Folkestone and District Family History Society was founded in 1976 to encourage and promote the study of family history in the South East Kent area, covering Folkestone, Hythe, Romney Marsh, and surrounding villages. It provides advice and assistance to members with South East Kent ancestry, as well as to members whose roots are elsewhere, and welcomes the beginner and the more experienced family historian alike.

Our programme of monthly meetings includes speakers on subjects of interest to beginners and experts alike, as well as discussion and project sessions. Time is allowed at meetings for informal exchange of advice and information and shopping at the bookstall. A guided walk of a place of local historical interest is usually arranged in the summer.

Our journal, *The Kentish Connection*, published quarterly and free to members, contains articles by members and information on various family history topics.

Minibus trips to The National Archives at Kew are arranged twice a year.

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