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Fire Engine Crash
At the bottom of Bread and Cheese hill whilst responding to a call-out.
"Blood Moon" over Benfleet
Super Moon Lunar Eclipse 28th September 2015
How I Remember Benfleet
Recollections of Julian Ashbourn
Appleton School Opens New 6th Form
Newspaper report Sept 4th 2015
The Hall Farm according to the tithe map of 1841
In a manor of speaking
'The Hotrods' - King John School's Rock/Pop Group in the 50s and 60s
King John School's Rock/Pop Group in the 50s and 60s
Mr Joyce on HMS London 1942-46
To Alexandria and the Far East
John Mannall Remembered
Piano Teacher in the 1950s
Maureen Watson née Simpson
Memories of the Salvation Army
Mr Joyce receives a Russian Ushakov medal
For being part of the WW2 Arctic Convoys
Mr Joyce's memories of HMS London and PQ17
He served in the Royal Navy on the arctic convoys during WW2.
Tarpots Corner changes in 2012
All change again!
Benfleet Yacht Club towed away
The 1840 Light Ship being towed away in 1984
Unexplained Mysteries of Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet
Childhood memories of Bowers Gifford, North Benfleet and Pitsea
My Early Years in and around Pound Lane
Benfleet Police Station reopens as a temporary base for the CSI team
Hittons and Welk House Farm
The Tithe map of Benfleet, 1841
Medieval Roads in Benfleet
No significant changes for over a thousand years
Route to Canvey from Benfleet changed in 1828
A change which ultimately destroyed Benfleet High Street
Roman Roads in Benfleet around 250 AD
Connecting Canvey and Hadleigh to the wider world
Saxon Roads in Benfleet c 500 AD
How rising sea levels changed the road layout
A houseboat baby
Houseboats and council tax
A 1930s view
Pre-Roman Roads in Benfleet
Evidence to show that Benfleet did not exist before the Romans came
David Henry Burles
Did David Henry Burles ever make a sketch or painting of St. Mary's Church, Shopland which was demolished in the...
Dorothy Thurgood also known to me as Auntie Doff. She lived behind St Mary's Church but I don't remember the...
The Blacksmith shop in Benfleet Village
I always think of my family when I drive past the Hoy and Helmet and wonder what life would have...
Benfleet and Houseboats 1948 – 1955
My father John Taylor has many stories he tells me about his childhood with his brothers Peter and Brian. Dad...
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