Old Ramsgate (then and now)

Identical scenes from the town of Ramsgate (Isle of Thanet) from past centuries and today

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Thursday, November 01, 2007

The Harbour

Harbour Parade - 1901

Harbour Parade - 2001

(not much has changed except the mode of public transportation!)


1860 – Inner Harbour

A very early view of the inner harbour basin near the entrance to Harbour St, with Albion Place behind. The Royal Clarence Baths (left) are now Harvey’s Pub and Restaurant (below)

Same view, 2001


1893 – York Terrace and the Arcade

The Royal Temple Yacht Club is top left, having been established in Ramsgate for over a century

Same view, 2001


Inner Harbour, 1893

Same view, 2007

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello, Could anyone help me, I am trying to find the name of Ketch that worked from Ramsgate Harbour in the early 1950.s. This baot was hired by my troup of Sea Rangers to sail to Belgium and Holland. One man skippered and he employed a cook, sorry cannot remember his name, would ;b;e grateful of any info.

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