Saturday, 24 April 2010

Thank you to all.

Neptune Square from the air.

To all readers of this blog, I would like to thank those of you able to get to the AGM last week, a great time was had by all. Specific thanks go to Mariette, who at the last moment stepped in a helped with the Tea, Coffee and those great cakes. Thanks to Ian at Angelas Cafe for Making the Cakes, we must have some more soon. (Angela's Cafe is on The Parade next to Cafe G, for those of you wou may like some sooner)..

Thanks to the Margate Media Centre for the room and the IT link, also to Derek Harding of the Margate Renewal Partnership for supporting the work of the Margate Historical Society. Thanks to Tony Ovenden for showing us all how to get to see the great Blogs about Margate and to look at films on YouTube.

All the officers of the Society were elected unanimously and we all look forward to more events and meetings to follow. Watch this space for more dates.

A big thanks to the family of Mrs Hilda Goodbody who lived in Margate from 1949 to 2000, who had the Post Office in Approach Road, Cliftonville till 1954. She was member of the Ladies Lifeboat Guild of Margate RNLI and continued till the 1990s.

She sadly passed away in 2004 and her son Tony has donated to the Society a collection of papers covering the Great Storm and the Day the Sea Froze. Thank you Tony we do appreciate it. Any member want to see any of these archive materials do contact me at the following email margate@tesco,net or call 01843 223300.

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