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[Family Events 1953]
A film of the Gowlland family showing various activities in the Spring and Summer of 1953. In the spring the children play with the cat in the garden, the family visit Shirley Park Hotel and Ightham Mote. In June the family decorate their home and hold a party for the Queen's Coronation. In July they go to Yardley Court school sports day [Tonbridge], play croquet and relax in the garden.
A Gowlland Film 1954
A film of the Gowlland family in the Summer of 1954 on various outings. The family visit Brands Hatch to watch motor racing and take a trip to London to visit Buckingham Palace. The family are seen in the garden having tea and the children play near a sign saying: 'Danger Deep Excavation'. They also watch the London to Brighton Veteran car run, at the finish line on the seafront near Maderia Drive.
[Family Events, 1955]
Film of the Gowlland family on various outings in the Summer of 1955. The film shows the family on walks at Fairlight cove; and in the garden in August, playing badminton and cards. The family members indulge in various pass-times on a visit to the beach at Middleton near Bognor Regis, and stay at a holiday cottage there. They also visit Bodiam Castle, Rye, Chichester and go to the races at Kempton Park in October.
[Family Events 1956]
Film of the Gowlland family on various outings in the Spring and Summer of 1956. The film shows a trip to Tonbridge at Easter and countryside walks. The family then travel to Canterbury and visit relatives. In May they watch the Cambridge 'May Bumps' rowing race, watch a polo match and visit the Newforest. They hold a garden party at home, watch the London to Brighton Veteran car run, visit a Mink Farm and watch a cricket match.
[Baby; Toddlers; Sweden]
|Date||1956 - 1959||ID||8623|
This edited colour film shows a child at different ages up to 3 or 4 years old, playing with siblings and going on holiday to Rägo, Sweden. Intertitles illustrate milestones in the child's development.
A short film of the Gowlland family at their home in Croydon in springtime and on holiday by the sea at Fairlight Cove. At home the Gowllands play croquet in the garden with other relatives. At Fairlight they visit a pub, go on a picnic, and paddle in the sea.
Homes I have Known
Vintage Films present... "Homes I have Known". An autobiographic look at Maurice Puttock's family life and homes that he lived in as a boy in East Sussex, Surrey and Essex, with his family in the South East of England. References are also made to his time spent in central Africa in Lusaka. formally Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) drawing upon family photographs and cine film of the period.
The Youth Fellowship Banquet
|Date||1 February 1958||ID||9727|
This black and white film shows highlights from a Youth Fellowship hosted formal dinner, with the attendees dressed up as lords, ladies, surgeons, judges and celebrities; with a comedy themed menu served silver service. The meal is followed by group choreographed dancing. The event took place on 1st February 1958, at the Youth Fellowship Hall, Sanderstead, Surrey part of the local Congregational Church.
[Grandparents in Hill Barn Garden]
|Date||4 May 1958||ID||9749|
This colour family film shows the gardens and grounds at the family home, Hill Barn in Sanderstead and of Gilbert Tomes' parents sitting together in the garden. Barbara and Richard walk in the garden with their grandparents and Sprinter the poodle. The gardens and trees are in full bloom, as the family tour the garden. The film has music throughout and recorded voices which are out of sync.
[Family Homes at Squerrys and Poyntington]
|Date||1960 - February 1961||ID||1701|
The Gowlland family film their move from their home 'Squerrys' in Croydon, Surrey to their new house 'Poyntington' in Westerham, Kent. The film shows furniture loaded into the removal van. At their new house, members of the family relax in the garden. A tree stump in the garden is filmed being removed. At Westerham station, a steam train waits to depart.
[Holiday to the West Country]
|Date||1960 - 1964||ID||5665|
This film contains footage of the Dickins' home life in Surrey and the surrounding area. There is also footage from various day trips, and holidays to the West Country and Spain. Note: The online film clip includes footage from an 'oral history' interview conducted with John Dickins in February 2008.
My Family & Other Animals
An edited colour film of Hinchliff family domestic scenes. The family are also seen having their photo taken at 'Grannies 95th birthday' (?), where several members of the Gowlland household can be seen.
[Hill Barn Theatre; Morse Brown Portrait]
|Date||4 June 1960||ID||9731|
This colour film shows views of the family home, gardens and grounds at Hill Barn and shots of Albert Tomes sitting for a portrait by British/Bermudan pastel artist Sam Morse Brown.
[First Film; Test; Railway; High-rise; Church]
A compilation showing several engines and locomotives hauling carriages along a line, with scenes aboard a train and of the local surroundings. Shots are very dark. Urban scenes include Croydon Fire Station, Croydon Power Station towers, industrial cooling towers, high rise buildings under construction, night time shots of neon signs and daytime views of a church.
This black and white school newsreel film, shows highlights of significant school events during the Lent Term as produced by The Whitgift Film Unit. The film is narrated and accompanied by music throughout, with opening and closing titles.
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