Friends of old Folkestone Cemetery
© FOFC - all rights reserved. Site created by Jan Holben. Whilst every effort has been made to maintain accuracy, no responsibility is accepted for any errors in content.
 

Folkestones Civic People

Folkestones history stretches back to prehistoric times, with evidence of human habitation dating to the Mesolithic and Paleolithic ages over 12,000 years ago. During the Anglo-Saxon period, Folkestone was part of the Kingdom of Kent. After the Norman Invasion, A Norman knight held the Barony of Folkestone, by which time the settlement had become a fishing village. In the 13th century, it became part of the Cinque Ports, and with it the privileges of a wealthy trading port. At the start of the Tudor period it had become a town in its own right.

Charles Marsham - M.P

Charles 3rd Earl of Romney Charles Marsham, 3rd Earl of Romney (30 July 1808 – 3 September 1874), styled Viscount Marsham between 1811 and 1845, was a British peer and Conservative Party politician. Romney was the son of Charles Marsham, 2nd Earl of Romney, and Sophia, daughter of William Morton Pitt.Political career Romney was returned to Parliament as one of two representatives for Kent West in 1841, a seat he held until 1845. The latter year he succeeded his father in the earldom and took his seat in the House of Lords. Lord Romney married Lady Margaret Harriett, daughter of Charles Montagu-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch, in 1832. They had three sons and one daughter. Lady Romney died in London in June 1846, aged 34. Lord Romney remained a widower until his death in September 1874, aged 66. He was succeeded in the earldom by his eldest son, Charles. Source: Wiki
ABOUT CIVIC
Add your one line caption using the Image tab of the Web Properties dialog Add your one line caption using the Image tab of the Web Properties dialog
LOGOTYPE
© Irure ut pariatur ad ea in ut in et. In incididunt sed tempor

Folkestones Civic People

Folkestones history stretches back to prehistoric times, with evidence of human habitation dating to the Mesolithic and Paleolithic ages over 12,000 years ago. During the Anglo-Saxon period, Folkestone was part of the Kingdom of Kent. After the Norman Invasion, A Norman knight held the Barony of Folkestone, by which time the settlement had become a fishing village. In the 13th century, it became part of the Cinque Ports, and with it the privileges of a wealthy trading port. At the start of the Tudor period it had become a town in its own right.

Charles Marsham - M.P

Charles 3rd Earl of Romney Charles Marsham, 3rd Earl of Romney (30 July 1808 – 3 September 1874), styled Viscount Marsham between 1811 and 1845, was a British peer and Conservative Party politician. Romney was the son of Charles Marsham, 2nd Earl of Romney, and Sophia, daughter of William Morton Pitt.Political career Romney was returned to Parliament as one of two representatives for Kent West in 1841, a seat he held until 1845. The latter year he succeeded his father in the earldom and took his seat in the House of Lords. Lord Romney married Lady Margaret Harriett, daughter of Charles Montagu-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch, in 1832. They had three sons and one daughter. Lady Romney died in London in June 1846, aged 34. Lord Romney remained a widower until his death in September 1874, aged 66. He was succeeded in the earldom by his eldest son, Charles. Source: Wiki
ABOUT CIVIC