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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.

Kent (2227)

Miss Margate 1957 and entourage with Mayor at Dreamland cinema, Margate, Kent.

Hereson Schoolboys inspecting cannon with sailors on HMS Bossington at the harbour, Ramsgate, Kent.

Cynthia Wall and John Wall. On Margate beach, June 1937.

Terminal building and control tower at Ramsgate airport. Designed by D.Pleydell-Bouverie 03.07.1937

Mayor of Margate Gorden Aubrey Kirby (1958-1959) takes part in Dreamland publicity stunt. 1958. Margate, Kent

Ground crew in front of Hoverlloyd SRN4 Hovercraft at Pegwell Hoverport, Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate, Kent.

Workers cleaning up after a fire at the Royal Victoria Pavillion Ramsgate seafront, Ramsgate, Kent.

Mayor of Ramsgate Alderman E.Y. Dye and Hillman’s airways passenger biplane at Ramsgate airport. July 1935

Mayor and other digintaries at Margate station, Margate, Kent.

Girl with stick on Ramsgate seafront promenade in front of Merrie England funfair.

Jean Osborne (centre, left of the Mayor of Ramsgate, Eddie Butcher), taken 1954. Minstrel show performed by National Association of Local Government Officials’ (NALGO) Glee Club Show.

Portrait of two women on sports car at Thanet, Kent.

Jean Anne Parker with Jeremy Robert Parker and Angela Jane Parker at St. Mildred’s Bay, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent.

Boatbuilder Frank Jackson in his boat at the harbour, Broadstairs, Kent. 1968

Actress and film star Hattie Jaques signing autographs at Thanet, Kent.

Group of Swedish students with Mayor outside Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent 1962.

Richborough power station under construction as viewed from Richborough Castle, Kent.1961.

Schoolboys taking part in an army careers exhibition at Hereson school Ramsgate, Kent.

Schoolgirls at Ellington school for girls, Ramsgate, Kent. 1963

Broadstairs and St.Peter’s council chairman laying the coping block for the new sea defences at Broadstairs, Kent. March 1965.

Mayor of Margate Gorden Aubrey Kirby (1958-1959) takes part in Dreamland publicity stunt. 1958. Margate, Kent

Children with Dalek at Thanet, Kent. 1966.

Yarrow childrens home , Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Later to become Thanet College.

Mayor and other dignitaries waiting for the Duchess of Kent at Margate railway station, Margate, Kent.

Children’s fancy dress contest being filmed at Broadstairs Water Gala at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent 1965.