Folkestone & District
Family History Society

Member of the Federation of Family History Societies


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Unless otherwise indicated all meetings are at
The United Reformed Church Community Hall, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone

doors open at 7.15 pm and the talks are scheduled to commence at 7.30 pm.

All members & visitors welcome. A minimum donation of £2 is requested from visitors.


July 2nd

“The Medway Queen” Mark Bathurst

August 6th

“Brickyards and Brickmakers” David Cufley a popular speaker whom we have heard before

September 3rd

Outing to New Romney Church –6pm– with John Hendy as our guide, followed, for those interested, by a meal or a snack in the New Inn just across the road from the church with a large car park at the rear

October 1st

“The Kent Coalfields” Mr J. I. Davies

November 5th

Please try & arrive by 7.15 for AGM followed by a talk by Myko Clelland from Find My Past about “The 1939 registers”. He will also help & advise regarding any queries about FMP

December 3rd

“Nineteenth Century Dover” Rosemary Piddock


January 7th

Members’ Evening. At present there is a suggestion we make this a social evening with everyone bringing a bit of food & have the raffle then instead of at December meeting

February 4th

Talk (TBA) by David Brocklehurst from the Hawkinge Battle of Britain Museum

March 3rd
“Underground Kent” Rod Le Gear, about the chalk caves & mines

April 7th

Talk (TBA) by Celia Heritage


Minibus to The National Archives at Kew. Next visit 12th September 2015.

7.30 from Wyevale Garden Centre, Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone and 7.50 from Cineworld, Ashford. Leaving Kew at 4.45.

Contact Ian Stone


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