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Unless otherwise stated, our meetings are in the Church Hall of
All Souls Church, Cheriton, Folkestone, CT19 4HA,
on the first Thursday. Doors open at 7pm, the talk to commence at
All members and visitors welcome. A minimum donation of £2 is requested from visitors.
Three meetings cancelled so far
due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, see below.
Open Meeting – Please bring mementos of your ancestors.
Searchlight Girls of WW2 – Imogen Corrigan.
Charles Igglesden: Sauntering through Kent – Malcolm Horton.
CANCELLED Open Meeting – How to start researching your family history.
May 6th (Wed.)
CANCELLED Visit to Dymchurch – Starting at 10.30am to include the Parish Church, New Hall, Gaol and Heritage Centre.
CANCELLED The Man Behind the Gown - Cyril Ward: Headmaster of Harvey Grammar School 1952-67 – Roy Jones.
Cemetery Stories – Cheriton Road Cemetery – Jan Holben.
Suffragettes of Kent: an insight –
The New Kent Police Museum in Faversham – Paul Upton.
The Fair Maid of Kent – Elizabeth Barton –
AGM followed by a talk on surnames – Peter Bates.
Next visit: Autumn 2020
Booking a place on this visit can be done via this email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost of next visit: TBA
Below are several ways to pay:
A. Internet Banking (Preferred)
Account No: 11688553. Sort Code:
Please email: David Wharton, Treasurer, with details of what the payment is for and your name:
B. By Cheque
Payable to: ‘Folkestone And District
Family History Society’
Send to: Mr David Wharton, Treasurer, Barbican House, St Stephens Way, Coolinge Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 3RD
C. With Cash
Payable at our monthly meeting (first Thursday of each month) in the Church hall of All Souls Church, Cheriton
Not So Small Print:
Please note: The Society expects an upfront payment which is non-returnable. We endeavour to keep our costs to a minimum for the benefit of all who travel with us.
Details of trip:
7.30am departure (ETD) from the bus stop at the junction of
Shorncliffe Road and Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone. The bus stop
is opposite Kingsnorth Gardens and outside the former Wyevale
Garden Centre. There is on-street free parking on Shorncliffe
8.00am pick-up at Cineworld, Eureka Leisure Park Ashford.
ETA at Kew: 10.50am. / ETD from Kew at 4.30pm / ETA in Ashford 6.15pm & Folkestone 6.40pm.
Emergency Contact on the day: Ian Stone. Mobile 07593875132.
Jenny Watson will arrange walks round Canterbury or London if we let her know where we would like to visit.
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