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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.

People (494)

Mayor of Ramsgate and group of men playing cricket match on the Goodwin sands.1959.

Church parade past mayor of Ramsgate. Sea cadets and cub scouts. Ramsgate, Kent.

Civil Defence excercise 25.02.1956.Standing in front of RMA helicopter, Ken Speakman Town Clerk, H. Morris Clerk to Broadstairs, S. Money Kent Fire Brigade at Ramsgate, Kent.

Women on waggon pulled by shire horse at Minster village fete.

Armistice day parade along Upper High Street, Broadstairs, Kent.

Children enjoying ice cream outside Pelosis on the seafront at Margate, Kent. 1958

Women dressed at Dickensian characters at the Pavillion garden. Broadstairs, Kent.

Group of adults and children on Spanish Fiesta themed float at Ramsgate carnival.

1950s bathing beauties playing cricket on the beach at Margate, Kent.

Men in fancy dress on horse-drawn trailer at Ash village fair.

Girls on carnival float ‘gypsy camp’ at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

Freedom of the borough for Maud Venner with Mayor Kirby, Margate, Kent.

Miss Lido contestants sitting on plinth by the sea wall at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Ramsgate Round table Balloon race event at Ramsgate seafront.

Young woman being crowned Miss Ramsgate at Ellington Park by actor Tony Britton, Ramsgate, Kent.

Mayor with group of foreign schoolboys , Albion Gardens, Ramsgate c1950s.

Dickens Week parade along Broadstairs,promenade. Broadstairs, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

Ramsgate corporation worker with corporation horse and cart, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Election candidate for Ramsgate council elections at Eastcliff polling station.Ramsgate, Kent.

Fisherman Taffy Rook with BBC radio reporter on the stone pier, Margate, Kent.

Publicity shoot for play at the Memorial theatre. Location the Broadway with the old Broadstairs fire station in background, Broadstairs, Kent.

1950s bathing beauty at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

Ladies Committee (MHBA) Crazy Nursury float at Westbrook, Margate Carnival c1960