Seaside holidays 9: Folkestone Chronicle What useful info is there for visitors to Folkestone in 1858? What is Mr Luckin selling? Expand This is the front page of The Folkestone Chronicle and Visitors Guide to Folkestone, Sandgate and their Neighbourhood. It provided Victorian tourists with much useful information about the town, its accommodation, amenities, transport links and attractions. Shops selling food and drink advertised in the paper, as did purveyors of health products, those selling the latest fashions and the owner of the town omnibus (horse-drawn bus). There is even an advert from a Mr Luckin, who is selling by auction the Royal Adelaide swimming baths at Deal and a number of bathing machines! This documents gives a fascinating insight of life in Folkestone in 1858.