How to contribute

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'How to contribute' page
Photo: Illustrative image for the 'How to contribute' page
Photo: Illustrative image for the 'How to contribute' page

Add your words and pictures

You can add your words and photos to this site instantly. Just register a username and password, and off you go! You'll be guided through the process by simple on-screen instructions and it only takes 10 minutes.

So what could you add?

  • an old photo of Canvey Island
  • a new photo recording some aspect of the island today
  • memories of life on the island 
  • information about some aspect of the island

Look round this site to see what other people have added. Most people just add one photo or one paragraph of text. Other add whole photo galleries or sections of the site.

It's so easy!

  • You can sign in right now, create a rough draft or test page, and log in later to finish it.
  • When you're ready, you press a button to submit your words and photos to our editors for publishing

Terms and conditions

  • Text submitted to the site may be sub-edited for the sake of clarity or readability.
  • Images submitted to the site may be cropped or digitally enhanced (for example, to improve contrast).
  • Canvey Island Archive is under no obligation to publish any text or photos submitted to the site.
  • Canvey Island Archive may reject material on the grounds of copyright infringement, offensiveness or other legal considerations.
  • Canvey Island Archive cannot accept contributions of a commercial, marketing or advertising nature. We will, however, accept editorial content from commercial organisations (for example, the memories of a shop-owner).

Any questions?

Do you need any help with the material you're thinking of adding? Do you need help with writing your story, or help with publishing it to the site?  Please email

This page was added by Jack Latimer on 11/04/2008.