Papers and Reports

Page link: The Bulrush Baby Looks Back
The Bulrush Baby Looks Back
Linda Foster in the Echo 1973
Page link: 87 Hours
87 Hours
Man who starved in bed as floods lapped coverlet
Page link: Memorial Service
Memorial Service
War Memorial Hall April 1953
Page link: Radio Men Go to The Rescue
Radio Men Go to The Rescue
Essex Weekly News 6th February 1953
Page link: Trapped Animals Rescued
Trapped Animals Rescued
Pig and Chickens in Marooned Houses
Page link: Disaster
Disaster
Essex Weekly News 6th February 1953
Page link: LSE Gives Magnificent Help In Flood Disaster
LSE Gives Magnificent Help In Flood Disaster
Front page of the Beaver Students paper 1953
Page link: The Canvey Floods
The Canvey Floods
'Beaver' 1953 by Kenneth MacKinnon
Page link: I Wish A Thousand Eyes Could See These Heroes
I Wish A Thousand Eyes Could See These Heroes
by Beverly Baxter for the Yorkshire Post
Page link: Flood Warning Was Not Sent South
Flood Warning Was Not Sent South
Disclosures at inquest on Canvey Island victims
Page link: The Sea Gives Canvey a Respite
The Sea Gives Canvey a Respite
From special correspondant Timothy Segrue
Page link: Lady with the Lamp led ferry boats
Lady with the Lamp led ferry boats
Night convoy to the dykes
Page link: Two More Victims
Two More Victims
Reported in the Luton and Bedfordshire Chronicle
Page link: Kars Pruin or 'Dutchy' - Hero.
Kars Pruin or 'Dutchy' - Hero.
Newspaper Clipping from 1953
Page link: One Family
One Family
Local paper clipping by Harry Proctor
Page link: April 1953 edition
April 1953 edition
The Church magazine of Hornchurch Parish Church
Page link: Canvey Island Flooding
Canvey Island Flooding
Report to the Canvey Island UDC by Ron Foyster, Deputy Engineer and Surveyor
Page link: Search Goes on in Stricken Canvey
Search Goes on in Stricken Canvey
Daily Sketch Feb 2nd, 1953
Page link: Harry Rows them to Safety
Harry Rows them to Safety
Daily Sketch Feb 2nd, 1953
Page link: Depression 'Z'
Depression 'Z'
It led to the Disaster of the Great Storm
Page link: From a plane over the Thames
From a plane over the Thames
Daily Mail Monday February 2, 1953
Page link: London takes 10,000 to its great heart
London takes 10,000 to its great heart
Daily Mail Monday February 2 1953
Page link: Report of the Chief Fire Officer
Report of the Chief Fire Officer
on the Flood Emergency January 31st/ February 1st 1953
Page link: Daily Telegraph and Morning Post
Daily Telegraph and Morning Post
Pictures from Feb 3rd 1953
Page link: Holiday Town, last Night
Holiday Town, last Night
Sunday 1st February 1953 Canvey Island
Page link: Flooding Aftermath
Flooding Aftermath
Canvey Horticultural Society
Page link: Agony of the Animals
Agony of the Animals
PDSA Animal's Magazine March 1953
Page link: Britains Great Flood Disaster
Britains Great Flood Disaster
By Hank Janson, profits donated to help flood victims
Page link: John Tindale's exploits during the Flood
John Tindale's exploits during the Flood
Sent to us by his daughter Pauline Gashinski