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Benfleet Creek Ford
Benfleet Creek Ford
Crossing between Canvey and Benfleet before a bridge was built.
Iconic Stepping Stones
Iconic Stepping Stones
One of two ways to get from Benfleet to Canvey.
The New Bridge aka the Colvin Bridge
The New Bridge aka the Colvin Bridge
Travel between Canvey and Benfleet made more convenient.
The Ferry with a backdrop of Benfleet Downs.
The Ferry with a backdrop of Benfleet Downs.
Courtesy of Roger Thipthorp
The Crossing between Benfleet and Canvey.
The Crossing between Benfleet and Canvey.
Courtesy of Roger Thipthorp
Leigh Beck
Leigh Beck
courtesy of Roger Thipthorp
Canvey's Bay Watch Group
Canvey's Bay Watch Group
What a great job they are doing
Old photo of the Red Cow
Old photo of the Red Cow
Blyth & Squiers
Map of Canvey
Map of Canvey
Published in Kellys Directory 1886
Kelly's Directory Of Essex 1917
Kelly's Directory Of Essex 1917
Canvey Island Residents and Commercial
In Memory of a Great Love
In Memory of a Great Love
Newspaper Article January 18th 1959
Canvey Village
Canvey Village
Cowell Family snaps from the 20's part 2
Odds and Ends
Odds and Ends
Pictures and cuttings from the Swanson collection
Chase Cottages aka Brickhouse Cottages
Chase Cottages aka Brickhouse Cottages
Cowell Family snaps from the 20's part 1
1920s/30s Slideshow
1920s/30s Slideshow
Presented by Canvey Community Archive
Map of Canvey
Map of Canvey
Published in the 1917 Kelly's Directory
Kelly's Directory of Essex 1922
Kelly's Directory of Essex 1922
Canvey Island Residents and Commercial
Council Clerk Found Shot
Council Clerk Found Shot
Revolver Tragedy
Kelly's Directory of Essex 1925-6
Kelly's Directory of Essex 1925-6
Canvey Island, Residents and Commercial
An Old Sluice, Canvey Island
An Old Sluice, Canvey Island
Canvey Studio, Leigh Beck Postcard
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Odds and Ends
Odds and Ends
Pictures and cuttings from the Swanson collection
This photo was taken  from the Canvey News and Benfleet Recorder dated 5...
By michael swanson
On 21/12/2014
Odds and Ends
Odds and Ends
Pictures and cuttings from the Swanson collection
The picture of Abraham Bird outside the Red Cow PH was taken between 1881 when...
By Janet Penn
On 18/12/2014
Frank Saul
Frank Saul
Spurs Footballer
I used to live opposite the Saul family in The Avenue.  My sister, Carolyn...
By judith maggs nee holland
On 16/12/2014
From Mick Cain's Scrapbook
From Mick Cain's Scrapbook
Photos, Newspaper Clippings, Programmes
Mick Cain fought in Australia in 1970 and 1972- of his four bouts he only lost...
By Michael Macdonald
On 14/12/2014
'Queensbury', Canvey-on-sea
'Queensbury', Canvey-on-sea
Old postcard undated probably early 1900s
Of course it does I can see it now thanks Sparrow...
By Janet Penn
On 13/12/2014
The Granary
The Granary
Chas. Golbourn and Co
OK Jan, Point taken, I do seem to have added an unnecessary 'd' to the...
By Graham Stevens
On 13/12/2014
'Queensbury', Canvey-on-sea
'Queensbury', Canvey-on-sea
Old postcard undated probably early 1900s
Hello It says board residence Regards Sparrow...
By sparrow
On 13/12/2014
Those who lost their lives
Those who lost their lives
The floods of 53
This is something my father wrote about the Canvey Island floods, his brother...
By Marion Board (nee Foster)
On 12/12/2014
Canvey Post Cards
Canvey Post Cards
Thanks to John Buckmaster
The Furtherwick road queue could have been taken when the buses went on strike...
By Val Court
On 12/12/2014
The Granary
The Granary
Chas. Golbourn and Co
Read the name again Graham there is no 'd' it is Golbourn. I do not...
By Janet Penn
On 12/12/2014
The Granary
The Granary
Chas. Golbourn and Co
The 3rd photo of the Granary is the image I have in my mind from childhood even...
By Graham Stevens
On 12/12/2014
Knightswick Road
Knightswick Road
Old Postcard date unknown
Hello I think the shop with the canopy third from the left in the first...
By sparrow
On 11/12/2014
Knightswick Road
Knightswick Road
Old Postcard date unknown
Mr Ryall had the shop which has the petrol pump outside, he sold paraffin,...
By Val Court
On 10/12/2014
Those who lost their lives
Those who lost their lives
The floods of 53
Rest in peace, Great-Aunt Elsie and Great-Uncle Ernest Foster, Now with your...
By Daniel Board
On 10/12/2014
'Kismet'
'Kismet'
Whatever will be will be
Does anyone know what year Kismet was demolished?...
By Val Court
On 08/12/2014
Laying of a stone in a new building May 1951
Laying of a stone in a new building May 1951
George Curnick Esq
Arthur Arnold on the left , then George Curnick, Mr Cashman, Ted Hazelton,over...
By val court
On 07/12/2014
Ashley George Old
Ashley George Old
Updated
We have been sent a photo which I will upload shortly...
By Janet Penn
On 05/12/2014
Ashley George Old
Ashley George Old
Updated
I knew Ashley when he worked at Egen Electric in the 1970s. He was a lovely...
By Val Court
On 05/12/2014
Dutch Village Stores
Dutch Village Stores
Dyke Crescent
Further to my earlier posting, the name of the shop owner was Ruby WALL....
By John Peters
On 05/12/2014
Frank Saul's Wedding
Frank Saul's Wedding
Sent in by Jane Parkin
Hi Michelle , Couple on right could be Diane's parents but the lady looks...
By Jane Parkin
On 05/12/2014