Place:Cheriton, Kent, England

TypeCivil parish, Urban district
Coordinates51.088°N 1.142°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoElham Rural, Kent, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1934
Folkestone, Kent, Englandmunicipal borough into which it was absorbed in 1934
Shepway (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality in which it is located
source: Family History Library Catalog

Cheriton is a northern suburb of Folkestone in Kent, England. It is the location of the English terminal of the Channel Tunnel and of Shorncliffe Camp, a major army barracks.

From 1894 until 1934 Cheriton was a civil parish in Elham Rural District. In 1934 it was absorbed into Folkestone municipal borough, and since 1974 has been part of the Shepway non-metropolitan district.

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