Peter Renaut, a former resident of Benfleet, sent us the photo below. The photo features residents of Church Road and was probably taken in the early 1950s.
The venue may have been ‘Tarpots Hall’ and the decorations suggest the photo was taken around Christmas time. Peter has identified some of the people but many remain unknown.
If you can put names to any of the faces or can help with the venue, the date or the reason for the celebration, we would be very pleased to hear from you.
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Information supplied by Peter:- (see numbered photo below)
1. Peggy Renaut (Peter’s mum) – lived at number 40 Church
2. Basil Fabb (deceased) – lived at number 46 Church Road
3. Rita Fabb – lived at number 46 Church Road
4. Arthur Renaut (Peter’s dad) – lived at number 40 Church Road
5. Esme Thorne – lived at number 44 Church Road
6. Mr Ed Thorne – lived at number 44 Church Road
7. Mrs Doris Thorne – lived at number 44 Church Road
8. Gaynor Thorne – lived at number 44 Church Road
9. Stan Easter (deceased) – lived at number 48 Church Road
10. Dorothy Easter – lived at number 48 Church Road
(please click on photo to enlarge)