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|Date||1927 - 1929||ID||3183|
Percy Nightingale films friends and family in the garden of his Crawley home 'Nutmead' over the course of three years. The adults play both to the camera and with their children during the changing seasons.
Crawley & District Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club
|Date||1927 - 1928||ID||2259|
This amateur film captures people playing bowls, croquet and lawn tennis at an outdoor sports club in Crawley in the late 1920s.
['Nutmead' Play: 'Hazeldene Orchestra']
|Date||1927; 1928; 1931||ID||2433|
Percy and Eleanor Grace Nightingale and friends perform a brief play in front of the camera in the garden of their Crawley home 'Nutmead'. The 'Hazeldene Orchestra', under the conductorship of its founder Moses Nightingale, celebrates his 70th birthday and its 50th anniversary with a musical performance in the garden of 'Hazeldene'.
[Moruth; School Sports; Christening]
Florence Nightingale Payne films family and friends in the gardens of her Surrey home 'Moruth'. Her daughter Margaret joins classmates at Croham Hurst School's Sports Day. Members of the extended Nightingale family gather at the christening of the Edward John Nightingale.
|Date||[1928 - 1937]||ID||3184|
Amateur film-makers capture community-centred events in Crawley during the late 1920s and 1930s. Scenes include a parade commemorating the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.
[Xmas at Hazeldene. Picking Spring Flowers]
Members of the Nightingale family gather in the snow-laden garden of the family home 'Hazeldene' - they build a snowman, have a snowball fight and play musical instruments. The film also contains footage from the following Spring of the Nightingale women picking wild primroses and daffodils.
[Golden Wedding. 'Moruth' Garden Scenes]
|Date||[ca. 1928; 23 April 1934; [ca. 1935]||ID||2759|
A compilation of home movie footage shot by Percy Nightingale. The film contains images from the 1934 golden wedding celebrations of Moses and Ruth Nightingale in the garden of their Crawley home 'Hazeldene'. The remaining footage records Percy's daughter Margaret in the garden of their home 'Moruth' at various stages of her childhood.
[Nutmead Garden. Family scenes]
|Date||1929 - 1932||ID||2262|
Percy Nightingale films his young family playing in various gardens, including that of his Crawley home 'Nutmead'. Much of the film focuses on youngest son Edward John, starting with a shot of him as a newborn baby to images of him as a growing toddler.
Friends and family of Ruth and Moses Nightingale are entertained by a brass band (the West Crawly Silver Band?) in the garden of the family's Crawley home 'Hazeldene'. The immediate family gathers again on Boxing Day, performing to the camera in march-pasts, exiting and re-entering the house. The footage was shot by at least two members of the family.
[Hazeldene Orchestra]. Golden Wedding Celebrations at 'Hazeldene'
|Date||16 June 1931; 23 April 1934||ID||2733|
This home movie records the 1934 golden wedding celebrations of notable Crawley residents Moses and Ruth Nightingale. Family and friends join them for commemorative photographs in their Sussex garden. Three years earlier the garden plays host to a performance by the Hazeldene Orchestra in celebration of Moses' 70th birthday and the Orchestra's 50th anniversary.
[Sargent Bus & Coach Services]
|Date||1939 - 1977||ID||4426|
Documenting the East Grinstead-based bus and coach company, the film covers trips from the early days of the company in the 1930s through to later ventures at the company’s car showroom in the 1970s.
[Family Scenes; Car]
This short film made by Emile Lauste shows scenes from East End Cottage at North Crawley, Buckinghamshire. The group, which includes Bessie and Emile, are seen doing housework and relaxing in the grounds of the cottage; their group includes two soldiers, presumably on leave.
[RA Shows; Sunday School Party and Outing; Fair; Campaign; Church Stone Layings and Openings; Westminster Abbey]
|Date||1947 - 1958||ID||9151|
This film shows the family and working life of a Minister of the Three Bridge Free Church including outings, school events, laying foundation stones and Billy Graham's sermons.
[Seaside; Bonfire; Garden; Rustington Hotel; Churches; Squirrels; 6th Birthday Cake; Fireworks]
|Date||[ca. 1948 - 1949]||ID||9145|
This film shows several domestic garden scenes and family travelogues across East and West Sussex. Scenes include the children swimming and playing on several beaches; views of religious buildings; The Rustington Hotel Eastbourne; and panoramic rooftop views across the Meads area of Eastbourne towards the Wish Tower/ Martelo Tower.
[Three Bridges Free Church: Harvest Festival; Youth Rally Party]
|Date||10-18 July 1949||ID||9147|
This film shows a gathering of local Sunday school patrons waiting to enter a hall for their tea, and a Harvest Festival celebration at Three Bridges Free Church (Montefiore Hall), with vegetable offerings on a large tiered platform. The second part of the film shows a Church Youth Rally gathering in a marquee for a party, with food and drink laid out in a banqueting style. The film ends with a series of children's party games.
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