Friends of old Folkestone cemetery
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‘Friends’ Contact Details Tel: 01303 248784 Mob: 07813 552400 eMail: (always the best way to get hold of me) eMail: to register for regular eMail News updates
Resources Cemetery Plan showing VC’s and Commonwealth War Graves: For a concise .PDF file click on this hyperlink cwgplots.pdf   Cemetery Sections layout: For an image file (.jpg) showing the layout of the cemetery in sections click on this hyperlink cemeteryscan.jpg Find War Dead: Click HERE to find official listing of CWG’s (Open ‘Find War Dead’ tab if it is not already open, then you only need to input one search term - in ‘Cemetery or Memorial’ search field - input ‘Folkestone’, choose Folkestone Old Cemetery’)

Recommended Reading & Useful Websites

Saving Cemeteries - A Handbook For Cemetery Friends Safety in Cemeteries Emblems and Symbols - Victorian Funeral Traditions - by John G. Avery published by Beech Books A Glint in the Sky - by Martin Easdown with Thomas Genth published by Pen & Sword Books Learn About War Memorials War Memorials Trust National Federation of Cemetery Friends War Memorials Online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ancestry Glossery of Common Military Acronyms The Long Long Trail - the British Army 1914-19 Victoria Cross Trust The National Archives Burial location for Victoria Cross in UK Caring for Gods Acre Friends of Nunhead Cemetery - good case study here Great Cemeteries of the World - Telegraph Travel Free UK Genealogy - 3 projects, free to search Folkestone & District Family History Society Folkestone History Society Kent Fallen
The ‘Friends’ are a volunteer group formed to protect, preserve and promote interest in this lovely old Victorian cemetery.