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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 (2212)

Goalie and defenders in action at Ramsgate FC Southwood ground, Ramsgate, Kent. 1950s

Josephine Whorlow & Joan Ashdown (Aunt) with unknown boy at Broadstairs, Kent. 1951.

Jean Osborne (nee Haynes) and Leslie (Les) Wilson (boyfriend at the time) walking along Broadstairs promenade, taken August 1949.

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

Doll Davey and Iris Davey on sands at Ramsgate, Kent.

Mayor of Ramsgate Alderman E.Y. Dye and pilot Cpt J/ Neville Stack of Hillman’s airways passenger biplane at Ramsgate airport. July 1935

Woman in orchard at Sevenscore farm near Ramsgate, Kent.

Garage and service station on the Sandwich Road, Cliffsend near Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Ray Bestwick, Dorothy Bestwick and Brian Bestwick on sands at Margate. 1957

Hoverlloyd hovercraft leaving the harbour at Ramsgate, Kent.

Kids on bonfire pile at St.Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent.

Newly arrived members of the Bolshoi ballet company standing on the tarmac at Manston airbase waiting for star ballet dancer Galina Ulanova to disembark from their plane. October 1st 1956.

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

Margate Mayor and Mayoress in cell at new Margate police station.

Constituent parts of Volkswagen Beetle at assembly plant, Ramsgate, Kent.

British commonwealth themed carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Craxfords futuristic carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Back right, Steve Hazel, girl on right table Evelyn Benson. Little girl, Angela on holiday with parents and grandmother. Seafront Cliftonville with the Queens Highcliffe hotel in background. 1952

Children in fancy dress at Ash village fair, Kent.

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

Bathers and sailing dinghys in Viking bay Broadstairs Kent.

Portrait of Off Licence owner, Thanet, Kent.

Portrait of pub landlady at bar in pub, Thanet, Kent.1963

Children in fancy dress at Ash village fair, Kent.