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GRASMERE SPORTS HELD AGAIN

Grasmere Sports Held Again (1919)

Lord Lonsdale watches competitors as the Grasmere Sports are...

THE GRASMERE SPORTS

The Grasmere Sports (1925)

Wrestling and running form part of the Grasmere sports in Cumberland.

GIFT OF ANONYMOUS DONOR

Gift Of Anonymous Donor (1926)

Princess Mary opens a hospital in Cumberland.

H.M.S. CUMBERLAND LAUNCHED

HMS Cumberland Launched (1926)

H.M.S. Cumberland is launched at Vicker's Yard at Barrow-in-Furness.

THE GRASMERE SPORTS & CUTS

The Grasmere Sports & Cuts (1926)

Traditional (but quirky) wrestling and racing over hills in...

THE GRASMERE SPORTS

The Grasmere Sports (1928)

The Grasmere Sports in Cumberland carry on, despite the bad weather.

CHAMPIONS IN THE MAKING

Champions In The Making (1930)

Footage of various events including sprinting, hurdles and high jump, in...

BANKS AND BRAES Reel 2

Banks And Braes Reel 2 (1930-1939)

Travelogue highlighting the beauty of Scotland - its countryside,...

1931's FIRST RAILWAY ACCIDENT

1931's First Railway Accident (1931)

Wreckage of crashed steam train in Carlisle.

WORLD'S LARGEST GIRDER

World's Largest Girder (1931)

A huge girder is manoeuvred through the streets of London to be used in a...

A TOM THUMB RAILWAY IN CUMBERLAND

A Tom Thumb Railway In Cumberland (1933)

A dinky steam railway is featured travelling through...

THE CUMBERLAND PLATE

The Cumberland Plate (1934)

Lincrusta wins Cumberland Plate race in Carlisle.

CUMBERLAND PLATE AT CARLISLE

Cumberland Plate At Carlisle (1935)

Major Minor wins the Cumberland Plate Horse Race at Carlisle.

THE KING

The King (1936)

Conflict between King Edward VIII and Government over his relationship with Mrs. Simpson.

XYLOPHONE MUSICAL STONES

Xylophone Musical Stones (1936)

Keswick museum shows its display of xylophones made from local stone.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL THE CUMBERLAND PLATE, IRISH FREE STATE GENERAL ELECTION,...

News In A Nutshell The Cumberland Plate, Irish Free State General Election,... (1937)

Roundup...

JOHN PEEL COMMEMORATION CELEBRATIONS aka CUMBERLAND

John Peel Commemoration Celebrations AKA Cumberland (1937)

Hunting party sets out from Caldbeck,...

JOHN PEEL STATUE

John Peel Statue (1937)

Sculptor Mr Denton is making a statue of 'John Peel' in the village where the...

THE CUMBERLAND PLATE LNER

The Cumberland Plate Lner (1938)

Monks Mead wins the Cumberland Plate horse race at Carlisle.

PATHE NEWS 1938

Pathe News 1938 (1938)

News review for 1938.

THE CUMBERLAND PLATE

The Cumberland Plate (1939)

Footage of the Cumberland Plate horse race in Carlisle, Cumbria.

GULLS EGGS

Gulls Eggs (1941)

Gulls eggs are collected off the coast of Cumberland during the egg shortage.

SHEEP issue title - GIVE AND TAKE

Sheep Issue Title - Give And Take (1942)

Long haired sheep are shorn in Cumberland.

HIKE WITH CLYDESDALE issue title - SHOULDER ARMS !

Hike With Clydesdale Issue Title - Shoulder Arms ! (1943)

Item about old man taking large...

ANNUAL SPORTS AT GRASMERE

Annual Sports At Grasmere (1946)

Annual sports at Grasmere include running, dog racing and pillow...

104 DIE IN BRITISH PIT DISASTER

104 Die In British Pit Disaster (1947)

An underground explosion claims the lives of miners from...

AROUND BRITAIN - CUMBERLAND - PLOUGHING

Around Britain - Cumberland - Ploughing (1948)

Empire ploughing competition in Cumberland.

PLOUGHING CONTEST

Ploughing Contest (1948)

Empire Ploughing Contest in Cumberland - cuts from story in 48/11.

CUMBERLAND: SHEEP EPIDEMIC - SHEPHERDS ACT

Cumberland: Sheep Epidemic - Shepherds Act (1949)

Lakeland shepherds bring in their flocks to check...

SHEEP ROUNDED UP AND DIPPED TO CHECK EPIDEMIC aka SHEEP FARMING

Sheep Rounded Up And Dipped To Check Epidemic AKA Sheep Farming (1949)

Sheep, Herdwick species...

CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN

Circus Comes To Town (1950)

Footage of the Mills brothers Circus at Olympia in London.

OUTWARD BOUND MOUNTAIN SCHOOL

Outward Bound Mountain School (1950)

Footage of outward bound school in Cumberland.

ISLE OF BEAUTY

Isle Of Beauty (1950-1959)

Travelogue - a family holiday on the Isle of Man - landscapes, beaches, local...

ROYAL VISITS

Royal Visits (1951)

Princess Margaret sees Carlisle Festival Displays.

CIRCUS TRAINS FOR XMAS

Circus Trains For Xmas (1951)

Bertram Mills Circus trains up for their Christmas performances.

WINDMILL GENERATORS

Windmill Generators (1951)

Windmill generators provide supply of electricity for London shop.

OUTWARD BOUND MOUNTAIN SCHOOL

Outward Bound Mountain School (1951)

Boys of outward bound school in Cumberland learn to row on Lake...

SPORTS - LANCASHIRE BOWLERS

Sports - Lancashire Bowlers (1951)

Sports news - including football, wrestling, boxing skiing, cricket...

WATER-TITLE BID ENDS IN SMOKE

Water-Title Bid Ends In Smoke (1952)

'White Hawk', a jet-driven speed boat, tries for the world's...

ONE SURVIVOR aka TRAWLER DISASTER

One Survivor AKA Trawler Disaster (1952)

One man survived the sinking of a trawler - 20 members of...

FROGMEN

Frogmen (1953)

Royal Marine frogmen attach limpet mines to a lockgate under water in training exercise.

PEACE - AND THE ATOM

Peace - And The Atom (1954)

Behind the gates of three atomic factories for the first time.

NAVY NEWS - PRE-WETTING TRIALS

Navy News - Pre-Wetting Trials (1954)

HMS Cumberland undergoes "Pre-Wetting" trials - a new...

FLOODS FOLLOW GALE HAVOC

Floods Follow Gale Havoc (1954)

Britain suffers severe flooding following recent gales and rainstorms.

CUMBERLAND - BRITAIN'S ATOM POWER STATION

Cumberland - Britain's Atom Power Station (1955)

Britain's (and world's) first atomic power station...

BRITAIN'S ATOM POWER PLANT

Britain's Atom Power Plant (1955)

Britain's first commercial atomic power plant is under construction...

ATOMS FOR POWER

Atoms For Power (1955)

British and Russian progress in atomic power station development.

DOOM TOWN aka DOWN TOWN

Doom Town AKA Down Town (1955)

Britain's biggest mobile defence training centre stages atomic warfare...

THE ATOM JOINS THE GRID

The Atom Joins The Grid (1956)

The Queen opens Calder Hall - World's first atomic power plant.

MALENKOV SEES BRITAIN'S ATOM PLANT

Malenkov Sees Britain's Atom Plant (1956)

Soviet Commissar for Power Stations, Georgi Malenkov visits...