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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.

Worker (95)

Man maintaining model buildings at Ramsgate Model Village, Kent.

Sunbeam Boss John Milton centre, Ivy McLennon, Winnie Ford nee Marsh, Dot Walker, Flory Driver. far left Chris Fright’s Auntie. Miss Harmen left of John. At the Sunbeam Factory, 82 Sweyn Road, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

Women embracing Michelin Man figure at garage, Thanet, Kent. 1972.

Famworker standing on wall damaged by a crashed USAF F84F Thunderstreak 97FBS jet.at Cleve Cout Minster-in-Thanet .1956

Hop stringing at Sevenscore farm near Ramsgate, Kent.

Mr. Jack Milton (centre, top row) with Sunbeam office staff at Sweyn Road. Top row - second from left: Florrie Driver, third from left: Ivy Mclelland (?), third from right: Winnie Ford.
Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Famworker standing on wall damaged by a crashed USAF F84F Thunderstreak 97FBS jet.at Cleve Cout Minster-in-Thanet .1956

Woman covering smashed shop window at Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Manufacturing of fibreglass body panels for Dormobile motorhomes. Martin Walters.

Woman in office with computer .Thanet, Kent.1967

East Kent Bus Company workers outside depot at Margate Road, Westwood, Broadstairs, Kent.

Portrait of motor scooter mechanic at work, Ramsgate, Kent

Anne McNaught with Chris Fright (left) and Sunbeam workers. Margate, Kent 1956

Portrait of postcard seller on seafront, Ramsgate, Kent 1965

Broadstairs and St.Peter’s council chairman having beer with construction workers after laying the coping block for the new sea defences at Broadstairs, Kent. March 1965.

Workers drinking on timber boat at Sandwich boatyard, Sandwich, kent.

Ramsgate corporation worker with corporation horse and cart, Ramsgate, Kent.

Schoolboys and teacher visiting East Kent Times printing works.Ramsgate, Kent.

Hop stringing at Sevenscore farm near Ramsgate, Kent.

Workers on the roof in the snow at the Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent.

Secretary being presented with new typewriter at office, Thanet, Kent. 1963

Men maintaining fairground ride at Dreamland Amusement park, Margate, Kent.1965

Norman Marsh (aged 15) 1926 as runner for Sunbeam Photos, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.