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He built houses in mid 50s Gwendalen Ave named after his wife

By Rick Arnold
On 14/01/2015

I was in the same class as Janice Hollingbery from Furtherwick Road at St. Joseph's convent School from 1956-1963.

By Janette Sheern
On 11/02/2015

Thank you for posting this. Charles was my great grandad and Gwen was my great nan. if you can any information about Gwen. Then please email me. Lovely to know more about my great grandad. Ten~pin bowling I wouldn't of guessed that in my wildest dreams ??

By Becky
On 09/03/2015

i kept my first horse at lelia turner (nee Hollingberry) and Bruce turners stables down the unmade road as you turn off canvey road to charfleets in 1968 my dad ken banham was a builder and worked many times with Charlie


By paula
On 24/03/2015

lelia painted a portrait of my dad Sidney alterman when he was mayor of old canvey island council, which I still have now

By josephine joseph
On 22/08/2015

Charles is my great uncle. I am from Australia. 

My grandma is Eileen Hollingberry who was the daughter of George Hollingberry (brother of Charles Hollingberry) 

I would love to know more about this. 

By Elorah
On 26/02/2017

Its lovely to see people's memories of Grandad Charlie and also my Mum Leila. I'm still on the Island. 

By Anita Finning
On 06/11/2017

Anita, Aunt Gwen was my mums sister Ada. And your Mum will know me as Joey Nash

By Joe Nash
On 27/01/2018

My Grandfather was Henry Hollingbery (brother of Charles) I am trying to gather information on his first wife Lillian Gibson any help would be appreciated

Kim Hollingbery Hook 3.5.2018

By Kim Hollingbery Hook
On 03/05/2018

Wow I have many stories of this man :) I think he gave my grandad his first job. His also family I think my great grandmother Mick Boyce

By Rachel Stevenson
On 05/03/2019