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Friend by Sheila Stacey (Member 10287478) on 29-Jul-2013
Does anybody know what happend to Raymond king he was a friend of my husband .I lived in norton ave late 60s he used the haystack pub .My name then was Sheila hampton   
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Church Parade, Winter Gardens by gerrycook (Member 10271999) on 30-Mar-2012
Does anybody know when the chalets were demolished to make way for the new estate and are there any photos relating to it?   
  • Re: Church Parade, Winter Gardens by Rhys Evans (Member 10273015) on 22-Apr-2012
    them new houses was built many years ago, back in the 90s

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Lost Uncle by Rick Smallman (Member 10257404) on 1-Feb-2011
I am trying to find Terence (Terry) Ellingford who lived in Sussex Street in Brighton. I am his nephew and I now live in Australia. Regards   
  • Re: Lost Uncle by Bob.Waight (Member 10280861) on 9-Dec-2012
    Hi Rick, I know this was nearly two years ago, but I thought I would give it a try.Can you tell me if you are related to the following Ellingfords who emigrated to Australia in 1952? Betty A.born 1928, Elaine L. born 1951, John W. born 1921(?) and Steven J. born 1948.Bob Waight

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Jennifer A Kane by Paul dowding (Member 10251794) on 25-Nov-2010
Any information on jennifer a kane from canvey island, also Richard william kane born 1947 need to know if they were living in london 1975 onwards and if richards father was tom thomas kane if so please contact me urgently thanks   
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Celebrity Charity Football Tournament - 25th July 2010 by Marianne Marston (Member 10246406) on 27-Jun-2010
On Sunday the 25th July some of the biggest names in British Boxing, along with stars from TV, Film and Music, will be gathering at the Brockwell Stadium in Canvey Island to participate in a football tournament to raise funds for The Indee Rose Trust, which provide support to children recovering from brain and spinal tumors.

The tournament, which is organised by renowned professional boxing coa... more >>
  
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Need a man by Glenda (Member 10247636) on 18-May-2010
I'm a single lady in my fifties looking for a companion to spend some quailty time with. I'm not over the hill yet, and still young at heart. I can be found at sagadatingsite website just search for Glenda. Looking forward to hearing from you.   
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Bruce How by Ray (Member 10245325) on 4-Mar-2010
Anyone know/knew Bruce from Delfzul rd in the late 60,s ?   
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Seeking JAMES WHITE from Canvey island by Simon Hewett (Member 10215565) on 1-Mar-2010
Hi. As the thread states, I am looking for James White, who would be in his mid to late 20's. A ceiling fitter, with 2 kids. Masie and Charlie.

please email: sihewett@gmail.com

Thanks
  
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Jean Collins (nee Frost) and Ernie Collins by Paul Collins (Member 10131511) on 20-Dec-2009
Hi, I've not been to this site for a while and have changed my email address. It might just be me but I can't seem to change from my old email address to the new one. Anyway,it's now fordstr@internode.on.net.

My father was Ernie (William) Collins and mother Margaret (Jean) Collins (nee Frost). My mother left the family when I was nine and I've not seen nor heard from her since. I'd be interest... more >>
  
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Bob Williams by sarah kemp (Member 10238986) on 17-Jul-2009
Hi I am looking for my Godparent Bob Williams who grew up here. His sister is called Gill/Jill and used to work as a florist in canvey. Its been about 20 years since I've seen him. Born 1953. Used to be married to Vicki. If anyone can help me get in touch with him again or just point me in the right direction I would be most grateful. Thanks   
  • Re: Bob Williams by sarah kemp (Member 10238986) on 15-Dec-2009
    Does anyone look at this website anymore??? I guess not. Not a reply on here for a very long time. Bob if your out there it would of been lovely to get in touch with you again but it seems I'm asking the impossible.

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What Difference Would Extra Income Make to Your Life? by David Taylor (Member 10103609) on 31-Dec-2008
Hi

I am looking for people who have experience in the Financial Services, Utilities or Sales Industries. I can offer a good opportunity for those who are prepared to put in effort on a part time basis with a Footsie 250 Plc company to earn a regular residual income for life.

Visit my website www.securityforlife.info for further info... more >>
  
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looking for by sarah (Member 10233302) on 9-Nov-2008
looking for an old friend kenny haywood age 39 approx, sister called jackie she moved to spain and he came back to live in canvey in 2005-6 thanks if any one can help   
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Michael Murphy , Angela and Theresa, (maiden name Murphy) by tessa england (Member 10232434) on 4-Oct-2008
Looking for family that i have lost contact with and would love to know how they are now. I last knew of them when they lived in Didcot Oxfordshire, but that was in the 70's... the family also had a place in Canvey Island. Any info would be much appreciated.   
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Lynette & Gwendolyn Johnson by Allan Fryer (Member 10214641) on 28-Sep-2008
Hi
I am trying to trace twin sisters Lynette & Gwendolyn Johnson who used to lib=ve in Maurice Road. an any one help
  
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Looking for Barbara Hitchcock by Jackie Hall (Member 10224509) on 16-Apr-2008
As is obvious from the subject title, I am trying to trace Barbara Hitchcock. She used to live at Furtherwick Road. I am doing this on behalf of my mother, who would like to know how she and her friend Valerie are. They used to come up to Norfolk and stay with my parents when they where children, through some society to get city kids into the country.

Any information would be most grateful
  
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gary thompson by dave defrond (Member 10155906) on 4-Mar-2008
i.d just like to say how saddened to hear of the passing of gary, we were rugby fellows together, i'd known him since 1975 roughly, he was a teacher at castle view i believe, never quite sure of that?, but i also knew him as a fellow parent at canvey island youth f.c. our sons were in the same team, he was a very gentle man, who did not deserve any of what he went through for years, we spoke of h... more >>   
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6o's by kathy (Member 10146707) on 19-Feb-2008
Can we have some pix of the 60s? It would be nice to have pix of Furtherwick Road and shops and people of the 60's. Kathy   
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barry by dave defrond (Member 10155906) on 13-Nov-2007
i knew it!, hey barry, you really do know a lot of what goes on on the island, been reading all the replies lately, you seem to know more than geoff barsby, and he knows some, no offence geoff, whats happening with the rugby club barry, its all downhill at the mo, you'd better dust off your boots and get out there, haha dave

  
  • Re: barry by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 22-Nov-2007
    does anyone remember mr aldridge he used to teach religion, charlie challis english, mrs rhodes needlework,mrs selby civics, mr bernett gardening (social studies)mr smith he was fairy new he taught maths and came from australia.mr needham he came from liverpool. is it true mr francis died remember first lessen i had with him upstairs in the new block he taught us how to make mascara. Is miss Langs... more >>

  • Re: barry by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 27-Nov-2007
    Hi Dave
    You know me like to help if I can.
    The boy's over the Club are starting to get it together now.
    Well you can tell Alison went to Canvey secondary
    School $2 for half hour on the phone to one person or $14.95 to as many people as you like all around the world for a year Not That Rude.
    RE: Miss Langstone she past away ... more >>

  • Re: barry by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 28-Nov-2007
    Dear Barry, i thought you had to pay $14.95 just for one message, i did not realize. I live in Brisbane Australia, i only go out once a week and thats it so i don't know what goes on much out side of my house and garden. I go to the mail box and thats it other than going shopping once a week. Do you happen to know if judy's husband Glen is still alive, sad that miss langstone passed this year. I ... more >>

  • Hi Barry by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 30-Nov-2007
    Barry i was wondering if you could help me pls, i was telling a friend of mine who went also to Furtherwick Park School. We were undering if you or anyone remembers a Eileen
    Acromin she used to play the piano in assembly she would have left school in 1969, and does anyone remember John Crudgington he left in 1969 he lived in Little Gyps Road off North Ave at Jones Corner. He did his electrician ... more >>

  • Re: barry by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 30-Nov-2007
    Yes I remember her I left Furtherwick in 1969/70
    John Must have been there at the same time as me.
    I knew a few people who lived near him down the Linden Way Area
    What Year did you Leave Futherwick Park. You should spend the $14 on Friends Reunited we have had school reunions every couple of years since 1995
    Shirley scantlebury is the organiser we have a good laugh about a 100 to 150 turn up.... more >>

  • Re: barry by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 1-Dec-2007
    can you tell me how i get in contact with shirley scantlebury, she used to live round the corner to me, she lived in cassel road and i was on the corner of hernen and spannbeck road. I left furtherwick park in 1969 and went to work in london for a while then i went to work in egens, my sisters name was Tui (buit real name Dawn there was 6 years differnce in our ages). I have been in touch with Lin... more >>

  • Re: barry by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 1-Dec-2007
    Hi I will E-Mail Shirley to day to let her know you are on this site.
    We must of been in the same year at Furtherwick Park
    Funny we never knew each other I was a bit shy im sure Dave Defrond and Shirley can confirm that
    Barry

  • Re: barry by dave defrond (Member 10155906) on 1-Dec-2007
    i dont know what you mean barry, i was quiet, er hmm, just a thought barry, do you know where lord lucan is, if so let me know, i'll grab him, then we can split the fee, haha, on another note, aren't the scantlbury's related to the hepworth clan, i seem to remember roy snr, saying something like that some 30 yrs ago? its just a thought baz, but it may help. dave

  • Re: mr burnett by dave defrond (Member 10155906) on 1-Dec-2007
    mr burnett was indeed gardening teacher at furtherwick, i met him in the late 80's, he was living next to a house i was working on, he said he was under head at castle view or cornelius, he was a gr8 fella, hope he's still around, he caught me and a mate of mine smoking, all he did was take the fags, good job it weren't potter or slasher, we'd never have sat down for a week, great times at seniors, fond memories

  • Re: dave by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 2-Dec-2007
    about mr bernett, he was my gardening teacher lovely man, thats why i am so interested today in my garden. I have never heard of these castle view and the other one you mentioned. I left canvey in 74 to go to new zealand and eventually Brisbane Australia. What happened to mr goodfellow our music teacher he used to call me gertie. his room was opposite the youth centre. So how does one get in touch... more >>

  • Re: barry by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 5-Dec-2007
    Hi Alison
    Shirley will be getting in touch with you soon
    her computer is down
    Barry

  • Re: barry by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 6-Dec-2007
    Many thanks barry appreciate what you have done .
    Alison friends call me Ali. Oh by the way is there any chance you might know how to contact my friend judy (the dwarf lady), i really would like to get in touch her, have not seen her since the early 70's. Many thanks again.

  • Re:Teachers @ Furtherwick & Hi to Alison by Shirley Coates (Member 10195221) on 11-Dec-2007
    Hi Alison, Now have new computer - don't you miss them when they break down? Mr. Goodfellow is still going strong I believe (Mr. Light - PE Teacher - keeps me posted) Mr. Burnett came to the first school reunion I organised in 1995, but haven't heard from him since. Mr. Watkins is also still about but we have lost a few - Mr. Potter, Mr. Frances, Mr. Davies, Miss Langstone and Mr. Giles.

    The... more >>

  • Re: Dae Defrond by Shirley Coates (Member 10195221) on 11-Dec-2007
    Hi Dave

    Yes I am related to the Hepworths by marriage. My dad George Scantlebury and Chrissie Hepworth (nee Barr)(Roys snr Wife)are cousins. Which I suppose makes little Roy and me second cousins.

    Regards Shirley Coates (nee Scantlebury)

  • Re: school by dave defrond (Member 10155906) on 12-Dec-2007
    hi shirley, i was right then, the old grey matters not fading after all, i do believe mr giles was a red headed art teacher, never had him, we had the big fella mr daniels. he got all the buttons knocked off his waistcoat by fred, he held a chap called dave oxbey?, down, while fred did his cane act, on the way down freds cane took all the buttons off in one swipe, imagine that today, both of them... more >>

  • Re Shirley by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 12-Dec-2007
    Hi Shirley do you remember me i used to live round the corner to you on the corner of spanbeck and hernen road. Did'nt you live in cassel road? Do you remember Anita Hughes, Billy Williams. Anita used to be really sweet on him, he was very good looking. Do you remember Judy (the dwarf lady) she used to live with her gran down by the doctors surgery towards the bottom of furtherwick park road, was ... more >>

  • Re: Judy by Shirley Coates (Member 10195221) on 3-Feb-2008
    Hi Ali

    Of course I remember you. A paramedic lives in your old house now. My parents are still alive and still in Cassel. As for Judy, I have no idea where she is, I did try, along with Denise Williams to find her when we organised the first reunion in 1995, but not successful. I don't remember Billy Williams! Susan Halls is still on the Island but I haven't seen her for some time. I hav... more >>

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re why did they let furtherwick park school get to that state by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 4-Nov-2007
Can anyone tell me if they know if steven john angel is still living on canvey. He used to lived across the road from me at Hernon road with his sister Linda mother Joyce and father Stan he used to drive a petrol tanker for regent. Does anyone one remember Billy Williams i believe blonde hair very good looking he used to go out with anita hughes. Is Mr. Neils little old shop still standing by the ... more >>   
  • Re: re why did they let furtherwick park school get to that state by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 10-Nov-2007
    Hi if you go on the web site WWW.FriendsReunited.co.uk Linda Angel is listed on that site and you can contact her.
    I think you will find that Canvey has changed a bit since those days.
    Barry

  • Re: re why did they let furtherwick park school get to that state by alison sinclair (Member 10216164) on 14-Nov-2007
    barry thanks for that. i went to that site and found her name and then i find to send her msg, i have to fork over $14.95. which i reckon is rude. Thanks for your help. I'd sooner her give her a call from brisbane australia it only costs me $2 for half an hour, thanks once again. steven would be her brother would be 54 now.

  • Re: re why did they let furtherwick park school get to that state by dave defrond (Member 10155906) on 6-Dec-2007
    the last time i saw mr goodfellow was in 1991 at the essex cup final when canvey were in it at thurrock, his 1st name was chris, he lived with his mother, never married, some of the old rugby boys may know if he's still around, rob edwards or vernon evans may be a good bet, come on barry, get ya thinking cap on, help the poor girl out dave

  • Re: re why did they let furtherwick park school get to that state by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 6-Dec-2007
    Hi Dave
    I hate to admit It But Shirley Scantlebury has more info on our era than me. she runs the School reunions and has Names and address of over 250 pupils and teachers her computer is down at the moment but she will be back.
    Good old Shirl
    Our next reunion should be next year sometime.
    It's funny how many Islanders have emigrated to
    Australia, Dave it Must be because the Surffing is ne... more >>

  • Re: re why did they let furtherwick park school get to that state by dave defrond (Member 10155906) on 6-Dec-2007
    hi baz, i got in touch with an old school m8 i'd not heard of for 43 yrs, he lives in brisbane, and yes the surfins better in oz cos they dont have all the dog do do's, broken bottles and old chip wrappers on the beach, haha, as for the dwarf lady, i saw her in tower radio last wk, ist time i'd seen her in 20 yrs, this sites gr8 for local info eh, ere? i just realised! i'm almost as good as you f... more >>

  • Re: re why did they let furtherwick park school get to that state by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 10-Dec-2007
    Hi Dave
    If you've lived on Canvey all your life it's longer than 53 years I know that because im younger than YOU.
    it only seemed like yesterday we were both young guys.
    have you thought about retirement yet????
    if you can sing or play the piano we could start a group and call it BAS & DAVE
    Barry

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Looking for the Crane Family by Angela (Member 10214277) on 27-Oct-2007
Does anyone recall the Crane family, I remember there being rather a lot of boys and one boy in particular, Jimmy, was going out with my friend Gillian who lived almost next door.

They lived just over the Benfleet bridge on the Canvey side of the island in the farm labourers cottages (not far from Dauntless boat yard.)
Would love to know if they eventually consumed their relationship and got m... more >>
  
  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 10-Nov-2007
    Hi
    Jim and Gill are still married
    and they now live at Ross on Wye
    Barry.

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Angela (Member 10214277) on 11-Nov-2007
    Hi Barry,

    Thank you so much for responding. It is lovely to know that they eventually tied the knot. He used to tease her something rotten when they were kids, but I knew that there was something special about their relationship. I wonder if you still have contact with them?

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 11-Nov-2007
    Hi
    Let me have you E-mail address
    Barry

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Angela (Member 10214277) on 11-Nov-2007
    Hi Barry, Please ignore request for email address, I wasn`t the instigator of this.

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Angela (Member 10214277) on 11-Nov-2007
    Hi Barry, ignore previous message. I have sent information via Knowhere Guide

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 12-Nov-2007
    Hi Angela
    Sorry That was me asking for your email address.
    What was your Surname when you knew Jim and Gill
    I'm sure I can contact Them for you
    Barry.

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Angela (Member 10214277) on 12-Nov-2007
    Hi Barry, Sorry about the mix up.

    My surname was Frost and I lived on a boat in Benfleet Creek. Gillian and I were great mates.

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Barry Campagna (Member 10080766) on 6-Dec-2007
    Hi Angela
    Should have some news on Jill Soon.
    Barry

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Angela (Member 10214277) on 12-Dec-2007
    Thanks Barry, very grateful for all the trouble you are going to. If I dont hear from you before Christmas, have a good one.

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Angela (Member 10214277) on 10-Feb-2008
    Hi Barry, any news yet on the above?

    Angela

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by Angela (Member 10214277) on 26-Mar-2008
    Hi Barry, it looks like we have reached an impasse as far as contacting the Crane family. Never mind, thanks for all your help.

  • Re: Looking for the Crane Family by kathy (Member 10250391) on 3-Aug-2010
    I knew a Jim Crane, lived down Norton Avenue a few years ago. Married the lady next door to him, but they have moved on now. He was actually Charles Crane but known as Jim Crane.

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