This film is a travelogue documentary which takes the audience on a descriptive and scenic journey through rural and historic Yorkshire.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family holiday touring Ireland, featuring his children Rachel and John. They visit many historic sites, including the Puck Fair at Killorglin.
This film documents the laying the foundation stone for the Methodist Sunday school. This was an extension of the existing Methodist Chapel. The Whiteley family made a donation for its construction.
In his film The East Riding, filmmaker A.R. Smith focuses on the industrial landscape of the Riding including the agriculture and fishing industries. Also featured is the architecture in Beverley, Hull, and the villages in the surrounding area.
This is a documentary type film with a commentary providing a history of the village of Thornton.
Made by Leeds-based filmmaker Jack Eley, this is a light-hearted film about a thief whose robbery is foiled by the work on the Rural Constabulary. Harewood House is used as the setting for the film.
Made by Laurie Wright, this travelogue features some of the scenic and well-known sites of the Yorkshire Dales.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wensleydale, the largest Dale in Yorkshire.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wharfedale and its many scenic attractions.
This is one of many travelogue films made by amateur filmmaker Laurie Wright. Using intertitles, the films shows many of the interesting sights of Patterdale & Hellvelyn at a time before mass tourism.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. This film features footage of the Great Yorkshire Show and a trip to the Epworth Old Rectory, home of the Wesleys.
This is a film which chronicles the restoration of All Saints Church in the small North Yorkshire village of Sherburn-in-Elmet. The church has been damaged by an infestation of death watch beetles which have destroyed some of the vital beams.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
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.
Made by Lucy Fairbank, this film contains footage of the Colne Valley area near Huddersfield. It captures the landscape and local activities throughout the seasons of the late 1950s and includes extensive footage of the buildings, towns, countryside and residents.
Despite the title, this film shows several interesting places in the North Riding of Yorkshire during the early part of the 20th century. Destinations include Richmond Castle and the Waterfalls at Aysgarth.
A film made by Ernest Taylor of a Holiday in Tyrol.
This short film shows the village of Chapel-le-dale and the surrounding countryside, including flora and fauna, as well as Hill Inn - John Dinsdale, Kilburn and the Ribbleshead Viaduct.
This film contains footage of windmills including Alford Windmill, located in Lincolnshire, is a five-sailed windmill. Today the windmill has been restored to working order, and grinds grain to organic flour. It also features Skidby Mill located in Cottingham.
Made by Reverend Underwood, this film documents some of the changes which took place in the small North Yorkshire village of Carleton-in-Craven during 1969.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a documentary about Heptonstall village. The accompanying commentary explains the village's history and architecture. The film also features local wood turner, Alan, at work.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine club, this is film documenting the village of Linton-in-Craven, in the Yorkshire Dales. A commentary provides some background information on the village.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
This film shows the mill at Linton Falls just before it was demolished. It includes footage of the new houses that went up in the area as well as the mill chimney being demolished.
This film documents some of the building work in Amerdale at the time that Amerdale Hall was about to undergo refurbishment.