Folkestone, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Memories Of My Childhood And The High Street

I was born in Folkestone in July 1950, now living in New York since 1978. I remember as a child my mum or my aunt would take me down the high street, rarely up for obvious reasons, and stop at ...Read full memory

The Acropolis

I remember the Acropolis too, and I dated Noel Redding for a short while, when I was at school, in the year above his sister Vicky. Mostly, we used the Caprice coffee bar, opposite Folkestone Library in Grace Hill, almost next ...Read full memory

A memory of Folkestone by Sue Tym

Message On Clock Tower

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

A memory of Folkestone by Trevor Page