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Advertisement for Beechcroft a holiday villa let in St Margaret's Bay. 1909
Typewritten extract from the Dover Express dated 5th February 1909 advertising a property to let. Extract reads 'St Margaret's Bay. Comfortable furnished villa on the Sea Front, Three months let at 25/- weekly. Watts. Beachcroft' Beachcroft was ...
Beach scene by a break-water in the Bay. 1906
Black and white photograph of a group of people on the beach in St Margaret's Bay. Daisy Watts Album
Beechin and Eglinton Cottages in The Bay with five people. c1906
Black and white photograph featuring Beechin and Eglinton Cottages, St Margaret's Bay. Caption on reverse states ' Beechin Cottage (black), Eglinton Cottage (White), Daisy Watts Daisy Watts Album.'
Beechin and Eglinton Cottages in the Bay with five people. c1907
Black and white photograph mounted on card which is marked 'Beechin and Eglinton Cottages'. Photograph shows the cottages with cliff face behind. There are four figures alongside a picket fence with another figure at an ...
Bumble-puppy or swingball on St Margaret's Bay beach. 1906
Small black and white photograph featuring three young adults holding racquets and standing around a vertical pole. Caption reads 'Bumble - puppy' - 'Gerald, Reggie and Daisy'. 'Bumble - puppy' appears to have been an early version ...
Bumble-Puppy or Swingball on the beach. 1906
Black and white photograph from the Daisy Watts collection entitled 'Bumble-Puppy'. Figures in the photograph are identified (from l -r ) as 'Gerald', 'Reggie' and Daisy Watts
Daisy Watts and friends on the beach. 1907
Black and white photograph and negative featuring 13 people on St Margaret's Bay beach in front of Adcock's Villas. Daisy Watts Album
Daisy Watts family tree
Handwritten family tree relating to Daisy Watts, resident of Beachcroft St Margaret's Bay and person responsible for many of the photographs taken at Penlee School. The archive also contains a number of genealogy cards and several ...
Family group photograph. c1906
Small black and white photograph of a group of four adults and three children. Location and date not specified. Possibly St Margaret's Found in a box marked "Daisy Watts photographs" so possibly members of the Watts family?
Five people on a veranda of a house in The Bay, 1906
Small black and white photograph of five people standing on a wooden veranda. Caption in album states "Cecil, Mildred, Gladys, Gerald & Daisy". Daisy Watts Album
Garden of Beechin and Eglinton Cottages in the Bay. early 1900s
Black and white photograph of three young females and 2 young males sitting or standing in a garden in St Margaret's Bay. The garden appears to be in front of Eglinton and Beechin Cottages. Handwritten ...
Hilda, Daisy and Gladys on a veranda in The Bay. 1900 - 1910
Two small black and white photographs featuring three young ladies standing on a wooden veranda, almost certainly at St Margaret's Bay. Handwritten caption states: 'Hilda, Daisy and Gladys'. Daisy is presumed to be Daisy Watts. Daisy Watts ...
Hockey Team. 1906
Small black and white photograph of a group of four young men with hockey sticks. Caption in album reads 'Jack, Cecil, Jimmy and Charlie'. Daisy Watts Album dated 1906.
Rough seas St Margaret's Bay. 1906
Small black and white photograph featuring heavy seas in St Margaret's Bay. Daisy Watts Album dated 1906.
Sitting on the beach in St Margaret's Bay. c1900
Small black and white photograph of a group of four people sitting on the beach in St Margaret's Bay. Bay Hotel in the background Daisy Watts Album
Three young people on a bench. 1900-1910
Small black and white photograph of three young people on a bench in St Margaret's Bay. Handwritten caption in archive states "Daisy" (presumably Daisy Watts) but does not confirm which of the two young ladies this ...
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. 1906
Three small black and white photograph featuring a group of young people seemingly within a tent. Names mentioned in the three captions are: Cecil Paice, Mildred, Wilfred, Ivy, Gerald, Philip, Eric, Daisy Watts Album
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