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Advertisement for St Margaret's Bay Hotel, St Margaret's Bay. 1936
Two copies of an advertisement for the Bay Hotel which appeared in the Folkestone Herald in August 1936. In addition there is a letter from the hotel secretary to the newspaper asking for the advert to ...
Advertising booklet for St Margaret's Bay Hotel. 1930s
Multiple pages comprising an advertising leaflet for the St Margaret's Bay Hotel - undated, but it appears to be before the 1936 extension was built. Includes photographs of the exterior of the premises and some interior ...
Assault at St Margaret's Bay Hotel, St Margaret's Bay. 1938
Photocopy of a press article and accompanying transcript of the report regarding an assault that took place at the Bay Hotel in September 1938. The proprietor of the hotel, Housain Suleman, was summoned to appear in ...
Big Hotel Fire at St Margaret's Bay Hotel St Margaret's Bay. 1943
Copy of a press article from the Dover Express and East Kent News dated Friday 15 October 1943. The article features a report of a fire that seriously damaged the unoccupied St Margaret's Bay Hotel.
Christmas Arrangements at the St Margaret's Bay Hotel. 1909
Small black and white leaflet listing the Christmas Arrangements laid on for guests at the St Margaret's Bay Hotel in 1909.
Lanzarote Hotel St Margaret's Bay, bar application refused. 1892
Copy of a press cutting from the Whitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald, September 24 1892. Subject is the refusal of a licensing application for Lanzarote Hotel in the Bay.
List of prominent persons visiting St Margaret's Bay Hotel / Lanzarote. 1910
Two A4 typed sheets bearing lists of famous/ prominent visitors to the Bay Hotel / Lanzarote during 1910. The second version is a transcript from the St Margaret's Bay Guide Book and includes quotes on ...
List of Visitors to St Margaret's Bay Hotel. 1897
Black and white photocopy of a press cutting bearing a handwritten note of 'Dov Exp 1897'. The cutting lists a series of recent visitors to the St Margaret's Bay Hotel.
St Margaret's Bay from Ness Point. post 1935
Unused, undated postcard bearing a black and white photograph of a view across St Margaret's Bay looking east and including the Bay Hotel. A handwritten note in the archive states 'After 1935' and draws attention to ...
St Margaret's Bay Hotel and Old Boathouse Bungalow. 1934
A small black and white photograph taken in 1934 showing a lady and a small child standing in front of the Bay Hotel and Old Boathouse Bungalow.
St Margaret's Bay Hotel and old Coastguard Cottages. 1895
Copy of a black and white photograph showing the rear of the Bay Hotel and adjacent properties on the beach. A typed caption states 'Round the Coast 1895. The Bay Hotel and old coastguard cottages ...
St Margaret's Bay Hotel and the cliffs. c1900
Two almost identical versions of the same photograph. One is a photocopy of a black and white representation of the Bay Hotel with a lady walking in the foreground. It has 'St Margaret's Bay & Cliffs' ...
St Margaret's Bay Hotel from the sea, St Margaret's Bay. 1937
Unused, undated black and white postcard featuring the St Margaret's Bay Hotel. A handwritten note in the archive states "Picture taken 4 Sept 1937 showing the extension built 1936, destroyed 1939 - 45 by a ...
St Margaret's Bay Hotel from the Sea. pre 1936
Black and white postcard depicting the front of the St Margaret's Bay Hotel taken from a little way out to sea. Thought to be before 1936 as there is no sign of the large extension completed ...
St Margaret's Bay Hotel, Beechin and Eglinton Cottages. pre 1936
A photocopy of a black and white photograph of the St Margaret's Bay Hotel looking across the façade from East to West. Undated but believed to be before 1936 as there is no sign of ...
St Margaret's Bay Hotel, St Margaret's Bay. pre and post WW2
Taken from the Gordon Denoon album. The first image is a copy of a postcard of The St Margaret's Bay Hotel, complete with extension, taken in its pomp in the 1930s. The subsequent three photographs taken by ...
St Margaret's Bay Hotel. pre 1936
A large black and white photocopy of a photograph of the façade of the St Margaret's Bay Hotel thought to have been taken before 1936 as there is no sign of the large extension built ...
Storm damage to the Bay Hotel and other properties in the Bay. 1939
Photocopy of a press cutting with a handwritten date of 1 Dec 1939. Headline is 'St Margaret's Cliff Fall and Storm Damage'. The article tells of a cliff fall behind the Bay Hotel which caused damage ...
War damaged St Margaret's Bay Hotel. 1947
Three black and white photographs of the severely damaged derelict Bay Hotel building. Much of the damage was caused by the 1943 fire, some was caused by wartime activities, when the area was used as ...
War damaged village on the beach.
A copy of a black and white photograph showing the Bay Hotel as a damaged shell. Damage may have been caused by the fire in 1943 or caused by the British Army during the Second ...
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