Folkestone, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Going In Your Shop. (David Pepin)

I am writing on behalf of my 85 year old mum, Dorothy Clark, nee Gamble, who used to go in your shop! My mum was born in Alma Road, Shorn Cliff and moved to ...Read full memory

A memory of Folkestone by Della Clark

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