Margate

Margate, seaport and watering-place, 3 m. W. of the North Foreland, Kent, is with its firm sands, bathing facilities, and various attractions a favourite resort of London holiday-makers. Its church-tower, 135 ft., is a prominent landmark. There are large almshouses and orphanages, and other charitable institutions; J. M. W. Turner was at school here.

Population (circa 1900) given as 18,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Margaret of Valois * Marheinecke
Maremma
Marengo
Mareotis, Lake
Margaret
Margaret
Margaret, St.
Margaret, St.
Margaret of Angoulême
Margaret of Anjou
Margaret of Valois
Margate
Marheinecke
Maria Louisa
Maria Theresa
Mariamne
Mariana, Juan
Marie Antoinette
Marie de France
Marie de' Medici
Marienbad
Mariette Pasha, François Auguste Ferdinand

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Margate in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Links here from Chalmers

Ames, Joseph
Battishill, Jonathan
Brett, Thomas, Ll. D.
Ellis, John [1698–1789]
Fox, Henry
Johnson, John
Keate, George
Lewis, John
Morland, George
Oldcastle, Sir John
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