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CCA Celebration
CCA Celebration
Canvey's Musical Past
Information from Captivating Canvey 1960
Information from Captivating Canvey 1960
Title and information pages
Captivating Canvey 1960
Captivating Canvey 1960
Some of the photos from the booklet
Even More Adverts 1960
Even More Adverts 1960
From Captivating Canvey
More Adverts 1960
More Adverts 1960
From Captivating Canvey
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Photo of a lovely little dinghy
The History of a Marshland Community
The History of a Marshland Community
Written by Dr Basil E Cracknell PhD
The Holiday of a Lifetime.
The Holiday of a Lifetime.
Come to Newlands this year
Tower Bridge to Southend 1924
Tower Bridge to Southend 1924
With views of Canvey
Ingot Pictorial No 15 - 1953
Ingot Pictorial No 15 - 1953
Cinemagazine from Welsh steel and tinplate manufacturers Richard Thomas & Baldwin.
Davies Family Films
Davies Family Films
Central London and Canvey Island 1963
Canvey Rotary presenting
Canvey Rotary presenting
cheque to CCA for B17 information board
Canvey Island's Diamond Jubilee
Canvey Island's Diamond Jubilee
Sixty Years of Development
A Holiday Camp by the Sea
A Holiday Camp by the Sea
From Captivating Canvey 1960
Canvey Choir 1950
Canvey Choir 1950
Lent to us by Jessica Thorndike
Can You Help
Can You Help
Sent in by Pam Turner
Oodles of Adverts
Oodles of Adverts
Canvey's Official Guide 1932
Photos
Photos
Canvey Official Guide 1932
New Photos
New Photos
1932 Official Guide to Canvey Island
Disaster
Disaster
Essex Weekly News 6th February 1953
The Weekend Millionaires
The Weekend Millionaires
An Oral History of Lightermen
Carnival Video 2015
Carnival Video 2015
Video courtesy of Craig
Canvey Community Archive's History Trail
Canvey Community Archive's History Trail
Sunday 27th September 2015
Canvey Carnival 2015
Canvey Carnival 2015
At the Haystack
Lots of Adverts
Lots of Adverts
From Captivating Canvey 1948
Canvey Island, 1930
Canvey Island, 1930
Does anybody know this couple?
Photographic Canvey
Photographic Canvey
1948 Captivating Canvey
The latest comments from this site

Davies Family Films
Davies Family Films
Central London and Canvey Island 1963
Terrific set of films!...
By michael and lin swanson
On 26/07/2015
More Adverts 1960
More Adverts 1960
From Captivating Canvey
This is now the site of the Essex Coachworks repair garage....
By Nick Rutter
On 26/07/2015
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Photo of a lovely little dinghy
how lovely to see your comment Sparrow! The Coracle...this is good to know. ...
By Lily Bergasse
On 26/07/2015
'Mary's House'
'Mary's House'
Roggel Road
Anniversary Mass for Mama Nora Agnes Arthurs on Saturday 22nd August 2015...
By Guy Ross
On 25/07/2015
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Prout and sons folding dinghy
Photo of a lovely little dinghy
Hello I used to work on the folding boats at Prouts and had one myself. The...
By sparrow
On 25/07/2015
Dave and Jessica Thorndike's Wedding 1959
Dave and Jessica Thorndike's Wedding 1959
At St Katherine's Church
I LOVED Jessica when we were at school together, she broke my heart when she...
By margaret
On 20/07/2015
B17 Information Board Unveiling
B17 Information Board Unveiling
Courtesy of Mark from the Island Times
A friend and I reached the B17 crash site soon after it had pancaked along the...
By Gerald Hudson
On 15/07/2015
Canvey's First Fire Brigade
Canvey's First Fire Brigade
Bill Beaver one of Canvey's first volunteer firemen
re: my last comment "I'm his grandson". I should have read the comment more...
By Graham Lettice
On 14/07/2015
Canvey Cub Pack
Canvey Cub Pack
Any ideas when/where/who?
This is the 3rd Canvey Cub Pack. My Mother, Marguerite Gamble was Akela for a...
By Raymond Gamble
On 14/07/2015
Canvey Island Guide and Brownie Packs
Canvey Island Guide and Brownie Packs
and St Joseph's Convent
In the second photograph, the lady second from the right (next to Sister...
By Raymond Gamble
On 14/07/2015
Escape to England, not once but twice, to spend over 30 years as a Canvey GP
Escape to England, not once but twice, to spend over 30 years as a Canvey GP
Dr Karel Machacek's extraordinary journey
Reference the comment by Miall James. Would this by chance be one of his Sons...
By alan Hardy
On 12/07/2015
'Haven', Telese Avenue
'Haven', Telese Avenue
Old Bungalow 2003
Hi Joan & all I had lived opposite the Frosts at No 14 for 26...
By Alan Hardy
On 11/07/2015
Canvey's First Fire Brigade
Canvey's First Fire Brigade
Bill Beaver one of Canvey's first volunteer firemen
Re: Lettice, My father was a fireman.... I'm his grandson. I'd like to...
By Graham Lettice
On 11/07/2015
HMS St Tudno
HMS St Tudno
Based at Hole Haven during WW2
Ref to Sue Oliver - I have a war time letter addressed to my farther who was in...
By n.Hargreaves
On 09/07/2015
Thorney Bay Beach and Tearoom
Thorney Bay Beach and Tearoom
Lent to us by Ray Addison
Brought a tear to my eye always think of mom and dad  ...
By Ray Addison
On 05/07/2015
Old Canvey Property
Old Canvey Property
Gafzelle Drive
I have added above a map from the period to show the location of the...
By Janet Penn
On 02/07/2015
New Leigh Beck School Photo
New Leigh Beck School Photo
Pre 1949
hi Geoff , no has not raised bad memories , thing is I was very young and have...
By darryl hoad
On 02/07/2015
Old Canvey Property
Old Canvey Property
Gafzelle Drive
Two more thoughts; 1. Childhood memory that the garden of Stanley Villa did...
By Graham Stevens
On 02/07/2015
Old Canvey Property
Old Canvey Property
Gafzelle Drive
Hi Martin, The confusion on the Electoral Role has arisen because it's...
By Graham Stevens
On 02/07/2015
Canvey's First and Last House
Canvey's First and Last House
Waterside Farm
Hi yes yes yes we did I have loads of stories I would love to tell you. But nit...
By Vanessa Jones
On 02/07/2015