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Church Hall of All Souls Church, Cheriton, Folkestone, CT19 4HA,
and we have now reverted to meeting on the first Thursday,
at 7 pm for 7.30 pm as from January 2018 at that location.
All members and visitors welcome. A minimum donation of £2 is requested from visitors.
“Open Meeting”. Bring in medals, photographs, service records etc.
“The Life and Times of Edith Cavell” – Melanie Gibson-Barton will talk about the British nurse who saved many lives in WW1 and was executed by the Germans for treason.
“Researching Kent Ancestors” – David Wright, genealogist and historian, links his talk to his recently published book.
“Open Meeting” – targeting beginners.
Friday: “Folkestone Visit”
10.00 am SS Mary & Eanswythe Church.
11.30 am Folkestone’s New Museum.
“Research for the Tontine Street Commemoration”
– Margaret Care.
“Marriage made in Heaven and broken on Earth”
– Duncan Harrington.
“Open Meeting” – 1914-18 War books.
“Locating churches for marriages” – David Wharton.
“Going digital in St Margaret's” – Christine
Waterman (for a long time Curator at Dover Museum).
AGM followed by Liz's QUIZ.
Next Kew trip will now be in 2018 on Sat 14 April.
Ian Stone is running his next mini-bus trip to the Record Office at
Kew on the above date leaving Folkestone at 7.30am (from the bus stop,
opposite Kingsnorth Gardens). Members can also be picked up at the
Cineworld complex in Ashford at 7.50am.
Arrive Kew at approx. 10.30am.
Departing Kew: 4.30pm.
Estimate back in Folkestone at 6.30pm.
* Cost – £13 or £14 (to be decided in January when costs known).
Payment to Treasurer David Wharton: firstname.lastname@example.org at a meeting, or by internet bank transfer stating:
Sort Code: 40-21-15 / Account No: 11688553
Folkestone & District Family History Society.
Please make sure your name and membership number is given as the reference and e-mail the Treasurer with details of what the payment is for.
If you are interested please send your name to Ian Stone E.mail: email@example.com.
Jenny Watson will arrange walks round Canterbury or London if we let her know where we would like to visit.
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