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Canvey Carnival
Canvey Carnival
Glamorous Grandmother Competition
3rd February 1953
3rd February 1953
Drying up
Angerstein Family
Angerstein Family
Moved from Islington c1935
60 Acres
60 Acres
before Castle View School
Admiral Jellico
Admiral Jellico
Good old days
Some Interesting Ads
Some Interesting Ads
From old papers
A Heinkel 111 Shot Down off Canvey
A Heinkel 111 Shot Down off Canvey
Night of 15/16 January 1941
Helping Yacht 'Tauni' 1966
Helping Yacht 'Tauni' 1966
Does anyone remember?
Admiral Jellico 1953
Admiral Jellico 1953
During flood rescue operations
The Red Cow
The Red Cow
Before and after rebuild
The Admiral Jellicoe
The Admiral Jellicoe
c1932- 2017
My Dearest Mildred
My Dearest Mildred
Love letters from the 1930s
Roberts Penet Group
Roberts Penet Group
One of our Sponsors for 2018
The Family of Richard Loescher
The Family of Richard Loescher
Another story from St Katherine's Churchyard
Mike Merryweather
Mike Merryweather
at his boatyard 1988
Vera's Cafe 1973
Vera's Cafe 1973
Lakeside Corner
Summer Fayre 1984
Summer Fayre 1984
Face Painting
About Sir Cornelius Wasterdyk Vermuyden
About Sir Cornelius Wasterdyk Vermuyden
from the Geni - Dutch of Canvey Island Site
Shayes Family Homes
Shayes Family Homes
Additional Information provided by Martin Lepley
Displaying the Echo Photos
Displaying the Echo Photos
A big thank you
Jet Wheel Tyre
Jet Wheel Tyre
One of our sponsors for 2018
Visit from Winchester University
Visit from Winchester University
With Graham and Rod
Finding 'Homelea'
Finding 'Homelea'
Help please
T.Cribb & Sons
T.Cribb & Sons
One of our sponsors for 2018
Conoco Ltd Petrol
Conoco Ltd Petrol
at St Georges Playing Fields
Kings Club
Kings Club
Everest Challenge 1991
Mr Harrington History Teacher
Mr Harrington History Teacher
Cornelius Vermuyden 1994
When did the Dutch arrive on Canvey Island?
When did the Dutch arrive on Canvey Island?
400 years of Dutch- Canvey History
VE Day 1995
VE Day 1995
Lighting the beacon
Castle Point Gingerbread Children
Castle Point Gingerbread Children
Surprise airflight 1991
Ware Bros - 1983
Ware Bros - 1983
Clobbers robbery
Janet and Bill Rawlings
Janet and Bill Rawlings
High Street - 1985
Dutch Charity
Dutch Charity
Map dated 1793
The English Rural Community
The English Rural Community
Written by Dr Basil E Cracknell PhD
The latest comments from this site

Some Interesting Ads
Some Interesting Ads
From old papers
Yes sorry I should have put them on top one Canvey Hotel is 3rd June 1927, Land...
By Eddie clarke
On 16/01/2018
Demolishing Village Shops
Demolishing Village Shops
1980s
In response to the comment above. I think the owner of Gerry's moved out...
By Matt Watson
On 16/01/2018
Angerstein Family
Angerstein Family
Moved from Islington c1935
Great photos. I remember Stanley (known as Gus). He was friends with my brother...
By Maureen Buckmaster
On 16/01/2018
Admiral Jellico
Admiral Jellico
Good old days
Good old days indeed. Third photo, Dancing at the Jellico, dead centre are my...
By Colin Wright
On 15/01/2018
Telephone Exchange Oxford Road
Telephone Exchange Oxford Road
1953 flood damaged
re date of map: it shows the Canvey Secondary School which was built in 1957....
By Janet Walden
On 15/01/2018
Some Interesting Ads
Some Interesting Ads
From old papers
Do you have dates for these clippings Eddie?...
By Janet Penn
On 15/01/2018
The Beach House
The Beach House
1970s???
I, too, worked for Carlo at G Hunter (London) Ltd in the early 1970s. ...
By Paul Wrightson
On 13/01/2018
Listening to the Sky Larks
Listening to the Sky Larks
Canvey Memories
Yes please Mary. The Archive would love photos to add to the site. Please...
By Janet Penn
On 13/01/2018
Listening to the Sky Larks
Listening to the Sky Larks
Canvey Memories
Peggy Martin was my auntie such a lovely lady so kind in every way.  She...
By mary stone
On 13/01/2018
Stop & Shop at the CO-OP
Stop & Shop at the CO-OP
Open to all
Re: The two top photos above,this would be during WW2 and the woman with the...
By Ian Newman
On 11/01/2018
A Heinkel 111 Shot Down off Canvey
A Heinkel 111 Shot Down off Canvey
Night of 15/16 January 1941
This item reminds me of my time on Canvey during WW2, starting in 1941 and...
By Gerald Hudson
On 11/01/2018
Grease Lightning
Grease Lightning
Photos from Sandra Davis
Hi just found pictures of the lads. Terry was my late husband, this photo I...
By Doreen Oneill
On 07/01/2018
Three old Roughcast Bungalows
Three old Roughcast Bungalows
1980s
We lived in a timber framed roughcast bungalow called Ashleigh in Lotem Road.....
By Sandra Springall
On 05/01/2018
The Monico
The Monico
Looking all spruce
Popped into the Monico occasionaly but most of our time was spent in the Casino...
By Sandra Springall
On 05/01/2018
The Claxton Family of Canvey and Benfleet
The Claxton Family of Canvey and Benfleet
Claxton Furniture Store
My sister Jean worked at Claxtons for a while as a book keeper..back in the...
By Sandra Springall
On 05/01/2018
M.V. 'Royal Daffodil' passing the Chapman Light
M.V. 'Royal Daffodil' passing the Chapman Light
Pen and ink by K C Lockwood
My father was crew at the time and was deafened in one ear caused by the...
By Ellie Lindsay
On 05/01/2018
Inside the Rio Cinema
Inside the Rio Cinema
Date unknown
We often went to see films here..mostly Elvis...the local lads had a lovely...
By Sandra Springall
On 05/01/2018
The Rio Cinema 1955
The Rio Cinema 1955
Furtherwick Road
Local teenagers used to congregate in the coffee/ milk bar nextdoor to the Rio...
By Sandra Springall
On 05/01/2018
Canvey Boys FC
Canvey Boys FC
1961-62
I knew Tony Zapp back in the 60's..went out with him for a few weeks...he...
By Sands
On 04/01/2018
Three Photos of Inside of Knightswick Centre
Three Photos of Inside of Knightswick Centre
Dated 1979/80
In the Mid-eighties from the Furtherwick Rd. entrance on the right was: Bata...
By Matt Watson
On 31/12/2017