Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Queen Victoria

My memory goes back to 1966, it was to be the last time I took my children to Southend for the day, because we migrated to Australia in 1967 (45 years ago). Then this year we ...Read full memory

Walks And Study

College days in S.O.S were fun with Bi-Pak and Maplin providing components for the electronics I was studing, and the endless others forms of fun along the sea front. But ...Read full memory


This scene has little changed although there has of course been the cliff landslip.The white railings on the right hand side of the picture enclose the dinghy maintainance/storage ...Read full memory