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Unless otherwise stated, our meetings are in the Church Hall of
All Souls Church, Cheriton, Folkestone, CT19 4HA,
on the first Thursday. Doors open at 7pm, the talk to commence at
All members and visitors welcome. A minimum donation of £2 is requested from visitors.
Society members: if you are interested in taking part in a Zoom
meeting please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a link (7.25 for 7.30 pm for a ZOOM meeting).
Due to Covid-19 All Souls Hall
is temporarily closed and we do not know when we are
going to be able to use it again. Please keep checking the website for updates.
Many items are currently to To Be Annnounced or To Be Confirmed.
ZOOM Open Meeting – Have your family tree ready. We would like to be able to compare ways of presenting family trees.
ZOOM The Fair Maid of Kent: Elizabeth Barton – Melanie Gibson-Barton.
ZOOM Beginners Evening: General information.
ZOOM Identifying my grandparents – Jeremy Wilkes.
Finding Family in India: There
were three million Britons in India over a three-hundred year
period – Elaine MacGregor.
ZOOM Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy: Issues discussed include exposing secrets and lies, and unexpected DNA results – Dr Penny Walters.
TBC The New Kent Police Museum in Faversham – Paul Upton
TBC Folkestone Old Cemetery: visit – Jan Holben
TBC Sauntering through Kent – Malcolm Horton.
The Man Behind the Gown – Cyril
Headmaster of Harvey Grammar School 1952–67 – Roy Jones.
Followed by a member’s talk (Peter Bates).
– Followed by
Next visit: TBA
Booking a place on this visit can be done via this email: email@example.com
Cost of next visit: TBA
Below are several ways to pay:
A. Internet Banking (Preferred)
Account No: 11688553. Sort Code:
Please email: David Wharton, Treasurer, with details of what the payment is for and your name:
B. By Cheque
Payable to: ‘Folkestone And District
Family History Society’
Send to: Mr David Wharton, Treasurer, Barbican House, St Stephens Way, Coolinge Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 3RD
C. With Cash
Payable at our monthly meeting (first Thursday of each month) in the Church hall of All Souls Church, Cheriton
Not So Small Print:
Please note: The Society expects an upfront payment which is non-returnable. We endeavour to keep our costs to a minimum for the benefit of all who travel with us.
Details of trip:
7.30am departure (ETD) from the bus stop at the junction of
Shorncliffe Road and Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone. The bus stop
is opposite Kingsnorth Gardens and outside the former Wyevale
Garden Centre. There is on-street free parking on Shorncliffe
8.00am pick-up at Cineworld, Eureka Leisure Park Ashford.
ETA at Kew: 10.50am. / ETD from Kew at 4.30pm / ETA in Ashford 6.15pm & Folkestone 6.40pm.
Emergency Contact on the day: Ian Stone. Mobile 07593875132.
Jenny Watson will arrange walks round Canterbury or London if we let her know where we would like to visit.
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