Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Margate 1914 in photographs

1914 is set to be a significant year as next year marks the centenary of the out break of the first world war. I have been going through the Mick Twyman archive of postcards and photographs separating everything that Mick has dated 1914 in order to produce a set of images that portray life in Margate in the year of the out break of  the war. Please feel free to download and reproduce.

Margate Harbour and Jetty with the Royal Navy anchored in the Margate Roads

The Winter Gardens 1914

The lower promenade 1914

The Westbrook Pavillion 1914

Inside the Westbrook Pavilion 1914

Palm Bay 1914

Queens Promenade Cliftonville 1914

Marine Drive and Margate Sands 1914

On Westbrook beach summer 1914

On the beach Palm Bay 1914

Fort Cresent 1914

Catherine Villa St Peter's Road 1914

St Johns Boy Scouts 1914

YMCA Pilgrims 1914 , Margate Football pitch when it was on the Dreamland site.

Margate Policeman versus Margate Postmen football match 1914

Winter Gardens and Fort Paragon 1914

Marine Terrace and the Main Sands 1914 photograph taken by local photographer George Philip Hoare

Walpole Bay Cliftonville 1914

Queens Highcliffe Hotel 1914

Dane Park Margate 1914

A parade in Cecil Square Margate October 1914

Wheatsheaf Corner Northdown Road Cliftonville 1914


Michael Child said...

Tony think it should read Margate postmen and not policemen verses policemen, perhaps we should conspire to turn this Margate collection into some books for those without IT, I’m game if you are.

I would say another fantastic batch of photos but you know that anyway.

Tony Ovenden said...

That will teach me not to rush, Michael I have 3000 images I will put them into subjects then show you what I have.