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Broadstairs and Saint Peter's,

town (1991 pop. 23,400), Kent, SE England. The town is in the region known as the Isle of Thanet. It is a residential area and resort and was once a retreat of Charles DickensDickens, Charles,
1812–70, English author, b. Portsmouth, one of the world's most popular, prolific, and skilled novelists. Early Life and Works

The son of a naval clerk, Dickens spent his early childhood in London and in Chatham.
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, whose residence there is called Bleak House.
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It was agreed that we should walk as far as we felt inclined in the direction of Broadstairs, and that Eustace should follow and meet us on the sands, after having completed his arrangements on board the yacht.
I happened to say that I supposed we must by that time be near the end of our walk--the little watering-place called Broadstairs. "Oh no, Mrs.
Shall we ask him to send a chaise from Broadstairs to the gap in the cliff?"
Not only along the road through Barnet, but also through Edgware and Waltham Abbey, and along the roads eastward to South- end and Shoeburyness, and south of the Thames to Deal and Broadstairs, poured the same frantic rout.
Hidden behind residential streets in Broadstairs it is much less obvious and popular than its busy neighbour Joss Bay.
She was one of three people who went into the water as winds reached gale force around 20 miles off Broadstairs, Kent.
Ronnie Corbett used to have a holiday home in town, and the Two Ronnies' four candles sketch was supposedly inspired by Harrington's ironmongery store in sH Broadstairs, which still continues largely unchanged to this day.
Philip Baker, pals with him at the British Legion's Maurice House care home at Broadstairs in Kent, said: "Please help make sure Charles receives the honour he deserves ." Birmingham-born Charles, a keen violinist, told on his 100th birthday how he was trapped by Germans in Boulogne in 1940.
"As soon as you take the headset off though, you scream your head off!" A margin of four shortheads separated five horses at Newmarket's July course in 1995, with commentator John Hunt calling home the winner Broadstairs Beauty - owned by his mother Judy.
Sarker, formerly of Botany Road, Broadstairs, Kent, must pay the money back within three months or face another three and a half years in prison.
Hero worship and human failings collide when the musician turns up in the fictional town of Sandcliffe, which in reality is picturesque Broadstairs in Kent.
Brits have also been soaking up the sun in the likes of Broadstairs in Kent, Lyme Regis in Dorset and even on a traffic island in Hackney, East London.