This film documents Hull's celebrations for the Queen's Coronation. It includes clear, well-shot views of the parades, the city's buildings decorated with Union Jack bunting, and the large crowds that have come out, all capturing the spirit of the day. It was shot by a local film company, and the film shows many different views of Hull throughout the day. The celebrations go on well into the night finishing with a fireworks event.
This E.F. Symmons film documents the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Kingston-upon- Hull in August 1941. All in black and white, it contains some superb footage of the damage to Hull’s buildings caused by the Luftwaffe, many close-up shots of the visiting Royals, and depicts the amazing resilience of the people of Hull even in the face of the destruction of their homes and communities.
Duchess of Kent Wedding, York Minster
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1953. The Cooper family are filmed here in Wharfdale, Bournemouth, Poole and Rugby, and at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the years 1948 and 1949. The Cooper family are filmed here with various family member and friends in Filey, Windermere Lake and Malham Cove, and at their home in Leeds, named Rondor. In this film there is also the Royal visit from Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Leeds.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film documents the preparations which took place for the Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Celebrations in Leeds. The city has been covered in colourful and ornate decorations for the celebration.
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.
This is a film which documents a portion of the Queen's visit to Hull and her stop at the Newland Estate.
This is a short film with two parts, the first briefly documenting the Queen's visit to Hull in 1957 and the Visit of the Countess Mountbatten of Burma in 1956.
This is a film which documents the visit of Princess Anne to the Newland Estate in 1971. During her visit she meets with most of the members of staff, many of the children of the society, and takes a tour around the premises. The last part of the film continues with the celebration when members of the society return to the estate for the Anniversary party.
This is a film which documents Princess Diana's visit to the Newland Estate and her tour around the premises.
The film opens with a title - Viscountess Lewisham visits the Newland Homes 28th March 1959
This is a film which documents Princess Mary's visit to the Newland estate in 1949. At the end of the film, there is another woman who is briefly seen visiting the estate as well, however, she has not been identified.
On 18th May, 1957, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip made a visit to Hull. During their visit, the Royals toured many different areas of the city, including the Sailors' Children's Society, St Andrew’s Docks, a council estate, the University, Kingston General Hospital and the King George Dock. This film is part of the Humberside Police collection, and members of this force were responsible for security during the Queen’s visit.
Part of the Humberside Police Collection, this film documents a commemoration and parade held in Hull as a mark of respect for the death of King George VI death.
This is a film which documents a number of events in the Halifax area during 1987 including a visit by the Prince of Wales, the bus station building, a protest, and medieval jousting.
This film shows crowds in Sheffield as they celebrate the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in August 1902.
This is a film that shows the celebrations held for King George's Jubilee which took place in London. The film is a mixture of Movietone newsreel intercut with amateur footage taken by a relation of the King, W. A. Worsley.
This film is a Movietone Newsreel featuring the funeral of King George.
This film documents a Royal visit to Hovingham, a family trip to the coast, and various cricket matches in the village. The film was made by Col. Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet. He was also a cricketer who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1928 and 1929 and captured cricket events on film as well as life and events in and around Hovingham village.
This is the second part film that documents the training of new recruits to the Green Howards. The training took place over several months in 1940 at the Richmond Barracks in North Yorkshire. The film was made by Col. Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet. He was also a cricketer who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1928 and 1929 and captured cricket events on film as well as life and events in and around Hovingham village.
This film consists of a variety of scenes of cricket matches and other cricket related events which took place in Hovingham. Each sequence is preceded by an intertitle to explain the event. The film was made by Col. Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet. He was also a cricketer who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1928 and 1929 and captured cricket events on film as well as life and events in and around Hovingham village.
This film comprehensively documents a pageant celebrating the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. The film was made by the Barnsley Amateur Cinematograph Club and was also filmed in Barnsley at a sports arena. The film shows local schoolchildren from all over the county dressing up as peoples of the world and acting out parts of each countries culture.
Made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents the opening of a new wing at St. Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds, 30th March, 1982 by the Prince and Princess of Wales (HRH Prince Charles and HRH Princess Diana.) The film includes a commentary describing the events of that day.