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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.

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Toll bridge keeper at Sandwich toll bridge collecting crossing fee, Sandwich, Kent.

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

Workers cleaning up after fire at the Royal Victoria Pavillion Ramsgate seafront, Ramsgate, Kent.

Portrait of postcard seller on seafront, Ramsgate, Kent 1965

Motor scooter mechanics at work, Ramsgate, Kent.

GPO Postmen sorting letters in sorting office.

Margate Corporation kitchen staff making up sandwiches c1950

Margate council employees working in one of the council cafes, possibly the Winter Gardens or Margate Sundeck. Center: Dolly Baker.

Ground crew in front of Hoverlloyd SRN4 Hovercraft at Pegwell Hoverport, Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate, Kent.

Workers cleaning up after fire at the Royal Victoria Pavillion Ramsgate seafront, Ramsgate, Kent.

Portrait of cinema usherette at Thanet, Kent.

Workers cleaning up after fire at the Royal Victoria Pavillion Ramsgate seafront, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

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

Men taking posession of new television set in Queen’s Street, Ramsgate Kent.

Portrait of postcard seller on seafront, Ramsgate, Kent 1965

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

Presentation of medal to woman at telephone exchange, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Workman with a discovery of clay pipes.

GPO Postmen sorting letters in sorting office.

Subsidence at Hereson Road Post Office, Ramsgate, Kent.

Workman and schoolboy with model boat in the Sailor’s church, Ramsgate harbour, Ramsgate,Kent.

Actor Jack Warner (AKA Dixon of Dock Green) on stage meeting staff at the Odeon cinema, Ramsgate, Kent.