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Dear Fred
Dear Fred
Letter dated 18th June 1944
Ray Howard MBE
Ray Howard MBE
51 years of public service
BBC Essex Quest
BBC Essex Quest
The Quest visits the B17 information board and memorial benches.
History of Link Radio
History of Link Radio
Talk by Chairman John Whitehead
Owned by John Herrington, Canvey Island 1795
Owned by John Herrington, Canvey Island 1795
Made by John Gullock & Sons Rochford
Car Dealer Allan England
Car Dealer Allan England
AJE Motors 1993
Master Chef Jim Grant
Master Chef Jim Grant
Castle Point Flower Show 1986
High Sheriff of Essex
High Sheriff of Essex
Sees our sea defences
Bravery Award 1986
Bravery Award 1986
Royal Humane Society
Antique Restorer 1978
Antique Restorer 1978
John Brinkman
Bliss Is?
Bliss Is?
A Mother's Day card and a bottle of Guiness
Lubbins Park School
Lubbins Park School
Meeting 1988
Golden Wedding Anniversary 1991
Golden Wedding Anniversary 1991
Ron and Joan Burder
James Bender
James Bender
Benders of Charfleets
Lions Club Cheque Presentation
Lions Club Cheque Presentation
At Furtherwick School 1991
Mitsutake Kendo Club 1978
Mitsutake Kendo Club 1978
Waterside Farm Sports Centre
Survivor of HMS Coventry 1982
Survivor of HMS Coventry 1982
Hugh Owen of Canvey
Artist Impression of New Foodstore 1991
Artist Impression of New Foodstore 1991
This was to be in Somnes Avenue
Cheque Presentation 1983
Cheque Presentation 1983
For electric wheelchair
No Oil Protest 1973
No Oil Protest 1973
John Wilkinson
Police Drivers Advisary Course
Police Drivers Advisary Course
Castle View School 1991
Alan Ross 1984
Alan Ross 1984
The Painterman
Cheque Presentation 1986
Cheque Presentation 1986
Baby Button appeal
Wheelchair Rescue
Wheelchair Rescue
Kings 1985
Methane Gas Protests 1982
Methane Gas Protests 1982
Pictures tell the story
Story Not Known
Story Not Known
Date Unknown
Meal Fit for a Princess
Meal Fit for a Princess
Princess Margaret's visit 1984
Fire Station 1992
Fire Station 1992
New Equipment
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The night the IRA tried to blow us up
The night the IRA tried to blow us up
ITN News Clip
i was a police officer on duty that night and was the first member of the...
By Martin Lucking
On 20/05/2019
Hot Rod Enterprises
Hot Rod Enterprises
Dated 1986
john Hockley on the right and Geoff Owen on the left. They built my chopped...
By Huw Williams
On 16/05/2019
A shopping basket full of memories of Leigh Beck (part three)
A shopping basket full of memories of Leigh Beck (part three)
The Commodore to Clement's Dairies
I think my grandfather, Herbert Edward Beale, was the old man Beale who had...
By Sue Tyrie
On 10/05/2019
Furtherwick's 1986 trip to Dearille
Furtherwick's 1986 trip to Dearille
Were you there?
Wow - what a trip down memory lane.  That teacher is me in this picture on...
By Adrienne Blaquiere
On 01/05/2019
Furtherwick Park School
Furtherwick Park School
Date unknown
The orange building was not a kitchen by the 80s but classrooms; I taught music...
By Adrienne Blaquiere
On 01/05/2019
BBC Essex Quest
BBC Essex Quest
The Quest visits the B17 information board and memorial benches.
Yes, of course I must comment on the B17 incident as myself and a friend cycled...
By Gerald Hudson
On 30/04/2019
Hester Plaque Ceremony
Hester Plaque Ceremony
Wintergardens Baptist Church 6th June 2009
Sad to hear of the passing of Vera Oaker. Pictured here with her late husband...
By Janet Penn
On 29/04/2019
Three Photos of Inside of Knightswick Centre
Three Photos of Inside of Knightswick Centre
Dated 1979/80
The car & bike shop on the outside was Macrays. This later became a record...
By Matt Watson
On 28/04/2019
Canvey Island Guide and Brownie Packs
Canvey Island Guide and Brownie Packs
and St Joseph's Convent
I was a Queens Guide recipient in around late 60's early 70's. My...
By Margaret F Schaefer
On 26/04/2019
Chris Hill 1978
Chris Hill 1978
DJ at the Gold Mine
Great picture of my cousin Chris Hill, probably at the high point of his...
By Gerald Hudson
On 25/04/2019
Vic Harding Killed 1979
Vic Harding Killed 1979
Canvey Speedway Rider
Janet was there a written article that accompanied this photograph? If so I'...
By Brian Longman
On 25/04/2019
The Epic of a Canvey War Hero
The Epic of a Canvey War Hero
Fred McCave Bulletin December 1983
Why were none of the Germans who murdered the captured Royal Marines ever...
By Brian M. Leahy
On 23/04/2019
Force Five
Force Five
sent in by Ann Henriques (nee van Schagen)
I've only just come across this x I'm Bert Pulhams daughter...
By dawn pulham
On 18/04/2019
Force Five
Force Five
Date Unknown
Bert Pulham was my dad but unfortunately he passed away on the 1st of march ??...
By dawn pulham
On 18/04/2019
Antique Restorer 1978
Antique Restorer 1978
John Brinkman
John was Commodore of The Island Yacht Club in 1983 and was a keen Boat person...
By Valerie Deane
On 18/04/2019
Walkers Stores
Walkers Stores
Denham Road
In the 1929 Electoral Role Lilian Rosena Walker is mention with John Taylor...
By Janet Penn
On 15/04/2019
Walkers Stores
Walkers Stores
Denham Road
I'm doing some Family Tree research for a friend and would be very...
By John Simpson
On 15/04/2019
Antique Restorer 1978
Antique Restorer 1978
John Brinkman
I remember the Brinkman family from the 50s. They lived in Surig Road and their...
By Wendy Chaney
On 10/04/2019
The Memories of Clary Swann
The Memories of Clary Swann
With thanks to Liz Swann
It was lovely to read this account of The Casino's history; I worked in the...
By Janette Sheern
On 10/04/2019
No Oil Protest 1973
No Oil Protest 1973
John Wilkinson
A young Wilko Johnson. Same vintage year as myself and we're both looking...
By George Smith
On 09/04/2019