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Punch up on Canvey!!
Punch up on Canvey!!
Essex Standard 1843
Builder's Tenders
Builder's Tenders
Essex Standard - Saturday 22 July 1882
The Old Council Offices
The Old Council Offices
Flood lit for the Queens Coronation
Canvey Seafront pre 1954
Canvey Seafront pre 1954
From a booklet sent in by Jane Parkin
Built by Fielder Estates
Built by Fielder Estates
Built between 1919-1939
Thorney Bay pre 1954
Thorney Bay pre 1954
From a booklet sent in by Jane Parkin
Royal Eagle Nr Deadman's Point 1948
Royal Eagle Nr Deadman's Point 1948
Plus the fortifications
Canvey Fire Station
Canvey Fire Station
Year unknown
Great Meeting with Bradley Cox MBE
Great Meeting with Bradley Cox MBE
from the 4th Sea Scouts
A Brave young  woman
A Brave young woman
From John Manly's Memoirs
Memories of The Chapman Lighthouse
Memories of The Chapman Lighthouse
Freedom Canvey Island gave young people in the early 50's
Nola N 394
Nola N 394
From John Manly's 0 to Sixty +
Anyone got any dried eggs?
Anyone got any dried eggs?
Essex Weekly News 1943
Canvey Fort 1949-1952
Canvey Fort 1949-1952
and the Canvey Lady
The Lady Winifred
The Lady Winifred
A 26ft Dauntless
Trials of Fishing Vessel
Trials of Fishing Vessel
Built at Dauntless
16ft Speedboats
16ft Speedboats
Benfleet Creek
The Oil Storage Depot
The Oil Storage Depot
and Holehaven 1937
Food Problems of Canvey
Food Problems of Canvey
Influx of Visitors
Monopoly Value of Canvey Hotel
Monopoly Value of Canvey Hotel
Essex Weekly News 1943
Canvey School Sewerage
Canvey School Sewerage
Essex Weekly News 1943
Canvey Adverts 1954
Canvey Adverts 1954
Local Booklet
Canvey's Highway to the Future
Canvey's Highway to the Future
The new access road and high level bridge
The latest comments from this site

Kate Carney visits Canvey
Kate Carney visits Canvey
Music hall singer and comedian
Anthony....How do you know Kate was really Terrys mother? Wow! was you told...
By Holly
On 31/03/2015
Built by Fielder Estates
Built by Fielder Estates
Built between 1919-1939
I think this is down long rd opp the con club used to be a doctors surgery ...
By Sid Cope
On 30/03/2015
The Lady Winifred
The Lady Winifred
A 26ft Dauntless
I could not believe seeing the Lady Winifred.   It was my Dad who had...
By John Archdeacon
On 28/03/2015
Who can tell me what this is.
Who can tell me what this is.
From 1949-1952
As far as I recall, these are the "gas ball" and the "sausage". As far...
By michael swanson
On 26/03/2015
Who can tell me what this is.
Who can tell me what this is.
From 1949-1952
Hi Frank, on closer exam. I seem to recall that the Gas company's low...
By Gerald Hudson
On 26/03/2015
Who can tell me what this is.
Who can tell me what this is.
From 1949-1952
I think you must be right Gerald,nothing else it could be from that date,I'...
By Frank Liddicott
On 25/03/2015
Who can tell me what this is.
Who can tell me what this is.
From 1949-1952
Looks very much like the Low pressure and High pressure gas Holders...
By Gerald Hudson
On 25/03/2015
Anyone got any dried eggs?
Anyone got any dried eggs?
Essex Weekly News 1943
Ah!  Memories, yes,I remember dried eggs and dried milk and, correct me if...
By Gerald Hudson
On 25/03/2015
Inside the Monico
Inside the Monico
c1968
Second left is Sam Horton, 4th along is David Boobyer...
By Joan Liddiard
On 24/03/2015
Charles Hollingbery Canvey Builder
Charles Hollingbery Canvey Builder
1909-1996
i kept my first horse at lelia turner (nee Hollingberry) and Bruce turners...
By paula
On 24/03/2015
'Queensbury', Canvey-on-sea
'Queensbury', Canvey-on-sea
Old postcard undated probably early 1900s
I lived in The Canvey Hotel from 1950 to 1953 when I joined the Royal Navy....
By Bill Giles
On 24/03/2015
Boat Trips in the 50's
Boat Trips in the 50's
The Summer Rose
Hi I have been given some photos of my dad Ronald Stanley Spink also known as...
By Alan spink
On 22/03/2015
Scar House Farm
Scar House Farm
Old picture
Just west of Thorney Bay. Gone years ago....
By Janet Penn
On 22/03/2015
Benfleet Creek?
Benfleet Creek?
Norman Chisman's slides
The sailing boat is a National 12 and on their boat database she is named as...
By Jane parkin
On 16/03/2015
Scar House Farm
Scar House Farm
Old picture
where is this ?...
By dave
On 12/03/2015
'Queensbury', Canvey-on-sea
'Queensbury', Canvey-on-sea
Old postcard undated probably early 1900s
Just another snippet of info gathered from an 'Escape to the Country'...
By Graham Stevens
On 11/03/2015
Three new aerial photos
Three new aerial photos
Around Newlands
The bungalow nearest the sea wall in the centre front of the top photo belonged...
By Kim Thompson
On 09/03/2015
The Philip Johnson Collection
The Philip Johnson Collection
Roman Era Funerary Ware
The majority of the pottery collection of my late parents, Geoff and Norma...
By Kim Thompson
On 09/03/2015
Furtherwick Park School
Furtherwick Park School
Possibly some of the first students
Front row there is Jean Pulliblank (now decd), Susan Murphy, Ann Tennant. And...
By joan liddiard
On 09/03/2015
Charles Hollingbery Canvey Builder
Charles Hollingbery Canvey Builder
1909-1996
Thank you for posting this. Charles was my great grandad and Gwen was my great...
By Becky
On 09/03/2015