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George Pratt & Annie Edwards.
George Pratt & Annie Edwards.
The wedding of George Pratt & Annie Edwards. Outside Annie's home at Northwick.
The Fate of Frederick Hester's Photo
The Fate of Frederick Hester's Photo
on route to the Essex Record Office
Map of Labworth Park Estate
Map of Labworth Park Estate
Drawn by E.E.Lawrence late 1930s/40s
Two More Local Companies
Two More Local Companies
Comments please
Canvey's Early Style
Canvey's Early Style
More than a hundred years ago Canvey went 'rustic'
Flood House
Flood House
Dauntless Boatyard
B17 Benches Update
B17 Benches Update
19th June 2016
Two Canvey Village Names
Two Canvey Village Names
Tibbett and Cass
Lionel Road
Lionel Road
What might have been?
Local Companies
Local Companies
Do you know of them?
Rayleigh Town Museum
Rayleigh Town Museum
New Essex Museum
Artifacts from the B17 Heavenly Body II
Artifacts from the B17 Heavenly Body II
Recovered by Gary Foulgar
Visiting Model Railway Displays
Visiting Model Railway Displays
Transport Museum April 2016
Transport Museum's Model Railway
Transport Museum's Model Railway
Exhibition Sunday 10th April 2016
102 year old Canvey Tram Trailer
102 year old Canvey Tram Trailer
Now on display in the Transport Museum
National Savings 50th Anniversary 1916-1966
National Savings 50th Anniversary 1916-1966
Canvey Flies the Savings Flag
The Beach House
The Beach House
Padgett Haven Series postcard
Grayson Perry and the Canvey Connection
Grayson Perry and the Canvey Connection
All the way from the Netherlands
Joan Freimuller
Joan Freimuller
A Wedding photo
A Pilgrimage from the USA
A Pilgrimage from the USA
Tom and Linda Schulte
Painting Charfleets Farm House
Painting Charfleets Farm House
By J A Latta and dated 1888
Just a Line From Canvey
Just a Line From Canvey
A H J Series Novelty Postcard
Dutch Eel Boats
Dutch Eel Boats
Hole Haven c1910
The Lobby Painting
The Lobby Painting
Artst Unknown
New Flood Pic
New Flood Pic
Where is this?
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George Pratt & Annie Edwards.
George Pratt & Annie Edwards.
The wedding of George Pratt & Annie Edwards. Outside Annie's home at Northwick.
Steve would that be the marriage in 1906 to Mary Ann Edwards?...
By Janet Penn
On 30/04/2016
Map of Labworth Park Estate
Map of Labworth Park Estate
Drawn by E.E.Lawrence late 1930s/40s
Great map, and my best one for confirming childhood memories of Canvey. During...
By Gerald Hudson
On 29/04/2016
Captain Gregson's homes for rent
Captain Gregson's homes for rent
1930's
I think the Moorings was between May Avenue and Gains Corner. Wasn't it a...
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 23/04/2016
Slides of 1980's Canvey
Slides of 1980's Canvey
Recently discovered
What a disgrace that the unique 'Lighthouse' house was destroyed. An...
By Dr Alan Whitcomb
On 21/04/2016
Canvey Carnival at Jones' Corner
Canvey Carnival at Jones' Corner
What Year??
The house on the corner of Long Road and Denham Road was called something like...
By Roger Roue
On 14/04/2016
Old Canvey photos
Old Canvey photos
60's school and St Johns
Hi Just read the post by Kathy mentioning lorraine hodder, adrian mason,...
By Paul Smith
On 14/04/2016
Frank Saul
Frank Saul
Spurs Footballer
I played for Canvey boys in 54-56 when Frank was on the senior side. Sonny...
By Barry Shepherd
On 12/04/2016
Rosalynd Green's Memories
Rosalynd Green's Memories
Growing up on Canvey Island (1950's)
Rich ,thank you so much, yes that was the lady Florrie, such a lovely little...
By Edna Reynolds
On 10/04/2016
Slides of 1980's Canvey
Slides of 1980's Canvey
Recently discovered
lovely to see the Oysterfleet Lighthouse building, heard about it so often, but...
By Alison M
On 09/04/2016
'Bondholm' and 'Bondina' in Vanderwalt Avenue
'Bondholm' and 'Bondina' in Vanderwalt Avenue
Taken in 2003
Thank you for the photo's and the story.  I live in Vanderwalt Avenue...
By Alison M
On 09/04/2016
Bond's Stores
Bond's Stores
Where was it?
I'm keen to know if Bond's Stores had anything to do with the various...
By Alison M
On 09/04/2016
Magic Lantern Slides
Magic Lantern Slides
Local cinema adverts from the late 30s
Hi Maureen, I don't think Uncle Harold would really have approved of...
By Graham Stevens
On 08/04/2016
The Eagle Steamers
The Eagle Steamers
and General Steam Navigation Co Ltd.
In the latter half of the 1950s my Dad, Aubrey, was agent for the General Steam...
By Graham Stevens
On 08/04/2016
Grayson Perry and the Canvey Connection
Grayson Perry and the Canvey Connection
All the way from the Netherlands
I saw the documentary made about Greyson Perry's Julie and her ascension...
By Jane Parkin
On 07/04/2016
Adelaide Hervieu nee Calipé
Adelaide Hervieu nee Calipé
1834-1929
Hi Janet Great research Was this the grave Friends of St Katherine's...
By Sharon Cook
On 06/04/2016
Magic Lantern Slides
Magic Lantern Slides
Local cinema adverts from the late 30s
There used to be magic Lantern slideshows at Whittier Hall at one time. Could...
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 06/04/2016
Magic Lantern Slides
Magic Lantern Slides
Local cinema adverts from the late 30s
I struggle to remember my current phone number, but i've always remembered...
By George Smith
On 05/04/2016
Charlie Carey OBE
Charlie Carey OBE
Founder of Canvey Lifeguards
I met Charles & Lily years ago when they visited Denver, colorado.  We...
By Angelina E Martin
On 03/04/2016
The delights of Canvey seafront in the early 1930s.
The delights of Canvey seafront in the early 1930s.
Happy holidays.
This was a lovely piece to read and very amusing especially Mr Mickles and...
By Jane Parkin
On 02/04/2016
A Pilgrimage from the USA
A Pilgrimage from the USA
Tom and Linda Schulte
I spent WW 2 on Canvey Island and witnessed the collision of the two B17's....
By Gerald Hudson
On 01/04/2016