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Linda Foulger Carnival 1950s
Linda Foulger Carnival 1950s
Passed to us by Gary Foulger
Around Laburnum Road
Around Laburnum Road
Passed to us by Gary Foulger
Laburnum Road
Laburnum Road
Passed to us by Gary Foulger
Fun on the Beach 1960s
Fun on the Beach 1960s
Passed to us by Gary Foulger
Teddy Boys 1950s
Teddy Boys 1950s
Passed to us by Gary Foulger
Charles Shayes' Logo
Charles Shayes' Logo
Passed to us by Jan Opie
Shayes Family Weddings
Shayes Family Weddings
Passed to us by Jan Opie
The Dutch Raid 1667
The Dutch Raid 1667
From the Essex Record Office
Weslyan Pre-school Playgroup
Weslyan Pre-school Playgroup
40th birthday celebrations
The Concrete Barge
The Concrete Barge
A Canvey favourite
Visit by a Dutch Journalist
Visit by a Dutch Journalist
Pauline den Hartog
Bomb Crater
Bomb Crater
June 1940
Scarhouse Farm
Scarhouse Farm
From the Norman Brooks Collection
The Lake
The Lake
From the Norman Brooks Collection
The Old Bridge
The Old Bridge
From the Norman Brooks Collection
Norman's Flood Photos
Norman's Flood Photos
From the Brooks collection
Aerial of Concord Beach
Aerial of Concord Beach
From the Norman Brooks Collection
Where/When is this?
Where/When is this?
From the Norman Brooks Collection
Where is this?
Where is this?
From the Norman Brooks Collection
The Crossing
The Crossing
From the Norman Brooks Collection
Canvey Island Canoe Club
Canvey Island Canoe Club
From the Norman Brooks Collection
Grouts the Bakers
Grouts the Bakers
Memory Lane
The Lobster Smack and Hole Haven 1930s
The Lobster Smack and Hole Haven 1930s
Padgett postcard from their Haven series
The Red Cow rebuilt c1937
The Red Cow rebuilt c1937
Padgett postcard from their Haven series
Clinton Road 1930s
Clinton Road 1930s
In the village
The Dutch Village
The Dutch Village
Houses built in the 1930s
Records Found After Months of Searching
Records Found After Months of Searching
Society of the Good Shepherd Convent Records
The Convent
The Convent
Padgett Haven Series Postcard 1930s
Furtherwick from the Seawall
Furtherwick from the Seawall
Padgett Haven Series Postcard 1930s
Postcard Convent Hostel
Postcard Convent Hostel
Padgett Havens Series 1930s
Sister Emily
Sister Emily
AKA Minnie Emily Wall
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Kibcaps Farm aka Chimneys
Kibcaps Farm aka Chimneys
Maps showing location
Kibcaps Farm House and buildings were located in the modern location of...
By Martin Lepley
On 15/08/2018
The Concrete Barge
The Concrete Barge
A Canvey favourite
It was not unique...there are hundreds of them around the coast. Look at...
By Valerie Deane
On 15/08/2018
The Concrete Barge
The Concrete Barge
A Canvey favourite
i remember the concrete barge well. it was an early 70s playground for us kids...
By Gary Casson
On 14/08/2018
Arthur Reed
Arthur Reed
On his 90th Birthday
My dad Alf Selby who had the family hairdressers on the Island would go...
By Lynn selby
On 14/08/2018
Casino Rides
Casino Rides
Canvey's Amusements
I worked at the casino for about ten years in the summers. I was nine when I...
By steven chipps
On 09/08/2018
Ian Hawks Memories
Ian Hawks Memories
Prouts & The Canvey Canoe Club
I believe the Carnival Queen in the 4th picture down is Pam Tipthorp...
By michael swanson
On 08/08/2018
Joas Croppenburg
Joas Croppenburg
Dutch Haberdasherer
If you look at the marriage in the text it was 1619.  As to the age of...
By Janet Penn
On 05/08/2018
Joas Croppenburg
Joas Croppenburg
Dutch Haberdasherer
per http://www.canveyisland.org/page/joos_croppenburgh?path=0p398p399p...
By Alex Moes
On 05/08/2018
Joos Croppenburgh
Joos Croppenburgh
Haberdasher, Merchant and Entrepreneur
We are doing the math. All documentation we have found so far points to the...
By Janet Penn
On 05/08/2018
Joos Croppenburgh
Joos Croppenburgh
Haberdasher, Merchant and Entrepreneur
I think it's more likely that Joos Jnr married Mary Vermuyden, do the math....
By Alex Moes
On 05/08/2018
Ian Hawks Memories
Ian Hawks Memories
Prouts & The Canvey Canoe Club
Finally, in the Canoe Club picture I see the two Vandersteen sisters, Sheila...
By Gerald Hudson
On 05/08/2018
John Puddefoot B.E.M.
John Puddefoot B.E.M.
An Interview
I was very sorry to hear that John passed away earlier this week. He was a real...
By Janet Walden
On 04/08/2018
Two Old Bungalows Hassel Road
Two Old Bungalows Hassel Road
Taken 2003
Sorry should have said the bungalow at the bottom.  I was born there and...
By Sue Williams
On 02/08/2018
Two Old Bungalows Hassel Road
Two Old Bungalows Hassel Road
Taken 2003
Which one Sue there are two bungalows on this page....
By Janet Penn
On 02/08/2018
Two Old Bungalows Hassel Road
Two Old Bungalows Hassel Road
Taken 2003
I was actually born in this bungalow 67 years ago. It is called Hassell Lodge...
By Sue Williams
On 02/08/2018
Ian Hawks Memories
Ian Hawks Memories
Prouts & The Canvey Canoe Club
Hi Robin Brown. I built Maria Jane with John Brinkman. I still have a picture...
By laurence unstead
On 31/07/2018
Kemp Family Photos.
Kemp Family Photos.
1950/60s
The dog in the photo was my dog Bruce......
By Janice Sugg
On 29/07/2018
William Read School 1971
William Read School 1971
About to be demolished
Goodness! I had forgotten what it looked like! I went to William Read in the...
By Heather Meggison (Letchford)
On 28/07/2018
William Read
William Read
Netball Team
We look so young in this photo! Where on earth has the time gone!...
By Heather Meggison (Letchford)
On 28/07/2018
The Cash Stores Camping Ground
The Cash Stores Camping Ground
Behind the shop
My mum remembers camping behind Longmans Icecream Parlor between 1948 and 1952...
By Stella Jones
On 26/07/2018