This film is part of the Hamilton collection and contains footage of the birth of Clair Pratt in 1974. There is also footage of her christening, a trip to the zoo and the birth of her younger sibling.
This film is an appeal to the community for donations to the Newland Orphanage.
This is a most likely incomplete print of a film which appeals to the public for funding for the Sailors' Children's Society.
This is a film which appeals for funding and support of the Sailors' Children's Society.
This is a promotional film for the Sailors’ Children’s Society which documents the work of the organization with sailors and their families.
This film documents the 100th Anniversary of the Sailors' Children's Society.
This is an appeals film from 1960 highlighting the work of the Sailors' Children's Society. It features the Newland Estate in Hull as well as the branch houses at the seaside.
This film is a featurette for the Nautical College and High School for Nautical Training in Kingston upon Hull.
This is a film presented by Brian Rix which explains the purpose and need of the Sailors’ Children’s Society.
This is a film which documents a portion of the Queen's visit to Hull and her stop at the Newland Estate.
The medicinal properties of waters from spa towns have been widely publicised since the mid-1600s, and by the beginning of the 20th century, Harrogate had become a popular spa town among the English elite. Made in 1931, these films provide a unique insight into the different state-of-the-art health and spa treatments available in Harrogate at that time including electric lamp exposure and muscle stimulation as well specialist cafes set up to drink the waters.
This is a film which documents the annual fundraising carnival at the Newland Estate.
This is a film which documents a reunion at Newland Estate in 1936.
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 short film of members of the Sailors' Children's Society on holiday at a beachside resort.
This film documents the fundraising activities of the research ship Discovery for the Sailors' Children's Society through the sponsored shave of the Chief Engineer and a darts competition.
This film documents the celebrations at the Newland Estate for the Queen Mum's birthday (although the Queen Mum does not make an appearance.)
This is a promotional film for the launch of the Sailors' Families' Society and to ask for continued support of the organisation.
This tape is a compilation of transfers of different films from the SFS collection including:
1936 Reunion, Visit of Princess Mary 1949, Appeals Film 1950, Gladys Young Appeal, Countess Visit, Queen's Visit 1957, Family Day 1959, A Family Affair, TV Appeal 1964, 100 Years of Care, The Ship Might Sink, Safe on Shore, Family Day at Newland 1981-4.
The following title is only available in this VHS copy and therefore will be catalogued here. For other titles, please see individual catalogue entries.
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.
This is a short film documenting Family Day events at the Newland Estate.
This is a narrative film made by serving police officers at Hull City Police Station which highlights the dangers of the roads. It explains how all people who drive should learn to drive safely in order to prevent accidents which in danger others as well as themselves.
Made by inspector Jowett of the Humberside Police, this film is one of many road safety features highlighting the danger on the roads now that traffic had greatly increased. It displays how both pedestrians and drivers need to be more aware of the road. The story is told through a fictional narrative to show the public the new dangers on the road. The promotion of road safety through a cautionary tale was a very popular method of training both the police and the public.
Made by members of the Humberside Police, this film captures the Grand Road Safety Pageant in 1948. The film includes footage of car inspections, a fancy dress competition, and accident and safety demonstrations.