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Take a Walk and Feelgood!
Take a Walk and Feelgood!
An invite from Chris Fenwick
Prout 46 catamaran
Prout 46 catamaran
History of a Prout 46 catamaran built at Canvey Island.
Canvey Ponies c1960
Canvey Ponies c1960
Sent in by Christine Anderson
Canvey RNLI Day 1992
Canvey RNLI Day 1992
Thorney Bay
Canvey RNLI 1987
Canvey RNLI 1987
21st birthday
Crane Tragedy at Chamberlain St
Crane Tragedy at Chamberlain St
Pumping station excavation
Blooming Lovely
Blooming Lovely
Flowers everywhere
Canvey Market 1983
Canvey Market 1983
Fred Rising and John Carr
Canvey Market 1990s
Canvey Market 1990s
Charfleets Industrial Estate
Heroic Bill Saves a Second Life
Heroic Bill Saves a Second Life
From the Humane Society 1991
Ivy Maile of CP WRVS
Ivy Maile of CP WRVS
Receives her BEM Medal
Salvation Army Band
Salvation Army Band
Mitchells Avenue 1983
Place Unknown
Place Unknown
Date 1986
Place Unknown
Place Unknown
Date unknown
Canvey Boot Sales 1990
Canvey Boot Sales 1990
in aid of electric wheelchair
Presentations at Red Cross HQ Canvey
Presentations at Red Cross HQ Canvey
15 year long service medals
Disabled Sports Day
Disabled Sports Day
Canvey 1994
Falconry Display
Falconry Display
Canvey 1985
Kings Club Karaoke Entrants
Kings Club Karaoke Entrants
with Mad Mark Peter
Chris Squires
Chris Squires
ITN Cameraman from Canvey 1979
Holiday Play Scheme
Holiday Play Scheme
Clown make-up sessions
Hall Out! Protest at Play Field Loss
Hall Out! Protest at Play Field Loss
King George Playing Field 1987
Drinkwise Exhibition
Drinkwise Exhibition
Gateways 1990
Donation to The Thompson Physio Unit
Donation to The Thompson Physio Unit
from the Distaff Club
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Grandpa Noble
Grandpa Noble
Can anyone help
Hi Janet, I saw this postcard while browsing e bay.  I am not sure at the...
By Rita Green
On 22/10/2017
The Newly Built Windjammer
The Newly Built Windjammer
The year 1979
The Windjammer was built on the site of the 'Pavilion Cafe', which was...
By Val Court
On 22/10/2017
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
Back in the 1950’s my family had friends, Renee and Jack, who lived in...
By Frances Pearce
On 22/10/2017
The Village by moonlight
The Village by moonlight
photos by H Read
Horace Read lived in Canvey village and he used to go to the Orange Cafe which...
By Janet Walden
On 18/10/2017
My collection of Vic Ellis' paintings
My collection of Vic Ellis' paintings
and when I met him
Southend's Civic Art Gallery, the Beecroft, is going to honour local artist...
By David Hurrell
On 17/10/2017
Canvey Village Postcard
Canvey Village Postcard
Date? Possibly 30s
Looking at the Telegraph pole in the picture. The question I have is this...
By Martin Lepley
On 15/10/2017
The Hotel Kynoch
The Hotel Kynoch
Post Cards of this hotel at Hole Haven
Hi Martin - Irene Swift, my mum-in-law, was born in 1919 at the Bull Hotel,...
By Dee Weightman
On 14/10/2017
Furtherwick Park School 1973 - 1978
Furtherwick Park School 1973 - 1978
Reunion at Astairs c1998
I recognize Mr. Jeary. He used to drive a blue Mercedes. I attended the school...
By Andrew Bartlett
On 13/10/2017
The Hotel Kynoch
The Hotel Kynoch
Post Cards of this hotel at Hole Haven
Done a bit of digging about the SWIFT family and it would appear that they...
By Martin Lepley
On 13/10/2017
The Hotel Kynoch
The Hotel Kynoch
Post Cards of this hotel at Hole Haven
I have an advert he put in the paper calling it "swift's hotel (formally...
By Martin Lepley
On 13/10/2017
The Hotel Kynoch
The Hotel Kynoch
Post Cards of this hotel at Hole Haven
I think you will find it was still Kynoch Hotel. It is in Kelly's Directory...
By Janet Penn
On 13/10/2017
The Hotel Kynoch
The Hotel Kynoch
Post Cards of this hotel at Hole Haven
Interesting to hear that Edward SWIFT had owned the hotel as in 1921, this...
By Martin Lepley
On 12/10/2017
Early 70s Carnival
Early 70s Carnival
See the old Seawall
My dad drove for Halcons in the carnival his name was Bill Fullbrook...
By paul fullbrook
On 12/10/2017
The Working Community on the River Thames  Part 2
The Working Community on the River Thames Part 2
Canvey's Lightermen and Watermen
have you anymore information about this property ? would love to find out more ...
By Ellyse Winyard
On 11/10/2017
Stan & Vera Oaker's Photographs
Stan & Vera Oaker's Photographs
Canvey Historical Society
We have just found a newspaper cutting which seems to imply the refurbishment...
By Janet Penn
On 09/10/2017
Deputy Head of Furtherwick Park School Retires
Deputy Head of Furtherwick Park School Retires
Mercia Langstone 1979
Cant say I remember the lady but have great memories of Furtherwick Park....
By glenn foley
On 09/10/2017
Whose Wedding?
Whose Wedding?
Tewkes Yacht Club
This was Barry and Jenny Jarvis...
By David Burtonshaw
On 08/10/2017
Great Photo
Great Photo
But where, when, who?
I did read somewhere that he did. Something to do with Prouts and I think it...
By Janet Penn
On 08/10/2017
Great Photo
Great Photo
But where, when, who?
Hi Janet im almost certainly wrong but the more I look at the chap in the...
By Frank Liddicott
On 08/10/2017
Johnny Clark
Johnny Clark
at Kings Club c1980s
i used to go to kings club and the piano bar alot in the 70s. meny memories of...
By Gary Casson
On 07/10/2017