Southend Timeline

Bringing Your Memories Back to Life

The Forties


Ian Fleming's Flying Visit

Leigh Heroes

An Eastender's Writer Born

Shrimper's New Manager

Astoria Becomes Odeon

Bomb Hits Boys School

Kursaal Kinema Closes

Opera Singer Born

Anti Tank Blocks Mounted


Returning Back To Normal

Southend's People

Songwriter In Westcliff

Six Year Mayor Steps Down

New Town Clerk

Post War Elections

Dame Helen Born

Kids Return


Women to the Rescue

Bombs Hit the Town

More Bombings

Churchill Visits

 Quiz of the week by you.


Sickness in Southend

Jolly Hockey Sticks

Digby Born

Essex Regiment March

Chalkwell Minstrel Stage Returns

Newish Buses Arrive

Panto Time


Trams, end of an era

Evacuation Programme Impacts

War Room

Famous Jewellers Bombed

Girls School Bombed

1947 Set - View from The Palace by you. 


 Southend Aerodrome Reopens

Wakering Wants to Join

International Films Shown

Old Leigh Under Threat

Lapwater Hall Demolished

Thames Estuary Yacht Club

Carnival Queen

First Industrial Exhibition


Church Bombed

Nore Lightship Stood Down

Bob Jack Dies

Coulson Kernahan Dies

Lifeboat rescue

The Nore Lightship 



Thorpe Bay Yacht Club

Southend's People

Panto Time

Carnival Queen


The Pheonix Breaks Up

The Richard Montgomery

Shoebury Park Opens

Ship Attacked in Estuary

Quads Arrive at Southend Hospital

The Mulberry 


Steam Boats Work

Cockle Fishing

Freddie Laker Blazes a Trail

Factory Fire

Flu Hits Town

New Trains for Pier

Ideal Homes & Trade Exhibition

Carnival Queen

RAFA Take Star

Golden Hind

Berlin Airlift

Movie Star in Town

Once a Sinner

Isolation Hospital Burnt

Sir Charles Nicholson Dies

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