Folkestone, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Holy Well

In 1977 I was ten years old and the "holy well" as it was known to me was a playground, an escape and a place to watch life in Folkestone happen before my eyes. The channel tunnel consigned all this to memory. I would walk from my house in Cheriton during the long summer break from school.

A memory of Folkestone by Stephen Page

My Job At Silver Springs.

This I remember so well when Silver Spring's was in Foord Road and only a small company. I worked there as a clerk from 1957 to 1960. George (now my husband) used to come ...Read full memory

A memory of Folkestone by Julia Deane

Raymond Martin Nice Memories Of Kingsnoth Gardens Past & Present

Kingsnorth Gardens has given the people of Folkestone and visitors great pleasure over the years and to this day still attracts ...Read full memory