This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family motor trip through Norway. The film has detailed intertitles throughout. The filmmaker's wife (Grace) and two children (Rachel and John) are featured in the film.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family at home and on visits to countryside and seaside. It features daughter Rachel, son John, and two young friends (seen in Dale Days). They visit Ingleton waterfalls and Castlerigg stone circle.
This film captures the events on a steam ship trip taken by a group of people. The shots include the activities on board the ship and the places that they visit in Norway as well as some footage from a family trip to the seaside.
This film is a compilation of family footage and local scenes taken in Scarborough and Knaresborough.
In this film there is footage taken on a trip to Ambleside in the Lake District. There are shots of family gatherings and the residents of a village.
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 film captures the Allan family during their leisure time throughout the year.
This film contains a selection of scenes taken by the Bruce family in the 1930s. Many scenes feature their young baby girl at their home in Huddersfield, enjoying the local area and being taken on picnics and farm yard outings. The reel also contains a brief snippet of a wedding, and trips including a sea voyage and an excursion to Blackpool.
A film from the Ibberson family collection. This film shows family scenes at home and around Sheffield and includes the last horse drawn tram in Sheffield city centre (the extract shown here).
Made by a Wakefield-based businessman, this film documents his family caravanning holiday to Ulrome Sands. The film features the family during their leisure time, playing on the beach, and scenes around the caravan park.
At the Hazelbush Travel Bureau, many groups of tourists and families enjoy mealtime in the midst of their travels.
This film captures a family's day out at Lightwater Valley Theme Park in Ripon.
This film documents a couple, who along with their friends, go on a skiing holiday in the Austrian Alps.
Part of the Hattersley Collection, this compilation features holidays to London and the Norfolk Broads as well as swimming races and footage of the filmmaker’s children.
This amateur holiday film shows a family travelling by canal boats from Beeston to Shropshire and passing Marbury. They travel through locks, under bridges and over aqueducts. The family travel through the countryside that surrounds the canals and view many breath taking sunsets.
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 documents a family trip to Italy and the children's school sports day. Also included in this film is a day trip to the countryside where the children fish in the river with the dogs and visit religious buildings.
This film shows a family trip to Canada and New York. The family travel to the USA by ship and visit Canada and the Cross of Mount-Royal. They then journey to New York City to see the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Centre and the Chrysler Building. They them make their way back to England by ship, returning from New York to Southampton Docks.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film documents a family trip to Scotland and includes descriptive intertitles which identify the various places along the journey.
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.
The film depicts several highlights of the filmmaker’s holidays in 1934. The majority of the film was made in Torquay, but it also features shots recorded in a number of areas near the south coast in Britain.
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.
Amateur home movie by Middlesbrough dentist Tom H. Brown that records the early years in the life of the Browns' daughter Helen, from her christening at St Barnabas Church,Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, in 1934, to Helen at the age of 10 months. The film also documents a holiday in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, with a focus on the architecture and monuments of this seaside resort, and visits to Rudston, Sledmere, Ampleforth, and Sutton Bank.
Amateur home movie in the collection of Middlesbrough filmmaker Tom H. Brown, filmed by Brown family members and Frank Joyner. It records Tom H Brown's wedding to Kate Elizabeth Spittle on 12 August 1931 at St Barnabas' Church, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, where they were married by Reverend J. W. Dales. Tom and Kate Brown also record their honeymoon in the South East of England. The film concludes with shots of waterfalls and rivers in Wensleydale and Ilkley, and with two sequences of air flight that feature the take off of an autogyro and the departure of Captain Barnard and his famous Fokker monoplane 'The Spider'.