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Benfleet Sea Scouts
Benfleet Sea Scouts
Membership Card
The Lighthouse Public House
The Lighthouse Public House
Demolished 2010
1841 Tithe map for the Parish of South Benfleet
1841 Tithe map for the Parish of South Benfleet
Courtesy of the Essex Record Office
The Houseboat 'Jessica'
The Houseboat 'Jessica'
Moored in Church Creek in the 1940's or 50's
The Radio-Active Fango Baths Ltd
The Radio-Active Fango Baths Ltd
A development to terrify
The Benfleet Tavern
The Benfleet Tavern
A new pub sign
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
My Parents Shop in the 1960s
My School Days
My School Days
That Thundersley seed progresses
The Battle of Beamfleot (Benfleet)
The Battle of Beamfleot (Benfleet)
An amateur map from 1955
73 Kents Hill Road, Benfleet
73 Kents Hill Road, Benfleet
How things have changed
Harold Mitchell
Harold Mitchell
Painter of Benfleet
Leaving Benfleet Primary School in 1969
Leaving Benfleet Primary School in 1969
Before The Advent of Social Media
Leaving Appleton School in 1972
Leaving Appleton School in 1972
Before The Advent of Social Media
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1st & 2nd South Benfleet Sea Scouts
1st & 2nd South Benfleet Sea Scouts
In the 1960's
My brother was a member of the Benfleet Sea Scouts, Click here to see a picture...
By Stephen Jones
On 20/07/2017
The Lighthouse Public House
The Lighthouse Public House
Demolished 2010
When I was growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, I remember this as the Lighthouse...
By Stephen Jones
On 18/07/2017
1st & 2nd South Benfleet Sea Scouts
1st & 2nd South Benfleet Sea Scouts
In the 1960's
My father, uncle and grandfather owned "Edith & Hilda" in 1965. I recall...
By Nick Lipscomb
On 16/07/2017
Howard's Dairies
Howard's Dairies
Pictures of a time gone by
My Dad has a publicity photo from a newspaper many years ago, my Granddad...
By Jacqueline Skinner
On 14/07/2017
Barbarossa
Barbarossa
A gaff ketch built and sailed by Robert and Susan Hart
Greatings to Barbarrossa From SY Jornal - Brazil....
By Vilmar & Gina Braz
On 14/07/2017
Thundersley Primary School 1964
Thundersley Primary School 1964
Photo Gallery 1964
Photo No 2.  Top to bottom, left to right..Robin ?, Steven Harold, Susan ?...
By Mark Faulkner
On 13/07/2017
Views of Bread and Cheese Hill
Views of Bread and Cheese Hill
Do you know where its name came from?
I attended South Benfleet Primary / Junior School in the late '50's. A...
By Glenda Heathman
On 12/07/2017
Thundersley Primary School 1955
Thundersley Primary School 1955
Photo Gallery 1955
Hi Denise. long time no see. You were the last young lady from Thundersley that...
By George Whitehead
On 11/07/2017
Thundersley Primary School 1955
Thundersley Primary School 1955
Photo Gallery 1955
Hi George and Edward. Hasn't time gone quickly. I am living in St Osyth...
By Denise Davies
On 11/07/2017
Photo linked to comment - Howards Dairies in Thorpe Bay c 1910
Photo linked to comment - Howards Dairies in Thorpe Bay c 1910
This building was Hampton Convalesence Home. During WW1 it was a VAD hospital....
By Jim Sanctuary
On 11/07/2017
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
My Parents Shop in the 1960s
Just had to put this link to a wonderful early old photo of our shop onto this...
By Stephanie File
On 10/07/2017
Charles William Wyllie
Charles William Wyllie
Landscape and marine painter
Thank you, Nick, and I apologise for not replying sooner, but I have only just...
By Anne Burgess
On 10/07/2017
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
My Parents Shop in the 1960s
Hi Stephen, I definitely think child entrepreneur sounds better than child...
By Stephanie File
On 08/07/2017
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
My Parents Shop in the 1960s
Hi Pam, Glad you enjoyed it, I've just been reading your memories of 123...
By Stephanie File
On 08/07/2017
Wallis Supermarket
Wallis Supermarket
Grand opening parade
I started work at Wallis's High Rd Leyton in 1972....
By Mike Darwoof
On 08/07/2017
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 78 till 81 when my family moved away. Headmaster...
By Tanya Priestley
On 03/07/2017
Sidney Howard
Sidney Howard
From Benfleet to Tahiti
Friday sailings. When I was in the Merchant Navy there was a Captain, on one of...
By Brian Bellamy
On 30/06/2017
Sidney Howard
Sidney Howard
From Benfleet to Tahiti
Sidney did in fact marry again to my aunt Dorothy Newport and they had a...
By Nigel Andrews
On 25/06/2017