Tilbury, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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 cafe of many along Dock Road, Tilbury, so we ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by Julia Fraser

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 Toole) Who later in life emigrated to Canada and ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by John Ryan

Dwellings And Hospital Tilbury Rrverside

My nan and grandad used to live in the dwellings near the hospital. Their names were George and Florence ARCHER. Has anyone got any photos of the dwellings or hospital. We cannot find any. My brothers still live in Tilbury.