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Old Maps of Margate

Historic Maps of Margate and the local area.

Does anyone remember the Pavillion View Guest House on Fort Crescent in the mid to late 1950's. The guesthouse was run by Mr. & Mrs. Walter & Kitty Chart at the time. I would like to make contact with any descendants of Mr & Mrs Chart as I am also trying to see if anyone remembers Violet McKinnell whom I think was living and working at The Pavillion View as a chambermaid at that ...see more

Added 20 February 2019
I also went to salmestone school in the late fifties, from 56 to1960 then to st Johns C of E, I remember the teachers, Mr Bird, Mrs dumpford, Mrs Ashby and the headmaster Mr Walker. Also a circus that came to town and saw a procession of animals along the seafront. Does anyone remember the character "holy Joe " who cut hair in cranbourne ally and and preached the end of the world etc wearing a sandwich board.