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A Few Wartime Incidences
A Few Wartime Incidences
From the records at the Bay Museum
Directory of Island Associations
Directory of Island Associations
Captivating Canvey 1948
Remnants of Hester's Jetty?
Remnants of Hester's Jetty?
Bells Photo Co Postcard c1910
RNLI Talk
RNLI Talk
War Memorial Hall
CCA Celebration
CCA Celebration
Canvey's Musical Past
Information from Captivating Canvey 1969
Information from Captivating Canvey 1969
Title and information pages
Captivating Canvey 1969
Captivating Canvey 1969
Some of the photos from the booklet
Even More Adverts 1969
Even More Adverts 1969
From Captivating Canvey
More Adverts 1969
More Adverts 1969
From Captivating Canvey
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Photo of a lovely little dinghy
The History of a Marshland Community
The History of a Marshland Community
Written by Dr Basil E Cracknell PhD
The Holiday of a Lifetime.
The Holiday of a Lifetime.
Come to Newlands this year
Tower Bridge to Southend 1924
Tower Bridge to Southend 1924
With views of Canvey
Ingot Pictorial No 15 - 1953
Ingot Pictorial No 15 - 1953
Cinemagazine from Welsh steel and tinplate manufacturers Richard Thomas & Baldwin.
Davies Family Films
Davies Family Films
Central London and Canvey Island 1963
Canvey Rotary presenting
Canvey Rotary presenting
cheque to CCA for B17 information board
Canvey Island's Diamond Jubilee
Canvey Island's Diamond Jubilee
Sixty Years of Development
A Holiday Camp by the Sea
A Holiday Camp by the Sea
From Captivating Canvey 1969
Canvey Choir 1950
Canvey Choir 1950
Lent to us by Jessica Thorndike
Can You Help
Can You Help
Sent in by Pam Turner
Oodles of Adverts
Oodles of Adverts
Canvey's Official Guide 1932
Photos
Photos
Canvey Official Guide 1932
New Photos
New Photos
1932 Official Guide to Canvey Island
Disaster
Disaster
Essex Weekly News 6th February 1953
The Weekend Millionaires
The Weekend Millionaires
An Oral History of Lightermen
Carnival Video 2015
Carnival Video 2015
Video courtesy of Craig
Canvey Community Archive's History Trail
Canvey Community Archive's History Trail
Sunday 27th September 2015
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More Adverts 1969
More Adverts 1969
From Captivating Canvey
Your memory is fine. Unfortunately when I made the file on my computer I must...
By Janet Penn
On 31/07/2015
More Adverts 1969
More Adverts 1969
From Captivating Canvey
Oh good, thought my memory was playing tricks for a moment ! However, I did get...
By Dee Weightman
On 31/07/2015
School Photo circa1954
School Photo circa1954
Long Rd Secondary School
What a surprise to see this, I have this in my school album. But notice my name...
By Valerie Smeaden
On 29/07/2015
A shopping basket full of memories of Leigh Beck
A shopping basket full of memories of Leigh Beck
Remembering shops, buildings and people from the 50s onwards
Hi Elaine , I do have a story that my father Wrote  about Fred and Bobby...
By Jane parkin
On 29/07/2015
More Adverts 1969
More Adverts 1969
From Captivating Canvey
Probably because it should be 1969 issue :( ooops...
By Janet Penn
On 29/07/2015
More Adverts 1969
More Adverts 1969
From Captivating Canvey
I don't know how this came to be in the 1960 edition as I was still living...
By Dee Weightman
On 29/07/2015
A shopping basket full of memories of Leigh Beck
A shopping basket full of memories of Leigh Beck
Remembering shops, buildings and people from the 50s onwards
Dear Jane, My uncles were/are Fred and Bobby Knight.  Bobby emigrated to...
By Elaine Whitfield
On 29/07/2015
Cooking Class
Cooking Class
at Furtherwick
I left in 1992 and she was still there then....
By Raigan Barnes
On 29/07/2015
Davies Family Films
Davies Family Films
Central London and Canvey Island 1963
Terrific set of films!...
By michael and lin swanson
On 26/07/2015
More Adverts 1969
More Adverts 1969
From Captivating Canvey
This is now the site of the Essex Coachworks repair garage....
By Nick Rutter
On 26/07/2015
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Photo of a lovely little dinghy
how lovely to see your comment Sparrow! The Coracle...this is good to know. ...
By Lily Bergasse
On 26/07/2015
'Mary's House'
'Mary's House'
Roggel Road
Anniversary Mass for Mama Nora Agnes Arthurs on Saturday 22nd August 2015...
By Guy Ross
On 25/07/2015
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Photo of a lovely little dinghy
Hello I used to work on the folding boats at Prouts and had one myself. The...
By sparrow
On 25/07/2015
Dave and Jessica Thorndike's Wedding 1959
Dave and Jessica Thorndike's Wedding 1959
At St Katherine's Church
I LOVED Jessica when we were at school together, she broke my heart when she...
By margaret
On 20/07/2015
B17 Information Board Unveiling
B17 Information Board Unveiling
Courtesy of Mark from the Island Times
A friend and I reached the B17 crash site soon after it had pancaked along the...
By Gerald Hudson
On 15/07/2015
Canvey's First Fire Brigade
Canvey's First Fire Brigade
Bill Beaver one of Canvey's first volunteer firemen
re: my last comment "I'm his grandson". I should have read the comment more...
By Graham Lettice
On 14/07/2015
Canvey Cub Pack
Canvey Cub Pack
Any ideas when/where/who?
This is the 3rd Canvey Cub Pack. My Mother, Marguerite Gamble was Akela for a...
By Raymond Gamble
On 14/07/2015
Canvey Island Guide and Brownie Packs
Canvey Island Guide and Brownie Packs
and St Joseph's Convent
In the second photograph, the lady second from the right (next to Sister...
By Raymond Gamble
On 14/07/2015
Escape to England, not once but twice, to spend over 30 years as a Canvey GP
Escape to England, not once but twice, to spend over 30 years as a Canvey GP
Dr Karel Machacek's extraordinary journey
Reference the comment by Miall James. Would this by chance be one of his Sons...
By alan Hardy
On 12/07/2015
'Haven', Telese Avenue
'Haven', Telese Avenue
Old Bungalow 2003
Hi Joan & all I had lived opposite the Frosts at No 14 for 26...
By Alan Hardy
On 11/07/2015