The Pelter was a ship that was deliberately beached at the Warren in the 19th century and used a coastguard station. It was home to nine families, among them the Andersons. John ‘Chopper’ Anderson was the Folkestone town crier in the early 20th century and a well known character in the town. Alan Couchman-Sawyer, who is related to Chopper Anderson, has been doing a lot of research on his family, the Pelter and the cottages that superseded it. He has

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