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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
That Porch !
Benfleet's oak wonder
Pat Baldwin (née Eliot)
Memories of my Childhood in Benfleet
Designer and illustrator for National Benzole
"Last man, bullet and bomb"
A safety net for the poor
Rushbottom Lane and Eversley Road 1960's
Ruts and mud - memories from Doreen Hawkins
Boats and Benfleet Bridge 1968
This photograph was taken in the Summer of 1968 just before the Benfleet road bridge ...
Lived at no 92 St Mary’s Drive; Aunty May used to baby sit us!!
Weddings in Benfleet
Iris Gould was a great friend and have lost touch. Does anyone have her address for me ?
The Brickmaking Work Force
A very interesting article. My ancestors were brickmakers living in Lower Halstow, Kent from 1861 who then moved to the...
The ‘Scone’, when owned by Steve Mallett
Thank you Steve for replying. I heard that Diane Craigie, the photographer owned the boat at some stage. Do you...
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