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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)

Infants at fancy dress contest Victoria gardens Broadstairs, Kent. Over exposed plate.

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

Sunbeam. Cliftonville Sands Snaps, Bathing Platform, Cliftonville, Margate.

Child on Pony, Birchington Carnival 1960

Circus elephants bathing on the main sands at Margate, Kent.

Kent Cooperative Queen being presented with flowers at Margate Winter Gardens.

Mechanical elephant being filled with fuel at garage in Ramsgate, Kent. 1972.

People on Tumblebug ride at Dreamland amusement park, Margate, Kent.

Spectators at USAF open day at Manston airbase looking at T33 Sabre fighter jet. Manston, Kent

Phyllis Cull (maiden name Butler), John Heath (brother of British Prime Minister Edward Heath), Joyce Hadfield (maiden name Butler) and Ted Hadfield walking with dog. Taken at Broadstairs seafront.

St.John’s Ambulance gathering, parade and inspection by senior oficers and the Mayor at Southwood, Ramsgate, Kent.

Cliff Fall on Ramsgate’s East Cliff promenade, Ramsgate Kent.

Demolition of Shooters fish and chip shop, 29 High St, Broadstairs, Kent.

Fishermen at the Old Boathouse and Old Lookout on Broadstairs harbour Jetty, Broadstairs, Kent

Back row, Brian and Jean Steed, Jean Anne Parker. Front Row,  Michael Steed, Jeremy Parker, Valerie Steed, Angela Jane Parker at St. Mildred’s Bay, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent.

Schoolboys visiting the East Kent Times printing works, Ramsgate, Kent.

St.Peter’s Church churchyard Broadstairs, Kent..

Fire Brigade rescue excercise aboard the Golden Spray at Margate harbour arm 1964. Margate, Kent.

Woman at fashion parade in Ramsgate, Kent.

Triplets enjoying a birthday cake.

Spectators standing at the Broadway waiting for the carnival procession. Broadstairs, Kent.

Pop star Adam Faith signing autograph for Miss Ramsgate at Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Ex Prime Minister Edward Heath at event on Broadstairs harbour Jetty 1969

Deborah Cambridge and Angela Jane Parker at St.Mildred’s Bay, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent.1973