This film, by local filmmaker Kenneth Raynor, captures various activities taking place in a small rural village. The reel contains family weddings at Swallownest Methodist chapel and Aston church. The film also documents country walks down Church Lane (Aston), a working water wheel and other village scenes around Laughton (South Yorks.)
Made by amateur filmmaker Kenneth Raynor, this film includes colour footage of Wartime Christmas celebrations in his family home in Swallownest, South Yorkshire.
Made by Kenneth Raynor, this is a film which features the people and places in the South Yorkshire village of Swallownest. It includes scenes of the surrounding countryside as well as provides a good example of wartime Christmas celebrations.
This film features different events which take place in Hull, highlighting the work of King's Hall Mission Chapel on Fountain Road, and featuring many of those involved in the Mission.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne documenting two separate Whit Parades at Chapeltown near Sheffield in 1940 and 1941 involving the local congregation.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne showing Home Guard exercises in Chapeltown, on the outskirts of Sheffield. This film comprehensively depicts the training undertaken by the Home Guard as they carry out strategic operations and perform combat exercises. There are also glimpses of the social realities of life within the home guard, including a scene which show recruits at meal time.
This is a series of films made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that have been put together. They show the visit by the King and Queen to Sheffield in 1941, and, in Chapeltown near Sheffield, War Weapon's Week, a Home Guard exercise, a Thanksgiving Parade, a football match and children sledging in Chapeltown Park. It also shows Ladybower Reservoir shortly after opening in 1945.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that chronicles Victory Week celebrations in Chapeltown on the outskirts of Sheffield. It was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War II.
This film, made by a Wakefield-based businessman, captures the wedding day of his daughter. The film includes footage from the very beginning of the day when prospective bride and groom are shown leaving in separate cars for the church through to the end of the day at the busy reception.
This film is from the Wilkinson collection and comprises of several wedding celebrations and some other family gatherings. There is also footage of the decorations put up around Wakefield and the window displays that were constructed to celebrate the coronation of Princess Elizabeth.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film features a river party with a new boat on display and a family wedding.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures the festivities of a wedding which takes place at the Reighton Methodist Church, the marriage of the Bishop's daughter. Included is footage of the guests arriving at the church as well as scenes at the reception which follow. Bradshaw was a keen filmmaker and would often take films of such events in order to record life in his village.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film features a family wedding at the church in Reighton and Whit Sunday where many of the local people have come out for this religious service. He was a keen filmmaker and would often take films local events, recording special events in village life.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. It includes footage of a wedding party outside a Methodist church as well as scenes of York.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire and features footage of a local wedding.
This is a film made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer in Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film includes footage of local weddings which took place, a fashion show, and a trip to the zoo. Bradshaw was a keen filmmaker and would often take films of such events as a record of village life.
This is a film made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer in Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film features local weddings which took place at the Reighton Methodist Church as well as footage of the family at home and celebrating Christmas.
This amateur film by a Wakefield-based businessman is of a family christening of one of his children. It captures the spirit of the day by showing the event from when the family set off for the church to the party afterwards.
Made by local filmmaker Frank Dean, this film captures scenes of village life in Church Fenton, a small village between Selby and Leeds, North Yorkshire. The film brings together four events in the Church Fenton area in 1958: a British Legion Sports Day, Sherburn Church Garden Fete, Church Fenton Village Hall Garden Fete and Kirk Fenton St Mary’s Sunday School’s Flower Service.
Part of the Williamson Collection, this is a short film which contains footage of a wedding celebration in 1983.
Part of the Williamson collection, this is a film that chronicles a trip to Egypt which features many scenic views and famous landmarks. Also included in this compilation are weddings that have clear shots of the bridal parties and guests.
Part of the Williamson Collection, this is a short film which contains footage of the filmmaker's family at home as well as wedding celebrations.
Made by an amateur filmmaker from Sheffield, this film includes family scenes in the garden that captures his daughters playing on the grass. There is also footage of two weddings and a holiday in Southport.
This brief film is part of a collection that records a family from York's trips to the coast and countryside around North Yorkshire. The films were all shot by the Lord Mayor of York's son and are a child's view of these days before World War Two.
Taken by Doughty's Ltd of Hull, this film documents a commemorative parade for members of the Humberside Police Force who died in World War Two.