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Welcome to the Website

Many thanks for visiting the Canvins web site. A local family in the village of Deanshanger Northants this is just a site showing our latest events and other things we get up to. My Hobbies include keeping fit, Taking photos and movies and Mountain biking. We also get out walking and spend a lot of our time in National trust properties and park land. The events section will show family events including Birthdays etc, also you will find trips out in here. Our walks will show some of our treks through some of the Uk.'s most beautiful places including the Lake District, Peak District and to the top of the highest peaks in England, Scotland and wales.

Please remember i only put the last few articles on the homepage, please click events to find the page you are after.



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We shall Remember them. Members of the Canvin Family that Died and fought in the Great War.

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Charles Henry Canvin (1897-1917) Died at Vimy, France

John Robert Canvin (1884-1916) Died in
Pozieres France

William Billing Canvin (1888-1919) Died in Egypt



Victor Thomas Canvin (1892-1970) Wounded at Vimy
Horace Daniel Canvin (1895-1961)
Edwin Canvin (1851-1930)
George Edward Thomas Canvin (1879-1949)
Harold William Canvin (1880-1927)
William Charles Canvin (1867-1942)
Reginald Thomas Canvin (1893-1981)
James Algernon S Canvin (1882-1950)
Herbert Alfred Collins Canvin (1880-1971)
Charles Ernest Canvin (1896-1952)
George William Canvin (1894-1959)
Arthur Henry Canvin (1894-1959)
Albert George William Canvin (1893-1939)
George Canvin (1879-1939)
Stanley Dymock Canvin (1896-1964)

Henry James Canvin (1877-1943)
Thomas Canvin (1898-1939)
Anthony Love Canvin (1896-1978)
Robert Leslie Canvin (1880-1950)
Charles Canvin Hamilton (1879-1942)




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The Summer Exhibition at the RA London.

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The summer exhibition at the Royal Academy London. We booked the tickets for the RA a couple of months ago and we have looked forward to this trip for some time. This year was the 250th year of the summer Exhibition and was coordinated by Grayson Perry


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Cholsey to Tilehurst along the Thames path. July 2018

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Walk 11 following the River Thames, this time we went from Cholsey to Tilehurst great 13 mile trip

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Dinas island to Newport Wales a great Costal walk 6.5 mile walk. June 2018

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A Fantastic walk from Dinas island to newport in Pembrokeshire wales. About 6.5 miles in total and you can use public Transport to get to the start so you can have a couple of pints along the route

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Carningli to Newport Wales a great 6.5 uphill walk June 2018

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A Great trip to wales and two great walks in the Pembrokeshire Hills this one was from CarnIngli to Newport about 6.5 miles in total. The Sea mist covered this impressive Carn on this walk but still worth it.

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Dovedale to Milldale a 8.5 mile walk in the peak district May 2018

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It was nice weather so we set off into the peak district and the lovely Dove Dale. This walk was a 8.5 mile route following the river Dove, this river is about 45 miles in length and runs from Buxton to Newton Solney. Dovedale is one of the top attractions on the Peak District owned by the National Trust and its estimated over a Million people walk it a year

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Chiltern Open Air Museum April 2018

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We had a week off work but didn’t go away so instead decided to have a few days out. The weather was gorgeous so we set off to have a trip to the open air museum. We had visited here before many years ago and thought we would have another look. The admission was £9.50 each and parking was free. The museum is full of saved local buildings such as houses and farm buildings

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Birmingham Back to Back Houses April 2018

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A great trip to Birmingham and a visit to the National Trust Back to Back houses. A great restored 19th Century Courtyard. Its a shock to see the cramp conditions that people used to live in.

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