Aveley, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Aveley and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Len Fogg

I supported Aveley FC from about 1946 to 1957. Thurrock Combination. London League Div 2. London League Div 1. Cot Cup. LATHOL Stanford Charity Cup. Three times winners of the Essex Junior Cup. My most favourite footballer of all was Len Fogg.

A memory of Aveley by Peter Osborne

Boys Boxing

My dad did boxing for the school and was Essex school boy champion around 1955 -1956.  If anybody knows where the shields or boxing memorabilia are please could you get in touch with me on janefinch550@btinternet.com.

A memory of Aveley by Jane Finch


I lived in one of the cottages directly opposite these shops in the 50's. No 33 Kennington Cottages. My youngest brother and sister were born here. I have so many fond memories. I seem to remember the drapers shop had a lovely dog. I used to buy warm peanuts on occasion in the sweet shop.They were warmed by a funny little glass ...Read full memory

A memory of Aveley