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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.

Thanet (2107)

Aerial view of Ramsgate airport terminal building.

Holy Trinity Church hold a service at Broadstairs bandstand, Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

Hoverlloyd hovercraft leaving the harbour at Ramsgate, Kent.

Miss Lido contest at the Lido Pool, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Children, Mayor, Mayoress and Beauty Queen on the carousel at Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

Fire damage at he Clock Tower restaurant, Margate, Kent.

The Twine family dog Togie at Broadstairs 1948

Third from right - Jack Rabbatts, Sunbeam photographer with Sunbeam photographer colleagues at Ramsgate seafront. Second from right and Fourth from right - two ladies who worked in the kiosk.

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

Ron,Marian and Jean Arthrell at Cliftonville, Margate.1958

Garage and service station on the Sandwich Road, Cliffsend near Ramsgate, Kent.

Construction of the new Six Bells public house, High Street, Margate, Kent.

Harvest time at farm near North Foreland lighthouse, Broadstairs, Kent. 1967

Children in fancy dress competition at village fete.

Cliftonville Football Club.

Air Raid Precautions Exercise; ARP Fire Brigade Staff discharging hoses , Margate seafront c1938

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

Percival P40 Prentise aircraft about to take-off at Ramsgate Airport, Kent 1958.

Sailing club yachts at sea off Broadstairs harbour. Capsized yacht in Viking Bay. Broadstairs, Kent.

Mayor presenting painting to Prince Christian of Denmark at viking pageant, Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate, Kent.1959.

Marine sundeck and sands taken from the Dreamland Tower c1950. Margate, Kent.

Broadstairs publicity van with mayoress at Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs.

Fire at Sevenscore farm near Ramsgate Kent.

Man dressed up as Old Mother Riley character, Ramsgate carnival parade, Ramsgate, Kent.