Old Photographs

Here we will feature old Photographs from the Canvey Island area.

Take a look at the collections below. Hundreds of old pictures for you to see.

Please send in your Canvey Photos from the 1800's to the last few years!

Page link: Chalets at Thorney Bay Caravan Park
Chalets at Thorney Bay Caravan Park
Passed to us by Leon Smith
Page link: From the Grounds Of the King Canute
From the Grounds Of the King Canute
Passed to us by Leon Smith
Page link: Day Trip to Canvey in 1949
Day Trip to Canvey in 1949
At the Labworth Cafe
Page link: Barclays Bank
Barclays Bank
Grandad, Mum and Dad
Page link: Somnes Avenue 1992
Somnes Avenue 1992
Possible site for Safeways Store
Page link: Canvey Choral Empire Day
Canvey Choral Empire Day
Whit Monday May 24th 1926
Page link: Canvey Island Chamber of Trade
Canvey Island Chamber of Trade
Dinner Dance 1974
Page link: Smile Please
Smile Please
Taken 1946
Page link: The Amusements
The Amusements
pre 1953
Page link: Around Jones Corner
Around Jones Corner
Date 1970's??
Page link: Two Crossing Photos
Two Crossing Photos
Found by BTP boys
Page link: A Very Young Martin Tucker
A Very Young Martin Tucker
Sea wall c1951/2
Page link: Canvey Council Offices
Canvey Council Offices
Date? 1940s/50s
Page link: Could this be Canvey?
Could this be Canvey?
Looks idyllic
Page link: Old Lakeside Sign
Old Lakeside Sign
Castle Point District Council
Page link: The Star Tea Room
The Star Tea Room
Near May Avenue
Page link: Obviously a Boot Sale
Obviously a Boot Sale
But where and when?
Page link: Furtherwick Shops
Furtherwick Shops
News for You
Page link: Icon Hairdressers
Icon Hairdressers
Opened by Ray Howard
Page link: Garage on Canvey?
Garage on Canvey?
When and where?
Page link: Blacksmith Shop
Blacksmith Shop
Is this Canvey?
Page link: Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas
When where?
Page link: Rugby Match
Rugby Match
When where?
Page link: Matthews and Charles
Matthews and Charles
Shops still there today
Page link: Bicycle Anyone?
Bicycle Anyone?
Les' Cycles
Page link: Briarswood Clinic
Briarswood Clinic
Date unknown
Page link: Roughcast Bungalow
Roughcast Bungalow
Where was this?
Page link: Very Old Bungalow
Very Old Bungalow
Right by seawall
Page link: Interesting Photo
Interesting Photo
But where, when?
Page link: Winterswyk Avenue
Winterswyk Avenue
'Whittier'
Page link: Where?
Where?
When?
Page link: Jubilee Day
Jubilee Day
May 6th 1935
Page link: Taskers Stores
Taskers Stores
Where was this?
Page link: Summer Time?
Summer Time?
commences
Page link: Very Rare Photo
Very Rare Photo
Can you guess where?
Page link: 1618 Dutch Cottage
1618 Dutch Cottage
Date unknown poss 30s
Page link: Canvey Tennis Court
Canvey Tennis Court
Any idea Where?
Page link: Canvey Ferry
Canvey Ferry
March 11th 1924
Page link: Eames Stores
Eames Stores
Where was this?
Page link: Great Seafront Picture
Great Seafront Picture
Date? Possibly 80s
Page link: Old Bungalow
Old Bungalow
Dated from the 1930s
Page link: Where?
Where?
8th July 1930
Page link: Thames Sailing Barge Event
Thames Sailing Barge Event
Year possibly 70s/80s
Page link: The Bread & Honey Shop
The Bread & Honey Shop
Canvey's Best Bread
Page link: Where is this?
Where is this?
1970s possibly 80s
Page link: Canvey Village
Canvey Village
Before the fire
Page link: The Haystack
The Haystack
dated 1983
Page link: Knightswick Road
Knightswick Road
Similar to Oysterfleet Lighthouse
Page link: Daneby no 58 (LVIII)
Daneby no 58 (LVIII)
Who is this?
Page link: Dutch Cottage Museum
Dutch Cottage Museum
Notice Board
Page link: Any Ideas??
Any Ideas??
Looking North
Page link: Floods 1968
Floods 1968
Around Gafzelle
Page link: High Street??
High Street??
Late 60s- 70s
Page link: Creek House
Creek House
Nr Smallgains Creek
Page link: An Old Stable
An Old Stable
Could it be Hester's
Page link: Temple Bar
Temple Bar
New Photos 1980s
Page link: Village Pump
Village Pump
and Atwells
Page link: The Road from the Ford
The Road from the Ford
Waterside Farm
Page link: Cox's Hotel
Cox's Hotel
Date unknown
Page link: Help Please
Help Please
Where was this?
Page link: Canvey Fire 1959
Canvey Fire 1959
Jacksons Photo Service
Page link: The Red Cow
The Red Cow
Date between 1937-1953
Page link: 1621 Dutch Cottage
1621 Dutch Cottage
Date unknown
Page link: Do you recognise this place?
Do you recognise this place?
Where and when please
Page link: Inside Cox's Restaurant?
Inside Cox's Restaurant?
Can you confirm
Page link: Aerial of Canvey Point
Aerial of Canvey Point
Showing footpath and old Dutch seawall
Page link: Fielders Road and Bridge
Fielders Road and Bridge
Aerial photos
Page link: The Moorings Annexe and Garden
The Moorings Annexe and Garden
4th July 1935 Jubilee Year
Page link: When and Where
When and Where
Is this on Canvey?
Page link: George Pratt & Annie Edwards.
George Pratt & Annie Edwards.
The wedding of George Pratt & Annie Edwards. Outside Annie's home at Northwick.
Page link: Where is this?
Where is this?
Any ideas please
Page link: Mystery Photo
Mystery Photo
Anyone any ideas?
Page link: Canvey Village Photo
Canvey Village Photo
Passed to us by Bobbie Barnes-Jones
Page link: Abraham Bird and Family
Abraham Bird and Family
Landlord of the Red Cow 1878-1891
Page link: The Building of the Pump
The Building of the Pump
The year 1889
Page link: Can you help?
Can you help?
When and where were these taken?
Page link: Tree Planting
Tree Planting
Any ideas where and when?
Page link: A Camouflaged Casino
A Camouflaged Casino
When was this taken?
Page link: On Canvey
On Canvey
When, where?
Page link: Crazy Night
Crazy Night
at the Casino
Page link: Whats Happening?
Whats Happening?
Could this be at the crossing?
Page link: When and Where?
When and Where?
Do you remember
Page link: Lowering the road
Lowering the road
When and where was this?
Page link: Getting Your Water for 1/2d a Bucket
Getting Your Water for 1/2d a Bucket
Picture from the 1930s
Page link: Old Canvey Carriage
Old Canvey Carriage
When and where was this?
Page link: Anyone Recognise This?
Anyone Recognise This?
When and where was it taken?
Page link: Old Photo 1928
Old Photo 1928
Is it Canvey Island?
Page link: Haystack Corner
Haystack Corner
Possibly 1920s-30s
Page link: Bathing Belles
Bathing Belles
Canvey Beach 1930s
Page link: The Creek Frozen Over
The Creek Frozen Over
Any ideas when this was
Page link: Thorney Bay Camp
Thorney Bay Camp
Late 1950s
Page link: Old Caravan
Old Caravan
Used to be over sixty acres
Page link: Dave Thorndike's Family
Dave Thorndike's Family
Lent to us by Dave Thorndike
Page link: Canvey Lake in the late 1980s.
Canvey Lake in the late 1980s.
Looking north towards Hadleigh Downs.
Page link: Alice Bell nee Hawkes
Alice Bell nee Hawkes
Help wanted
Page link: Girls Life Brigade 1951
Girls Life Brigade 1951
Mary Mary Quite Contrary
Page link: The Wedding of Rosalie and Gray Nobbs
The Wedding of Rosalie and Gray Nobbs
Outside St Katherine's Church 1950
Page link: St Lucia, Gains Road
St Lucia, Gains Road
Old Canvey Bungalow
Page link: Does this ring any bells?
Does this ring any bells?
Where, when, who
Page link: M. Ullman and Son
M. Ullman and Son
Opposite Tower Radio, Furtherwick Rd
Page link: Rattwick Drive
Rattwick Drive
Does anyone remember?
Page link: A Canvey Fishmongers
A Canvey Fishmongers
Does this ring bells with anyone?
Page link: Cafeteria Service
Cafeteria Service
Thorney Bay Camp c1947
Page link: Old Canvey Photo September 1923
Old Canvey Photo September 1923
No idea where or who.
Page link: Canvey Choir 1950
Canvey Choir 1950
Lent to us by Jessica Thorndike
Page link: Can You Help
Can You Help
Sent in by Pam Turner
Page link: Canvey Island, 1930
Canvey Island, 1930
Does anybody know this couple?
Page link: Where is this?
Where is this?
Lent to us by Jessica Thorndike
Page link: Grandpa Noble
Grandpa Noble
Can anyone help
Page link: Georgette's Juveniles
Georgette's Juveniles
Date unknown
Page link: Lads at Canvey Beach 1913
Lads at Canvey Beach 1913
Wonder who they were
Page link: Old Photo
Old Photo
Recognise anyone?
Page link: Burrell Traction Engine
Burrell Traction Engine
Canvey Island 1953
Page link: Admiral Jellicoe
Admiral Jellicoe
A celebration.
Page link: The Casino.
The Casino.
Last legs.
Page link: Royal Eagle Nr Deadman's Point 1948
Royal Eagle Nr Deadman's Point 1948
Plus the fortifications
Page link: Canvey Fire Station
Canvey Fire Station
Year unknown
Page link: Canvey Fort 1949-1952
Canvey Fort 1949-1952
and the Canvey Lady
Page link: The Oil Storage Depot
The Oil Storage Depot
and Holehaven 1937
Page link: 'Threeways'
'Threeways'
Home of the Winkelmann family
Page link: Gains Close Street Party
Gains Close Street Party
1960s for Princess Margarets Wedding
Page link: Bus Garage Christmas Party 1953-54
Bus Garage Christmas Party 1953-54
Lent to us by Bill Blissett
Page link: The Russians were here
The Russians were here
Russian dancers
Page link: Chapman Lighthouse
Chapman Lighthouse
Remains of old Dutch sea wall in foreground.
Page link: The Paddling Pool
The Paddling Pool
AKA the New Pool
Page link: The Ferry
The Ferry
Two Photos c1920s
Page link: Old photo of the Red Cow
Old photo of the Red Cow
Blyth & Squiers
Page link: Very Old Photo
Very Old Photo
Where, when?
Page link: Celia Fowler and Brother Ken
Celia Fowler and Brother Ken
A bike ride to Canvey Island
Page link: Canvey Supply 1997
Canvey Supply 1997
Winter Wonderland
Page link: Smallgains Creek and the Annie Jones
Smallgains Creek and the Annie Jones
From the Transport Museum
Page link: Labworth Cafe
Labworth Cafe
Before refurbishment
Page link: Bill Cass' Horses
Bill Cass' Horses
Canvey Village
Page link: Three New Photos
Three New Photos
Down by the Lobby
Page link: Blaze at 'Crystaldene', Trevia Avenue
Blaze at 'Crystaldene', Trevia Avenue
Near Furtherwick Park School
Page link: At the Ice Cream Bar
At the Ice Cream Bar
sent in by Ken Bassett
Page link:
"Arena", 3 May Avenue
Harvey home
Page link: 'The Red Circle'
'The Red Circle'
Entertainers in the 40s
Page link: Thorney Bay Beach and Tearoom
Thorney Bay Beach and Tearoom
Lent to us by Ray Addison
Page link: The Riverside Cafe
The Riverside Cafe
Burnt down c1973/4
Page link: The Building of the Benfleet-Canvey Flood Barrier
The Building of the Benfleet-Canvey Flood Barrier
Photos given to us by Roy Smith
Page link: The Demise of the Casino
The Demise of the Casino
Photos given to us by Roy Smith
Page link: Where and When?
Where and When?
Canvey Guides?
Page link: The Goldmine
The Goldmine
1996?
Page link: Tramps Christmas Party
Tramps Christmas Party
Where, when?
Page link: Delgada Road in 1960
Delgada Road in 1960
Photo from Joan Liddiard
Page link: Replica Dutch Cottage
Replica Dutch Cottage
Once stood in May Avenue
Page link: The Old Canvey Bridge
The Old Canvey Bridge
Opened for a barge
Page link: Benfleet Creek Photo
Benfleet Creek Photo
Lots of detail in the closeups
Page link: Benfleet Creek 1928
Benfleet Creek 1928
Great Picture
Page link: Billy Stevens
Billy Stevens
Canvey Rock
Page link: Our Baker Mr Marsh
Our Baker Mr Marsh
Where was this shop?
Page link: Komberg Villa, Komberg Crescent
Komberg Villa, Komberg Crescent
From Colin Letchford
Page link: Marlborough House
Marlborough House
Date unknown
Page link: Reg Bishop and his cart
Reg Bishop and his cart
from Joan Liddiard
Page link: Two Bishop Photos
Two Bishop Photos
From Joan Liddiard
Page link: Bishop Family Photos
Bishop Family Photos
From Joan Liddiard
Page link: Not seen before
Not seen before
Photo at the Lobstersmack 1914
Page link: Are these on Canvey?
Are these on Canvey?
Help please
Page link: Canvey Netball Team 1973
Canvey Netball Team 1973
King George VI Playing Field
Page link: Gas Storage Vessel
Gas Storage Vessel
Canvey c1930s
Page link: Canvey's Amusements 1930's
Canvey's Amusements 1930's
Andrews and Uncle Teds Cabin
Page link: Salvation Army
Salvation Army
Anyone know the date
Page link: Smile for the Camera Joe Overs
Smile for the Camera Joe Overs
At last a picture of the man with the camera
Page link: Off Canvey Island 1904
Off Canvey Island 1904
Photo by Harry Gulliver
Page link: Old Canvey Photos c1904-6
Old Canvey Photos c1904-6
Taken by Harry Gulliver
Page link: Windmill Cottage
Windmill Cottage
aka The Lighthouse
Page link: Benfleet and Canvey Island
Benfleet and Canvey Island
Ferry and Causeway
Page link: Gorbachev visits Canvey in 1963
Gorbachev visits Canvey in 1963
at the Sewerage Works Ground Breaking Ceremony
Page link: Renamed King Canute
Renamed King Canute
New Pub Sign
Page link: Making Out
Making Out
Canvey 1932
Page link: A Beach Scene
A Beach Scene
with Chapman Light in the distance
Page link: Canvey Police ' Soggy Panda'
Canvey Police ' Soggy Panda'
Sent in by Tony Belford
Page link: The Grange
The Grange
Anyone know where this was?
Page link: Canvey 1973
Canvey 1973
Sent in by Ralph Burtonshaw
Page link: Guard of Honour Queens Coronation 2nd June 1953
Guard of Honour Queens Coronation 2nd June 1953
3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment.
Page link: The Building of Somnes Avenue
The Building of Somnes Avenue
Photos by Eddie Newman
Page link: Mike Brown aged 10
Mike Brown aged 10
in Small Gains Creek
Page link: Building of the Gas Works Jetty
Building of the Gas Works Jetty
Rod Bishop's Photos
Page link: The Essex Five
The Essex Five
A local band from yesteryear
Page link: The Village Pump
The Village Pump
and Post Office
Page link: Canvey Supply Yard
Canvey Supply Yard
High Street c1930
Page link: Coastguard Cottages
Coastguard Cottages
1950s post flood
Page link: Canvey Fort
Canvey Fort
Taken in the 1950s
Page link: Someone is not happy
Someone is not happy
Early 20th century postcard
Page link: The Laguna Belle
The Laguna Belle
Off Canvey 1936
Page link: New Photo of Concrete Barge
New Photo of Concrete Barge
Thanks to John Offord
Page link: Old Canvey Photos
Old Canvey Photos
From James at whatsthatpicture
Page link: The Old Dutch Cottage c1955
The Old Dutch Cottage c1955
Miss Garthwaite the last tenant
Page link: Whoops
Whoops
Unexpected visitors
Page link: The Queen's Coronation
The Queen's Coronation
Canvey Celebrates
Page link: Canvey Post Cards
Canvey Post Cards
Thanks to John Buckmaster
Page link: Urmond Road
Urmond Road
Old Photo Post Card
Page link: Admiral Jellicoe Hall
Admiral Jellicoe Hall
A postwar dinner
Page link: Birthday Party?
Birthday Party?
Does anyone know where and when
Page link: Chamberlain Avenue 1960
Chamberlain Avenue 1960
Old Photograph
Page link: Concord Beach Paddling Pool & Lighthouse
Concord Beach Paddling Pool & Lighthouse
From the Family Photo Album
Page link: Photos from the 1950's
Photos from the 1950's
Recently Discovered
Page link: Rev Henry Hayes
Rev Henry Hayes
But which one is he?
Page link: Uncle Ted's Cabin 1930s
Uncle Ted's Cabin 1930s
Later to be known just as 'The Cabin'
Page link: Miss James and the WI
Miss James and the WI
Showing off their wares
Page link: Does anyone know
Does anyone know
Canvey 1950's
Page link: Some odd Canvey stuff from me computer
Some odd Canvey stuff from me computer
Photos and Newspaper Cuttings
Page link: Canvey Catwalks
Canvey Catwalks
Old Canvey Photos
Page link: Swans at a Canvey Lake
Swans at a Canvey Lake
A family outing!
Category link: Photo Collection of AG Linney
Photo Collection of AG Linney
Taken in the 1930s
Category link: Collections
Collections
Collections of old photos donated by Canvey Islanders
Category link: People
People
Collection of old photos of Canvey folk
Category link: Places
Places
Collection of old photos of places on Canvey
Category link: Transport
Transport
Collection of old transport pictures