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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)

Fire at Sevenscore farm near Ramsgate Kent.

Teenagers learning to type to a dictaphone at Thanet College, Ramsgate, Kent.

Putting Green, Bank Side Margate prior to demolition c1937

Flood damaged basement flat.Ramsgate Kent

People looking around Townley House in Ramsgate now known as Farley’s Furniture Store.

People in fancy dress on carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Golden Garter girls at the lido Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1970

Service aboard Ramsgate RNLI lifeboat ‘Michael and Lily Davis’, with capsized Goodwins lightship in the background.

Post office social club carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Miss Marina 1957 and entourage, Marina swimming pool, Ramsgate, Kent.

Inspection parade of WRAF cadets at RAF Manston by Duchess of Gloucester with C.O Manston airbase, Manston, Kent.

Portrait of woman in white summer dress at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Cargo bound for Calais being loaded aboard Hoverlloyd hovercraft “Sure’ at the harbour Ramsgate, Kent.

Vikers Viking VL 246 of the Queen’s flight carrying the Queen Mother standing at Manston airbase, Kent. 25,05.1956

Holidaymakers queing for ices on the Main Sands at Margate, c1950

Young woman posing in summer dress at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

Norma Gallagher (maiden name Marsh) and friend on Margate pier.

Ethel Haynes and Jack Haynes walking down steps to Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Portrait of fisherman Arthur Veryon at Ramsgate harbour, Ramsgate, Kent.

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about in the town 1969. Broadstairs, Kent.

Dane Park Tea Rooms, Margate c1950

Vintage car outside Dreamland Cinema for publicity stunt, Margate, Kent. 1958.

Cynthia Towler and Margaret Worsfold. Broadstairs, Kent, 1955.

Winners of fancy dress contest at St.Lawrence church fete, Ramsgate, Kent.

Workers at swimsuit and garment factory at Thanet, Kent. 1966.