This is a series of films made by Albert Thornton, the father of Kathleen Cole, featuring Kathy as a baby, a wedding, a christening, two birthdays, a holiday in Scarborough and at home in the garden.
Part of the Hainsworth Collection, this film includes footage of the family at their home in Pudsey, days out on the beach in Bridlington, and three weddings.
'Random Recordings' is the first title of this film made by Eric Hall, a keen amateur cinematographer from West Yorkshire. This film consists of a variety of brief scenes and images which he took beginning in 1929 and mostly includes footage of his family and friends during their leisure and travel time. Also included in this film is footage from the York Mystery Plays which were performed at the Museum Gardens in 1951.
This is a film of a family from Clayton, a village near Bradford, on holiday at Brockley Hall, the Christian Endeavour Holiday Home in Saltburn, Cleveland. The filmmaker visits the Hall with his wife and three daughters before returning to the railway in Clayton.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film contains footage from a trip to Blackpool and two Jewish family weddings.
This film is one of several from the Parkin family collection. It documents various family activities and events, including a wedding and a trip to London.