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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)

Children taking part in beach sports at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent ,during the Water gala event.

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

Margate Marine Sands and Jubilee Clock Tower taken from Dreamland Tower c1950

Sunbeam portrait of Cynthia Wall, on Margate beach, June 1937.

Edward Reed, Ann Reed, Annie Reed, Anne Moore (nee Reed),  Alfred Reed, Fred Moore, Frederick Moore Jnr, Lily Brooks (nee Lily Moore) and James Brooks at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate July 23rd 1936

Miriam Verena Edwards(nee Spratling) , Frank John Edwards and Eric John Edwards sitting on one of Thanet beaches (either Margate or Ramsgate). Taken in 1932.

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

Children taking part in beach sports at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Two young girls shrimping on Margate beach, Margate Kent.

Young girl sitting on the rocks on the beach at Margate Kent.

Beach sports at Walpole Bay, Margate, Kent.

Vincett family beach gathering circa 1929 at Margate, Kent

Jack Rabbatts, Sunbeam photographer, photographing unknown boy on Ramgate beach, Summer 1967.

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

Janet and Jill Haswell on sands at Thanet, Kent.

Two toddlers playing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Iris Bathurst, Danny Bathurst, Daphne Mays with Michael Mays and Michaela Mays at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent. 1967.

Children playing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

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

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about in the town 1969. Broadstairs, Kent.

Jack Rabbatts, Sunbeam photographer with camera on Ramsgate beach, Summer 1967.

The beach at Stone bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

View from Louisa Bay with Viking Bay, Broadstairs town and harbour.

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.