Jill Burkett's Collection

These photos were sent in by Jill Burkett. They are mostly taken by her father, Douglas Alfred Laver, a keen photographer in the 50s when Jill says she spent all her summer school holiday’s in a converted gypsy caravan near Lakeside.

Also including some newspaper clippings found by Jill's husband.

Page link: South Essex Eye Hospital
South Essex Eye Hospital "At Home."
Newspaper cutting date unknown
Page link: Everyone Smile
Everyone Smile
Great group shot
Page link: Dutch Cottage in the Village
Dutch Cottage in the Village
Taken in the 1950s
Page link: Shell Beach and the Summer Rose
Shell Beach and the Summer Rose
Sent in by Jill Burkett
Page link: Lobster Smack 1950s
Lobster Smack 1950s
Sent in by Jill Burkett
Page link: Catholic Church in the 1950s
Catholic Church in the 1950s
Look how far you can see
Page link: Unmade Delfzul Road
Unmade Delfzul Road
From the 1950s
Page link: Eastern Esplanade 1950s
Eastern Esplanade 1950s
Ozonia and Marlborough House
Page link: Lakeside in the 1950s
Lakeside in the 1950s
Looking towards the mainland on the left
Page link: Canvey -  Do you know where?
Canvey - Do you know where?
Sent in by Jill Burkett