This is a film made an amateur filmmaker from Sheffield, Jean Gray, of a family Christmas at home, featuring her son and daughter, Peter and Julie.
This is a film made by an amateur filmmaker from Sheffield, Jean Gray, of her daughter, Julie, from the age of three until her working as a nursery nurse in London.
This is a film made by an amateur filmmaker from Sheffield, Jean Gray, of her son, Peter, from the age of seven to his marriage and moving into a new house.
This is a film from the Douthwaite Collection showing an Armistice Day Service in Doncaster, a Coronation Fair, and other local events.
This is a film from the Douthwaite Collection of the Consecration of the Parish Church of St. Aidan, Doncaster.
This is two newsreels from 1939. The first is a Movietone News film of the Princess Royal opening of the new chapter in the Chapel House of Sheffield Cathedral. The second is a British Pictorial of Sir Kingsley Wood opening the RAF and National Service Exhibition in Edinburgh.
This is a film of the Sheffield Student Rag Week of 1967, possibly made by the University of Sheffield Student's Film Unit. It shows the rag parade assembling, marching through the city centre and being dismantled at the end. There are also various fund raising activities, including a beer marathon and a boat race along the river.
This amateur film was made by a Sheffield filmmaker, Kenneth Tofield. It shows his son John on his 5th birthday having a party and playing with his friends in their back garden.
This is a film of the impressive Christmas illuminations in Sheffield city centre. There film also includes footage of Sheaf Market and Jordanthorpe in Sheffield.
This film documents the Christmas preparations of the City of Rotherham. It includes footage of Christmas street lights and decorations going up, the lights being switched on, and the full display for each ear from 1969 to 1972. The film is accompanied by a musical soundtrack commentary.
This is a film made by Pontefract amateur filmmaker Jack Johnson showing the celebrations for 500 years since Pontefract received its Royal Charter, including the first run of the King Richard III stakes at Pontefract Racecourse.
This is a Yorkshire Television film showing the then Prime Minister, James Callaghan, being granted the freedom of Sheffield on February 7th 1979, with a demonstration being held outside the City Hall.
This is a Universal Newsreel covering a visit of Princess Margaret to Rotherham to commemorate Rotherham`s Golden Jubilee as a County Borough on 23 April 1953, and then to Sheffield to open Rowlinson Technical College. One copy of this film has the title, Princess Margaret Tours the North, British Pathe (on the can it states: Presentation to Rotherham Corporation by Whitehall Cinema).
This is a film of the unveiling of the Rawmarsh and Parkgate War Memorial in 1928.
This is a film made to commemorate the granting of a Charter of Incorporation to the Borough of Rotherham in 1861. The film provides a history of the town, and an update of local services, with interviews with the Town Planning Officer and the Director of Education.
This is a film of an Air Display at Finningley near Doncaster to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Britain.