Folkestone, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Hawkinge, My Birthplace

I was born at Corner House, at the bottom of Aerodrome Rd, Hawkinge on 31st August 1936. My parents were the local newsagents in Canterbury Rd, backing onto the famous ...Read full memory

A memory of Folkestone by David Pepin

Those Were The Days!

I was at secretarial college in Folkestone in the mid sixties and "The Old High Street" was my stamping ground, along with "Tofts". I remember Archie and Andy who owned the ...Read full memory

Martha West

I am the most sorriest person ....as I don't have a memory of this amazing place...but my 3 x great-grandmother died in this street and was found by her grand daughter Susannah Swain (nee West). What did it look like then...I wish I had been there...

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