This film documents some of the sights around York on a sunny, winter day. The film mainly concentrates on the York Minster, but also includes scenes of Micklegate, High Petergate, and St. William's College.
On the night of 9th July, 1984, a fire broke out at the York Minster. This film includes images of the devastating blaze as well as scenes from the morning after as workmen begin to clear the debris.
Made by Ernest Symmons of Debenham & Co, local filmmakers from Beverley, this is a film of a religious ceremony that takes place in York.
This is a film which features many of the famous historical sites of the City of York including views of the city from the top of the Minster tower.
This short film is of Giggleswick church located near Settle, North Yorkshire.
This film is a compilation of people, places and events in 1936 and 1942. It covers the choir at York Minster School, repair work taking place at York Minster, Worksop College, erecting electricity pylons in Stillington, and National Prayer day in Stillington in 1942.
This amateur film was made by a Wakefield-based businessman and chronicles a trip made by him and his family to a variety of churches, abbeys and cathedrals around Yorkshire. These include Beverly and York Minster and the ruins of Fountains and Whitby Abbey.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. This film features footage of the Great Yorkshire Show and a trip to the Epworth Old Rectory, home of the Wesleys.
A filmmaker from York chronicles some of the repair work carried out on the York Minster after it was damaged by a fire in 1984.
A short amateur film produced by a Sheffield film maker, showing Bolton and Kirkham Abbey.
This film was taken during a day out in the countryside in 1965. The film shows the Ramsdens and their friends out on walks around North Yorkshire. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film chronicles the restoration work which took place at York Minster during the mid 1960s. It opens with a brief history of the York Minster with various shots of the Minster as well as the surrounding areas which historically used to be connected to the work of the Minster. The film contains both exterior and interior images of the Minster with informational commentary to accompany each image.
This film is from the Cameron collection and gives a tour around the many different churches and abbeys in Yorkshire.
A film made by members of the Morley Cycling Club that capture footage of many abbeys around Yorkshire. There are shots of the surrounding landscape and villages that they pass through along the way. There is a continuous commentary by several different men giving in depth histories of the different abbeys and sights.
Master craftsmen in York demonstrate their skills at recreating frightening gargoyles.
This film shows the various stages of the restoration of Ripon Cathedral.
This film shows different places and events in the city of York. Many of York's historic landmarks are included as well as scenes of the Mystery Plays, the Regatta, and unique footage of the open-air market.