This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of family trips to Blackpool, the Lake District, Derwent Valley and Skegness, some filmed from an airplane.
A film by Charles Chislett, this film documents a family holiday touring Scotland by car in Scotland. The trip beings and ends at the family home in Rotherham, and scenic footage of Scotland is included from their journey, key sites identified by intertitles.
This amateur film was made by a Wakefield based businessman and contains footage from a variety of different sites in Yorkshire including Scarborough, Bridlington and Butlin's Holiday Camp at Filey.
This film is from the Wilkinson collection and contains footage of a family holiday to Bournemouth and the south coast of England. There are shots of many small towns, villages and beach-side resorts, Southsea in Portsmouth as well as a trip to a zoo.
Part of the Hattersley Collection, this short film features a family holiday to Scotland including a visit to the beach and rock climbing.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the years of 1951 and 1952. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday in Bournemouth, Scarborough and Windermere Lake. As always, with a lot of the Cooper films, they are also shown at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1953. The Cooper family are filmed here visiting family and friends ,on the beach in Bournemouth and Scarborough, at Corfe Castle and Kearby also visiting Stonehenge and the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre and at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
A film that shows a family on holidays they ski, canoe, and go camping. Locations include Aysgarth Falls.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage taken from a trip to Bolton Abbey in 1960 and a Sports Day at Harrogate Training College in June, 1948.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
This film consists of both black and white and colour images of the family enjoying different events. The family attend a race day and go on outings to the countryside. Also included is their stay at the Clovenfords Hotel located in Scotland. The family take part in sailing, swimming, golf and boat trips.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film includes footage taken in Scotland, a day out in Scarborough, and some of London's famous sites including Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace.
This film was made by Harrogate based filmmaker Fred Brackenbury and is part of the Nowell collection. It follows a family as they holiday in some popular Yorkshire sea side destinations.
This is one of a collection of films of the family of Queensbury doctor Dr Allan Glenn at home (Innisfree) in Queensbury and Little Horton, and on holiday, in the 1940s. This film includes visits to Ponden Reservoir, near Haworth, Ripon and Aldborough.
This is one of a collection of films of the family of Queensbury doctor Dr Allan Glenn at home (Innisfree) in Queensbury and Little Horton, and on holiday, in the 1940s. This film includes visits to Filey and Lister Park in Bradford.
Part of the Parkin family collection, this film documents the family holiday in the North of Wales in 1955.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
A short amateur film detailing the travels of a middle class family from Leeds, travelling to Scarborough as a family then Knaresborough and Wales as a group of young adults. The film includes extensive intertitles describing their journeys.
An amateur film made by John Dickinson of a visit to Lewick in the Shetlands. The film begins at Carters Bar on the England-Scotland border and records a car journey through Edinburgh and Perth, arriving in Aberdeen for the ferry to Lerwick. Views of activity on board the ferry St Clair are followed by those around Lewick including the fishing fleet unloading and auctioning the previous night’s catch. The film ends back on board the St Clair for the journey back to Aberdeen where they are followed out of the harbour by the fishing fleet.
This is a compilation of colour home movie footage, filmed between 1946 and 1947 by Middlesbrough based dentist and amateur filmmaker Tom H. Brown. The film consists of portraits of the filmmaker’s father, Tom Brown Senior, and his son and daughter, Tony and Helen, and an interesting scene in which Tom Brown performs a tooth extraction on his six year old son in the garden. Another sequence captures aerial views of the coastline and urban Teesside region, filmed in 1947 from a British light aircraft, the Auster Autocrat. Footage includes family travel in Switzerland and the Alps in the summer of 1947, and holidays in North Yorkshire, Cumbria, and the Scottish Border.
Home movie compilation by amateur Middlesbrough filmmaker Tom H. Brown that records the young Brown family enjoying a wartime holiday at home in Middlesbrough during the Second World War. After the war has ended, there are visits to the seaside resort of Redcar in 1945 and extensive travel in North Wales in 1946. The closing colour film sequence documents the demolition of air-raid bomb shelters in a Middlesbrough street during October 1946.
This home movie compilation by Middlesbrough amateur filmmaker Tom H. Brown contains images of different generations of his wife Kate’s family, the Spittles, including the 1935 wedding of Walter W. Spittle to Elizabeth L. Ellerington in Darlington. Footage includes various scenes of family life in Middlesbrough, the early childhood of Brown’s daughter Helen, and holiday visits to the North Yorkshire coast and countryside. The film also features an amateur studio portrait session of a group of young fashionable women for the Tees-Side Cine Club.
Home movie compilation by Tom H. Brown, with comic intertitles throughout. The film captures leisure time fun and games with Tom and Kate Brown, family and friends in the countryside and coastline around North Yorkshire and County Durham, including Kilton Woods, Hutton Rudby and Blackhall Rocks on the North Sea coast. The film includes a brief trick film sequence entitled 'Levitation By Professor Shampooski,' and dancing with the filmmaker's great grandmother, Mary Ann Corby. A record of the 1930 Mayor’s Sunday procession through Middlesbrough concludes the compilation.
Amateur home movie compilation that documents the lives of two families living in and around Durham, the Presteds and the Moralees, from the early 1950s through to the 1970s. The films include birthdays, weddings, funerals, trips to the seaside at Crimdon Dene, a fishing trip on the River Wear, and the Durham Miners Gala in the 1950s.
Amateur filmmaker Tom Brown (Senior) records a 1935 holiday with family and friends at locations in County Antrim and County Down, Northern Ireland, in this black and white home movie compilation. Places visited include Antrim, Lough Neagh, Giants Causeway, Portstewart and Belfast. The film includes many entertaining scenes with a focus on the friends having fun and playing practical jokes.