Marjie- The Story of an Edwardian Child

Written by her daughter

‘Born into a wealthy family in North London in 1907. How did she find herself often ‘sleeping rough’ and married to a drunken sailor. Widowed she lost two homes in five years and struggled to keep her family. Her relatives described her as one of the bravest women they knew!’

I am currently reading this moving family history. The family have strong links with the Island and when reading it you will find them coming and going then coming back again. So there is much about Canvey within the covers.

The book is on sale at Amazon but can also be bought cheaper direct from Yvonne if you email her on

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