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Early Pump photo
Early Pump photo
From Norman Chisman's Collection
Two Great Village Pictures
Two Great Village Pictures
From Norman Chisman's Collection
Inside St Katherine's Chuch
Inside St Katherine's Chuch
From Norman Chisman's Collection
St Katherine's Church
St Katherine's Church
Various Views
The Red Cow pub in 1953
The Red Cow pub in 1953
The RAF's Operation King Canute
The Flood
The Flood
As seen from the First floor of the Red Cow pub
Where is this?
Where is this?
Can anyone please help
Furtherwick Park School
Furtherwick Park School
December 1974
A desirable little residence.
A desirable little residence.
The Dutch Cottage in Haven Road.
1953 Flood
1953 Flood
Sandbagging the breaches by boat.
Sunnyside Hotel
Sunnyside Hotel
Before it was converted into a convent
Coryton Refinery in 1953
Coryton Refinery in 1953
A 40th anniversary
Miniature View Album of Canvey Island
Miniature View Album of Canvey Island
Given to us by Frederick Day
Furtherwick News
Furtherwick News
Extracts from Autumn 1996
Chapman Lighthouse
Chapman Lighthouse
Remains of old Dutch sea wall in foreground.
Flood Warning Sirens
Flood Warning Sirens
Notification of siren testing 1996
LSE Gives Magnificent Help In Flood Disaster
LSE Gives Magnificent Help In Flood Disaster
Front page of the Beaver Students paper 1953
The Canvey Floods
The Canvey Floods
'Beaver' 1953 by Kenneth MacKinnon
Canvey County Infants' School
Canvey County Infants' School
Miss English's class of 1965
Captivating Canvey in 1928
Captivating Canvey in 1928
Check the tide tables - there's no bridge yet.
Furtherwick Park School 2011
Furtherwick Park School 2011
End of an Era. Last Awards Ceremony 23rd June 2011
In the event of emergency . . . .
In the event of emergency . . . .
A guide from the 1970's
The Islander 1967
The Islander 1967
Canvey Secondary School's annual magazine
I Wish A Thousand Eyes Could See These Heroes
I Wish A Thousand Eyes Could See These Heroes
by Beverly Baxter for the Yorkshire Post
The latest comments from this site

All Day Swimming Pool
All Day Swimming Pool
Leigh Beck
Just found the page: Small Gains Creek, posted 24/9/12. John Pharro's...
By Graham Stevens
On 29/01/2015
1920s/30s Slideshow
1920s/30s Slideshow
Presented by Canvey Community Archive
Thoroughly enjoyed slide show,really interesting,looking forward to many more....
By Frank Liddicott
On 29/01/2015
Canvey District Nursing Association
Canvey District Nursing Association
Affiliated to the Essex County Association
I think I might have been born at Eden Lodge on Canvey and wonder if anyone has...
By Pam
On 28/01/2015
Doris Flaherty's memories of Canvey Island from 1932 onwards
Doris Flaherty's memories of Canvey Island from 1932 onwards
At 101 Doris must be one of Canvey's oldest residents
Hi Jasmine, Was Eunice married to Sid Cowell if so I remember them both from...
By Graham Stevens
On 26/01/2015
All Day Swimming Pool
All Day Swimming Pool
Leigh Beck
This is a really interesting discovery. I think you'll find that the pool...
By Graham Stevens
On 26/01/2015
Where is this?
Where is this?
Can anyone please help
Definitely right about the area. No doubt somewhere along Marine Parade. There...
By Graham Stevens
On 26/01/2015
The Canvey Supply Company - nearly a century of family business
The Canvey Supply Company - nearly a century of family business
John Lawrence, son of the founder, looks back
My father was the oldest established builder on the island. His name was Harry...
By Chris Williams
On 26/01/2015
Doris Flaherty's memories of Canvey Island from 1932 onwards
Doris Flaherty's memories of Canvey Island from 1932 onwards
At 101 Doris must be one of Canvey's oldest residents
Dear Jasmine , I am very interested in the Richadson name. If you look on this...
By Jane parkin
On 25/01/2015
Hester's Working Map
Hester's Working Map
Dated 1904
I've always had an interest in disused railways and in particular those...
By B Haines
On 21/01/2015
Newlands under 13's Christmas 1969
Newlands under 13's Christmas 1969
World Cup winners come to Canvey
The embryonic team was created from those who were regulars after Brian Hills...
By Malcolm Roberts
On 20/01/2015
Thorney Bay Army Camp
Thorney Bay Army Camp
Scars Elbow & Dead Mans Point
When i used to climb to the tower lookout room during the 1950s barbed wire had...
By Peter Wonnacott
On 20/01/2015
The Manly Family
The Manly Family
From Jane Parkin's Collection
The photo of John Manly looks a lot like me at a similar age. My maternal...
By Edward Upham
On 16/01/2015
Jones' Corner
Jones' Corner
Albert Jones recalls his life in the store his father founded in 1928
I think I remember you, was your mum a lively little lady who was friends...
By lin swanson nee jennings
On 16/01/2015
Fielder's Vision
Fielder's Vision
Local Newspapers 1949
It was when they installed the current seawall. They took the  wall deeper...
By Joan Liddiard
On 14/01/2015
Charles Hollingbery Canvey Builder
Charles Hollingbery Canvey Builder
1909-1996
He built houses in mid 50s Gwendalen Ave named after his wife...
By Rick Arnold
On 14/01/2015
Jones' Corner
Jones' Corner
Albert Jones recalls his life in the store his father founded in 1928
I remember being sent by my Mum to Jones Stores as a small child in the early...
By Jennifer Thornton (nee Hickman)
On 12/01/2015
Canvey Seafront Postcard
Canvey Seafront Postcard
no date
I lived on Canvey from the age of 3 until I was nearly 10, I have a lot of good...
By sandra martin
On 03/01/2015
Methodist Wives Club
Methodist Wives Club
Photos from Tony Saunders
Top photo: On the right, behind the lady wearing a check dress, looks like my...
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 03/01/2015
Beach House
Beach House
Five Postcards
In the 1933 guide the viewing sort of house was already on the roof. The top...
By Janet Penn
On 28/12/2014
Newlands under 13's Christmas 1969
Newlands under 13's Christmas 1969
World Cup winners come to Canvey
Newlands started off as regular once a week childrens match organised by the...
By Stuart Roberts
On 26/12/2014