Tilbury, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

School Days

As far back that I can remember, it was the summer of 1934 when I first started school at St Mary's Roman Catholic School in Calcutta Road. I sat next to a friend that I had made (John ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by John Ryan

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Deborah Wheadon

Nurses In Tilbury Hospital

I used to attend the dances in Tilbury Hospital in early '60s - they were great fun. Does anyone remember them or any of the nurses from that time? I worked in Grays and ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Gerry English