Daily Telegraph and Morning Post

Pictures from Feb 3rd 1953

Sandbagging Canvey seawall: Troops sandbagging a broken section of the wall yesterday to block the large gaps torn in the ramparts by the gale-lashed tides
Daily Telegraph and Morning Post Feb 3rd 1953
Canvey Island Evacuated: An aerial picture taken yesterday of the inundated island, as ambulances and lorries made continuous journeys to the mainland with hundreds of stranded and injured inhabitants.
Daily Telegraph and Morning Post Feb 3rd 1953

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  • my brother David Wison and I spent the night in NIGHTINGGALES cafe bring backs memories I also used to go to Sunday school there in the early 1950s.

    (Nightingale Cafe bottom picture on the corner of Denham Road.J)

    By MARGARET (07/04/2012)

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