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[Family Scenes: Hotel Fire; Wimbledon; Brooklands; Foxhunt Manor; Tennis]
Footage taken at Wimbledon and Brooklands Races, where Sunbeam, the fastest car in the world is seen by Eugene Oakshott in 1926 [?]. Family garden scenes filmed at the tennis court in the grounds of Foxhunt Manor at Foxhunt Green, East Sussex where the family reside, are also included.
[Family Scenes: Wimbledon; Model Aeroplane; Farm; Tennis]
Scenes filmed at Wimbledon and in the extensive grounds and interiors of Foxhunt Manor, taken by Eugene Oakshott in 1930 [?], some shown in reverse action. The family join workers as they pull down a tree in the garden.
[Cricket: Surrey V Australia; Tennis at Wimbledon]
|Date||1938 [?]; 1934||ID||4458|
This film compilation shows Surrey versus Australia cricket match at The Oval, possibly their match in 1938 and a short scene from 1934, along with excerpts of tennis matches at Wimbledon in 1934, as seen from the stands at Centre Court.
[Bognor Regis Holidays 1949 to 1958]
|Date||1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1956 1957; 1958||ID||9311|
Colour film of Queen's Road Baptist Church, Wimbledon's Sunday School outings to Bognor Regis beach over nine years in the 1950s. In each trip adults and children from the group are seen gathering outside the church and then at the seaside. The children are filmed on the beach, getting changed, playing in the water, eating ice cream, and playing beach cricket.
[Eversfield Hospital: reunions; outings; handicraft; Wimbledon tennis]
|Date||1956 - 1958||ID||8208|
A professionally made film by Wallace Heaton Limited which features patients (past and present) attending reunions at Eversfield Hospital in 1956 and 1958. The film also includes scenes from outings and a tennis match at Wimbledon during the summer of 1958.
[K.C.C. Parade; H.R.H. Princess Alexandra; Woking scenes]
A short amateur film from the late 1950s featuring a Kent County Constabulary Parade at Maidstone in the presence of HRH Princess Alexandra of Kent, followed by other family related scenes with the group on a picnic and visiting the beach, Pier and Castle in Hastings.
Roving on Rails
|Date||1962 to 1964; 1965 [?]||ID||4828|
This film shows a compilation of the final days of steam showing: The Isle of Wight Railway; Britannia from Broad Street; Great Western to Maidenhead, Marlow; Hailsham Signal Box; Brentford Dock Branch; Somerset and Dorset Line; South Croydon Steam; Linger Line accident; Main line steam at Wimbledon; Mona’s Isle - Manx Electric and Snafell railway, Laxey wheel, Billy Cotton ad on horse drawn tram; Bullieds at Wimbledon, 1963 inc. 34059 on milk tanks. The Queen Mary and several smaller steam ships on the water.
The YMCA at Wimbledon features in this short silent film created by BBC TV [?]. Residents are filmed eating a meal and taking part in various activities such as chess and basketball.
A bride and groom stand on the steps of a church following their wedding ceremony. Guests watch photographs being taken of the wedding party. The next scenes show two tennis matches on Centre Court at Wimbledon - a women's singles match and a men's singles match. The Court staff also unfurl the court protection cover over the grass.
Opening of the new hostel of the Wimbledon Young Men’s Christian Association
This short amateur film shows the opening of the new YMCA hostel at Wimbledon.HRH Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother attends the opening ceremony and is seen being greeted by the mayoress; a large crowd gathers on the pavement outside to witness the event.
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