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Two Vases for the Church
Two Vases for the Church
The year 1931
Joseph Rodham Unthank 1887-1934
Joseph Rodham Unthank 1887-1934
Killed by a splinter
The Day Family At Home
The Day Family At Home
Late 50s/60s
Graves Plan of St Katherine's
Graves Plan of St Katherine's
To help find your family graves
Beside the Seaside
Beside the Seaside
The Day Family photo collection
The Old Train
The Old Train
Opposite the Casino
Unusual View
Unusual View
The Cresta Run
The 'Wild Mouse'
The 'Wild Mouse'
Very rare photo
Where was this taken
Where was this taken
Day Family photos
Sightseeing with the Day Family
Sightseeing with the Day Family
From the 1950s/60s
Camping and Caravanning
Camping and Caravanning
with the Day family
Is this the Annie Jones?
Is this the Annie Jones?
More Day family photos
The Concrete Barge
The Concrete Barge
Late 50s early 1960s?
Oyster Creek and Canvey Point
Oyster Creek and Canvey Point
Copy of sketch c1931
Welcome to Canvey Seafront
Welcome to Canvey Seafront
Newly restored sign
A Day Sailing
A Day Sailing
Hole Haven
Sparrow Hawk
Sparrow Hawk
Spotted on Canvey
Canvey Supply Clock
Canvey Supply Clock
War Damage
From The Rev Mother Superior
From The Rev Mother Superior
Convent of the Good Shepherd
Cowkeeper and Dairyman
Cowkeeper and Dairyman
Pure New Milk from our own cows!!!
St Katherine's grave plots D-J
St Katherine's grave plots D-J
Grave plots West of Church
Postcards Through The Ages
Postcards Through The Ages
An illustrated talk and exhibition
The latest comments from this site

1953
1953
written about 1987 by Gwen Evans
My grandparents lived in Aalten Avenue (Linden Lea), the Deanes and I was led...
By Sylvia Wells
On 10/01/2017
Stan Thackeray's memories
Stan Thackeray's memories
Canvey 1930s-1940s
Hello...I was so interested to read these memories by Stan. I am a cousin of...
By Janette Sheern
On 08/01/2017
Beside the Seaside
Beside the Seaside
The Day Family photo collection
Looks to me to be mostly at Labworth corner. maybe the lighthouse might not...
By Tony Maguire
On 05/01/2017
The Small Gains Club
The Small Gains Club
From Canvey Guide 1932
Hi, it's Lee here who owns the Corner Club. Does anyone know when the ...
By Lee Petch
On 05/01/2017
Dr Premek Sonnek
Dr Premek Sonnek
Canvey GP
I worked at NEALS, I had a real bad skin eruption, Miss  BROWN our...
By Margaret
On 03/01/2017
Abensburg Road
Abensburg Road
Another old Bungalow
This is my bungalow and is still standing and have been here for about 30 years...
By Chris leaver
On 01/01/2017
Growing up on Canvey
Growing up on Canvey
in the 50's & 60's
David Belasco is still alive Bernard and avoiding the grim reaper. Regards ...
By David Belasco
On 30/12/2016
St Katherine's Grave plots
St Katherine's Grave plots
Rows A-C
Thank you so much Janet for all your hard work. It is very much appreciated....
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 28/12/2016
Canvey Island Chamber of Trade
Canvey Island Chamber of Trade
Dinner Dance 1974
My dad, Clary Swann, was a long time member and past President of Canvey Island...
By Liz Swann
On 19/12/2016
Goddard Bungalow 1925
Goddard Bungalow 1925
Old Leigh Beck. A Railway Carriage Retreat.
As a 5 yr old I used to live in a railway carriage on Linropin Avenue...if my...
By Lavina Blackshaw
On 16/12/2016
Winnie Capser
Winnie Capser
More Documents & Photos
I think the two lads on the front row at the right could be me and my younger...
By john Bynorth
On 16/12/2016
Force Five
Force Five
sent in by Ann Henriques (nee van Schagen)
Hi, What is also interesting about this great photo of Force Five is the shop...
By Graham Stevens
On 12/12/2016
Force Five
Force Five
sent in by Ann Henriques (nee van Schagen)
Gordon! Well I never!! Nice to hear your name too. Love to see those pictures...
By john Bynorth
On 12/12/2016
Force Five
Force Five
sent in by Ann Henriques (nee van Schagen)
I was also a guitarist in the noughts & crosses in the 1960's along...
By Gordon Rudd
On 11/12/2016
Force Five
Force Five
sent in by Ann Henriques (nee van Schagen)
I was a guitarist in a local band "The Noughts & Crosses" Ann who sent in...
By john Bynorth
On 09/12/2016
Royal Air Force Regiment at the Canvey Floods
Royal Air Force Regiment at the Canvey Floods
Don "Barney" Balmforth's memories
Don Balmforth.   I am writing on behalf of my sister Yvonne nee...
By APRIL CLARK
On 09/12/2016
Claremont House
Claremont House
Does anyone remember
I just bought this house so it's lovely to hear a bit of it's history....
By D Nash
On 08/12/2016
Canvey Island Secondary School (William Read)
Canvey Island Secondary School (William Read)
The year 1952
Jill Phillips (now Blackwell) has added the following names: No.4 top ...
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 07/12/2016
Youth Centre Band Contest 1964
Youth Centre Band Contest 1964
Canvey News; The Premiers are Top of the Pops.
Ann, I think I've still got that copy of Don't make my Baby Blue by...
By john Bynorth
On 07/12/2016
Memories of the Casino Ballroom
Memories of the Casino Ballroom
Jiving & Twisting the Night Away
To Chas Hall, pianist with the 'Red Diamonds'. It was great to see...
By Tim Huskisson
On 06/12/2016