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Drawing of the Lobster Smack
Drawing of the Lobster Smack
by Jeanette Hudson
Bill Cass' Horses
Bill Cass' Horses
Canvey Village
The Red Cow
The Red Cow
Sharp's Studio Postcard
At Northwick
At Northwick
Taken 1923
Storm Clouds Gather
Storm Clouds Gather
Old Canvey Farm
St Katherine's Derelict
St Katherine's Derelict
Before it was refurbished as the Heritage Centre
St Katherine's Church
St Katherine's Church
Date Unknown
Three New Photos
Three New Photos
Down by the Lobby
Two New Padgett Postcards
Two New Padgett Postcards
Pre '53 seawall
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
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Drawing of the Lobster Smack
Drawing of the Lobster Smack
by Jeanette Hudson
Hi Jean: Love your great sketch of the Lobster Smack, because you have...
By Gerald Hudson
On 30/10/2014
The Claxton Family of Canvey and Benfleet
The Claxton Family of Canvey and Benfleet
Claxton Furniture Store
I lived at 12 Hatley Gardens, Tarpots, Benfleet in the early 70s. I...
By David Rogers
On 30/10/2014
St Katherine's and School 1923
St Katherine's and School 1923
Photos by Horace Read
My family moved to Canvey in 1923 and lived in various rented accommodation...
By Val Court
On 30/10/2014
The Village c1930s
The Village c1930s
From H Reed
This is opposite the row of shops near the 'Red Cow'(King Canute') ...
By Val Court
On 30/10/2014
Anyone know this young man?
Anyone know this young man?
His name is Bob Chambers and he's 16 in this picture....
By Lisa Jane
On 25/10/2014
Kate Carney visits Canvey
Kate Carney visits Canvey
Music hall singer and comedian
Kate Carney was a relative of my nan. Aunty I think...
By Wendy
On 24/10/2014
Furtherwick Park School 2007
Furtherwick Park School 2007
50th Anniversary Celebrations
The lady on the right is Mrs. Jean Bramwell who used to be Secretary at the...
By Janet Walden
On 23/10/2014
Furtherwick Park School
Furtherwick Park School
Assembly Hall date unknown
Yes the photo is definitely the right way round. The square windows to the...
By Janet Walden
On 23/10/2014
Two New Padgett Postcards
Two New Padgett Postcards
Pre '53 seawall
The top picture shows the stretch of the sea-wall where our little gang would...
By Gerald Hudson
On 23/10/2014
Two New Padgett Postcards
Two New Padgett Postcards
Pre '53 seawall
Walked along that stretch of sea wall many times. Was in the St George's...
By Frank Liddicott
On 22/10/2014
Casino Rides
Casino Rides
Canvey's Amusements
I remember the casino..used to have great fun on the dodgems and also the cars...
By ernie king
On 22/10/2014
The Nevada Road Area after the Flood
The Nevada Road Area after the Flood
Never seen before photos
My aunt (Joan)and her family were sat on the roof of there bungalow over night...
By ernie king
On 22/10/2014
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