Title ID 3610Collection ID273
Title[Around Woods Mill]
Date[ca. 1970]
CollectionGreenyer Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
KeywordsAnimals Children Family Mothers Outings Rural Areas
LocalWoods Mill
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionJim Greenyer
CameraJim Greenyer
ParticipantsDaniel Greenyer (son); Emma-Jane Greenyer (daughter); Robina Greenyer (wife)
FormatColour Sound
Duration12 min. 10 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Scenes of a family outing to Woods Mill nature reserve near Henfield, filmed by Jim Greenyer, with some additional sound effects added.


The film-makers' daughter, Emma-Jane walks through the woodland amongst bluebells and primroses. The Greenyer's new baby Daniel is seen crying in his pram. The title: “Woods Mill” is followed by scenes of the mill buildings, water wheel, sluice gate and pond. A tortoise is filmed eating clover and Robina Greenyer stands with her son's pram. Further scenes of the nature reserve follow, and Robina Greenyer and daughter are pushing the pram and feeding the birds on a pond. Final scenes show baby Daniel and his sister and parents on a rug on the lawn.