This film was made as a tourist guide to Yorkshire for a friend, as a record of their visit.
This short film is a record of the cold winter of 1978. The scenes are of Rothwell, near Leeds.
This film captures two walks taken by the Rothwell Footpath Group in Yorkshire in 1979, one in winter and one in summer.
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.
Title - January 13th 1980 The Walk to the Viking At Methley for a Christmas Dinner.
This short film documents the Rothwell Ramblers' trip to Welburn, Castle Howard and other locations in the autumn of 1980.
This film chronicles the life of the Horton family of Rotherham, from 1938 until 1950. The film highlights domestic and family life in Rotherham and the surrounding area during this time period.
A Yorkshire Television Production, Home James follows James Mason as he returns to his childhood home of Huddersfield. During his journey, Mason explains why Huddersfield holds such a special place in his heart.
A film by a local amateur filmmaker, Kenneth Raynor, this film features some aspects of village life in Swallownest, South Yorkshire, as autumn arrives.
This film by Kenneth Raynor captures the village of Swallownest during periods of heavy snow. This film demonstrates how a small Yorkshire community coped with (and enjoyed) the extreme weather conditions.
This film, by local filmmaker Kenneth Raynor, captures various activities taking place in a small rural village. The reel contains family weddings at Swallownest Methodist chapel and Aston church. The film also documents country walks down Church Lane (Aston), a working water wheel and other village scenes around Laughton (South Yorks.)
This film made by Kenneth Raynor shows a September Harvest in 1946. The filmmaker comprehensively documents the harvesting and threshing processes in colour, paying particular attention to the machinery and working practices that were common place during this era. Some of the opening shots were reportedly shot around Ulley and Aston; however, most of the film was shot at Park Hill farm, Swallownest near Sheffield.
A film by a local film maker, Kenneth Raynor, that documents the countryside around Swallownest village and beyond from Winter into Spring and Summer.
Made by Kenneth Raynor, this is a film which features the people and places in the South Yorkshire village of Swallownest. It includes scenes of the surrounding countryside as well as provides a good example of wartime Christmas celebrations.
This short film, made by Bamforth of Holmfirth, shows a group of boys sliding in the snow.
Made by Peter Jackson and Edward Winpenny, this film documents the work of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association. It features a reconstruction of a cave rescue and includes brief interviews with the volunteers who make up the Rescue Team.
Part of the collection of personal family films of the Rowntrees, this film contains rare images of Seebohm Rowntree and his family during their leisure time. Seebohm was the third child of Quaker chocolate manufacture Joseph Rowntree and eventually became chairman of the company from 1923-1941. The film contains both Dufay colour and black and white film stock.
This film captures the Rowntree family relaxing in their garden and taking a trip down on their yacht. Featuring great snippets of their leisure time, this film is an exemplary document that gives a real insight into the Rowntree family and their life away from their hugely successful business.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne, mainly in colour, of the grounds, flora and fauna at Wortley Hall near Sheffield. The film was taken over the different seasons and includes some shots of the young Lord Carlton.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that was taken during the time of the big freeze in 1947, this film features Wharncliffe near Sheffield. The snow covered landscape is captured in panning and long shots to show the huge amount of snow that has fallen in the area. There are many close ups of the phone lines that are down as they have been damaged by the extreme weather.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne which documents Wentworth outcrop coal mine near Sheffield whose coal would have been utilised by many of the different industries in the local area.
This is a film documenting the High Green County Secondary School visit to Edinburgh which was taken by a member of staff.
This is a very short film taken around the Sheffield area featuring some close ups of bright, colourful flowers and a bird soaring in the air.
Made by one of the school's teachers, this film features pupils country dancing at the High Green Secondary school near Sheffield. The film is taken outdoors on the playing field and the participants are dressed up in traditional folk style costume.
This film is from the Wilkinson collection and shows the town after heavy snowfall. There are shots of some of the family members and locals having fun in the snow.