Memory Benches :: Marine Parade, Leigh on Sea [Part 3]

There are fifty seven benches with plaques along Marine Parade between Vernon Road and Belton Way East.


Following the map below from left to right, there are eight benches in a row between Vernon Road and Theobalds Road, with four more in a row set further in front. There are two benches in the entrance from Theobalds Road, then nine benches in a row between Theobalds Road and Burnham Road. There are nine benches between Burnham Road and Salisbury Road. There are six benches in a slight arch opposite Salisbury Road leading into a further sixteen benched up to the corner of Belton Way East. Finally, there are three benches sat on their own just down the first section of Belton Way East.



The Benches

  1. W H & E F Kimpton
  2. Annie Kathleen Bryon
  3. Tony & Joan Saunders
  4. Victor & Phoebe Hester
  5. Ivy Gaunt
  6. Helen Smith
  7. Charlie & Ivy Field + Henry Charles & Isabel Daisy Blunt
  8. Derek J E Bloxwich
  9. Sidney Henry & Daisy Kebby
  10. George & Maud Mills & Stella + G M & J M Archer
  11. Graham Dowzall
  12. Eric James Crane
  13. Doris Leathart
  14. Brenda Anne Smith
  15. Walter Wilson Reid
  16. Harold H Baker
  17. Charles & Adelaide Reader
  18. Gwen Harley
  19. Harry & Winnie Cross
  20. John & Violet Bray
  21. Len Marriner
  22. Bronmia Owen
  23. Arthur Sparrow
  24. George & Frederick Maynard
  25. Mabel Jessie Allen
  26. Ellen & Horance Frederick Boxall
  27. Ron & Rita Petchey + Kitty, Doris & Edith May
  28. Evelyn Caroline & Joseph Tull + Pauline Mary Rice
  29. Alfred Charles & Blanche Maud Labram
  30. Joseph Alfred Mills
  31. Hall & Daphne Blanch
  32. Darren Anthony Fergusson
  33. Maureen Hewitt
  34. Peter & Doug Kent
  35. Kathleen Mary Collins
  36. Julie Butler
  37. Agnes & James Turner
  38. Peter & Betty Butler
  39. John & Dora Lake
  40. Gordon & Marion Murray + Betty Smith
  41. James F Watts
  42. Bessie Creary
  43. Arthur  & Marjorie Swansborough
  44. Hayward Family
  45. Raymond Pead
  46. West Leigh Baptist Church
  47. Ellen Maud Beckitt
  48. Lilian Annie & Cecil Osborn + Elvina Savill
  49. Harry & Donald Moxon
  50. Norman Wakeling
  51. Florence & Herbert Meddle
  52. Ann Bayliss
  53. Herbert & Dorothy Bates
  54. Val Browne
  55. Kathleen Elsie Wood
  56. Agnes & Tommy & June Baird
  57. Brian & Joan Antrobus


The Views

I sat on each bench and took a photo of the view to be had. These travel left to right along the sea front.



The Walk

Photos taken along the way.