Isle of Thanet Kelly's Directory 1936

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THANET REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Superintendent Registrar of Births, Marriages and Deaths - Charles Taylor; offices The Acacias, High Street, Minster

Deputy Superintendent Registrar - H G Holloway, 85 High Street, Ramsgate

Interim  Registrar of Births and Deaths for Minster Sub District - Thomas Francis Lucas, Sunbury Villa, High Street, Minster

Registrar of Births and Deaths for Margate Sub District & Registrar for Marriages for Thanet - Wilfred George Stewart, 52 Hawley Square, Margate

Registrar of Births and Deaths for Broadstairs Sub District - Thomas Francis Lucas, 75 High Street, Broadstairs

Registrar of Births and Deaths for Ramsgate & St Lawrence Sub District & Registrar of Marriages for Thanet - Thomas Francis Lucas, 20 Cavendish Street, Ramsgate. Daily from 9 to 10 a.m.; afternoon, Mondays & Wednesdays 5 to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays & Fridays 3 to5 p.m.

Registrar of Births,  Deaths & Marriages (Westgate on sea) - Wilfred J Stewart, 4 Cuthbert Road, Westgate on Sea - attends first Friday in month 2 to 4 p.m. 

LIBRARIES

Margate - Victoria Road; - A J Gritten, librarian. 

Ramsgate - Guildford Lawn; Bertram C Darbey (ALA), librarian.

Broadstairs & St Peters -  St Peters Road; Sidney Boucher, librarian

Westgate on Sea - branch library (Margate public libraries) - 4 Cuthbert Road - A J Gritten, librarian.

Birchington - 62 Station Road;   A J Gritten, librarian.

MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH FOR EAST KENT UNITED DISTRICT No. 1

Alexander Minter Watts (M.D., B.S., D.P.H) - Pierremont Hall, High Street, Broadstairs

OFFICERS OF THE CINQUE PORTS

Lord Warden - (vacant)

Judge of the Admiralty Court - Right Hon Sir Frederick Pollock, bart. K.C., D.C.I., M.A. - 13 Old Square, Lincolns Inn, London, WC2

Surrogate to the Admiralty Court - Travers Bidder Harby - 4 St James Street, Dover

Speaker - The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Rye (1936-1937)

Registrar of the Cinque Ports - Reginald Edward Knocker - Littlebrook, Steel Cross, Crowborough, Sussex

Solicitors - R E Knocker, Dover (Town Clerk) & Capt. E P Dawes, Rye (Town Clerk)

Sergeant to the Court of Admiralty Cinque Ports - vacant

ST JOHNS CEMETERY MARGATE 

Councillor W J Perkins (chairman); Aldermen W C Redman & Thomas Wells; Councillors L M Cobb, Maj W F Bacon, Thomas Wells, Walter J Perkins, E Dixon, F W Padget & H R Price; K C Chescoe registrar; Cemetery office, Manston Road, Margate

The Corporation Cemetery was established in 1856. St Johns Cemetery, Manston Road; Robert Gardner, supt. 

RAMSGATE CEMETERY

Cecilia Road; James Fraser, superintendent.

ST LAWRENCE CEMETERY

Cecilia Road; Harry E Weymouth, superintendent.

HM COAST GUARD STATIONS

Ramsgate - Victoria Parade, East Cliff, Ramsgate; Cmmdr R S Hewlett (RN ret), district officer; Henry Hughes, station officer.

Broadstairs - Convent Road, Kingsgate; William Edwards, coastguard in charge.

LAND TAX AND GENERAL COMMISSIONERS FOR THE DIVISION OF THANET

W Tomlin esq. J.P., Lt Col Charles Hopewell Ford C.M.G., J Augustine Forde esq. J.P., Capt J I H Friend O.B.E., M.C., J.P., Harman Keble esq., J.P. & W F Longrigg esq. M.A., J.P.

Clerk - Walter Hills - 54 Hawley Square Margate

Assistant Clerk - Wilfrid W Clifford

H.M. Inspector of Taxes - W E Daw - 67 Harold Road, Cliftonville.

H.M. Inspector of Taxes Assisting- N Major & R B Heasman - 67 Harold Road, Cliftonville.

Additional Commissioners - Messrs H Bing, Maj. A F Leach-Lewis T.D., J.P., S Nash, William Booth Reeve M.B.E., J.P., Capt. A C Hatfield J.P., A W Miller & Rev. P C Underhill.

KINGS TAX COMMISSIONER

Lt .Col. E E Ogier J.P. - 1 Grove Road

ISLE OF THANET JOINT HOSPITAL BOARD

The Board consisting of 20 members was formed in 1893.

Meetings are held alternately at Town Hall, Margate; Albion House, Ramsgate & Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs on 2nd Wednesday in the month at 3 p.m.

Chairman - F W Padget

Clerk - Wilfrid W Clifford - 54 Hawley Square, Margate

Treasurer - C W Hensman, Lloyds Bank Ltd, King Street, Margate

Medical Officer - Ernest Harding-Freeland F.R.C.S.Eng., L.R.C.P. Lon. - Parciau, Sandwich Road, Haine.

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Margate  - 14 The Parade, Margate; C W G Barber, secretary.

Broadstairs & St Peters - 105 High Street; S H J Russell (MA) President; Hugh Smith (FSI. FAI.) sec.

OTHER PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OFFICES

Boarding Out Visitor - Mrs Graville - 91 All Saints Avenue, Westbrook

Broadstairs Gas Company - showrooms & offices, 8 & 10 Alexander Road; works, Northdown Road, St Peters; E F Smallbone (AMICE) engineer and manager; W Dallas sec.

Certifying Factory Surgeon - Charles Cooper Ling (MRCS, LRCP) - 24 Augusta Road, East Cliff, Ramsgate.

Cliftonville Baths, Clifton Baths (Margate) Ltd - Cliftonville -m J Henry Iles, chairman & managing director

Coroner - John H Robinson - 23 Cavendish Street,

Customs & Excise & Old Age Pensions - office, 29 Northdown Avenue, Cliftonville, Margate; J R Farndale & W E G Wood, officers. Hours 10 a.m. to 12 noon daily.

Customs & Excise - office - 1 Chatham Place, Ramsgate  - W H Caswell, excise officer.

Customs House - Harbour Parade, Ramsgate - J W McLeod, surveyor of customs & excise, receiver of wreck & superintendent of Mercantile Marine; R J Moran, officer & deputy superintendent; W H Williams, clerical officer; E A C Hall, preventive officer; C L Burton, W J Partlett & F G R Mills, assistant preventive officers

Employment Exchange (Ministry of Labour) - 67 Victoria Road, Margate - H J Maidment , manager; 2 Chapel Place, Ramsgate - A Horsey, manager.

Isle of Thanet Electric Supply Co Ltd -sub stations, Albion Road, Cliftonville; Bilton Square; Dane Valley sub branch, College Road; Palm Bay, Omer Avenue, Cliftonville; yard, Canterbury Road, Westbrook. Traction sub station - Garden Row, Ramsgate; office, works & depot, Northdown Road, St Peters; sub stations, 87 High Street & 18 Percy Avenue, Kingsgate, St Peters; Joseph A Forde (JP. AMIEE) engineer & manager.)

Isle of Thanet Gas Light & Coke Company (The) - Addington Street & 77 & 79 Canterbury Road, Westbrook; showrooms, 292 Northdown Road & 35 Dane Road, Cliftonville; A J Stickels, secretary; J M Campbell, engineer & manager.

Margate Juvenile Welfare Bureau - 11 Cecil Square; W P Alexander (PhD. MA. Bsc.Edb), district secretary.

Medical Officer & Public Vaccinator for Margate District Area Guardians Committee Kent County Council, Police Surgeon for Margate & Certifying Factory Surgeon under the Home Office - Walter Groom (MBE MB. CM.) - 8 Eaton Road, Margate.

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries (South Eastern Area) - Fisheries Office, The Fish Market, Ramsgate Harbour

Ministry of Health Insurance Department - 7 Cecil Street; C E Asher, Inspector.

North Foreland Lighthouse - North Foreland Road, North Foreland; Henry Herbert Sully, principal keeper; Herbert William Bowling, assistant keeper.

Public Weighbridge - Municipal Building, Margate

Ramsgate & District Electric Supply Company Limited - lighting station, Princes Road, Ramsgate; Edward Lewis (AMIEE) engineer & manager.

Rates Office Ramsgate - Albion House, Albion Place; H Oliver Jones (ACIS. AIMTA) Chief rating and Valuation officer. Office hours, daily 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.; Saturdays 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Royal Air Force - Manston Aerodrome, Royal Air Force Station, St Lawrence Extra; Group Capt. W V Strugnell (MC) officer commanding; No. 3 School of Technical Training (men), Wing Commdr. O C Bryson (M.C. DFC. AM) officer commanding; No 500 (County of Kent) Squadron, Squadron Leader G M Lawson (MC) officer commanding.

Royal Victoria Pavilion - The Colonnade, Ramsgate - H Edward Bawn, lessee.

St Nicholas & Sarre Joint Burial Board - Clerk, Frederick Leonard Carline, St Nicholas at Wade.

Thanet & District Assessment Committee - 19 Victoria Avenue, Westgate on Sea; Frank A Burgess, clerk

Thanet & District Superannuation Joint Committee - 54 Hawley Square, Margate; G Sargent, Chairman; Wilfrid W Clifford, clerk.

Weights & Measures Office- Boro' Yard, King Street, Margate - J Welfare, inspector; Cavendish Street, Ramsgate - E W Ryley, inspector; Pierremont Hall, High Street, Broadstairs - P Clarke, inspector.

Westgate & Birchington Gas & Water Companies - works, Linksfield Road; offices & showrooms, 10 Station Road & 103 Station Road, Birchington; Basil L King, manager.

Westgate Pumping Station - Saxon Road; Timothy Joseph Canniff, resident engineer.


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