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[Keeping Chickens. Susan’s Wedding]
|Date||1935 - 1940||ID||395|
Scenes filmed in the garden and orchard of the amateur film-maker, Kenneth Woolsey's, mother and father, prewar and after 1939; his mother feeds the chickens and evidence of bomb blasts are shown. Kenneth's sister Susan is married in Winter 1940.
[At the Seaside; Sports; Races; Winter]
|Date||1937 - 1940||ID||388|
Scenes filmed during the early years of amateur film-maker Kenneth Woolsey and his wife Constance, on holiday to the Isle of Wight with friends and at his parents' house in Shirley, near Croydon in Surrey.
This edited colour and black and white films highlights places of interest in Croydon, Surrey. The film has intertitles throughout and opens with images of Croydon. The film includes material from Croydon Aerodrome/ Airport, aircraft movement, the 1920s terminal building, panorama footage from on top of Park Hill Water Tower, Coronation lights on Croydon Town Hall at night and Kings Wood bluebells in bloom.
[Farming; Wedding; Child in Garden; Visit to London]
|Date||1946 - 1953||ID||389|
Home movie footage filmed by Kenneth Woolsey during the years of his marriage to Constance after the war, during visits to friends who ran a farm in West Sussex and of his son playing in the garden at their home in Shirley, near Croydon in Surrey, in the 1950s.
[Tour of River Valleys]
Constance and Kenneth Woolsey on trips to see friends and relatives in Wales, Henley, Sussex and an agricultural show, where the Queen and Prince Philip are in attendance.
A short film of the Gowlland family on an outing to Shirley Park where they have tea at the hotel with the children's Grandparents and go for a walk in the grounds.
[At the seaside: Outing to Cambridge]
|Date||1949 - 1950||ID||391|
Woolsey family scenes at home in the garden of their house in Shirley, near Croydon, in Surrey, while visiting friends in Cambridge, and on holiday to St. Mary's Bay, near Dymchurch, in Kent, at the beach and miniature railway, across the years 1949 and 1950.
[Holiday and Outings]
The Woolsey family on holiday at St. Mary's Bay near Dymchurch in Kent, where they travel on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, a walk around Rye, visits to Folkstone harbour and beach, and family scenes in their garden of their home in Shirley, near Croydon, on Surrey, in 1952.
[Family Events 1953]
A film of the Gowlland family showing various activities in the Spring and Summer of 1953. In the spring the children play with the cat in the garden, the family visit Shirley Park Hotel and Ightham Mote. In June the family decorate their home and hold a party for the Queen's Coronation. In July they go to Yardley Court school sports day [Tonbridge], play croquet and relax in the garden.
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