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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 and those of Vicky Hamilton were found wrapped in bin liners under the garden of a house in Margate, Kent, where Tobin lived in the early 1990s.
Passenger Dave Reynolds, of Margate, Kent, said: "It must be the worst run of luck in maritime history."
Her body was discovered in November 2007 when detectives re-opened the case and began a forensic examination of a house previously lived in by Tobin in Irvine Drive, Margate, Kent. There they found the bodies of Miss McNicol and another victim, the jury heard.
Her remains were found in Margate, Kent in November 2007 after detectives relaunched investigations..
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.
Nataleigh Cross, from Margate, Kent, was found in the capital Athens on Saturday following a pan-European police search.
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.
A child has been pulled from the sea in Margate, Kent and rushed to hospital with unknown injuries following the dramatic beach rescue.
The bodies of Dinah McNicol and Vicky Hamilton were found by police in the garden of Tobin's former home in Margate, Kent, in November 2008.
Her remains were found in Margate, Kent, in November 2007, after detectives relaunched investigations into her disappearance.