Folkestone, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Folkestone and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Message On Clock Tower

Message on clock reads, "Trifle not, thy time is short"

A memory of Folkestone by Trevor Page

I Think This Is Me And My Dog

I think this is a photo of me (note groovy sunglasses) walking my dog Zoe. I used to walk her along by the sea from Folkestone through Sandgate to Seabrook (in high heels!). I think it was about 1962-64 and I remember the coat, which was Kingfisher Blue.

A memory of Folkestone

The Open Air Swimming Pool Folkestone

My grandad, Ted Brazier, was the Pool Manager at the Open Air Swimming Pool, Folkestone, just along from The Rotunda. My mum worked in the Cafe and the Boating Pool Restaurant. She would push me down there in my pram and park me by the swimming pool. Grandad Ted would keep an eye on me while he ...Read full memory