Tilbury, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Seamans Hospital

I was just boy at the age of 6 when I was admitted to Tilbury Seaman's Hospital to have my tonsils taken out. I can remember seeing the big funnels of the ships through my ward window ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Trevor Milne

Feenan Highway

My father James (Jim) Staples was born in 1925 and grew up on Feenan Highway Tilbury.  (He died in 1998.)   He fought in the Second World War as a Royal Marine. He emigrated to ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Deborah Wheadon

Our Boys Cafe Dock Road Tilbury

When I was six, I moved into 'Our Boy's Cafe' with my mother and grandfather. My uncle, aunt and cousin also lived with us in the accommodation above. It was the last ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Julia Fraser

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