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Southern Railway Orphanage
A selection of films illustrating life at the children's home in Woking from the 1920s to the 1960s.
Prominent British architect Joseph Emberton filmed his family and travels during the 1930s and early 1950s. The collection includes family life at their Surrey home and holidays abroad as well as glimpses of Emberton's modernist style architecture.
A collection of films by Ashford resident 'Sonny' Hanson and member films of the Ashford Film Society. The films include a series of fictional works, as well records of local industries and events.
Jim and Robina Greenyer made over eighty films during the 1960s and early 1970s, capturing their family life, items of local interest and making short fiction films with membership of the Albany Cine Club.
The Woodward family collection spans almost three decades from 1957 to the 1980s. The films record family scenes with the children at play, taking several outings, participating in school sports days and several family holidays to Paris, Germany and Spain. Of particular note are the films of Mr Woodward's time in Nigeria where he once lived and worked.
These family films by the Linehan family were taken between 1930 and the late 1980s showing family holidays, social gatherings for birthdays, weddings and at Christmas. The films also include some of John Linehan's working life as a medical laboratory technician.
This collection of 29 films by Francis Henry Newman and family, includes family activities, local scenes and Church activities from Otford in the 1930s. There are also holidays and a tour around India in the 1940s and 1950s. The collection also includes a film of VE Day, filmed by an American in London in 1945.
Royal Sussex Regiment Collection
A collection of films produced by and for the Royal Sussex Regiment dating from 1914 to 1960 when the Regiment was disbanded. The collection includes film of the first recruits joining the regiment at the start of the First World War along with parades at the Chichester Barracks and a promotional film recruiting for the Regiment in the late 1950s.
A collection of family films by Amateur film-maker Bob Burns, from the late 1950s to mid 1970s. Films includes holidays to the Balearic Islands and several Butlin's and Warner holiday camps in the UK. Other films show a collection of weddings at North Bersted Parish Church (West Sussex) and a series of family outings and group trips by Royal Oak Pub Darts club.
Fegans Childrens Charity
The Fegans Children’s Charity collection comprises twenty-four films dating from the mid-1930s to the early 1970s, which were largely made for publicity purposes - promoting the work of Fegans which was to provide a safe upbringing for orphaned and abandoned girls and boys. Founded by James Fegan, a Christian philanthropist, in 1872, the organisation created several homes and schools throughout southern England during the 19th and 20th centuries. Today, Fegans continues its charitable work by providing care and support for children and families. Many of the films in the collection feature daily life at Fegans’ schools with class-room scenes, celebrations of birthdays and Christmas festivities, day-trips to a variety of venues, sporting events and seaside holidays. A number of the films show life at Fegans’ Goudhurst Farm School in Kent, where boys were taught agricultural skills in preparation for their adult working lives, which in many cases was overseas, particularly Canada.
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