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In A Quiet Corner
In A Quiet Corner
The Challis family
Katie Mallett, Canvey Poet
Katie Mallett, Canvey Poet
Lived on Canvey from 1974 to 1997.
Presentation of B17 Woggles
Presentation of B17 Woggles
To Canvey Air Scout Leaders
Margaret Brock (nee Costello)
Margaret Brock (nee Costello)
Canvey Carnival Princess 1980-81
H Neale and Co
H Neale and Co
Apprentice 'banging out' ceremony
Its All Change at Lakeside Corner
Its All Change at Lakeside Corner
Old shop signed unearthed
Claxton Sign Unearthed
Claxton Sign Unearthed
Uncovered during works
Col. Fielder's Driving Licence
Col. Fielder's Driving Licence
Courtesy of the Bay Museum
Mary Dallas 1973
Mary Dallas 1973
Chairman of Carnival Committee
Mary Dallas 1987
Mary Dallas 1987
with Erica Geach
Carnival Photos from 1994
Carnival Photos from 1994
Were you there?
Canvey Carnival from 1984-1996
Canvey Carnival from 1984-1996
Echo Newspaper Group
Ted Herbert
Ted Herbert
Canvey's Chimney Sweep
Gateways Move In
Gateways Move In
In the 1990s
Knightswick Centre Foundation Stone
Knightswick Centre Foundation Stone
laid by Council Chairman Ray Howard
Canvey's Knightswick Centre
Canvey's Knightswick Centre
The vision 1973
The Old Shelters
The Old Shelters
Dated 1973
The Concrete Barge
The Concrete Barge
Dated 1989
Thorney Bay?
Thorney Bay?
Dated 1972
Photos of the New Seawall
Photos of the New Seawall
Dated 1981 and 1986
Thorney Bay dated 1981
Thorney Bay dated 1981
Is this the wall round the pool in Thorney Bay?
Canvey Lake
Canvey Lake
No Date
Clearing out the Lake
Clearing out the Lake
Taken in 1984
The Fort 1987
The Fort 1987
Canvey Lake
Newlands Camp Lake
Newlands Camp Lake
Taken 1986
Somnes Avenue 1992
Somnes Avenue 1992
Possible site for Safeways Store
More Plans for Northwick
More Plans for Northwick
Taken in 1993
Northwick Village Plans
Northwick Village Plans
and artists impressions
The Northwick Village Project
The Northwick Village Project
The Planning Enquiry 1990
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A Little Bit of Switzerland
A Little Bit of Switzerland
The Togni Family
The first Electoral Roll for the TOGNI family is the Spring 1925 living at...
By Martin Lepley
On 24/03/2017
In A Quiet Corner
In A Quiet Corner
The Challis family
Thanks Martin. Names are not quite right but at least we now know they were on...
By Janet Penn
On 23/03/2017
In A Quiet Corner
In A Quiet Corner
The Challis family
In the Spring 1925 Electoral Roll The family are listed as: CHALLIS, George...
By Martin Lepley
On 23/03/2017
In A Quiet Corner
In A Quiet Corner
The Challis family
The Challiss Family do not appear in the Spring 1924 Electoral Roll or Poor...
By Martin Lepley
On 23/03/2017
When and Where
When and Where
Is this on Canvey?
Yes this was in the old wine bar up stairs.  Derek, Ray New and couple...
By Craig Thorne
On 20/03/2017
The Susannah Howard Stone
The Susannah Howard Stone
Thames Hoymen and Lightermen
When my great grandparents Ada Higgins and Edward Daniel Howard-Wisby married...
By David Noades
On 18/03/2017
A Little Bit of Switzerland
A Little Bit of Switzerland
The Togni Family
Oliver the adopted son was my godfather and that is why my middle name is...
By William Oliver Togni
On 15/03/2017
H Neale and Co
H Neale and Co
Apprentice 'banging out' ceremony
I worked at NEALS in the mid50s, it was so cold in winter there were  ice...
By Margaret
On 14/03/2017
Old Canvey photos
Old Canvey photos
60's school and St Johns
Ah, thanks Joy. I was born in 1947 and left the island in 1962, so would that...
By George Smith
On 13/03/2017
The Boys Brigade at Leigh Beck Baptist Church
The Boys Brigade at Leigh Beck Baptist Church
Written by Doris Flaherty
Hi Phil, In answer to your question I think the Dot you are referring to is my...
By Graham Stevens
On 12/03/2017
Hills & King's United
Hills & King's United
Boys football club
Hi all, I used to play for hills and kings back in 72, I remember that kit! in...
By paul green
On 12/03/2017
The Boys Brigade at Leigh Beck Baptist Church
The Boys Brigade at Leigh Beck Baptist Church
Written by Doris Flaherty
Wow, such memories. I joined the Junior section around 1976 and was part of the...
By Phil Jarvis
On 12/03/2017
Where?
Where?
When?
Thanks for that Tom. Please remember the archive when you go through your...
By Janet Penn
On 11/03/2017
Where?
Where?
When?
This is 58 Long Road and yes was owned my dad from 1959 to 1973. He was the...
By Tom Staunton
On 11/03/2017
Old Canvey photos
Old Canvey photos
60's school and St Johns
Hi George, Mr & Mrs Andrews had 2 sons Clifford and Derek and 3 daughters...
By Joy Fleming
On 10/03/2017
S E Essex Primary Schools Athletics Champions
S E Essex Primary Schools Athletics Champions
Sent in by Stephen Reynolds
Wow, don't believe it - looked at this picture and names I haven't...
By Annette Staunton
On 10/03/2017
Taken in 1974
Taken in 1974
But where
Correct Janet...
By Janet Penn
On 06/03/2017
Summer Time?
Summer Time?
commences
Yamburg Road...
By David Bullock
On 05/03/2017
Any Ideas??
Any Ideas??
Looking North
Marine Parade...
By David Bullock
On 05/03/2017
Unknown taken 1979
Unknown taken 1979
Can you help
In the 50s it was ESSO and was called Taylors garage Regards Sparrow...
By spoarrow
On 05/03/2017