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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.

Promenade (100)

Miss Lily Gifford, Mrs. Flora Gifford, taken by the Royal Albion Hotel, Broadstairs, Kent.

Winnie Mays (right) with friends at Broadstairs, Kent.

Douglas and Eugene Twine at Broadstairs 1950s

Doll Davey at Broadstairs, Kent. 1972.

From left to right - Rosalyn Benson, James Benson (father), Minnie Benson (mother), Steve Hazel (uncle) Evelyn Benson (sister) Cliftonville promenade, Margate, Kent. 1947.

The promenade at Broadstairs,Kent.

Old time music hall performers take a photocall on the promenade, Broadstairs, 1968.

Pam and Reg Mays at Broadstairs, Kent.

Winnie Crump with her father (?). Possibly taken at Westbrook, Margate, Kent.

Posed promenade group somewhere on the Thanet coast.

Three women walking on a wet day, in Thanet, Kent.

Harry Bates at Ramsgate seafront, Ramsgate, Kent.

Marian Shaw (maiden name Stafford) walking along Broadstairs seafront, by the steps.

Duchess of Kent and other dignitaries arriving at Dreamland cinema, Margate, Kent.

Second from right - George Robertson. Taken at Margate, near the Nayland Rock Hotel, 1937.Margate, Kent.

Ivy Bates and Doll Bates (Dorothy) at Ramsgate seafront, Ramsgate, Kent.

Winnie Crump with her father (?). Possibly taken at Westbrook, Margate, Kent.

Michaela Mays on Sunbeam donkey and Daphne Mays, the promenade, Broadstairs, Kent. 1968.

Pam and Reg Mays at Broadstairs, Kent.

Broadstairs and St.Peter’s council chairman laying the coping block for the new sea defences at Broadstairs, Kent. March 1965.

William Brooks, Molly Brooks, Ann Moore, Anne Moore and Frederick Moore on St Georges Lawn Promanade, Cliftonville, Margate 1947

Opening ceremony of the new West Cliff promenade sea defences between Viking Bay and Dumton gap at Broadstairs, Kent. June 1965.

Miss Lily Gifford, Mrs. Flora Gifford, taken by the Royal Albion Hotel, Broadstairs, Kent.

Thomas (Nod) Norman, Maureen Turner (maiden name Norman), Jean Fautley, Phyllis Norman walking towards Margate Sundeck (Dreamland in the background). Taken 26th April 1958.

Jill Bestwick with Sunbeam donkey on Broadstairs promenade 1961