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Gordon Goodyear
Gordon Goodyear
Joyce's brother
Carnival 1979
Carnival 1979
with her son
The 29 Club
The 29 Club
Social club at STC
STC News 1984
STC News 1984
What do you remember of 1953?
St Katherine's and School 1923
St Katherine's and School 1923
Photos by Horace Read
Idyllic Village Scenes
Idyllic Village Scenes
new photos by Horace Read
Blaze at 'Crystaldene', Trevia Avenue
Blaze at 'Crystaldene', Trevia Avenue
Near Furtherwick Park School
John James Turnnidge
John James Turnnidge
Servant to Rev Henry Hayes
Scarhouse Farm
Scarhouse Farm
Photos by Horace Read
Sluice Farm
Sluice Farm
Nr Lobster Smack
Coastguard Cottages
Coastguard Cottages
Date 60s/70s?
Riverside Cafe 1953
Riverside Cafe 1953
Under water
St Hugh to Riverside Cafe
St Hugh to Riverside Cafe
The Baker family
Two New Flood Photos
Two New Flood Photos
Taken by local photographer Horace Read
My Home Town
My Home Town
Canvey-on-sea
The Admiral Jellicoe
The Admiral Jellicoe
What year was this used?
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William Read School- 85 years of History
William Read School- 85 years of History
1924-2009
Do any one remember being moved up to link road school during the first part of...
By Lesile Hill
On 21/10/2014
Cottage of St Hugh
Cottage of St Hugh
aka Riverside Café
Thank you for adding your grandmothers memories of St Hughs. We have more...
By Janet Penn
On 20/10/2014
Cottage of St Hugh
Cottage of St Hugh
aka Riverside Café
Hi there i came across this site after a long chat with my 92 yr old grandma...
By Brioni Maker
On 20/10/2014
'Island Nest'
'Island Nest'
As remembered by Terrence Killick
lovely story I live in warden road town end bit different know...
By Ray Addison
On 20/10/2014
Life on Canvey Island 1930-1955
Life on Canvey Island 1930-1955
Remembered by Theresa Edith Brodrick. (Nee Nash)
brilliant story what a memory...
By Ray Addison
On 20/10/2014
Salvation Army
Salvation Army
Anyone know the date
This is definitely late 70's or early 80's. the Sweeney family are in...
By lisa hope
On 20/10/2014
Party Mayland Avenue
Party Mayland Avenue
Date?
I'd say the 1953 coronation party. Looks like a young Ray Howard on the...
By George Smith
On 20/10/2014
Two new St Joseph Pictures
Two new St Joseph Pictures
Thanks to Leigh Sargent
Bottom picture - some of my classmates who I remember . Catherine Culleton,...
By pauline sandgrove nee collier
On 17/10/2014
Blaze at 'Crystaldene', Trevia Avenue
Blaze at 'Crystaldene', Trevia Avenue
Near Furtherwick Park School
The only thing I can suggest is ask the Fire Brigade. Every fire or call-out...
By Carol Norman
On 17/10/2014
Two new St Joseph Pictures
Two new St Joseph Pictures
Thanks to Leigh Sargent
showed photo to my elder sister and she confirms that's me back row far...
By Frank Daley
On 16/10/2014
Sluice Farm
Sluice Farm
Nr Lobster Smack
Surely, the top picture of this farm house would be a dream subject for the...
By Gerald Hudson
On 16/10/2014
Dutch Village Stores
Dutch Village Stores
Dyke Crescent
I remember a shop in this road at the top, I believe on the right hand side...
By Joan Liddiard
On 15/10/2014
Whoops
Whoops
Unexpected visitors
This is great news. at last we can put all the theories to bed! Thanks for this...
By Joan Liddiard
On 14/10/2014
Whoops
Whoops
Unexpected visitors
I can give accurate information on this incident. I Was in the RAF and had just...
By B Harris
On 14/10/2014
St Joseph's School
St Joseph's School
Early pictures inside the school
i can remember getting the bus just opposite Barclays Bank in Benfleet. I can...
By Frank Daley
On 13/10/2014
Two new St Joseph Pictures
Two new St Joseph Pictures
Thanks to Leigh Sargent
i must be in there somewhere I was at the Convent from 53 onwards  I...
By Frank Daley
On 13/10/2014
The Ghost Train
The Ghost Train
'Pompadour' triumph
When I was about 15 years of age and because the word "Ghost" was in the title,...
By Gerald Hudson
On 13/10/2014
Pompadours' First Show In Public Since 1949
Pompadours' First Show In Public Since 1949
Admirable presentation of 'Rookery Nook'
came across this site by accident was very surprised to see both my Father and...
By Frank Daley
On 13/10/2014
Egen Electric Staff Dinner
Egen Electric Staff Dinner
Staff members at a dinner in the canteen
Lovely to see some of the 'old' faces from Egan Electric.I worked there...
By Val Court
On 12/10/2014
Michelle's in Canvey High Street
Michelle's in Canvey High Street
The History of this long established Canvey Business
George! if your birthday is 22nd February 1961 you were born the same day as...
By Val Court
On 12/10/2014