This is a long film on two separate reels made by Derrick Walton. It includes various events involving motor vehicles over several years. The film features vintage cars, Scarborough motorcycle racing, motor boats, air displays, the Morecambe Driving Test Rally, the Aintree 200 international car racing meeting and off road motorcycle and car races. It also includes a football match.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of Yeadon Air Display, a Land Rover trial, gliders out on Sutton Bank, model boats at Fleetwood, Skipton Gala and motorcycle trials on Keighley Tarn.
This film most probably includes the opening day of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway on 29 June, 1968, as well as other preserved steam locomotives running special trains in Yorkshire. This occurs just before some are scrapped and the ban on steam locomotives on British Rail lines.
This film documents a few trips which were taken by the White Rose of York Conclave. The White Rose of York Conclave is a Masonic group based in Sheffield. The film includes footage of some of the scenic places which they visited including Dovedale and Haworth.
This film documents walks taken by the Rothwell Ramblers in 1979. The film starts near Leeds, at a footpath marked Pool Bank, and goes to Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire. The film includes good footage of the group members as well as of the scenic surrounding countryside.
This film includes brief footage of a golf tournament, family scenes, and dental work being carried out on a number of patients with varying problems including a bilateral fracture of the maxilla.
This film is a BBC Nationwide news item about the success of Rowntree Mackintosh following the company merger in 1969.
This amateur film is from the Wilkinson collection and contains footage taken by a Wakefield-based businessman. There are shots of various trips around the county including Cartwright Hall, Lister Park and Knaresborough.
This film is part of the Wilkinson collection and contains footage of trips taken by some of the family members to Trentham Park in Stoke-on-Trent, Linton Springs in Wetherby, Peasholm Park and Knaresborough. There are many shots of the sights and activities that the family take part in.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the family farm showing many of the tasks which take place on a farm such as the process involved in haymaking as well as clear shots of the animals which they raise.
A documentary film produced by the Audio Visual Unit at Leeds University for West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council that chronicles the work and findings of an archaeological dig at Dalton Parlours, West Yorkshire. Through filming, illustration, model reconstruction and commentary, the film traces the history of this ancient site that was a farming settlement in the Iron Age and location of a Roman Villa.
From the Jowett Car Club collection, this film chronicles the track race known as the Harewood Hill Climb near Leeds involving Jowett Automobiles as well as other cars makes such as the Mini. Jowett cars were first built in 1906 by a small engineering firm based in Bradford owned by brothers William and Benjamin Jowett, in 1954 production stopped but these classic cars have not disappeared as they have been entered in both national and international car rallies and events.
This film is an amateur documentation that captures a Yorkshire family over a period of two years during World War Two. The film shows family outings, home life and other significant events during the war, and also perfectly demonstrates how normal life could be. One of the main events shown in this film is the Pudsey carnival.
This film shows the Northern Cricket Club playing a match, presumably against a Hovingham XI, at the cricket ground in front of Hovingham Hall. The Northern Cricket Club team would undoubtedly feature some famous players of the day.
This film consists of two different films (and three film stocks) including the Heath Girl Guides at Arncliffe 1932 and the St. George's Day Scout parade through Halifax in 1956.
This film contains footage of the Fear family including Betty's sister Eunice and her husband Leslie Fear. It follows the events from before the birth of Timothy up until he turns one. The film was made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film contains footage of the Fear family including Betty's sister Eunice and her husband Leslie Fear. It follows the events from when their son, Timothy was one, up until the birth of their second son in 1954. The Ramsdens were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This is a whimsical short film which uses stop motion animation to create a winter wonderland fantasy using miniature figurines on a snowy model landscape. The famous Christmas song, Winter Wonderland, accompanies the film.
This film documents a Sunday school trip from Bradford to the seaside and has been shot in a combination of colour and black and white film stock.
This is a film of Mr and Mrs Dickinson Sr., just after their wedding, and a tour of places in Yorkshire, especially York. (The film is often dark, out of focus and jumpy.)
This is a film of Mr and Mrs Dickinson on holiday in Yorkshire, Derbyshire the Lake District. They visit Flamingo Land and go on a tour of Yorkshire waterfalls.
This film is part of the Tony Jackson and contains footage of a camping trip made by members of the Morley Cycling Club to various places around Yorkshire. There is a running commentary throughout the entire film (except the film after the closing title) and the voiceover talks about the various locations seen within the film as well as the people.
A film made by members of the Morley Cycling Club that capture footage of many abbeys around Yorkshire. There are shots of the surrounding landscape and villages that they pass through along the way. There is a continuous commentary by several different men giving in depth histories of the different abbeys and sights.
This film documents the excursions of the Morley Cycle Club in 1964. It includes footage of different club members during the ride and in their down time as well as different Yorkshire landmarks including Bolton Abbey.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage taken from a trip to Bolton Abbey in 1960 and a Sports Day at Harrogate Training College in June, 1948.