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Pvt Frank Alexander Watson
Pvt Frank Alexander Watson
London Regiment (London Scottish) 1st/14th Bn.
Armed Forces Day 2016
Armed Forces Day 2016
The Paddocks
Bata Management Training Course 1938
Bata Management Training Course 1938
Sent in by Gillian Racher
Balmoral passing Hole Haven
Balmoral passing Hole Haven
Courtesy of National Coastwatch Hole Haven
Dr. Sonnek
Dr. Sonnek
An interview with Vera Vavrecka
Come to our Slideshow
Come to our Slideshow
Canvey in the 1920s/30s
Rotary Raft Race 2016
Rotary Raft Race 2016
Selection of photos
March of the Angry Mums
March of the Angry Mums
An oil demo to Westminster
Kerry's Young Army
Kerry's Young Army
Goes on protest march.
Audio-video Kiosk Tours
Audio-video Kiosk Tours
Essex Record Office
Ted Etherington
Ted Etherington
Thank you for your service
B17 Benches
B17 Benches
Updated
Charming Beach Scene
Charming Beach Scene
From a postcard dated 1920s
Local Organisations - 1949
Local Organisations - 1949
Canvey Island Guide and Chronicle
Inside the Pavillion 1949
Inside the Pavillion 1949
Canvey Island Guide and Chronicle
Canvey's Modern Facilities - 1949
Canvey's Modern Facilities - 1949
Canvey Island Guide and Chronicle
The Future - 1949
The Future - 1949
Canvey Island Guide and Chronicle
Past - 1949
Past - 1949
Canvey Island Guide and Chronicle
Canvey Island Present Day 1949
Canvey Island Present Day 1949
Canvey Island Guide nand Chronicle
Lots of Adverts from 1949
Lots of Adverts from 1949
Canvey Island Guide and Chronicle
Delightful Postcard of the Lobby
Delightful Postcard of the Lobby
Early 1900s James Woods postcard
Canvey Boating Pool
Canvey Boating Pool
Now the Old Pool Concord Beach
Photos 1949
Photos 1949
Canvey Island Guide and Chronicle
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'Mary's House'
'Mary's House'
Roggel Road
There will an Anniversary Mass of the departing of Mrs Nora Agnes...
By Guy Ross
On 27/06/2016
Houseboat Fire, 17th May 1956, East Creek, South Benfleet
Houseboat Fire, 17th May 1956, East Creek, South Benfleet
What really happened?
Sorry to go off at a tangent, but I am trying to do my family tree and have...
By Claire Henson
On 25/06/2016
The Leach Family
The Leach Family
Great Russell Head and Waterside Farms
Yes David Waterside Farm...
By Janet Penn
On 23/06/2016
The Leach Family
The Leach Family
Great Russell Head and Waterside Farms
Is that the farm just across the creek, farmhouse on the left two cottages on...
By David Broughall
On 23/06/2016
May Ethel Mather nee Timewell
May Ethel Mather nee Timewell
Pioneering Sister QAIMNSR
Sorry Stephen it has been changed. ...
By Janet Penn
On 21/06/2016
May Ethel Mather nee Timewell
May Ethel Mather nee Timewell
Pioneering Sister QAIMNSR
Thanks to Janet for this informative and well displayed article. However, I see...
By Dr Stephen Friend
On 21/06/2016
The Essex Five
The Essex Five
A local band from yesteryear
I was sorry to hear about Ray Mint's passing, he could only have been in...
By Gerald Hudson
On 19/06/2016
The Essex Five
The Essex Five
A local band from yesteryear
Hi. I am Lew Mint youngest daughter......Ray was his brother who unfortunately...
By Hayley
On 18/06/2016
Some memories of my years at Leigh Beck Primary School
Some memories of my years at Leigh Beck Primary School
1946-1953
I went to Leigh Beck Primary School.......I remember Miss (Polly) Vincent, she...
By Sandra Heather ( nee Tayler )
On 17/06/2016
Good times at Prouts
Good times at Prouts
Happy days
I worked at prouts just thinking if this is when a young John Lagden was picked...
By Alan hayes
On 16/06/2016
Canvey Festival Of Sport 1971
Canvey Festival Of Sport 1971
Canvey News and Benfleet Recorder
I wonder how many of the original 'Dingle Bells' netball team still...
By J Dingle
On 16/06/2016
Linda Kendrick
Linda Kendrick
Successful singer and actress of the 'sixties and 'seventies
I was very sad to hear of Linda's death. I remember her voice very well at...
By Christine farrow
On 10/06/2016
St Katherine's Church
St Katherine's Church
A wedding in progress
My nan and grandad were married on July 11th 1925 in St. Katherine's ...
By Barry Dawson
On 09/06/2016
The Lobster Smack
The Lobster Smack
During the 1930s/40s
Our family would have gone to the lobster pot in about 1944/45/46. I was left...
By Brian walker
On 09/06/2016
Rotary Raft Race 2016
Rotary Raft Race 2016
Selection of photos
So nice to see these beautiful pictures of present day Thorney Bay....
By Gerald Hudson
On 08/06/2016
Local Organisations - 1949
Local Organisations - 1949
Canvey Island Guide and Chronicle
This is wonderful. So many names I remember from my childhood. I was amazed to...
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 26/05/2016
Goddard Bungalow 1925
Goddard Bungalow 1925
Old Leigh Beck. A Railway Carriage Retreat.
Hi David I am Desmond Goddard's daughter. Albert and Ivy were my...
By Jill Palmer
On 24/05/2016
Newly discovered gem!
Newly discovered gem!
journey down memory lane
Hi Pat, I enjoyed reading your very interesting post. Although I can't...
By Chris Willis
On 20/05/2016
The launching of a new fishing boat.
The launching of a new fishing boat.
At the Halcon boat yard, the Point Canvey.
Bucentaur was owned by my God parents, Jenny & Peter Saunders.  Peter...
By Karen Grimmett
On 11/05/2016
The Fate of Frederick Hester's Photo
The Fate of Frederick Hester's Photo
on route to the Essex Record Office
A small copy of the photo is ready and waiting to be deposited in a Canvey...
By Janet Penn
On 11/05/2016