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Clinton Road 1930s
Clinton Road 1930s
In the village
The Dutch Village
The Dutch Village
Houses built in the 1930s
Records Found After Months of Searching
Records Found After Months of Searching
Society of the Good Shepherd Convent Records
The Convent
The Convent
Padgett Haven Series Postcard 1930s
Furtherwick from the Seawall
Furtherwick from the Seawall
Padgett Haven Series Postcard 1930s
Postcard Convent Hostel
Postcard Convent Hostel
Padgett Havens Series 1930s
Sister Emily
Sister Emily
AKA Minnie Emily Wall
Sister Scholastica
Sister Scholastica
AKA Clarissa Jeane Baines
Convent Hostel Appeal
Convent Hostel Appeal
Opened in 1929
The Death of the Mother Superior
The Death of the Mother Superior
Catherine Jane Lisabel Cheeper
Inside the Refectory
Inside the Refectory
Canvey's Anglican Convent
The History of the Society of the Good Shepherd
The History of the Society of the Good Shepherd
From a document found at Douai Abbey
Holmes Brothers
Holmes Brothers
and C M Hampshire, Builder
Horace Reeds Photos
Horace Reeds Photos
From Norman Brooks Collection
Labworth Farm
Labworth Farm
One of Horace Reeds photos
Canvey Seawall and Beach
Canvey Seawall and Beach
Two postcards
London Road
London Road
Is this a photo or a painting?
Another Crossing picture
Another Crossing picture
Not very clear
Where is this?
Where is this?
No place or date on the slide
Creek Crossing
Creek Crossing
Date unknown
Help needed
Help needed
What farm is this?
Star of 'This is your Life'
Star of 'This is your Life'
Marjorie Kingsley
Horticultural Show 1991
Horticultural Show 1991
War Memorial Hall
Trophy Presentation
Trophy Presentation
Dated 1987
Tower Radio
Tower Radio
Video Presentation 1982
Canvey Raft Race
Canvey Raft Race
June 1986
Canvey Horticultural Show
Canvey Horticultural Show
War Memorial Hall
Bernard Griffiths MBE
Bernard Griffiths MBE
Taken in 1992
The latest comments from this site

Where is this?
Where is this?
No place or date on the slide
I am sure it is the Bay Country Club.  Used to be Roller Skating...
By Valerie Deane
On 20/07/2018
The
The "Netherlandish Community"
Written by Dr Basil E Cracknell PhD
The thesis was written in 1959. If you read it carefully you will see that he...
By Janet Penn
On 17/07/2018
The
The "Netherlandish Community"
Written by Dr Basil E Cracknell PhD
Great article - thank you! But you miss out my ancestor who was minister there...
By Monica Kendall
On 17/07/2018
Charles Ealding
Charles Ealding
1906-1999
In 1939 there was a Cranbrook down Forenstead Ave. This is now Small gains...
By Martin Lepley
On 15/07/2018
Charles Ealding
Charles Ealding
1906-1999
My Mother and father's wedding at St Katherine's Church. The lady...
By David Ealding
On 15/07/2018
Charles Ealding
Charles Ealding
1906-1999
The bungalow was called 'Cranbrook' after the place the family...
By David Ealding
On 15/07/2018
Charles Ealding
Charles Ealding
1906-1999
Kathleen was a dinner lady at Furtherwick Park School for many years....
By David Ealding
On 15/07/2018
Charles Ealding
Charles Ealding
1906-1999
When we moved to Canvey from Leigh on Sea in 1940-41, there was barbed wire the...
By Gerald Hudson
On 15/07/2018
Charles Ealding
Charles Ealding
1906-1999
Photo with car. The year is probably 1942. The man in the photo is my granddad...
By David Ealding
On 14/07/2018
The New Knightswick Centre
The New Knightswick Centre
Dated 1979
The shop is Martins the Newsagents. ...
By Andy Darlington
On 10/07/2018
'King of Canvey' festival
'King of Canvey' festival
Early Carnival 1900's
The property "Amsterdam" was on the corner of Central Avenue and Station...
By Martin Lepley
On 10/07/2018
'The Red Circle'
'The Red Circle'
Entertainers in the 40s
Wow! The previous comment tells me that my memory was pretty good. There was a...
By Gerald Hudson
On 07/07/2018
'The Red Circle'
'The Red Circle'
Entertainers in the 40s
It is my Father in the photograph. His name is Albert Cates aka Gin'er and...
By Janet Hamill nee (CATES)
On 05/07/2018
Pools Winners
Pools Winners
The Butchers 1988
Sorry I was not aware that Jackie had passed away! Where is John? The last I...
By Ron G
On 02/07/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
Thank you Janet, my wife, a family historian,has just downloaded information to...
By Terry Buchanan
On 01/07/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
As explained Terry the print we were given was very poor. It has been improved...
By Janet Penn
On 01/07/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
In addition to working on damaged convoy ships in the London dry docks my...
By Terry Buchanan
On 01/07/2018
Canvey Island Homeguard
Canvey Island Homeguard
Uncle Arthur Valentine
A Military historian recently informed me that members of the Home Guard should...
By Terry Buchanan
On 01/07/2018
'Mary's House'
'Mary's House'
Roggel Road
Anniversary Mass for Mrs Agnes Nora Arthurs at Our Lady of Canvey and The...
By guy ross
On 30/06/2018
Holmes Brothers
Holmes Brothers
and C M Hampshire, Builder
I suspect that the photographer is standing in the High Street by Oxford road...
By Martin Lepley
On 29/06/2018