The Waters Edge Opening

Local paper 1971

Canvey’s Maurice Scott, a well-known Essex showman, draws up to Canvey’s latest free public house ‘Waters Edge’ in his Borougham, drawn by 25 year old Bob Tail Bill. Barmaids Moira Pooley and Kathy Mitchell say “He’s only here for the beer”

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  • I dont remember the picture being taken but my mum was one of the barmaids nearest the carriage and my dad and I are in the right of the picture.

    By Jayne HayesI (27/01/2012)
  • Moira Pooley (barmaid) is my nan! Still rocking canvey and got the hot pants…..haha!!

    By Sophie Oswald (12/02/2012)

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