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King John School
King John School
Leavers Class of 1969 (1965-69)
Come to our Coffee Morning
Come to our Coffee Morning
Saturday, 25th November 2017
Armed Forces Day 2011
Armed Forces Day 2011
The Chelsea Pensioners
Elizabeth Hayklan (nee Cochrane)
Elizabeth Hayklan (nee Cochrane)
Artist with connections!
1922 - 25
1922 - 25" to the mile - Ordnance Survey Map - Benfleet
Great Tarpots, Saddlers farm and Rushbottom Lane
1922 - 25
1922 - 25" to the mile - Ordnance Survey Map - Benfleet
From Waterside Farm (Canvey) to Vicarage Hill
Benfleet Water and Weather
Benfleet Water and Weather
A display at the Library
Demolition of Tilbury Power Station's chimneys
Demolition of Tilbury Power Station's chimneys
Demolished 8 am Thursday 28th September 2017
Appleton School photos from 1960s/70s
Appleton School photos from 1960s/70s
And some of the Boys Brigade
1907 - Sea View Estate
1907 - Sea View Estate
Essex Record Office
Mary Bunce
Mary Bunce
Marine artist
Extreme weather in Benfleet
Extreme weather in Benfleet
A summary of incidents first displayed at the Archive's annual show
Lledo model van with Benfleet livery
Lledo model van with Benfleet livery
from the "View vans" souvenir series
Cycle Speedway in Benfleet
Cycle Speedway in Benfleet
Who, When and Where?
High Warren fruit farm
High Warren fruit farm
Located off Vicarage Hill adjacent to Hilltop fruit farm
The latest comments from this site

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King John School Days
King John School Days
Glenn Newman Remembers
I attended King John '63 to '68, I'm sure I'm on the naughty...
By Moira Hawtin
On 29/10/2017
Views of Bread and Cheese Hill
Views of Bread and Cheese Hill
Do you know where its name came from?
Well I heard it was all to do with Dutch smugglers who used the hill when...
By Chris
On 27/10/2017
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
My Parents Shop in the 1960s
Hi Sandra,  I’m really pleased that you enjoyed my “...
By Stephanie File
On 22/10/2017
Battle of Britain.
Battle of Britain.
Pilot Officer Waclaw Lapowski.
Miraculously the frame of parts referred to above was re-entered in October'...
By Keith Macaulay-Fraser
On 22/10/2017
Mr Joyce's memories of HMS London and PQ17
Mr Joyce's memories of HMS London and PQ17
He served in the Royal Navy on the arctic convoys during WW2.
My late father died March 2016 aged 92, served on HMS London as gunner -...
By Janet Foster
On 20/10/2017
Spritsail barge
Spritsail barge "Scone"
A Final Resting Place in Benfleet Creek
My husband worked on the Scone as Mate to her last trading Skipper, Fred Pettit...
By Pamela Wilder
On 11/10/2017
Elizabeth Hayklan (nee Cochrane)
Elizabeth Hayklan (nee Cochrane)
Artist with connections!
Hi, I have a beautiful watercolour painting by (Marjorie) Elizabeth ...
By Mike Dawson
On 11/10/2017
Battle of Britain.
Battle of Britain.
Pilot Officer Waclaw Lapowski.
My son bought me the book, 'With Great Sacrifice and Bravery' last year...
By William West
On 30/09/2017
Demolition of Tilbury Power Station's chimneys
Demolition of Tilbury Power Station's chimneys
Demolished 8 am Thursday 28th September 2017
Excellent video Phil and Christine.  I worked there for almost 40 years;...
By Frank Gamble
On 29/09/2017
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
My Parents Shop in the 1960s
Hi Stephanie, thank you for your great article. It has brought back so many...
By Sandra Karslake (nee Layzell)
On 29/09/2017
Roseberry Walk
Roseberry Walk
New Shops Are Built 1964
Yes Hi Chris I remember you.  Your Dad worked for the GPO. I did a job for...
By Paul Fretwell
On 25/09/2017
Battle of Britain.
Battle of Britain.
Pilot Officer Waclaw Lapowski.
 A frame containing twenty or so small parts of this Hurricane (and...
By Keith Macaulay-Fraser
On 25/09/2017
Henry Fuller Hobden
Henry Fuller Hobden
The literary Hobden
I first came across HF Hobden's work in the Boy's Own Paper some forty...
By George Barrett
On 19/09/2017
Shopping at Tarpots 1950's
Shopping at Tarpots 1950's
Things were very different
Small world Colin Taylor John Cripps is my father and still here with us,...
By Dawn Rouse Aka Cripps
On 06/09/2017
Appleton Comprehensive School opened 1966
Appleton Comprehensive School opened 1966
Photos 1966 - 1977 + comments on the School corporal punishment: Anecdotes database
Hi, I was at Appleton from 1967 until my family moved to Sussex in 1971 (which...
By Christine Green (nee Whittingham)
On 02/09/2017
Benfleet Primary School Photos taken in the 1960s
Benfleet Primary School Photos taken in the 1960s
Photos on display at the Launch in March 2011
Hi - the last photo was taken either 1965 or 1966 (we all left for Appleton in...
By Christine Green (nee Whittingham)
On 02/09/2017
Will H Maile
Will H Maile
Resident of Benfleet
Dear Mr. Ames, Thanks for your information! It would be very good if you can...
By A. Rikardson
On 28/08/2017
Unexploded Bombs and Doodle Bugs
Unexploded Bombs and Doodle Bugs
Wartime Memories of a Teenager
Hi from Downunder.  I really enjoyed John Marrison's war time story....
By Kim Cason
On 20/08/2017