Built in the year of the Great Exhibition

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The Centenary of Chapman Lighthouse

By Janet Penn

The Sphere July 1951

 

Chapman Lighthouse, which stands as a guardian of the narrow waters of the estuary between Canvey Island and Southend, on the Essex coast.

The centenary of the lighthouse was commemorated with a television program.

Photo:Head-keeper Arthur Ritter and deputy-keeper Robert Humphreys keep watch on passing ships in the Thames estuary from the Chapman Light, which celebrated its centenary on June 23

Head-keeper Arthur Ritter and deputy-keeper Robert Humphreys keep watch on passing ships in the Thames estuary from the Chapman Light, which celebrated its centenary on June 23

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