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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

MONTHLY MEETINGS

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.

2018

January 4th

“Open Meeting”. Bring in medals, photographs, service records etc.

February 1st

“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.

March 1st

“Researching Kent Ancestors”
Due to adverse weather conditions this meeting was cancelled and rebooked for April 5th.

April 5th

“Researching Kent Ancestors”
David Wright
, genealogist and historian, links his talk to his recently published book.
(This is the rebooked event from March 1st instead of our planned Open Meeting).

May 4th

Friday: “Folkestone Visit”
10.00 am SS Mary & Eanswythe Church.
11.30 am Folkestone’s New Museum.

June 7th

“Research for the Tontine Street Commemoration”Margaret Care.

July 5th

“Marriage made in Heaven and broken on Earth”Duncan Harrington.

August 2nd

“Open Meeting” – 1914-18 War books.

September 6th

“Locating churches for marriages”David Wharton.

October 4th

“Going digital in St Margaret's”Christine Waterman (for a long time Curator at Dover Museum).

November 1st

AGM followed by Liz's QUIZ.

December 6th

Social Evening.

 

RECORD OFFICE VISITS

Next minibus trip to The National Archives at Kew:
Saturday 6th October, only £14 - 3 places still available.

 

WALKS

Jenny Watson will arrange walks round Canterbury or London if we let her know where we would like to visit.

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