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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.

Linda Davis and friends walking along Margate seafront past Dreamland. Taken early 1950s.

Jackie on the sundeck at margate with the Sunbeam Donald Duck. 1950s

Young woman on merry-go-round ride at Dreamland amusement park, Margate, Kent.

Chipperfield’s circus at the Royal Sea Bathing Hospital, Margate, Kent.

The Sunbeam photographers - Chris Fright and Roger Allen - at Butlins in Margate, and in the forground the Sunbeam battery pack.

Unknown women, taken in Margate,Kent. 1929

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

Amateur dramatic production of Annie Get Your Gun by Margate Operatic Society, Winter Gardens Margate , Kent 1965.

Fort Arcade, Margate prior to demolition c1937

Scroll presented to Sir Winston Churchill on his election as a Freeman of the Borough of Margate 24th September 1957

Clown holding lion cub. Chipperfield’s circus at the Royal Sea Bathing Hospital, Margate, Kent.

Young girl swimming in pool on ,Margate beach, Margate, Kent.

Miss Vye and entourage at the Dreamland ballroom.

Unknown women, taken in Margate,Kent. 1929

Young girl laying on the rocks on the beach at Margate Kent.

Air Raid Precautions (Decontamination Parties) Staff, Kings Street Yard, Margate c1938

Helen Arthrell above Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate. 1972

Dreamland amusement park illuminations at night, Margate, Kent.

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

Portrait of Miss Westbrook 1958 and entourage.

The Sunbeam photographers - Chris Fright and Roger Allen - at Butlins in Margate, and in the forground the Sunbeam battery pack.

Military Display on Margate Main Sands 1930s; Field Guns and Rifleman

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

Margate Tea Room c1950