Folcroft Borough Links:

Folcroft Boro Website

Maps:

Plate 45 Glenolden, Folcroft, Collingdale, Darby from 1928

Plate 46 Glenolden, Folcroft, Darby 1928

Plate 47 Darby, Folcroft 1928

Plate 63 Darby Twp.Tinicum, Folcroft, Norwood 1928

Part of Darby Twp. Folcroft and Sharon Hill 1929

Part of Darby Twp. Glenolden, Folcroft and Sharon Hill 1929

Part of Boros of Prospect Park, Norwood, Glenolden and Folcroft 1929

Plate 72 Folcroft and Darby Twp. Phila. Brick Co. 1955

Plate 75 Folcroft and Darby Twp. Tribbetts Ave. 1955

Plate 76 Folcroft Boro Hook Rd. and Taylor Dr. 1955

Plate 77 Folcroft Boro Hook Rd. and Ashland Ave. 1955

Plate 78 Folcroft and Darby Twp. Primos Ave. and Hook Rd. 1955

Plate 79 Folcroft and Darby Twp. Hook Rd. and Burton St. 1955

Plate 81 Folcroft Sharon Hill and Darby Twp. 1955

Census Records:
Coming Soon

Directory Records:
Folcroft Directory 1897
Folcroft Directory 1902

Tax Records:
Coming Soon

Pictures:
Folcroft Pa. Knowles Shallcross House c.1890
Folcroft Pa. Train Engine Taking on Water at Ashland Ave. c.1909
Folcroft Pa. 1700 Shallcross Ave. c.1930
Folcroft Pa. Delaware County Firemens Association c.1940
Folcroft Pa. Store at 430 Charmont Ave. c.1930

Folcroft Pa. Public School c.1960 Courtesy of Bob McCloy

 

The last three pictures above are from Jinnie McBride of Landesburg, Pa. Her Grandfather, Thomas James Mains, lived at 1700 Shallcross Ave. and ran the Fairlawn Food Market at 430 Charmont Ave. Mains was also President of Folcroft Boro Council from 1930 to 1931. Her Father, William S. Hamilton Jr., was a member of the Folcroft Fire Co. in the 1940's. If anyone has any information or memories they would like to share with Jinnie about her father and grandfather you can contact her at.
jinniemc@verizion.net

Newspaper Articles:

1. November 12, 1909 Folcroft Black residents want boro

2.March 12, 1913 Folcroft Steel industry

3. January 18, 1923 Folcroft Boro first election

4. July 17 1926 Folcroft Pa. Boro adds more property

5. January 14 1927 Folcroft Pa. Police officer shot

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