Title:
Canvey Island Floods 1953
Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
EDUCATION RESOURCES CENTRE
Scope and Content:
Mrs. Champion's memories of waking in a flooded house, floating with baby on furniture and eventual rescue; time in Rochford Hospital; visits of celebrities; account of use of King John's School, Benfleet as emergency centre; evacuation and transport arrangements; entertainments offered free; fundraising efforts.

Speaker(s): Champion, Mrs; Garton, John

Listen to extract of this recording above.
Dates of Creation:
1978
Extent:
17 minutes
Copyright:
Available for general reference and education purposes

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Document Types Sound recording Canvey Island Floods, 1978