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Owned by John Herrington, Canvey Island 1795
Owned by John Herrington, Canvey Island 1795
Made by John Gullock & Sons Rochford
Car Dealer Allan England
Car Dealer Allan England
AJE Motors 1993
Master Chef Jim Grant
Master Chef Jim Grant
Castle Point Flower Show 1986
High Sheriff of Essex
High Sheriff of Essex
Sees our sea defences
Bravery Award 1986
Bravery Award 1986
Royal Humane Society
Antique Restorer 1978
Antique Restorer 1978
John Brinkman
Bliss Is?
Bliss Is?
A Mother's Day card and a bottle of Guiness
Lubbins Park School
Lubbins Park School
Meeting 1988
Golden Wedding Anniversary 1991
Golden Wedding Anniversary 1991
Ron and Joan Burder
James Bender
James Bender
Benders of Charfleets
Lions Club Cheque Presentation
Lions Club Cheque Presentation
At Furtherwick School 1991
Mitsutake Kendo Club 1978
Mitsutake Kendo Club 1978
Waterside Farm Sports Centre
Survivor of HMS Coventry 1982
Survivor of HMS Coventry 1982
Hugh Owen of Canvey
Artist Impression of New Foodstore 1991
Artist Impression of New Foodstore 1991
This was to be in Somnes Avenue
Cheque Presentation 1983
Cheque Presentation 1983
For electric wheelchair
No Oil Protest 1973
No Oil Protest 1973
John Wilkinson
Police Drivers Advisary Course
Police Drivers Advisary Course
Castle View School 1991
Alan Ross 1984
Alan Ross 1984
The Painterman
Cheque Presentation 1986
Cheque Presentation 1986
Baby Button appeal
Wheelchair Rescue
Wheelchair Rescue
Kings 1985
Methane Gas Protests 1982
Methane Gas Protests 1982
Pictures tell the story
Story Not Known
Story Not Known
Date Unknown
Meal Fit for a Princess
Meal Fit for a Princess
Princess Margaret's visit 1984
Fire Station 1992
Fire Station 1992
New Equipment
Opening of Willalla House 1971
Opening of Willalla House 1971
by William Henry Ashworth
Prout Brothers 1970
Prout Brothers 1970
Boat builders
Councillor Ray Howard 1980
Councillor Ray Howard 1980
Anglia Television Interview
Councillor Ray Howard 1981
Councillor Ray Howard 1981
at Canvey County Junior School
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Chris Hill 1978
Chris Hill 1978
DJ at the Gold Mine
Great picture of my cousin Chris Hill, probably at the high point of his...
By Gerald Hudson
On 25/04/2019
Vic Harding Killed 1979
Vic Harding Killed 1979
Canvey Speedway Rider
Janet was there a written article that accompanied this photograph? If so I'...
By Brian Longman
On 25/04/2019
The Epic of a Canvey War Hero
The Epic of a Canvey War Hero
Fred McCave Bulletin December 1983
Why were none of the Germans who murdered the captured Royal Marines ever...
By Brian M. Leahy
On 23/04/2019
Force Five
Force Five
sent in by Ann Henriques (nee van Schagen)
I've only just come across this x I'm Bert Pulhams daughter...
By dawn pulham
On 18/04/2019
Force Five
Force Five
Date Unknown
Bert Pulham was my dad but unfortunately he passed away on the 1st of march ??...
By dawn pulham
On 18/04/2019
Antique Restorer 1978
Antique Restorer 1978
John Brinkman
John was Commodore of The Island Yacht Club in 1983 and was a keen Boat person...
By Valerie Deane
On 18/04/2019
Walkers Stores
Walkers Stores
Denham Road
In the 1929 Electoral Role Lilian Rosena Walker is mention with John Taylor...
By Janet Penn
On 15/04/2019
Walkers Stores
Walkers Stores
Denham Road
I'm doing some Family Tree research for a friend and would be very...
By John Simpson
On 15/04/2019
Antique Restorer 1978
Antique Restorer 1978
John Brinkman
I remember the Brinkman family from the 50s. They lived in Surig Road and their...
By Wendy Chaney
On 10/04/2019
The Memories of Clary Swann
The Memories of Clary Swann
With thanks to Liz Swann
It was lovely to read this account of The Casino's history; I worked in the...
By Janette Sheern
On 10/04/2019
No Oil Protest 1973
No Oil Protest 1973
John Wilkinson
A young Wilko Johnson. Same vintage year as myself and we're both looking...
By George Smith
On 09/04/2019
The English Rural Community
The English Rural Community
Written by Dr Basil E Cracknell PhD
The records of the Dutch Church in Canvey are missing so the chances of...
By Janet Penn
On 04/04/2019
The Original East Window St Nicholas Church
The Original East Window St Nicholas Church
c1960
Near the apex on the left you can see what I think was the loud speaker through...
By Janet Walden
On 04/04/2019
The English Rural Community
The English Rural Community
Written by Dr Basil E Cracknell PhD
Excellent information. It could almost certainly explain why my family history...
By David Jiggens
On 04/04/2019
Taken in 1974
Taken in 1974
But where
And then Island Toys moved across to the corber of Waarden Rd where the Carpet...
By Pip
On 02/04/2019
Three Photos of Inside of Knightswick Centre
Three Photos of Inside of Knightswick Centre
Dated 1979/80
Don’t forget the record shop - pretty sure it was called Sounds (although...
By Pip
On 02/04/2019
The Proposed Site of the Knightswick Centre
The Proposed Site of the Knightswick Centre
Photos 1974-1977
I've been searching and asking for photos of the town from the mid-late 70s...
By Pip
On 02/04/2019
Linda Kendrick
Linda Kendrick
Successful singer and actress of the 'sixties and 'seventies
Linda’s mother Philomena who sadly past away when Linda was a child is...
By Sophie Slater
On 29/03/2019
Theatre and Cafe, Thorney Bay Camp
Theatre and Cafe, Thorney Bay Camp
Postcard lent to us by Pat Bailey
I remember the theatre and seeing films (cartoons) such as "Buck Cheeser" a...
By Michael Mercer
On 27/03/2019
Head Furtherwick Park School 1973
Head Furtherwick Park School 1973
Fred Watkins
Fred came to Canvey from Wolverhampton in about 1955. He had two children for...
By Valerie Deane
On 24/03/2019