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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)

Soviet flag outside the Bicken Hall Hotel, Edgar Road, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Holiday guests at Ellison Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1955. Second from left Rosalyn Benson.

Evelyn Benson with Steve Hazel (uncle) in the sea at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, 1950s.

Miss Lido beauty queen with the runners up sitting on a wall at the Lido pool, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Holidaymakers on cliff top at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Promenade and sands at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate c1960

James Brooks and Lily Brooks (nee Lily Moore) on the Walpole Bay Bathing Platform, Cliftonville, Margate 1935

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

Foreness cafe at Foreness Bay Cliftonville looking towards Margate, Kent.

Rhonallea Hotel 1960. Rosalyn Benson (centre)  won Miss June Dairy Maid. Sister Evelyn sat next to her, Minnie Benson (mother) 4th row on left wearing white cardigan. Owner Steve Hazell back row with checked shirt, waitresses in front of him Ann, on left Edna, to left of Edna, Lillian Hazel.

Evelyn Benson (left) with Steve Hazel (uncle) and Rosalyn Benson on the beach at Cliftonville, Margate, Kenrt, 1955.

Entrants to the Miss Lido beauty contest at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Portrait of teenager at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1968

Woman with dog crossing Northdown Road in the rain at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Marian with Helen Arthrell and Ron Arthrell at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate. c1965/66

Tea Room at Northdown House, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. c1950

James Brooks playing cricket on Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate 1935

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

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Evelyn Benson with Steve Hazel (uncle) in the sea at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, 1950s.

James Brooks playing cricket on Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate 1935

Colin Harvey with two friends at the sundeck ice cream kiosk,Palm Bay Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1961

The Lido, Cliftonville, Margate looking West towards the Jetty early 1950s.

Marian and Helen Arthrell on Sunbeam donkey above Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1965

Three men putting at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.