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Please notice: In January 2017,
our meetings moved to the Church Hall of All Souls Church, Cheriton, Folkestone, CT19 4HA.
They are now on the second Monday of each month at 7pm for 7.15 pm.
We will revert to meeting on the first Thursday from January 2018 at that location.
All members and visitors welcome. A minimum donation of £2 is requested from visitors.
"The National Archives at Kew". Some members will talk on the variety of records they have accessed at Kew that are not on the Internet.
Peter Ewart with his talk "Steady the Buffs".
Alan Taylor, local historian, will be giving an illustrated talk about “The History of Folkestone Harbour”.
David Brocklehurst with another talk about “The Battle of Britain”.
Sheila Boyd with “Queen Victoria's Dreadful Uncles”.
THURSDAY – “Visit to Dover Town Hall (Maison Dieu)” – We will meet at the Town Hall at 11 am for the tour. You may wish to then have a light lunch and go on to the Museum or Painted House.
Jean Hatton speaking about “Elisabeth Fry”.
“Members' Evening”. We hope more members will speak about their experiences at Kew or other archives. Our January meeting with the same topic was very well received.
Doug Lindsay with “Kent & East Sussex Railway”.
Vince Williams will speak about “Old Cheriton”.
“AGM & Something else”.
David Cufley will speak about “Sources for tracing the history of your house”, with mapping, photographs, sketches, drawings, styles and materials.
Next Kew trip: Sat 14 October.
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 – only £13.
Cash payment to Treasurer, David Wharton, at September’s meeting or 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
With kind regards,
Clive Batcheldor, Membership Secretary.
Jenny Watson will arrange walks round Canterbury or London if we let her know where we would like to visit.
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