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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)

Helen, Jean and Ron Arthrell at Cliftonville, Margate.1971

Restoration of Dreamland Gallopers, 1965. Margate, Kent.

Evelyn Benson with Aunt Doris Staite and Uncle Len Staite at the Rhonallea Hotel, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1950s

Circus elephants bathing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Vincent Marsh going to Cliff Cafe to work for Sunbeam Photos at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1965

Two young girls shrimping on Margate beach, Margate Kent.

Drapers Almshouses, Margate, Kent

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.

Margate Carnival entrants with gypsy horse and cart at Westbrook, Margate, Kent. c1960

Sunbeam Photographer Roger Allen at Margate July 1956

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

Guides,Scouts and Cubs rally at the Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent.

Jean Fautley and friend standing in Dreamland, Margate, 1960.

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

Presentation of memorial bench outside of the Tudor House, Margate Kent.

Marian Arthrell at Cliftonville, Margate. 1956

Election Campaign, William Rees-Davies MP, 1955, Cecil Square, Margate, Kent.

Miss Westbrook 1960 and entourage.

Bathing beauties on motor boat off Margate Jetty, Margate, Kent.

Bathing beauties with rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

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

Labour party conference delegates including Attlee, Gaitskell and Morrison with the Mayor and Mayoress on Margate Promenade.

Least We Forget, Remembrance Festival, Winter Gardens, Margate, 1950s

Boys posing for photo under Margate amateur boxing club float at Margate carnival parade, assembling on Cliftonville promenade.

Sunshine Hall Dreamland Margate, caged bird show. Margate, Kent.