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Margate

(mär`gĭt), city (1991 pop. 53,137), in the Isle of Thanet, Kent, SE England. It is a seaport with light industries and, since the late 18th cent., a popular resort, especially for Londoners. Of interest is the Church of St. John the Baptist (partly Norman). Steamer service from London functions in the summer.

Margate

a town and resort in SE England, in E Kent on the Isle of Thanet. Pop.: 58 465 (2001)
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Vicky's body was found last week at the former home in Margate, Kent of Tobin.
Nataleigh Cross, from Margate, Kent, was found in the capital Athens on Saturday following a pan-European police search.
The bodies, both believed to be men, were found by firefighters on the third floor of a building engulfed by flames in Margate, Kent, early yesterday morning.
In 2007, the bodies of Vicky Hamilton and Dinah McNicol were found in the of ah he garden of Tobin's old home in Margate, Kent.
Her remains were found 17 years later, buried in the garden of Tobin's former home in Margate, Kent.
The itinerant serial killer has lived in several towns and cities, including Glasgow, Brighton, East Sussex, Margate, Kent, and Havant, Hampshire.
Adam Christian, 19 Caspian Francis, 20, Jamie Collins, 21, Michael Stemp, 21, and a youth, all of Margate, Kent, were charged with affray after brothers Philip and Martin Anderson were allegedly attacked.
Claire Higgins, 48, from Margate, Kent, quit her nursing course last month.
Michael Hamilton made the 500-mile journey from his Falkirk home to 50 Irvine Drive, Margate, Kent, nearly two weeks after the remains of his daughter Vicky were dug up.
Searching is continuing inside 50 Irvine Drive, Margate, Kent, where the body of Scottish schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton, 15, and remains believed to be Dinah McNicol were found last week buried in the back garden where convicted killer Peter Tobin lived in 1991.
Investigators are scouring the property in Margate, Kent, where the body of Scots schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton was discovered on Monday.
4 million on the arts centre in Margate, Kent, which inspired some of the landscape painter's most famous seascapes.