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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
Travel Tickets from the 1970s
Travel Tickets from the 1970s
Child Fare Westcliff to Benfleet a Bargain at only 8p
King John School
King John School
School Play Programme
King John School Teachers
King John School Teachers
Football Team 1974-5
South Benfleet Junior School:  SS Nevassa
South Benfleet Junior School: SS Nevassa
1971 School Cruise to Norway & Denmark
South Benfleet Junior School
South Benfleet Junior School
Class Photo May 1939
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King John School Teachers
King John School Teachers
Late 1950s to early 1960s
Thanks to Tony Wilkins for coming along to our 'Memory Gathering'...
By Frank Gamble
On 27/05/2017
Benfleet Primary School Photos 1957 -1966
Benfleet Primary School Photos 1957 -1966
Photos of some of the children taken from Facebook
Thanks to Tony Wilkins for visiting our 'Memory Gathering' session (27...
By Frank Gamble
On 27/05/2017
In the Choir at St. Mary The Virgin South Benfleet
In the Choir at St. Mary The Virgin South Benfleet
The joy of being a chorister
The cross bearer is my brother, Richard Bettany and my younger brother, Edward,...
By Annette Todd
On 24/05/2017
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
My Parents Shop in the 1960s
Hi Stephen, Yes the brand that had a deposit on the bottles was "R White" and...
By Stephanie File
On 20/05/2017
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
Hopes Green Stores, 209 High Road
My Parents Shop in the 1960s
I do remember returning empty lemonade bottles (Whites?) to the Hope Green...
By Stephen Jones
On 18/05/2017
The Army Camp
The Army Camp
On the area that is now the Bird Estate
I remember when my colleagues at the Marks & Spencers Retirement Club used...
By Joyce
On 13/05/2017
My School Days
My School Days
That Thundersley seed progresses
After that long cold bath it's surprising there was ever any seed at all !...
By John Garnham
On 12/05/2017
Thundersley Primary School 1954
Thundersley Primary School 1954
Photo Gallery 1954
Photo 7, 2nd row from front 4th from right, my sister Sylvia Mitchell....
By Bruce Victor Mitchell
On 11/05/2017
Thundersley Primary School 1957
Thundersley Primary School 1957
Photo Gallery 1957
Hello Eddie, hope all is well at your end. I used to live on the Caravan site...
By George Whitehead
On 10/05/2017
'Ravenswood', Essex Way
'Ravenswood', Essex Way
The Story of a Benfleet Cottage
I remember this house and the Hurst family very well.  The eldest of the...
By Stephen Jones
On 10/05/2017
Thundersley Primary School 1954
Thundersley Primary School 1954
Photo Gallery 1954
Class photo number 5, front row, second from left, is me Bruce Mitchell....
By Bruce Victor Mitchell
On 10/05/2017
Late Victorian Construction
Late Victorian Construction
Mystery ruins caught on film for the first time
I used to play at these ruins in the 1960s and early 1970s.  I can...
By Stephen Jones
On 02/05/2017
Late Victorian Construction
Late Victorian Construction
Mystery ruins caught on film for the first time
My sister Jackie Barnes and myself used to play in this and surrounding areas...
By Bobbie Jones
On 30/04/2017
Dr. Tom Wilks
Dr. Tom Wilks
The Doctor on Horseback
I'm 72 now, but still one of my earliest memories is, aged 3, giving my...
By Alan Marsh
On 28/04/2017
Benfleet Brownies 1950's
Benfleet Brownies 1950's
Do you recognise anyone?
I recognise Brenda Harvey (2nd left - middle row) Ann Ratcliff (tallish) Back...
By Roberta Jones
On 27/04/2017
Benfleet House Names
Benfleet House Names
The link between house names and numbers in Benfleet, Hadleigh and Thundersley
When my parents bought Haven View in Oakfield Road in 1954, they said it was...
By Stephen Jones
On 27/04/2017
My Memories of South Benfleet Library and Mr Ken Deacon
My Memories of South Benfleet Library and Mr Ken Deacon
Opening Up The World Of Literature
My mother was an avid reader and introduced us children to the library as soon...
By Stephen Jones
On 27/04/2017
Appleton School - The Early Days
Appleton School - The Early Days
We Need Your Help
My older brother (David Jones) was in the first intake at Appleton when it...
By Stephen Jones
On 27/04/2017