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Advertising Envelope for K J Madge's Stores in St Margaret's at Cliffe
A promotional envelope, circa 1950's, advertising the services provided by K J Madge of the village stores in St Margaret's at Cliffe and in St Margaret's Bay.
Boy on a flat roof
Black and white photograph of a young boy standing on the same flat roof as the lady in item 2187. It is possibly Karl Madge.
Collection of Victorian miniature photographs from the Madge Family Album
A collection of 11 miniature black and white photographs in a frame. Most are portraits of individuals, one is of two children. Includes two silhouettes. Collection forms part of the 'Madge Family Album' but the ...
Dover Rural District Council with Karl Madge, Chairman 1970s
Two black and white photographs featuring the Dover Rural District Council. The man seated at the centre of the group in both photographs is Karl Madge who was Chairman of the Council for 12 years ...
Enfelde, Well Lane
Two black and white photographs taken in a garden, possibly that of Enefelde, the Madge family home. First features a young boy and a young girl Second features the same young boy with an elderly man.
Enfelde, Well Lane and its garden
Black and white photograph of the exterior of a house and its garden, taken in snowy conditions. Comparison with other photographs in the album indicate this may have been the Madge family home, Enefelde in Well ...
Family group with dog
Large black and white photograph of a man with two children and a dog, taken in a garden. Believed to be from 1920s/1930s judging from clothes worn.
Gentleman, lady and girl on steps
Black and white photograph of a man, lady and young girl standing at various points on a steep flight of steps up a cliff face.
Group of errand boys
A black and white photograph featuring 5 boys, holding wicker baskets. Notes in the archive suggest they are probably boys employed as news vendors by the Meyer family as part of their printing and stationery ...
Group of ladies and children dancing in a field c.1905
Black and white photograph of a group of ladies and children dancing in a field. Probably St Margaret's
Group of people on the cliffs c.1905
Black and white photograph featuring a group of 4 ladies, one young boy and a dog on top of the cliffs. The young boy may be Karl Madge
Group photograph of 29 WAAFs and a cat.
Black and white photograph of 29 WAAFs in front of a timber building. A large black and white cat is seated on the lap of the middle WAAF in the front row. The reverse of ...
High Street, from Madge's Stores
Black and white photograph featuring the view across the High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, from the upper floor of the Village Stores. Across the road is Street Farm.
High Street, interior of Madge's Stores c.1900
Two black and white photographs featuring interior views of what is believed to be Madge's Stores. JB Madge's first shop was The Cliffe Arcade next to Cliffe House in the High St. His second shop ...
High Street, J B Madge's Post Office Stores. c1899
Photocopy of black and white photograph of J B Madge's Post Office Stores. This must be the location of the burglary reported in 1899. This gives an indication of the approximate date of the photo.
High Street, Madge's Stores, Carrier's Arms and Bay Tree Cottage. 1907
Black and white postcard of the High Street showing the Post Office in the Madge Stores. The postcard is entitled 'The Village, St Margaret's at Cliffe' and was one of L B Madge's photo series. ...
Interior view of printing works relating to the Madge family c.1890
A black and white photograph of the interior of a building, possibly the Meyer family printing and stationery works in Enfield.
Black and white photograph of Karl Madge in middle age. Karl was the son of J B Madge who ran two shops in the village which Karl continued to manage after his father's death.
Madge Family Graves
Black and white photographs featuring two Madge Family gravestones in St Margaret's churchyard, Joseph Streat Madge and Selina Kate Madge.
Madge family group portraits. c. 1905
A series of four black and white photographs featuring Joseph Beavis Madge, his wife Selina and their only son Karl. All taken in a garden setting, probably their own house in Well Lane.
Madge family members with their bicycles at Erin Cottages
A series of black and white photographs featuring members of the Madge family with their bicycles. Notes in the archive suggest these were taken in Well Lane, some in the garden of Erin Cottages. Featured family ...
Madge Family photograph
A black and white photograph featuring three members of the Madge family: Joseph Beavis Madge at rear Female on left - Selina Kate Madge (wife) Female on right - Eliza Myers (Selina's mother).
Madge Family photographs of young child in Well Lane
Three black and white photographs featuring the same young child in a sun hat. In the third photograph the child appears to be standing by one of the petrol pumps at Madge's petrol station.
Madge's Filling Station and Garage, Well Lane
Black and white photograph featuring a view of Madge's petrol station which was situated directly opposite the Village Shop in the centre of the village.
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