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Monday, 4 March 2019 14:55

Was interested in your picture of Surrenden Road as my mum and family also lived there in the 1950's. They were the Browne family and my grandad had a TV and radio shop in Sandgate Road - it was called Andrews.

Dont know about anyone else but didnt Folkestone look amazing in those days. Oh to go back to visit the elegant Edwardians

Christine - Site owner Monday, 11 March 2019 23:16
I was living at number 3 Surrenden Road in the late 50's/early 60's, and my maiden name was Brown. Small world eh? (No 'e' on my name though) Ha ha.

Do you have any photos of your Grandad's shop? I would love to see it. Where in Sandgate Road was it located?

Paul Seward Thursday, 14 March 2019 09:40
Remember the Browne sisters well, Doreen and Sandra, of 1 Cornwallis Avenue. The shop was roughly where the Town Walk enters Sandgate Road. There is a pic somewhere in one of the local history books.
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