The 1950's and beyond

This section is for your memories of the post flood era. Approximately 1950's to the end of the Century. A time when Canvey came back from the brink, a time of great change.

Page link: Wittem Road
Wittem Road
between 1964-67
Page link: Dovercliff Rd
Dovercliff Rd
At home
Page link: 1950-57
1950-57
Dovercliff Road
Page link: Katie Mallett, Canvey Poet
Katie Mallett, Canvey Poet
Lived on Canvey from 1974 to 1997.
Page link: Fire in the Village 1970
Fire in the Village 1970
and at the Lobster Smack Jetty
Page link: Canvey in the 1950s
Canvey in the 1950s
I remember
Page link: More Memories of Living on Canvey Island part 2
More Memories of Living on Canvey Island part 2
Furtherwick Park School 1957-1961
Page link: Memories of 15 Marine Approach
Memories of 15 Marine Approach
and thereabouts...
Page link: Newly discovered gem!
Newly discovered gem!
journey down memory lane
Page link: Hooton's Stores and surrounding area
Hooton's Stores and surrounding area
Some memories and photographs mostly from the 1950's until the early 60's.
Page link: Ron. Why Canvey  Why me
Ron. Why Canvey Why me
Incredible Life Change
Page link: Thorney Bay Beach Camp
Thorney Bay Beach Camp
My 1970's memories
Page link: Listening to the Sky Larks
Listening to the Sky Larks
Canvey Memories
Page link: The Old Sliding Bridge
The Old Sliding Bridge
Plus a traffic jam
Page link: 'Island Nest'
'Island Nest'
As remembered by Terrence Killick
Page link: Life on Canvey Island 1930-1955
Life on Canvey Island 1930-1955
Remembered by Theresa Edith Brodrick. (Nee Nash)
Page link: My time on Canvey.
My time on Canvey.
1944-1961
Page link: Steve
Steve "Milky" Harris
The spotlight from a starring role in a sixties iconic TV advert for a chocolate bar has never left one Canvey resident.
Page link: My Father Leslie Pullan
My Father Leslie Pullan
Canvey Fire Brigade
Page link: Canvey Lads I knew
Canvey Lads I knew
Late 50s & Early 60s
Page link: So many happy memories of Canvey
So many happy memories of Canvey
emailed in by Ellis George
Page link: Woolfe and Lily Shifren
Woolfe and Lily Shifren
Maynell Avenue
Page link: Rambling Recollections
Rambling Recollections
Meandering Memories
Page link: June Debnam's Memories
June Debnam's Memories
The Debnam Family and Oysterfleet Stores
Page link: Sid Alterman
Sid Alterman
Alterman's Arcade
Page link: Chamberlain Avenue 1960
Chamberlain Avenue 1960
Our house number 4
Page link: Party in the 50s
Party in the 50s
Possibly new year
Page link: Wick Cottage
Wick Cottage
in the 1960s
Page link: Growing up on Canvey
Growing up on Canvey
in the 50's & 60's
Page link: Memories of the Casino Ballroom
Memories of the Casino Ballroom
Jiving & Twisting the Night Away
Page link: Canvey's Concrete Barge
Canvey's Concrete Barge
Pictures from October 1989
Page link: Canvey after the war
Canvey after the war
Early years
Page link: Early 1950's Canvey
Early 1950's Canvey
Old Canvey Photos
Page link: Canvey Photos
Canvey Photos
40s-80's
Page link: The Critchell Family
The Critchell Family
of Canvey Island
Page link: Childhood Holidays on Canvey Island
Childhood Holidays on Canvey Island
A Personal and Poetic View
Page link: The Rescuers Wildlife Sanctuary
The Rescuers Wildlife Sanctuary
Every Story Starts Somewhere
Page link: North Ave Kids Outing
North Ave Kids Outing
by John Buckmaster
Page link: The Maurice Road Shop
The Maurice Road Shop
by Brian Ellis.
Page link: The Doodlebug Baby
The Doodlebug Baby
School days and beyond
Page link: My Childhood
My Childhood
Visits to Canvey
Page link: Old Canvey Houses
Old Canvey Houses
Winter Gardens
Page link: Canvey Football Photo
Canvey Football Photo
by John Buckmaster
Page link: Automarine Garage
Automarine Garage
Who remembers this?
Page link: Memories of Canvey Island
Memories of Canvey Island
Written by Linda Perfect nee Sparkes
Page link: Rebuilding the Seawall in 1953
Rebuilding the Seawall in 1953
Sunken Marsh by Peter Lee
Page link: Interview with Aubrey Stevens
Interview with Aubrey Stevens
Interviewed at home 'New Dunmow House' 1 Gafzelle Drive 1983
Page link: Ships passing Canvey Island
Ships passing Canvey Island
Past and present
Page link: My early years
My early years
Friends of Dr Feelgood
Page link: Merrylegs
Merrylegs
A Billy Wells' pony
Page link: Barclays Bank - Canvey
Barclays Bank - Canvey
First Opening
Page link: Ted Andrews
Ted Andrews
The Midnight Baker
Page link: Laurie Atterbury
Laurie Atterbury
Canvey in the 1960's
Page link: My Canvey Memories
My Canvey Memories
Interview with Thelma Payne
Page link: Hoad family visits to Canvey
Hoad family visits to Canvey
by John Buckmaster
Page link: Quenby's The Oldest Island Chemist
Quenby's The Oldest Island Chemist
Written by Miall James and published in 'The Bulletin' in 1980
Page link: Fun on the Lake
Fun on the Lake
While The Lawrence Housing Estate Was Being Built
Page link: Eddie Kidd at Canvey Show
Eddie Kidd at Canvey Show
When was this?
Page link: Holidays on Canvey
Holidays on Canvey
The Phipps Family
Page link: Waterside Farm Sports Centre 1976
Waterside Farm Sports Centre 1976
When the Red Devils dropped in
Page link: Canvey Carnival 1927-2000
Canvey Carnival 1927-2000
Interview with Mary Dallas
Page link: Memories of a Canvey Poet
Memories of a Canvey Poet
by Katie Mallett
Page link: Woolworths
Woolworths
The end of an era
Page link: Memories Of Canvey *UPDATED*
Memories Of Canvey *UPDATED*
by Ray Warren in Perth Australia
Page link: Memories Of Canvey
Memories Of Canvey
By David Hart in South Africa
Page link: Denys Cook, local artist 1922-2008
Denys Cook, local artist 1922-2008
An interview with his widow Jean
Page link: Patch and the Ponies
Patch and the Ponies
A Dog's Life in the 1950's
Page link: Early 1950's Canvey photos
Early 1950's Canvey photos
by Barbara Everett
Page link: The Rev Joseph Overs & the Canvey Island Monster!
The Rev Joseph Overs & the Canvey Island Monster!
Joe Overs 'The Canvey Photographer'
Page link: Canvey Island Memories from Florida
Canvey Island Memories from Florida
Name of my Play-School?
Page link: Canvey Island 1950
Canvey Island 1950
My Holidays on Canvey
Page link: Stan & Vera Oaker's Photographs
Stan & Vera Oaker's Photographs
Canvey Historical Society
Page link: Thames House
Thames House
History Of
Page link: Rosalynd Green's Memories
Rosalynd Green's Memories
Growing up on Canvey Island (1950's)