck School Photo
New Leigh Beck School Photo
Pre 1949
hi Geoff , no has not raised bad memories , thing is I was very young and have...
By darryl hoad
On 02/07/2015
Old Canvey Property
Old Canvey Property
Gafzelle Drive
Two more thoughts; 1. Childhood memory that the garden of Stanley Villa did...
By Graham Stevens
On 02/07/2015
Old Canvey Property
Old Canvey Property
Gafzelle Drive
Hi Martin, The confusion on the Electoral Role has arisen because it's...
By Graham Stevens
On 02/07/2015
Canvey's First and Last House
Canvey's First and Last House
Waterside Farm
Hi yes yes yes we did I have loads of stories I would love to tell you. But nit...
By Vanessa Jones
On 02/07/2015
Old Canvey Property
Old Canvey Property
Gafzelle Drive
The information regarding the property came from the Ogg family Martin. It may...
By Janet Penn
On 02/07/2015
Old Canvey Property
Old Canvey Property
Gafzelle Drive
According to the 1929 Electoral Roll 'Gordon Villa' was down Marine...
By Martin Lepley
On 02/07/2015
Lowering the High St/London Rd 1928
Lowering the High St/London Rd 1928
Series of photos donated by George Chambers
My condolences to Alan and his family. We had a nice chat at the last Archive...
By Graham Stevens
On 01/07/2015
60th Anniversary Exhibition
60th Anniversary Exhibition
In the Library
The chap,2nd right in picture, is my Son-in-law Tony Gatward and his Twin...
By Alan hardy
On 01/07/2015
St Nicholas Church
St Nicholas Church
Nearly 50 years of history
 I have just seen that St Nicholas church was opened late...
By Alan Hardy
On 01/07/2015
Lowering the High St/London Rd 1928
Lowering the High St/London Rd 1928
Series of photos donated by George Chambers
We have been informed by Alan Hardy that his older brother Derek, who has...
By Janet Penn
On 30/06/2015
The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
Thank you John for adding your memories of your connection with Canvey even if...
By Janet Penn
On 29/06/2015
The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
In the Autumn of 1952 I was on an extended leave from a three year stint in the...
By John Bathurst
On 29/06/2015
St. Nicholas Church
St. Nicholas Church
Christening 10th April 1966
When I mentioned the Rev. Fleetwood's name to mum she then remembered...
By Janet Blundell
On 28/06/2015
Canvey District Nursing Association
Canvey District Nursing Association
Affiliated to the Essex County Association
Eden Lodge was down Ouida Road. In 1929 Frank George MILES & Margaret MILES...
By Martin Lepley
On 26/06/2015
Harold Allpress Thomas
Harold Allpress Thomas
Founder of Whittier Hall
I am in this photo sitting next to Keith and used to play in his garden on...
By Michael Baldwin
On 25/06/2015
St. Nicholas Church
St. Nicholas Church
Christening 10th April 1966
It was easy once you knew which vicar was around at that time....
By Janet Penn
On 24/06/2015
St. Nicholas Church
St. Nicholas Church
Christening 10th April 1966
Thank you Janet I spent hours trying to decipher that...
By Janet Blundell
On 24/06/2015
St. Nicholas Church
St. Nicholas Church
Christening 10th April 1966
That is Rev Fleetwood's signature....
By Janet Penn
On 24/06/2015