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Tilbury, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Seamans' Hospital At Tilbury

I was a trainee nurse at the Tilbury and Orsett hospitals from 1962-1968. A lot of the parties I heard of were either for the Medical staff or invites from the ships ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Ann Jean Hamilton

George Jackson, The Florist.

My Grandad was George (scissors) Jackson. He was a very well known and respected member of the Tilbury community. He ran his florist business from home in Auckland Close, ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Larraine Jackson

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Deborah Wheadon