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We Are in Two Papers
We Are in Two Papers
Flood Exhibition and donation
The Cheque Presentation
The Cheque Presentation
Town Council grant for B17 benches
Taken from the Mainland
Taken from the Mainland
Creek, Bridge and Waterside Farm
Joe Overs
Joe Overs
Well known Canvey photographer
Charming Seaside Scene
Charming Seaside Scene
Padgett Haven Series Postcard late 1920s
Two Photos One Scene
Two Photos One Scene
Not a lot had changed
Student visit to Canvey
Student visit to Canvey
Focus on the Island's history and development
The Ford c1910
The Ford c1910
Padgett Haven Series Postcard
Hole Haven c1910
Hole Haven c1910
Padgett Haven Series Postcard
Two Postcards of the Crossing
Two Postcards of the Crossing
Padgett Havens series
Crossing Postcard
Crossing Postcard
No date on this
Hay Making at Thorney Bay
Hay Making at Thorney Bay
The date is 1977
Piling at Thorney Bay 1979
Piling at Thorney Bay 1979
Opposite Cleveland Road
Taken Benfleet Creek 1987
Taken Benfleet Creek 1987
At the yacht club
Village Pump and Dutch Cottage
Village Pump and Dutch Cottage
Date unknown but early 1900s
Attwells and the Pump
Attwells and the Pump
J. Woods Postcard
Fire Wrecks Block of Island History
Fire Wrecks Block of Island History
Local Paper cutting 1989
Adverts 1922
Adverts 1922
Benfleet, Canvey and District News
Canvey Island - a Poem
Canvey Island - a Poem
The Benfleet, Canvey and District News 1922
Photos and Diagrams for Sale
Photos and Diagrams for Sale
The building of the bridge 1931
The latest comments from this site

The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
Thank you for the chance to gather much info about the Keil family & model...
By James Weir.
On 02/02/2016
The Ozonia Hotel during WW2
The Ozonia Hotel during WW2
Keith McQueen's Memories
In 1964 we moved into the sea-view hotel, I was 7 at the time. My mum was...
By Mary Norris
On 31/01/2016
Steve
Steve "Milky" Harris
The spotlight from a starring role in a sixties iconic TV advert for a chocolate bar has never left one Canvey resident.
One of my best friends from that day to this!...
By Steve Hyde
On 31/01/2016
Coryton Refinery in 1953
Coryton Refinery in 1953
A 40th anniversary
My dad worked for Mobil in 1950's. We lived in Coryton. On the night of the...
By Phil Walpole
On 27/01/2016
Canvey in the Snow
Canvey in the Snow
Where was this taken?
Thanks Paul...
By Janet Penn
On 24/01/2016
Canvey in the Snow
Canvey in the Snow
Where was this taken?
These were taken early ‘80s – we left Canvey autumn ’85 so it...
By PaulJudge
On 24/01/2016
Is This Jones' Corner?
Is This Jones' Corner?
Or Where
This was indeed Jones' Corner. The house on the corner of Denham Rd. and...
By Roger Roue
On 24/01/2016
Smile for the Camera Joe Overs
Smile for the Camera Joe Overs
At last a picture of the man with the camera
Joe Overs was a great friend of my father VIC BARNES and was always socialising...
By Bobbie Barnes-Jones
On 21/01/2016
Youth Centre Band Contest 1964
Youth Centre Band Contest 1964
Canvey News; The Premiers are Top of the Pops.
My friend Christine Cutbush was going out with Ian Fullick in the early 60'...
By Janet Lucas (nee Pearson)
On 20/01/2016
Crazy Night
Crazy Night
at the Casino
Not sure when this photo was taken but the lady immediately behind the...
By Liz Swann
On 19/01/2016
A Camouflaged Casino
A Camouflaged Casino
When was this taken?
The Casino was camouflaged at the very beginning of the war.  It was too...
By Liz Swann
On 19/01/2016
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Photo of a lovely little dinghy
I could not resist buying a similar blue model last Saturday at a car boot sale...
By John O'Driscoll
On 19/01/2016
Woolfe and Lily Shifren
Woolfe and Lily Shifren
Maynell Avenue
the house numbers in Meynell Avenue did change. My Aunt and Uncle lived down...
By Joan liddiard
On 19/01/2016
Haymaking Canvey
Haymaking Canvey
A Padgett Haven Series Postcard date pre 1920
O.K. Taken a bit of working out, this one. Considering the date it would appear...
By Graham Stevens
On 17/01/2016
The Wedding of Rosalie and Gray Nobbs
The Wedding of Rosalie and Gray Nobbs
Outside St Katherine's Church 1950
yes it is Dulcie, did you know her?...
By Wendy Baker
On 16/01/2016
An Early Village Postcard
An Early Village Postcard
With the pump and Red Cow
The sign reads Blyth & Squiers Stanford le Hope. The brewery was...
By Janet Walden
On 15/01/2016
Who Recognises Them?
Who Recognises Them?
All three characters
Paul Capser the punch and judy man. Not sure of the lady's name. It might...
By sparrow
On 10/01/2016
Where was this?
Where was this?
Photos by Paul Judge
We were not talking about these two photos Sparrow but about a gate in another...
By Janet Penn
On 09/01/2016
Where was this?
Where was this?
Photos by Paul Judge
The words on the gate seem to be---- S.N. K J WOZ ERE Definitely the same gate...
By sparrow
On 09/01/2016
Where was this?
Where was this?
Photos by Paul Judge
Looks like "S.N.   KJ  WOZ ERE" ...
By michael swanson
On 09/01/2016