This is a film documenting the opening of St. Margaret's Hall in 1954 at the Ripon Training College for Girls.
This film was taken at Ripon Training College, a women’s teaching college, in the mid 1950s. The film includes footage of pupils as well as staff and documents some of the activities that take place during a typical school day including art and physical education classes.
This film documents some of the sights around York on a sunny, winter day. The film mainly concentrates on the York Minster, but also includes scenes of Micklegate, High Petergate, and St. William's College.
A film featuring Kathleen Cole as a small child, and a family christening, made by Kathleen's father.
This film features a wedding in Doncaster and also includes scenes of parks and people at play.
This film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
An amateur film shot by Sir Fred Moore, this film includes footage of Mowbray House, Kirkby Malzeard during a winter and summer seasons of the Second World War. The film shows the soldiers who were billeted at Mowbray House taking part in training exercises, sports and other events as well as village activities. The film is shot on both black and white and colour film stocks.
On the night of 9th July, 1984, a fire broke out at the York Minster. This film includes images of the devastating blaze as well as scenes from the morning after as workmen begin to clear the debris.
Made by Ernest Symmons of Debenham & Co, local filmmakers from Beverley, this is a film of a religious ceremony that takes place in York.
Made by Noel Beardsell, this film provides a humorous look at a prosperous middle class family and their home over the course of a year.
This reel includes two films, the first featuring Historic Scottish Abbeys, and the second scenic sites of Wharfedale. It films include extensive intertitles identifying each place the filmmaker visits.
Made by amateur filmmaker Charles Chislett, this film documents the process of steel production at the Parkgate Iron and Steel Works in Rotherham. The film was made for the Church Pastoral Aid Society and uses intertitles throughout to explain the production process.
In 1963 Ripon Training College celebrated its centenary year. This film documents some of those celebrations including the opening of new college buildings and a performance put on by the students.
This film is a compilation of local events around the town of Scissett during the 1930s. Included are garden parities, 1937 Coronation celebrations, swimming and diving, and an excursion by the Dearne Valley Wheelers to Stamford Bridge.
This film documents the wedding of Miss Mary Margaret Newsholme of Oakworth to Mr. Roland Oswald Inman of Heaton at Keighley Parish Church, July 8th, 1939. The film includes footage of the guests and the bridal party arriving at the church as well as footage of the reception at The Withens following the ceremony.
On June 18th, 1942, a Founder's Day ceremony took place at Beverley Minster. It was attended by the Lord Mayor, members of the clergy, army cadets and scouts. Members of the local community were also in attendance. The film was made by Ernest Symmons who owned the Beverley Playhouse Cinema. He filmed local events for newsreels which he would show before a main feature.
This is a film made by Thornton of three family weddings, with several years between them, and of relatives with a newborn baby.
A film of a wedding made by Albert Cole.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a Whit Procession in Rotherham and probably a charity fund raising event, possibly at the Chislett house. The procession incorporates many elements of Empire Day.
This is the second part of a documentary film of the London University College of Divinity at Ford Manor, Lingfield. It was made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society. It shows the life, work and ethos of the College.
Made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society, this is a film about a CPAS boy's camp in Pooley Bridge, Westmorland for disadvantaged city children.
Made by Charles Chislett for the Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS), this film documents a trip to the Yorkshire Dales organized for underprivileged children who lived in urban areas. During their trip, the boys stay at a amp just outside the village of Kettlewell. The film includes footage of the village as well as the boys’ walks around the countryside.
Made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society, this is a film of the activities of forty boys at a C.P.A.S. summer camp at Burstow in Surrey.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett chronicling a group of city girls having a week holiday in Slaidburn, Lancashire.
This film was made by Charles Chislett as a commission from the Church Pastoral Aid Society. It aims to promote the work of the CPAS by focusing on the relevance of Christianity in the modern world.