Collection Ridgway Family


A collection of films taken by the Ridgway family that chronicles their family holidays and outings across the South East along with significant family moments.

Collection ID1221Reference codeS 110210 / 9B
TitleRidgway Family
Dates1959 - 1980
ProductionRidgway Family
MaterialsFILM Standard 8mm
Access statusContact Screen Archive South East for details


This large collection of films taken by Peter and Janet Ridgway shows various family trips and visits including: skiffing on the Thames at Laleham; Farnborough Air Show; scenes of the Bus garage at Fulwell with the last Trolley buses; several outings to Windsor Great Park; trips to the coast at West Wittering; Folkestone, and Shoreham; and holidays to Disneyland California, Whipsnade Zoo and the New Forest, among others.

The collection also features a series of films showing family moments including: several military weddings; Sir Winston Churchill's funeral train passing at speed through Staines railway station; and the film-maker's son Andrew receiving the Queens Medal of Honour at Sandhurst Military Academy.

Films in this collection:

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