This is a film showing the local Jubilee celebrations of King George V at Clayton West, near Bradford.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his family, including a whimsical film from the point of view of their pet dog. Lastly there is a film from three years later of a motor cycle race at Wooley Edge.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday during the Second World War.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home, playing tennis, and at Christmas.
This film is comprised of many different events including cricket and football matches, family leisure scenes, the modern new estate of Sunnymede, and a children’s sports day all set in Scissett. Scissett is a village in West Yorkshire which was built around the wool and coal industries.
This film is a compilation of local events around the town of Scissett during the 1930s. Included are garden parities, 1937 Coronation celebrations, swimming and diving, and an excursion by the Dearne Valley Wheelers to Stamford Bridge.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family at home and film of a Yorkshire County cricket match at Scarborough, with Fred Trueman and Brian Close.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a record of motorcycle races at Wortley in Leeds. The film also features footage of Robert Thompson's shop in Kilburn, North Yorkshire.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family on holiday in Sardinia and at home.
This is a film of the first rugby league game in the test series between a Great Britain team and Australia. It was played at Headingley, Leeds, on Saturday October 9th 1948.
This is a series of films featuring four Rugby League and Union games: a fundraising match between Combined Services Rugby League and Rugby Union, 1941, a fundraising match between Yorkshire Services and Northern Command, early 1940s, England v Wales, 1939, and the Challenge Cup Final between Bradford Northern and Wigan, 1944.
This film shows extended highlights of a game between Bradford Northern and Leigh at Odsal Stadium on 14th September, f1957. Northern won the match 37-7.
This film features several cricket matches during 1952.
This film is one of many made by local Bradford businessman and Councillor Robert Sharp. The film features events from the Holidays at Home week in Bradford including events attended by the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, an athletics competition, and other entertainment events put on during the week.
Taken over a period of time during World War II, this film documents various civic engagements for the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cecil Barnett. There are parades and a show put on by the Canadian Navy at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford.
A film showing a 'Salute the Soldier' week in Bradford taken by an amateur filmmaker during the war. The aim of 'Salute the Soldier' week was to raise funds for the war effort. Activities included military parades from members of the war agencies, and sporting performances.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and contains footage from a V.E. Day Civic Service in Bradford which was filmed by an amateur filmmaker who captured many similar events that took place throughout the war. The film follows the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cecil Barnett, as he attends a parade, a bicycle race and a children's party.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and consists of amateur footage of a dance at the Eccleshill Mechanics Institute, Bradford. As well as the dance the film shows a greyhound race and a Girl Guide pageant.
This film contains footage from a holiday at home event that took place in Bradford in 1943. It depicts the venue and the people that attended the event, including the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, as well as shows the horse riding events in which people of all ages took part.
This film follows the activities of Lord Mayor of Bradford, Alderman Cecil Barnett, between 1944 and 1945. It includes views of Churchill visiting Bradford and wartime agricultural activities.
This film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and consists of footage taken at the Royal Air Force base in Elvington where four members of the Holmfirth and Meltham Rotoract Club are about to take their first parachute jump.
The following film features a fishing trip taken by members of the Bradford Police Department followed by a cricket match which is played at Arthington, near Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Part of the Bradford City Police collection, this film documents some of the athletic events which took place during their 38th Annual Sports Day. The film includes footage of many track and field events as well as highlights the winning relay team.
Part of the Bradford Police collection, this film contains scenes from an annual Government Inspection as well as a police sports day.