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Currently SEAS are busy digitally archiving The Sunbeam Collection and a range of ‘Walkies’. These are being added to the website on a weekly basis – so do keep returning. Whilst browsing please note that titles are not imposed upon the images – rather and as best we can – a description and keywords are allocated.

Beach (240)

Sue Butcher and doll Primrose. 1950 Ramsgate sands, Ramsgate, Kent.

Wilfred Cuckson and Helen Cuckson, taken at Margate beach near the clocktower, August 1946.

Broadstairs Water Gala, raft contest. Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Westbrook Bay Sands looking towards Margate c1950

Jean Osborne (nee Haynes) on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, aged three and a half, taken July 1933. Mounted Sunbeam photograph.

From left - Marian Shaw (maiden name Stafford), Pamela Stafford, Pete Dent, Dick Stafford, Barbara Coombes, Patsy Coombes and Doug Dent. Taken on Viking Bay Broadstairs, Kent.

Wreck of beached boat at Stone Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Children playing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.

Stone Bay looking towards Broadstairs harbour, Broadstairs, Kent.

Car on rocks below chalk cliffs at Ramsgate, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

Wreck of a French trawler being broken up at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Jean Osborne (nee Haynes) on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, aged three and a half, taken July 1933. Mounted Sunbeam photograph.

Margate Marine Sands, stone pier and jetty taken from Dreamland Tower. Margate, Kent. c1950

RAF air sea rescue performing a display to the public on main sands, Ramsgate, kent.

Thomas (Nod) Norman and friends. Taken on Ramsgate Sands.

Beach sports at Walpole Bay, Margate, Kent.

From left - Phyllis Hodkin, Susan Cave (maiden name Hodkin), Marian Shaw (maiden name Stafford), Pamela Stafford, Louie Stafford in the sea at Viking bay Broadstairs, Kent.

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.

Eric John Edwards (4 years old) on (possibly) Margate beach with Sunbeam dog. September 1930.

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.

Beach group on the main sands in front of the Royal Pavillion, Ramsgate, Kent.

Stone Bay at Broadstaiars, Kent.