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Frances Drewer (Bingham)
2nd Battalion Essex Regiment Cadet Force Band 1942
How this led to a semi professional music career.
A Few Memories of Brian Walker's
I lived with my father, mother and grandparents in St Mary’s Drive in late forties ...
An Oasis In Benfleet and the last of its kind.
Mo Perkins and Hilltop "Pick Your Own" fruit Farm
Ann Mintram (nee Yeo)
Some childhood memories of Benfleet
Benfleet Man Witness to Atomic Bomb Tests
On Christmas Island 1958 - 1959
Benfleet Primary School 1926 to 1934
Listen to Doug Wilson's Memories of School Days
Benfleet Seventy Years Ago
Written in 1947 by Sir Charles Archibald Nicholson, Bart.
What Was Here Before These Shops?
Betty Light Remembers
Growing Up In St Mary's Drive in the 1940s/1950s
Canvey Island Floods 1953
I survived to tell the tale
Fred Emery's memories of growing up in Benfleet
Growing up in Benfleet
Cod Liver Oil, Orange Juice and The Marshall Plan
Aid for Europe
Crime and Punishment
Recollections of the Second World War in Benfleet
Cumberland Avenue, Flood Sept 1968
Elderly couple rescued by group of neighbours
Dark Lane Caravan Site 1961
Finding accommodation was difficult
Doreen Batchford's Childhood Memories - 1950's
New Thundersley Primary School - To 1950's Living Conditions.
Embedded in the Depths of Consciousness
South Benfleet was no more than a small hamlet that appeared more farming community than railway suburb.
Ernie Rogers Our Benfleet Home Was Bombed
In the 1940s and 1950s
Mystery of the Buttons
Geoff Radford's Recollections of Thundersley
Memories of living in Grasmere Road. At Falkus’s fish shop, the ever-cheerful Emma dispensed chips in open fourpenny or sixpenny bags.
German Junkers 88 Aircraft Crash on the Old Golf Course
I am sure we only just escaped with our lives.
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