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Horsham Cricket Week and Grand Carnival
|Date||24 July 1913||ID||3475|
On a summer's day in 1913 the people of Horsham participate in the town's carnival and enjoy the first day's play of a County Cricket match between Sussex and Lancashire.
[Shooting Duck at Mill Pond; The Park Coverts Broomwicks Pheasants and Rabbits]
This film features hunting activities at a grand country estate including shooting duck at the Mill Pond and a pheasant and rabbit shoot taking place in various locations around the estate.
[Traffic on Westminster Bridge; Beekeeping; Pheasant Shoot]
A misty exterior wide view of the Palace of Westminster with shots of traffic on Westminster Bridge. Beekeeping material and hunting material both largely duplicated in TID: 4904 and 4901 from the same collection, but with intertitles and are not shown online here.
Warnham Court; The Home of C. J. Lucas
This black and white family film shows a group of men playing golf on the Warnham Court estate, followed by highlights of Tennis (doubles) and a cricket match. The family watch from the terrace next to the house. The final film with intertitles shows a beekeeping film, demonstrating how to create an artificial hive. Two men use their bare hands to handle the bees.
[Red Deer at Warnham Court Park]
A combination of black and white and tinted film showing scenes of a Red Deer herd in the wooded Warnham Park estate, with close-ups of several animals. The final few seconds of the film appears to show a derailed train and men assessing the wreckage.
The Young Squire's Wedding at Warnham Court
|Date||7 June 1923||ID||4902|
This black and white film shows the wedding of Charles Eric Lucas ('Joe') and Doris Brander ('Biddy') on the 7th of June 1923. The film also shows some scenes filmed at a later date showing Biddy and Joe with a baby.
[Warnham Court: Family with Baby]
A family group hold a baby whilst posing for the camera on a garden bench. Colonel Brander holds a dog as the baby's mother 'Biddy' holds the baby with her husband 'Joe'. In portrait a grandmother or a nanny [?] stand at the main door with a domestic nurse as both turn and enter the house. These scenes also feature at the end of Joe and Biddy Lucas's wedding film on TID 4902.
Motorcycle and Light Car Club
|Date||[ca. 1930]; 1937; 1938; 1939||ID||4004|
Filmed during the 1930s, this silent film features the Horsham and District Motorcycle and Light Car Club at various events in south east England. Motorcycle races and car rallies are seen in mostly rural settings with spectators watching from a distance. The film includes a number of intertitles denoting the events with when and where they took place.
Sussex and Hampshire Scenes
|Date||[ca. 1930s]; [ca. 1960s]||ID||3379|
A collection of scenes of Midhurst, Petersfield, Steyning, Horsham, Portsmouth and Worthing, made during the 1930s and early 1960s. The scenes focus on a woman (sometimes accompanied) visiting these towns, with the features of urban life - transport, shopping and leisure activities - providing a backdrop. Shop and business signage is strongly featured.
|Date||1934 - 1959||ID||4692|
This film compilation spans the three decades and shows changes taking place in the town before, during and after the Second World War. The film features the construction of a new lido in 1934, wartime scenes in the town, winter sledging and skiing in 1948, the Coronation parade in 1953, a circus with Elephants walking the streets and scenes of building work, demolition and traffic in the town.
[Our First Film]
|Date||1938 - 1939||ID||1513|
Filmed by the Wallace-Jones family, they are seen with their pet dog in this amateur film. The film includes scenes of the family visiting countryside locations, walking their dog and at home in the garden.
[Horsham Camp; Scouts at Handcross]
This colour film shows the 1st Haywards Heath Scout camp in Horsham, followed by the 1st Haywards Heath Scouts at a camp in Handcross training to win the Hardy Cup, with close-ups of mixed camp activities and portrait shots of family and friends on camp.
[Scenes at Selsey; Family Home Haltings]
Gladys Bishop films her grandchildren riding horses in a paddock, and her daughters and their children at Selsey beach, in 1952.
This amateur film captures some of the celebrations in Horsham to mark the coronation in 1953. The Carfax bandstand is seen elaborately decorated and the residents of Upper Bennetts Road take part in a street party. Smartly dressed children are seen sitting at tables spread with food and participate in races.
[Birthday Party; The Rockery Leonardslee Gardens]
This film shows the family celebrating a child's 2nd birthday with a tea party and cake; going on several family outings to the Victoria Gardens in Brighton and The Rockery in Leonardslee Gardens, Horsham. Several panoramic views show the gardens with a waterfall, flowering plants and a young boy chasing a Wallaby through a wooded garden clearing.
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