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St Margaret's Village History
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The promenade and sea wall, St Margaret's Bay. c.1970?
A colour postcard view looking along The Promenade in St Margaret's Bay towards The Ness
The Promenade, St Margaret's Bay. c1950s
From the Gordon Denoon album
Tommie Denoon on St Margaret's Bay promenade.
From the Gordon Denoon album, a photograph of Gordon's wife, Tommie. 'Emily' was the name given to the family car an Austin Light 12 saloon. Undated but likely to be between 1945 and 1948
Tommie Denoon on the beach. Early 1950s
From the Gordon Denoon album a photograph of Gordon's wife, Tommie, on the beach at St Margaret's Bay. The new sea wall and promenade is still under construction and the ruins of Adcock's Villas can ...
Two views of the beach from Robin Craig's Album
From Robin Craig's Album, two photographs, with one view of the Bay taken from The Ness, and the other taken from The Lookout looking towards the villas at the western end of the Bay.
Unexpected visitors at the beach. c1945
From the Gordon Denoon album. Two photographs of Tommie (Gordon's wife) sitting in their car on the promenade at St Margaret's Bay being approached by goats. Emily was the name given by the Denoon family to their ...
War damaged village on the beach and in St Margaret's
A series of photographs taken during and after WW2 showing the damage and destruction to properties, particularly those in the Bay area, which was used as a 'Battle School' by the British Army. Photographs of damage ...
War damaged village on the beach. 1945
From Gordon Denoon's album two photographs taken in 1945 depicting the war-damaged and ruined buldings in St Margaret's Bay. The second photograph has Gordon's wife Tommie and son, Ian, in the foreground with an unidentified female ...
Young people in the Bay. 1906
Small black and white photograph of 10 young females and 3 young males. Some are sitting on a wooden fence, others are seated on the ground. The houses in the background identify the location as St ...
Young people on a beach. 1906
Two small black and white photographs featuring a group of young people on the beach in St Margaret's Bay. Caption in album under first copy states 'Wilfred, Reggie, Margaret, Gladys, Daisy, Eric'. Caption on reverse of first ...
Young people on the beach, 1900 - 1910
Small black and white photograph of a group of six young people sitting on a bench in St Margaret's Bay. Handwritten caption on reverses states: 'Wilfred, Reggie, Margaret, Gladys, Daisy, Eric'. It is presumed that the ...
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