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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.

Margate (648)

Miriam Verena Edwards (maiden name Spratling), Eric John Edwards and Frank Edwards sitting on (possibly) Margate beach,July 1933.

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Eric John Edwards sitting on (possibly) Margate beach.

Delegates at N.U.T. conference at the Winter Gardens, Margate Kent.

Ballroom Dancing at the Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent.

Glamour shot of bathing beauty posing with shrimping net at the seaside near the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

June 1937; Margate beach; Cynthia Wall; John Wall

Norma Gallagher (maiden name Marsh) and friend on Margate pier.

First on the left - Michael Foster, Third from left - Michael Sole, Right - Wilfred Cuckson. Taken at Winter Gardens, Margate, Easter Dance, May 1958.

  John Aitchison and colleague at work on scaled down steam train, Dreamland amusement park, Margate, Kent.

The White Horse Cafe, Margate c1950

Carnival Performers (Children) at Westbrook, Margate Carnival c1960

Two young girls shrimping on Margate beach, Margate Kent.

Mayor John Gardiner Read (1956-1957) attending bowls tournament, St Georges Lawn Cliftonville,1950s. Margate, Kent.

Coronation Day dance at the Winter Gardens Margate, Kent. 1953

Miss Margate and entourage with steam train driver at Margate, station.

Bird’s eye view of Dreamland amusement park, Margate Kent.

The Bungalow tea rooms and cafe .Hodges Flagstaff. Margate, Kent.

Holidaymakers queing for ices and teas at the Marine Sun Deck Margate c1950

Miss Westbrook 1960 and entourage.

Vincent Marsh and one of his sisters sitting on a Sunbeam horse at Margate, Kent.

Seaman’s Lodge Margate prior to demolition c1937

Jessie Ayres, Floss Turner, Betty Atkinson, on Margate Sundeck.

Steam railway at Dreamland amusement park, Margate Kent.