This amateur film was made by a Wakefield-based businessman and chronicles a trip made by him and his family to a variety of churches, abbeys and cathedrals around Yorkshire. These include Beverly and York Minster and the ruins of Fountains and Whitby Abbey.
This film is a railway film of the Settle - Carlisle Railway featuring the vast countryside and space surrounding the railway line as well as the different stops and towns along the way such as the Steamtown Railway Museum. Many stations and towns along the line appear in this film including Dewsbury, Saltaire, Keighley, and Skipton as well as other ones not clearly signed.
Made by Lucy Fairbank, this film is a travelogue around some of Yorkshire's most famous sites including footage of Harrogate, Knaresborough, and Fountains Abbey among other notable locations.
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.
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.
The film starts with brief footage of some sort of diagram, with text underneath reading: "camera distance 28 2/4" and beneath "18 ?". It shows the holiday of a family in North Wales, 1952, and also has a sequence concerning Chester.
This film was made by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury and is part of the Nowell collection. This film promotes Harrogate as a town to visit due to the variety of activities and entertainment, as well as the beautiful sights that can be seen there.
Made by Oulton chemist John Paul Volter, this film was taken during a Badminton Club outing to Knaresborough in July, 1950. The film includes footage taken in and around Knaresborough as well as a cricket game played being played near Rievaulx Abbey.