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Sister Margaret
Sister Margaret
aka Margaret Home Christie Thomson
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Foundress Mother Superior Janet Mary
A Religious Presence on Canvey
A Religious Presence on Canvey
Tale of two Convents
House of Rest at Canvey Island
House of Rest at Canvey Island
Barking Advertiser July 1911
Canvey Seafront
Canvey Seafront
An Illustrated Talk
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
Girls Life Brigade
Girls Life Brigade
Xmas 1958
Village Hall
Village Hall
No date given
The Seawall Did Not Hold
The Seawall Did Not Hold
Watersnood Museum Guide
Tony Lester on Canvey Island
Tony Lester on Canvey Island
The memories of the Late Tony Lester
A Granddaughter's Memorable Pilgrimage
A Granddaughter's Memorable Pilgrimage
My visit to Canvey Island
1953 Flood Mayland Avenue
1953 Flood Mayland Avenue
Water creeping in...
Caught Bending
Caught Bending
Padgett postcard
Linden Sports Club 1st Awards Night
Linden Sports Club 1st Awards Night
Monday 8th October 1962
The Admiral Jellicoe
The Admiral Jellicoe
Perhaps the last photos
Building The Canvey Sea Defence
Building The Canvey Sea Defence
The Illustrated London News January 30th 1954
Civic Performance 1965
Civic Performance 1965
Certificate and Photo
The Lobster Smack Inn
The Lobster Smack Inn
A watercolour
The Latest Country Cottages
The Latest Country Cottages
The Literary Lounger 1912
Carnival Photo
Carnival Photo
With a Dutch theme
Canvey Carnival
Canvey Carnival
Glamorous Grandmother Competition
3rd February 1953
3rd February 1953
Drying off
Angerstein Family
Angerstein Family
Moved from Islington c1935
60 Acres
60 Acres
before Castle View School
Admiral Jellico
Admiral Jellico
Good old days
Some Interesting Ads
Some Interesting Ads
From old papers
A Heinkel 111 Shot Down off Canvey
A Heinkel 111 Shot Down off Canvey
Night of 15/16 January 1941
Helping Yacht 'Tauni' 1966
Helping Yacht 'Tauni' 1966
Does anyone remember?
Admiral Jellico 1953
Admiral Jellico 1953
During flood rescue operations
The Red Cow
The Red Cow
Before and after rebuild
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A Religious Presence on Canvey
A Religious Presence on Canvey
Tale of two Convents
Sister Grace has been found. Just two left to find...
By Janet Penn
On 23/02/2018
Linda Kendrick
Linda Kendrick
Successful singer and actress of the 'sixties and 'seventies
I’ve no idea why but Linda Kendrick came into my head. So strange as...
By Barry Silkman
On 23/02/2018
A Religious Presence on Canvey
A Religious Presence on Canvey
Tale of two Convents
Found another. Sister Mary Fidelia has been found just three to go....
By Janet Penn
On 22/02/2018
A Religious Presence on Canvey
A Religious Presence on Canvey
Tale of two Convents
Both Mother Superior Janet Mary and Sister Margaret have been found and...
By Janet Penn
On 22/02/2018
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Foundress Mother Superior Janet Mary
It all helps Martin. Agnes was a Sister with Catherine where they were in 1911....
By Janet Penn
On 21/02/2018
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Foundress Mother Superior Janet Mary
If it helps, Catherine L. J. Cheeper, and Agnes Gilbertson both of 212...
By Martin Lepley
On 21/02/2018
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Foundress Mother Superior Janet Mary
Thanks Martin. I knew it would be there somewhere. That would be about where...
By Janet Penn
On 21/02/2018
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Foundress Mother Superior Janet Mary
I have a map with Jaar avenue which looks like the most likely candidate but no...
By Martin Lepley
On 21/02/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
Hello Is Arthur Valentine by any chance the Mr Valentine who used to run the...
By sparrow
On 19/02/2018
In a Corner of the Convent Grounds
In a Corner of the Convent Grounds
Can you help
They were Protestant/Anglican Nuns, Sharon. The Catholic, Sisters of Mercy, who...
By Janet Penn
On 18/02/2018
In a Corner of the Convent Grounds
In a Corner of the Convent Grounds
Can you help
Could father Eaimon help, may be some church records at Our Lady...
By Sharon cook
On 18/02/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
If you click on the photo you will get an enlargement with more detail but...
By Janet Penn
On 18/02/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
Not at all Janet it is such a thrill to see it .I have been trawling the net to...
By Jane Parkin
On 18/02/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
The print wasn't too good Jane. I did the best I could. We have not had...
By Janet Penn
On 18/02/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
Hello , My Grandfather Edward Manly was in Canvey’s home guard I will...
By Jane Parkin
On 18/02/2018
William Read
William Read
Netball Team
this was the girl half of my class, round about 1968/9. i can remember most...
By Gary Casson
On 18/02/2018
Desmond Francis Retiring
Desmond Francis Retiring
Furtherwick School
Yes, I remember Mr Frances, in the old double block science lab. him, Mr...
By Gary Casson
On 17/02/2018
Linden Sports Club 1st Awards Night
Linden Sports Club 1st Awards Night
Monday 8th October 1962
So nice to spot my Uncle Frank, Tottenham Hotspur Footballer, giving the awards...
By Jane Parkin
On 16/02/2018
Where is this?
Where is this?
Can anyone please help
In my opinion... Looking at the third picture, we can see a dyke running along...
By Martin Lepley
On 13/02/2018
The Corner House
The Corner House
Padgett Postcard c1920
Jock Hendry  had a motor repair business in the black barn in the late 50s...
By val court
On 13/02/2018