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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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Her remains were found in Margate, Kent, in November 2007, after detectives re-launched investigations into her disappearance.
Vicky's body was found last week at the former home in Margate, Kent of Tobin.
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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.
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.
The work will be one of more than 100 on show in JMW Turner: Adventures in Colour at Turner Contemporary in Margate, Kent.
The memorial service for Vicky Hamilton and Dinah McNicol had been due to take place in Margate, Kent - where Tobin buried them in his back garden.
Speaking during a Thanet Council debate on traffic congestion in Margate, Kent, Mr Bayford said he was "sick of consulting the public" on everything and that decisions should left to elected representatives.
Her remains were found 17 years later, buried in the garden of Tobin's former home in Margate, Kent.
Two of his victims were found buried in the garden of a third house he once had in Margate, Kent.
The itinerant serial killer has lived in several towns and cities, including Glasgow, Brighton, East Sussex, Margate, Kent, and Havant, Hampshire.
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.