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Postcards Through The Ages
Postcards Through The Ages
An illustrated talk and exhibition
Alan Whitcomb and the 1950s
Alan Whitcomb and the 1950s
A meeting and talk
His Farewell Letter
His Farewell Letter
Canvey Man's Death
Carnival 1951
Carnival 1951
The cubs
Rose Emma Conquest Tragedies
Rose Emma Conquest Tragedies
Another story from the Churchyard
Canvey postcards
Canvey postcards
From my collection
Margaret Payne's picture
Margaret Payne's picture
presented to the Heritage Centre
Canvey Historical Bibles
Canvey Historical Bibles
Its the inside that counts
Canvey Island Chamber of Trade
Canvey Island Chamber of Trade
Dinner Dance 1974
A 1950s Canvey Kid
A 1950s Canvey Kid
30th November
Lawless Canvey
Lawless Canvey
Southend and Westcliff Graphic 1913
Roll Up, Roll Up Carpet Sale
Roll Up, Roll Up Carpet Sale
Greenglades Cafe
Silver Wedding of the Vicar of Canvey
Silver Wedding of the Vicar of Canvey
The Southend and Westcliff Graphic Dec 23 1910
Dutch coin c1607
Dutch coin c1607
Found by Gary Foulger
Smile Please
Smile Please
Taken 1946
The Amusements
The Amusements
pre 1953
The Seafront
The Seafront
Eastern Esplanade
Three Graves
Three Graves
One family
Deadman's Battery
Deadman's Battery
Scarhouse Farm
The Peace Boat
The Peace Boat
Passing Canvey
Discovering the Power of Technology
Discovering the Power of Technology
Cornelius Vermuyden School c1988
The latest comments from this site

The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
Here is an interesting bit of information related to the Keil family home in...
By Dr Alan Whitcomb
On 02/12/2016
Canvey Island Secondary School (William Read)
Canvey Island Secondary School (William Read)
The year 1952
The old bell is in the Heritage Centre (St Katherine's) Gerald....
By Janet Penn
On 02/12/2016
Canvey Island Secondary School (William Read)
Canvey Island Secondary School (William Read)
The year 1952
Great photo, I would be interested to know whether Ronnie Bird is related to...
By Gerald Hudson
On 02/12/2016
Memories of the Casino Ballroom
Memories of the Casino Ballroom
Jiving & Twisting the Night Away
Hi My Dad is Tony Arthurs pictured above. I was wondering if anyone has any...
By Anna Arthurs
On 30/11/2016
Canvey News & Benfleet Recorder
Canvey News & Benfleet Recorder
A few local advertisments
My husband lived with his Mum, sister and stepfather at Cox's Off Licence...
By Sue Cole
On 27/11/2016
The B17 Bomber Crash 1944
The B17 Bomber Crash 1944
Memories of Stan Pierce, Brisbane, Australia
I am the grandson of Leroy John Monk. I would like to thank everyone that added...
By Jesse Leroy Monk
On 25/11/2016
41st annual dinner and dance of the Island Yacht club
41st annual dinner and dance of the Island Yacht club
Presentation by Harry Russell
The vessel in the picture is The North Star 2, Arthur's Dauntless....
By terry burtonshaw
On 19/11/2016
Margaret Payne's picture
Margaret Payne's picture
presented to the Heritage Centre
Message for Margaret from Jessica. Lovely to get your message. If you want to...
By Janet Penn
On 18/11/2016
Casino Rides
Casino Rides
Canvey's Amusements
I was visiting Singapore some years ago. There is and island off Singapore...
By Dr Alan Whitcomb
On 17/11/2016
The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
Thanks for this . Great to see we're still getting info re this page....
By Graham Stevens
On 16/11/2016
Rose Emma Conquest Tragedies
Rose Emma Conquest Tragedies
Another story from the Churchyard
Thanks for this page about the life of Mrs Hindle. Although I have no personal...
By Graham Stevens
On 16/11/2016
Margaret Payne's picture
Margaret Payne's picture
presented to the Heritage Centre
My dear friend Jessica,  not seen her for years lovely photo, could tell...
By Margert
On 14/11/2016
Janet Mary, Foundress and First Superior
Janet Mary, Foundress and First Superior
Society of the Good Shepherd
According to the Poor Rate Books (Later part of 1910). There was at least a...
By Martin Lepley
On 13/11/2016
The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
Having lost a woodyard in Chiswick to fire, my grandfather emigrated to Florida...
By Tim Broxton
On 10/11/2016
The History of Kynoch's Club
The History of Kynoch's Club
Hartfield Parade, Canvey Island
i still own  one of those shops it's been in my family for over 50...
By Charlie haase
On 09/11/2016
The Leach Family
The Leach Family
Great Russell Head and Waterside Farms
My mother Brenda Clarke nee Leach was born at number 3 Waterside Cottages...
By Kirstie Colgrove
On 08/11/2016
Casino Rides
Casino Rides
Canvey's Amusements
So many fond memories of the amusements in 1963, couldnt keep away, shame its...
By Kevan ward.
On 31/10/2016
Roll Up, Roll Up Carpet Sale
Roll Up, Roll Up Carpet Sale
Greenglades Cafe
Have looked at the calendar from 1946 to 1953 - Sat May 23rd was in 1953. I...
By michael swanson
On 30/10/2016
Canvey's Concrete Barge
Canvey's Concrete Barge
Pictures from October 1989
wonderfull childhood back in 1963,i used to play near that barge....
By Kevan ward
On 30/10/2016
Old Glass Plate Negatives from c1900
Old Glass Plate Negatives from c1900
Andrew Wyatt
This is, without doubt the windmill that stood at Horndon-on-the-Hill.  ...
By Rob C
On 26/10/2016