Cemetery Address: Cheriton Road Cemetery, Cheriton Road, Folkestone
Directions: Head East on M20 and turn off at junction 13 Take turning into Folkestone, down Cherry Garden Avenue and turn left at lights into Cheriton Road Go past Harvey Grammar School on your left, Three Hills sports centre and Morrisons Store is also on your left – the old Folkestone cemetery is opposite Morrisons Store.
District Council Burials Officer
This cemetery owned by the Folkestone & Hythe District Council, is a closed cemetery, no new burials take place there. All inquiries about existing burial plots or the possibility of interring ashes into family graves should always be made to the Councils Burial Officer on the phone number given.
Address of District Council: Folkestone & Hythe District Council. Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QY.
Phone: 01303 853000.
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Friends of Folkestone cemetery (volunteer group)
Mob: 07813 552400 or eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org (always the best way to get hold of me)
You would like to volunteer! GREAT!! Get in touch and we can discuss how you can get involved. If you have any expertise with stone work, tree work, history researching, war records, victorian cemeteries, fundraising … or if you just want to spend an hour or so every now and then gardening and and making it look nice – all help is very welcome. Just get in touch and we can take it from there. How you can support us.
If you need our help! The Friends volunteers work in the cemetery on Saturday mornings – if you need help to locate your family grave, or you would like the grave or memorial tidied up do chat to one of the volunteers there as we may be able to help – or get in touch and we may be able to help.
Donations: Donations for help in finding a family grave or any other assistance we have been able to do is also very welcome and will allow us to continue caring for this lovely cemetery.