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Bell's Photo Co. Ltd.

Bell's series of Pitsea area postcards dates from around 1910 onwards with the majority of views concentrated along London Road, High Road and St. Michael's Church. The earliest views are in the 59xxx numbering sequence. Later examples have six digits in either the 122xxx or 142xxx numbering sequence.

Title Number Colour Publisher Date View Detail
GREETINGS from PITSEA1049 aB/WBell's 5 picture multi-view of Bell's 122347 (War memorial), 122376 (Pitsea), 122381 (View from Pitsea Church) 122360 ("Chalvedon Hall" Pitsea) and ?????? (Pitsea Church).Also Bell's 122387 examples.
The Broadway, PitseaNo. 1767B/WBell'sc.1930sView of the Railway Hotel, Anne Boleyn Mansions and the road beyond.REAL PHOTO SERIES. Published by: Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea.
GREETINGS from PITSEANo. 1773B/WBell'sc.1930s5 picture multi-view: (War Memorial, Pitsea), 122381 (View from Pitsea Church), No. 1767 (The Broadway, Pitsea), (Rectory Road, Pitsea) and (Pitsea Church).REAL PHOTO SERIES. Published by: Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea.
Pitsea59271B/WBell'sc.1909Rectory Road from High Road with property to left and haycart.1909 example. The Bell Series of Real Photos in Silver Print. Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea.
Pitsea59273B/WBell'sc.1910Station Lane in the direction of the railway bridge.The Bell Series of Real Photos in Silver Print.
 59274B/WBell'sc.1910s  
Church, Pitsea59275B/WBell'sc.1910sOff road view of a pond with large house in the background.The Bell Series of Real Photos in Silver Print.
 59276B/WBell'sc.1910s  
 59277B/WBell'sc.1910s  
Pitsea59278B/WBell'sc.1910sLondon Road properties opposite the congregational church whose wall can be seen to the right of the view. 
Congregational Church, Pitsea59279B/WBell'sc.1910sView looking towards Pitsea of the Congregational church in London Road. 
Congregational Church, Pitsea59280?B/WBell'sc.1930sAngled view towards Bowers Gifford of the Congregational church in London Road.Bells' Photo Co., Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea. Essex.
Pitsea59293B/WBell'sc.1910sA large house fronting London Road with a dormer room.The Bell Series of Real Photos in Silver Print. Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea.
 59294B/WBell'sc.1910s  
Pitsea59295B/WBell'sc.1900sEarly view of Starlings ironmongers shop before its front extension.The Bell Series of Real Photos in Silver Print. Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea. Postmarked example July 1909.
 59296B/WBell's   
 59297B/WBell's   
Pitsea59298B/WBell'sc.1900sAn tree lined unmade road in Pitsea.he Bell Series of Real Photos in Silver Print. Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea. 919 written in the area reserved for the postage stamp.
Pitsea Church59299B/WBell's Close up of front entrance to St. Michael's Church.Portrait view.
Pitsea Church59300B/WBell'sc.1910sRear facing view of St. Michael's Church. 
 59301B/WBell'sc.1910s  
Pitsea Church59302B/WBell'sc.1910sAngled front view of St. Michael's Church. 
Pitsea Church59303B/WBell'sc.1910sAngled rear view of St. Michael's Church. 
Pitsea Church59338B/WBell'sc.1920sTwo ladies walking back to the camera along the hillside path approaching a path junction leading to St. Michael's Church. 
Pitsea59402B/WBell'sc.1910sLondon Road with various houses. 
Pitsea church59416B/WBell'sc.1910sDistant front view of St. Michael's Church.REAL PHOTO BRITISH MADE
 59417B/WBell's   
 59418B/WBell's   
 59419B/WBell's   
 59420B/WBell's   
 59421B/WBell's   
New Schools, Pitsea59422B/WBell'sc.1910sPartial view of Pitsea School.BRITISH MADE
New Schools, Pitsea59423B/WBell'sc.1910sAngled close view of Pitsea Council School.0533 in the area reserved for the postage stamp. BRITISH MADE
Off Burnt Mill Road, Pitsea122343B/WBell's Farm buildings and pond to left side of view.Bell's Leigh-on-Sea. Postmarked 1930 example.
 122344B/WBell's   
 122345B/WBell's   
 122346B/WBell's   
War Memorial Pitsea122347B/WBell'sc.1930sWar memorial from Station Lane.The Bell Series. Some examples titled 'The War Memorial' and number to bottom left side.
War Memorial Pitsea122348B/WBell'sc.1930sFront facing view of the war memorial decorated with flowers.Bell graphic and number to bottom left side.
"Chalvedon Hall" Pitsea122360B/WBell's View overlooking the pond and Chalvedon Hall. 
Pitsea122376B/WBell'sc.1930sView of the Broadway cinema which was showing the film 'Alias Jimmy Valentine'. 
 122377B/WBell's   
 122378B/WBell's   
 122379B/WBell's   
 122380B/WBell's   
View from Pitsea Church122381B/WBell's View looking towards Station Lane and the Railway Hotel. 
View from Pitsea Church122382B/WBell's View looking down on Howards field and London Road shops and the houses beyond.B. P. Co. Ltd.
 122383B/WBell's   
 122384B/WBell's   
 122385B/WBell's   
 122386B/WBell's   
GREETINGS from PITSEA122387B/WBell's 5 picture multi-view of Bell's 122347 (War memorial), 122376 (Pitsea), 122381 (View from Pitsea Church) 122360 ("Chalvedon Hall" Pitsea) and ?????? (Pitsea Church).B. P. Co. Ltd. and A Bell Photo examples and printed postcard examples. Also 1049.a example.
 122388B/WBell's   
 122389B/WBell's   
 122390B/WBell's   
 122391B/WBell's   
 122392B/WBell's   
 122393B/WBell's   
 122394B/WBell's   
View from the Church, Pitsea122395B/WBell's View from church hill with the railway line running through the centre.REAL PHOTO BRITISH MADE
Main Rd, Pitsea142075B/WBell'sc.1930sLondon Road in the direction of Cooke's draper's with Rectory Road junction. 
 142076B/WBell'sc.1930s  
Main Road, Pitsea142077B/WBell'sc.1930sLondon Road in the direction of Cooke's draper's. 
Bathing in the creek Pitsea142105B/WBell'sc.1930sBathers in Pitsea creek.Print postcard example with 'Greetings from' on bottom left of rear of card. B.P. Co. Ltd.
Pitsea Church142132B/WBell'sc.1930sAngled front view of St. Michael's Church.B.P. Co. Ltd.
 142133B/WBell's   
 142134B/WBell's   
 142135B/WBell's   
 142136B/WBell's   
Railway Hotel, Pitsea142137B/WBell'sc.1930sRailway Hotel and the war memorial from the corner of Station Lane.Printed postcard. B. P. Co. Ltd.
War Memorial142138B/WBell'sc.1930sAngled rear view of the war memorial.REAL PHOTO BRITISH MADE
Rectory Road, Pitsea142139B/WBell'sc.1930sLooking down Rectory Road from the junction with the High Road.A B.P. Co. Ltd.
 142140B/WBell's   
 142141B/WBell's   
 142142B/WBell's   
 142143B/WBell's   
 142144B/WBell's   
 142145B/WBell's   
Rectory Road, Pitsea142146B/WBell's Pitsea police station view looking north. 
All Good Christmas Wishes from PitseaunnumberedB/WBell'sc.1900sYultide postcard with small inset view of St. Michael's Church (59300).The Bell Series of Real Photos in Silver Print. Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. Postmarked example December 1908.
Page added: 2008

Text written 2008.
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