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Living in Bowers Road in the 1950s & 1960s
Despite the state of the unmade roads, it was nice and quiet due to the lack of traffic, and there was plenty of wildlife. I used to sit on the back doorstep and watch the lizards running around the yard.
White School of Dancing
The White School of Dancing was held at the John Boscoe Hall in Benfleet High Road.
King John School visit to Interlaken, Switzerland (1966)
Did anyone go on this school trip during the summer of 1966?
Memories of King John School in the 1960s
A comment by Steve Davis
Jupiter and Saturn conjunction December 2020
Jupiter and Saturn before the conjunction on December 2020 as seen from Benfleet.
South Benfleet Primary School Christmas Decorations
At Christmas 2020 the South Benfleet Primary School displayed these handmade bells and baubles.
Benfleet Christmas Lights and Tree 2020
Benfleet Christmas Tree and Lights 2020.
The Postbox hat is added to for Christmas 2020
In 2019 someone from Benfleet put a hat on the postbox on the corner of ...
1971 South Benfleet School Cruise to Norway & Denmark
Memories of an educational school cruise.
Tracing my mum's early childhood
I am trying to trace my mum’s early childhood years. I believe up to the age of 14 she lived initially around Thundersley and then Hadleigh'
Pictures of the barge Scone
Part of the history of the Scone
54th CLESC Battalion of the Homeguard
The Home Guard at Benfleet in 1944
2nd Thundersley scout group
Can you name anybody in this photo?
Benfleet Remembrance Sunday 8th November 2020
This video is of the spontaneous event to mark Remembrance Sunday 8th November 2020. Pictures of ...
Poppy Displays Around Benfleet
A number of places in Benfleet had poppy displays this year. These are a few ...
Remembrance Day 8th November 2020
On Remembrance Day 2020 we had Covid and confusion which meant that no official ceremonies ...
Appleton class from the past
Does anyone recognise themselves in this class photo from the 1970s?
Boyce Hill Farm
Boyce Hill farm as shown on the 1841 tithe map
Great Tarpots Farm
A small farm on the 1841 tithe map
Thundersley Life Boys
Thundersley Life Boys on a trip to Southend Pier, early 1950s.
My recollections of Ted FitzGerald
John Peters recalls working with Ted FitzGerald
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.
Thundersley Primary School 1948/49
Thundersley Primary School class photo 1948/49
An unusual view of Benfleet Station
Approaching Benfleet Station from Leigh-on-Sea
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