This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection featuring his family at Ilkley Swimming Pool as well as days out in the countryside and at the seaside.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection of the family at home in Horforth and on various outings, including camping, Scarborough and the Windsor Great Park Forestry Exhibit, which is visited by King George VI and Queen Mary.
This is a short film from the Michael Hobson collection of the family by the seaside and at home, and of a hockey match.
This is a collection of pieces of film from the Charles Chislett Collection, including out-takes from St Georges Crypt and Rachel when young.
This is a story book film with animation made by Jack Eley. It features his daughter Susan who dreams of a fairy who conjures up animated stories.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and contains footage from the wedding of Peter Sharp and Pauline Moister at the Parish Church of St Peter, Shipley on 4th April, 1951. There are shots from the arrival of the guests and the wedding party at the church right up until the married couple leave the hotel in the leaving clothes.
This film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage from a medieval fair that is put on in the village. There is also footage from other activities that take place in the Holme Valley.
This film was part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage of a large selection of baby animals. There are shots of a group of children playing with some of these animals as well as pretending to carrying out a variety of adult chores.
From the Whiteley Collection, this film captures the family during their leisure time at the family home while playing cricket in the garden.
The building of the Jane Whiteley Memorial Homes, October 25th 1933 was opened on 9th June 1934, the day culminating with a Yorkshire Tea held in the Methodist school room. The architect was John C. Proctor, Clarendon Road, Leeds. The home was built in memory of Jane Whiteley, Mr D.H.Whiteley's grandmother Jane, who died in 1932. The housing, four bungalows, built as the residence for the elderly or infirm, was to be rent free on condition they were kept neat and tidy and were especially for those who had worked at the mill. Most of the current residents still fit the category as elderly and a nominal fee is now charged. The homes are a registered charity.
Part of the Whiteley collection, this film captures the family during their leisure time at their family home, Highfield.
The following is an educational filmstrip which contains information washing and the architecture of Wakefield.
This is a documentary on campaigns against violence against women with a focus on West Yorkshire. The documentary was made by Vera Media Production as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. The film uses the Conference on Responses to Male Violence against Women and Children in Leeds in 2000 as a fulcrum to explore issues around violence against women, tracing campaigns back to the early 1970s, and bringing the situation up-to-date in 2000. The film mainly takes the form of interviews with leading activists in this area, including a senior woman police officer.
This film comprises of various exerts from the lives of the Lascelles' family during the 1940s, capturing the family maintaining the grounds within Harewood house.
This family film includes footage of the family in their home as well as during their leisure time at the seaside.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this light-hearted film shows children playing at home in their living room. Some of the children dance to pop music while one of the m plays at being a DJ. Also included in this reel is a christening and a first birthday party.
This film documents the work of St. George's Crypt in Leeds. The crypt provides many members of the community with health and social services as well as helps to guide them in religious matters. Documented in the film are the many aspects of the work which St. George's Crypt does for those in need.
This is a humorous film made by the women members of Leeds Cine Club. This film gives an example of what life would be like had they traded domestic roles with their husbands.
This film shows various short passages from the families exploits, and the sequences vary greatly in content.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton commemorating the births of two boys, probably nephews; and also of Skipton Gala, and Derrick's parents' 40th anniversary party.
This is the first of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film his first year, including his christening.
This is the second of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers his christening, his first birthday, and Christmas at his grandparents' home.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 2nd birthday, a flight over Blackpool, Christmas at home, and at Scarborough in the summer of 1958.
This is the fourth of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 3rd and 4th birthdays, Christmas, and sledging in the snow.
This is the fifth of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th birthdays. It also shows his first day at school, marching with the Cubs at Skipton Gala Christmas, and visiting Jodrell Bank.