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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)

Sue Butcher and doll Primrose. 1950 Ramsgate sands, Ramsgate, Kent.

1950s Margate bathing beauty.

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

1950s bathing beauties in inflatable lifeboat at Margate, Kent.

Evelyn Benson with Steve Hazel (uncle) in the sea at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, 1950s.

View of Pierremont Park, Broadstairs, Kent.

Air Raid Precautions (Rescue Parties) Vehicle and Staff, Kings Street Yard, Margate c1938

Sea Scouts rowing Miss Water Gala around Viking Bay during Broadstairs Water Gala day at Viking Bay 1964.

Three winners and their horses at gymkana and horse show.Ramsgate, Kent.

Boating pool at Margate main sands , Margate, Kent.

Two men standing alongside Silver City Airways passenger aircraft at Manston Airport, Kent, 1959

Scenic Railway at Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate, Kent.

Lynne Wood aged 13 on Ramsgate main sands, Ramsgate, Kent. 1960.

Two young girls shrimping on Margate beach, Margate Kent.

Ramsgate Winter princess being crowned by Mayor.

Comedian Tommy Cooper signing autographs at fete, Thanet, Kent. 1972

Lorry collision at Harbour Street, Ramsgate, Kent.

Mayoress Mrs Pettman standing beside Hillman’s airways biplane at Ramsgate airport. 1935

Two women strolling along the coast at Thanet, Kent.

Kate Farrow on Sunbeam donkey at Ramsgate seafront 1971

USAF Jets flying in formation over Manston airbase. Manston, Kent.

Aftermath of number 52 bus crash near the Brown Jug public house, Dumpton, Broadstairs, Kent.1966.

Scroll and Casket to be presented to Sir Winston Churchill on his election as a Freeman of Margate November 1957.

Mlle Dunkeque visiting childrens ward at Ramsgate hospital, Kent.

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