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SPEED AND COMFORT

Speed And Comfort (1936)

A new Westland army corporation aeroplane with hovering capabilities is...

GORGE REPAIRS

Gorge Repairs (1968)

Repairs are made to exterior cliff face of Cheddar Gorge, Somerset.

PEAT HELPS FUEL PROBLEMS

Peat Helps Fuel Problems (1947)

Peat cutters in Somerset prepare fuel for Winter.

PEAT DIGGING

Peat Digging (1947)

Cuts from newsreel story 47/80 - peat digging in Wedmore, Somerset.

ANTISUBMARINE HELICOPTER

Antisubmarine Helicopter (1958)

Antisubmarine helicopter demonstrated at Yeovil, Somerset.

SIGNS OF SUMMER

Signs Of Summer (1925)

People and hounds of Culmstock Hunt search the countryside for good otter hunting....

HOW CENSUS WILL WORK

How Census Will Work (1951)

Wide scale plans to 'count heads' gets into action as Census Day nears.

SPEED & COMFORT NEW MONOPLANE DEMONSTRATED AT YEOVIL

Speed & Comfort New Monoplane Demonstrated At Yeovil (1930-1939)

A new plane made by Westland is...

SAFETY OIL HEATERS

Safety Oil Heaters (1967)

New type of oil heater is demonstrated - it is supposedly super safe.

CADBURY HILL DIG

Cadbury Hill Dig (1970-1979)

Good shots of people working on the archaeological dig / excavation.

YEOVIL V LIVERPOOL aka CUP TIE FEVER

Yeovil V Liverpool AKA Cup Tie Fever (1935)

Liverpool beat Yeovil 6 -2 in 3rd round FA Cup football...

DOWNSIDE ABBEY

Downside Abbey (1935)

Prince Primate of Hungary Consecrates the Abbey Church of Downside, Somerset.

EAST BRENT HOLDS HARVEST FESTIVAL

East Brent Holds Harvest Festival (1935)

Traditional harvest festival in Somerset that ends with...

SPRINGBOK'S GOOD START!

Springbok's Good Start! (1931)

South African touring rugby team beat combined Gloucester and Somerset...

AQUATIC CHAMPIONS AT MINEHEAD

Aquatic Champions At Minehead (1939)

Footage of swimming competition in Minehead in Devon.

BONZO'S BEANO

Bonzo's Beano (1927)

Dog lovers show off their hounds and enter comical races.

HILL CLIMB AT WELLS, SOMERSET

Hill Climb At Wells, Somerset (1938)

Motorcyclists ride up a steep hill at Wells.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY V CLIFTON

Oxford University V Clifton (1922)

Lacrosse match between Oxford University and Clifton, Bristol,...

THE MASTER'S RECORD EQUALLED

The Master's Record Equalled (1925)

Cricketer Jack Hobbs scores his 126th century to congratulations...

BRIDGWATER CELEBRATES ITS PAST aka BRIDGEWATER CELEBRATES ITS PAST

Bridgwater Celebrates Its Past AKA Bridgewater Celebrates Its Past (1926)

Crowds gather in...

SOMERSETS ROMAN RELICS aka SOMERSET'S ROMAN RELICS

Somersets Roman Relics AKA Somerset's Roman Relics (1946)

Archaeologists unearth a Roman villa...

LAND RECLAMATION

Land Reclamation (1942)

Drainage schemes and pumping stations help reclaim the land flooded by heavy...

SAFETY VEHICLE TESTING

Safety Vehicle Testing (1968)

Item showing the new commercial vehicle testing station. Bristol, North...

Selected Originals - CONCORD OO2 TAKE OFF

Selected Originals - Concord Oo2 Take Off (1969)

Material relating to newsreel story CONCORD OO2...

BRISTOL MODEL

Bristol Model (1951)

Frederick Smith puts finishing touches to his model of 17th century Bristol.

VILLAGE CHARM SCHOOL

Village Charm School (1960)

Girls learning how to sit, walk and behave at village school at Bishop's...

SEVERN BRIDGE

Severn Bridge (1965-1975)

View from a car driving over the Severn Bridge.

HAWKER SIDDELEY AVIATION WORKS

Hawker Siddeley Aviation Works (1975)

Shots of the Hawker Siddeley aircraft factory.

YEOVIL V LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL

Yeovil V Liverpool Football (1930-1939)

3rd Round Football Association (FA Cup) Competition - Yeovil v...

THE MASTER'S RECORD EQUALLED aka JACK HOBBS PLAYING

The Master's Record Equalled AKA Jack Hobbs Playing (1925)

Cricketer Jack Hobbs scores his 126th...

SNAIL EATING

Snail Eating (1965)

Diners in a Somerset pub restaurant enjoy a meal of snails in garlic.

THOUSANDS OF BOY SCOUTS

Thousands Of Boy Scouts (1933)

Scout leader hands over flag and trophy at Annual Parade in London.

PLUM PUDDINGS IN PROCESSION

Plum Puddings In Procession (1934)

A great village feast - beef, cheese, beer, cider and plum pudding...

ROCK OF AGES

Rock Of Ages (1935)

A huge crowd gathers at the cleft in the rock that inspired the hymn 'Rock of Ages'

AT THE

At The "Rock Of Ages" (1931)

Large gathering of Christians at the rock that inspired a famous hymn.

SPRINGBOK'S GOOD START - Cuts

Springbok's Good Start - Cuts (1931)

Cuts from story about Rugby match - South Africa vs Combined...

SAIL MAKERS TAKE CARE

Sail Makers Take Care (1937)

A look at how sails are made in Crewkerne, Somerset.

CHILDREN'S MEET IN THE MENDIPS

Children's Meet In The Mendips (1938)

Children and their ponies seen before setting off for a ride...

MENDIPS

Mendips (1927)

Caves in the Mendips are featured - tourists look around.

THOUSANDS OF BOY SCOUTS

Thousands Of Boy Scouts (1928)

A huge crowd of Boy Scouts gathers for the annual Church Parade in the...

ABOLISH ALL TOLLS

Abolish All Tolls (1929)

The Marquis of Bath cuts ribbon to declare bath bridge free from tolls, Bath,...

AT THE CHILDREN'S MEET

At The Children's Meet (1925)

Children are taught a bit about hunting by the Master of the Taunton Vale...

RIVER BURSTS ITS BANKS

River Bursts Its Banks (1930)

River bursts it's banks flooding the villages of Athleney and Stan Moor,...

WINNIE - UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR

Winnie - University Chancellor (1929)

Winston Churchill is installed as Chancellor of Bristol...

BRIDGEWATER PAGEANT

Bridgewater Pageant (1926)

Historical pageant in the West Country, includes mock roundhead and cavalier...

INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH

Into The Bowels Of The Earth (1938)

Footage of people paying a visit to the caves at Wookey Hole in...

RURAL MAIL AIRBORNE

Rural Mail Airborne (1948)

Helicopter used in the experiment to speed up mail deliveries in remote...

BRISTOL RAG-TIME aka BRISTOL UNIVERSITY RAG

Bristol Rag-Time AKA Bristol University Rag (1953)

Students from Bristol University have a parade...

DEATH OF A STAG

Death Of A Stag (1957)

The Devon and Somerset Stag hounds in action.

BOOKING OFFICE IN PUB aka BOOKING OFFICE IN INN or STRANGE BOOKING OFFICE issue...

Booking Office In Pub AKA Booking Office In Inn Or Strange Booking Office Issue... (1937)

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