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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.

Cliftonville (159)

Ann Moore, Fred Moore and Annie Moore, taken on promenade at Cliftonville, 1947.

Portrait of woman in white summer dress at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Foreness Bay looking towards Palm Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Mark Haynes sitting on Sunbeam duck, taken at Butlins, Cliftonville, 1962. Inside of ‘Our Holiday’ Sunbeam photograph booklet.

Beauty Contest parade at the Lido Pool, Cliftonville; Margate, Kent c1950

Miss Golden Garter Girl at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1966

Helen Arthrell above Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate. 1972

Lido ballroom on fire, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Norman Marsh (aged 15) 1926 as runner for Sunbeam Photos, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Colin Harvey with Martin Elgar at the sundeck Palm Bay Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1961

Holidaymakers queing for ices at the Bungalow Cafe, Cliftonville, Margate c1950

Miss Golden Garter Girl at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1966

Kids blowing up balloons at the Lido swimming pool, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Miss Lido and attendants at the Lido pool, Cliftonville,Margate, Kent. 1972.

Holidaymakers queing for drinks at a Sun Deck Cafe; Cliftonville; Margate c1950

Mr. Jack Milton (centre, top row) with Sunbeam office staff at Sweyn Road. Top row - second from left: Florrie Driver, third from left: Ivy Mclelland (?), third from right: Winnie Ford.
Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Comedian Tommy Trinder showing a leg at the Miss Lido competition, Cliftonvile, Margate, Kent.

Promenade and sands at Foreness Bay looking towards Palm Bay, Cliftonville, Margate c1960

Putting green on clifftop at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

From left to right - Rosalyn Benson, James Benson (father), Minnie Benson (mother), Steve Hazel (uncle) Evelyn Benson (sister) Cliftonville promenade, Margate, Kent. 1947.

Aerial view of the Lido looking towards Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

From left to right - Rosalyn Benson, James Benson (father), Minnie Benson (mother), Steve Hazel (uncle) Evelyn Benson (sister) Cliftonville promenade, Margate, Kent. 1947.

Ron Helen and Jean Arthrell at Cliftonville, Margate. 1970s.

Second from right - George Robertson. Taken at Margate, near the Nayland Rock Hotel, 1937.Margate, Kent.

Portrait of a beach inspector standing next to a Sunbeam lion at Palm Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.