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A Mural About Murals
A Mural About Murals
Not yet finished
Some of the New Murals
Some of the New Murals
Some finished some not
History of a Bungalow
History of a Bungalow
Lent to us by Thom Johnson
No.2 New Road named Cromwell
No.2 New Road named Cromwell
Become Barclays Bank.
Adverts from 1949
Adverts from 1949
Captivating Canvey
Trying on the Cloggs
Trying on the Cloggs
at the Dutch Cottage
New Training Centre
New Training Centre
Waterside Sports Centre
Miss Golden Girl Contest
Miss Golden Girl Contest
Gold Mine 1973
Chris Hill 1978
Chris Hill 1978
DJ at the Gold Mine
Cliff Hickson 1980
Cliff Hickson 1980
Canvey Service Station
Kathleen Soward Retires
Kathleen Soward Retires
After 20 years at Council Offices
John Shearman Retires 1988
John Shearman Retires 1988
50 years at Canvey Building Suppliers
1st Canvey (East) Guides
1st Canvey (East) Guides
Methodist Church 1987
Arthur Mullard
Arthur Mullard
Opening the Murco Service Station
Bob Hawbridge
Bob Hawbridge
Round the world yachtsman
New Parish Church for Canvey Island
New Parish Church for Canvey Island
Newspaper Clipping 1960
Chris Fenwick
Chris Fenwick
Canvey man: Tales of his journey talk
Cinder Roads, Dykes and Mrs Appleby
Cinder Roads, Dykes and Mrs Appleby
Looking for Barbara Jones
Dwarfed by Giant Ship
Dwarfed by Giant Ship
Trawler race 1988
Trawler Race 1991
Trawler Race 1991
at Holehaven
Hot Rod Enterprises
Hot Rod Enterprises
Dated 1986
Two Photos from 1984
Two Photos from 1984
Princess Margaret's visit
A Face We Should All Recognise
A Face We Should All Recognise
Tony Osoba from 'Porridge'
Military Exhibition 2017
Military Exhibition 2017
Presented by The Bay Museum
Old Dutch Houses On Canvey Island
Old Dutch Houses On Canvey Island
Rural Life Journal 1905
Anyone Remember?
Anyone Remember?
Chris Williams Canvey builder
New Mural at Thorney Bay
New Mural at Thorney Bay
By Bay Watch Volunteer
Bert's Return to Island
Bert's Return to Island
the worms did a good turn
Merry Christmas 1984
Merry Christmas 1984
Arts and Crafts Bazaar Heritage Centre
Bobbin Lace Making
Bobbin Lace Making
Heritage Centre 1987
Old Anchor Found
Old Anchor Found
Heritage Centre 1983
Green Demo
Green Demo
Save the ozone layer
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Martha and George Devonald
Martha and George Devonald
Newlands 1911
My grandfather built one of the first shacks. I guess it was the one he is...
By Johndev
On 16/08/2017
No.2 New Road named Cromwell
No.2 New Road named Cromwell
Become Barclays Bank.
Hello I went to school with a Wendy Devonald who lived at Cromwell She would...
By sparrow
On 15/08/2017
Martha and George Devonald
Martha and George Devonald
Newlands 1911
Cor your quick off the mark Martin, the 'ink' was barely dry. I do not...
By Janet Penn
On 15/08/2017
Martha and George Devonald
Martha and George Devonald
Newlands 1911
Great picture. Do we know the property name or who rented off....
By Martin Lepley
On 15/08/2017
Travellers Hall
Travellers Hall
Same place as Travellers Rest??
My sister Wendy and me lived here from 1945 to 1949 with our parents George and...
By John Devonald
On 15/08/2017
Computers arrive at Furtherwick
Computers arrive at Furtherwick
What year?
hello I was also told by my teacher at Furtherwick quite emphatically that if...
By sparrow
On 13/08/2017
Computers arrive at Furtherwick
Computers arrive at Furtherwick
What year?
i can remember our class being told by Mr. Palmer, we would never have to worry...
By Gary Casson
On 12/08/2017
'Mary's House'
'Mary's House'
Roggel Road
Anniversary Mass 11.00am Saturday 12th August 2017 for Mama Nora Agnes...
By Guy Ross
On 10/08/2017
A Walk Around The Island
A Walk Around The Island
How long is a piece of string?
Thanks for this story Peter. much appreciated. I lived on Canvey from 1968 to...
By Tony Chadwick
On 10/08/2017
The Stuckey Sisters
The Stuckey Sisters
Their life on Canvey from the 1920's
Regarding Weirum Ave, I have a map with this road on. It was indeed a road off...
By Martin Lepley
On 09/08/2017
Henry Jamyn Brooks
Henry Jamyn Brooks
Well known Victorian Portrait Artist
Henry was born at Birmingham (probably in Digbeth where his parents were...
By Osmund Bullock
On 08/08/2017
Ted Herbert
Ted Herbert
Canvey's Chimney Sweep
I remember him well. Not only did he come to my wedding when I got married to...
By Anne Roberts née Sheehan
On 08/08/2017
Long Road (William Read) School 1932
Long Road (William Read) School 1932
Miss Goslings Class
I remember a spiteful woman named Miss Bindoff, she slapped my legs and my...
By Janet
On 07/08/2017
Canvey's First and Last House
Canvey's First and Last House
Waterside Farm
Hi Tracy I had a fiend who lived in your house in the 70's, we saw a weird...
By Janet
On 06/08/2017
Canvey Conservative Club
Canvey Conservative Club
25th what?
I've many fond memories of visiting Canvey Conservative club with my dad....
By Gary Casson
On 05/08/2017
Canvey Garage
Canvey Garage
Date and place unknown
No. The high street garage mentioned was Canvey Motor Company where my dad...
By Gary Casson
On 05/08/2017
Canvey County Infants' School
Canvey County Infants' School
Miss English's class of 1965
In the front row wearing the yellow cardi, looks like my cousin Jeanette Lunn...
By angie atkins
On 04/08/2017
William Reed School 1971
William Reed School 1971
About to be demolished
I attended William Read school between 1965 and 1969. It was a junior school...
By Gary Casson
On 04/08/2017
The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
Thanks Shari for the additional info re the Bone branch of the Keil family. I...
By Janet Penn
On 03/08/2017
The Keil Family
The Keil Family
Canvey's connection to the famous KeilKraft Kits aircraft scale model-makers.
The 1923 Autumn Electoral Roll for Canvey (15th Oct 1923) Shows KEIL Edward,...
By Martin Lepley
On 03/08/2017