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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. Intertitles and the use of maps throughout the film indicate the geographical position and historical events. The film is in two parts.
Made by Kathleen Lockwood, this film shows the numerous artists in the town of Holmfirth in Yorkshire. There are many examples of different creative activities such as embroidery, painting and illustration.
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.
Made as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this documentary examines the changes to a large housing estate near Castleford prior to demolition work.
This is a film which features many of the famous historical sites of the City of York including views of the city from the top of the Minster tower.
This short film is of Giggleswick church located near Settle, North Yorkshire.
This film is a compilation of people, places and events in 1936 and 1942. It covers the choir at York Minster School, repair work taking place at York Minster, Worksop College, erecting electricity pylons in Stillington, and National Prayer day in Stillington in 1942.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
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 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.
A filmmaker from York chronicles some of the repair work carried out on the York Minster after it was damaged by a fire in 1984.
A short amateur film produced by a Sheffield film maker, showing Bolton and Kirkham Abbey.
This film was taken during a day out in the countryside in 1965. The film shows the Ramsdens and their friends out on walks around North Yorkshire. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film chronicles the restoration work which took place at York Minster during the mid 1960s. It opens with a brief history of the York Minster with various shots of the Minster as well as the surrounding areas which historically used to be connected to the work of the Minster. The film contains both exterior and interior images of the Minster with informational commentary to accompany each image.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this film documents the opening of the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in 1954. It includes footage of King Peter II of Yugoslavia as well as both interior and exterior footage of the church.
St. Mary's Church Elloughton 1963-1973 - Filmed by Norman Berry: This is a film which documents the reconstruction of the church of St. Mary's in Elloughton after a fire in the 1960s. The accompanying shot list with names supplied by donor:
This is a film which documents the ceremony during the laying of the foundation stone for the St. Andrew's Methodist Church in Halifax Saturday January 4th 1964 at Stafford Square, Huddersfield Road. Four Methodist churches, St. John's, Salterhebble, Skircoat Green and Stafford Square came together to build one Church and Youth Centre on the Huddersfield Road, Halifax. The project was called 'ALL FOUR ONE'.
All denominations were present and included, Canon A.G.Hardie, Vicar of Halifax, Rev. Ian W. Lewis O.B.E. (Minister of the new church) Rev. Scadeng Cheshire (Circuit Superintendant) Rev. Cyril Wainwright, (Chairman of the Methodist West Yorkshire District).
This film is from the Cameron collection and gives a tour around the many different churches and abbeys in Yorkshire.
This film documents the visit of Princess Alexandra to lay the Foundation Stone for the extension to St. Gemma's Hospice near Leeds.