Skip to content
St Margaret's Village History
Thousands of historic images & stories from a Kent village
You are here:
'Noel Coward and St Margaret's Bay' by J Melhuish and C Jewell
A booklet entitled 'Noel Coward and St Margaret's Bay' compiled by Jean Melhuish and Connie Jewell
Aerial view St Margaret's Bay Hotel. pre 1939; St Margaret's Bay from The Leas. c1950s
Two postcards with pictures of the east end of The Bay. One is just pre-war and shows the Bay Hotel extension and the other looks along the beach towards Ness Point with the nearest house ...
Building new houses at East Cliff end of the Bay. 1937
Hand-written extract from the Dover Express dated 8th January 1937 p10 regarding the construction of 6 new houses at the eastern end of St Margaret's Bay. After the war these houses and a slightly older house ...
Cliff fall at The Leas end of St Margaret's Bay. 2nd December 1966
An article from the Dover Express of 2nd December 1966 about a cliff fall which severely damaged Seaspray, once the home of Noel Coward and now a weekend cottage owned by London solicitor John Guest. NB ...
Extract from 'My Heart Belongs' by Mary Martin with mention of Noel Coward at St Margaret's
A typed extract from Mary Martin's book 'My Heart Belongs' in which Noel Coward is mentioned reading to her daughter at his home 'White Cliffs' in the Bay
Extracts from 'The Life of Noel Coward' by Cole Lesley
These extracts from Cole Lesley's book relate to the purchase of Kay Norton's house at the end of The Bay by Noel Coward and its subsequent restoration.
Houses at East Cliff end of St Margaret's Bay. Undated
Poor quality photocopy of a black and white photograph of the houses at the far eastern end of the Bay. Undated but construction took place in 1936/7 All were leased by Noel Coward after the war, ...
Houses at the eastern end of the Bay; Sketch map of properties. 8 March 2010
Three photographs of the houses at the east end of the Bay and a map of the area showing various properties. 8 March 2010
Noel Coward's house at east end of The Bay. Post WW II
A postcard post WW II showing the house White Cliffs at the east end of The Bay which was leased by Noel Coward after 1945
Notes about the houses built at East Cliff end of The Bay. 1937
Details of 6 houses (on index cards) built at the east end of The Bay by Elms Vale Estate Co. in 1937. On the 6 cards are extracts from the 'Life of Noel Coward' by ...
References to The Hon Katherine Norton who leased 'White Cliffs' to Noel Coward. Kelly's Handbook.
From Kelly's Handbook 1958, copies of references to The Honorable Katharine Norton who leased the house White Cliffs in The Bay to Noel Coward.
Repairing the groynes at The Leas end of the Bay. Early 1950s
From the Gordon Denoon album a photograph taken from the far eastern end of the Bay towards the Bay Cottages (untouched by wartime activities) showing a crane involved in repairing the groynes. Noel Coward's house is ...
Sound File: Noel Coward comes to dinner. c1948
Extract of an interview with sisters Nancy Fitz and Joyce Danes (nee Skelton), maids to Lady Forbes Robertson c.1946/7, describing the night Noel Coward came to dinner. At this time Lady Forbes Robertson was living in ...
St Margaret's Bay from The Leas. c1950s
A Limited Edition postcard printed by Noel Tatt of Dover taken from The Leas and looks across the Bay towards The Ness. It is directly above the beach properties once owned by Noel Coward and ...
This site has been generously sponsored by:
Kent County Council
St Margaret’s at Cliffe Parish Council
The Cook Family
Many individual donations from supporters of the Society