Eyam Floral Tribute To The Plague Aka Eyam… 1965

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    Eyam, Derbyshire.

    Various shots of a young boy and several woman plucking petals from flowers then pressing them into slabs of clay to make floral plaques. Various shots of the village of Eyam. The Well Dressing ceremony is a tribute to those villagers who lost their lives because of the Plague. Shots of the village church, the vicar shows the parish records of the 5/6ths of the villagers who lost their lives. Various shots of the well dressing pictures being produced and put in place. Procession passes the various decorated wells. Some of the villagers are dressed in old fashioned costumes.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3888
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    343.03
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:40:00 / 01:35:55:00
    Canister:
    CP 567
    Sort Number:
    CP 567
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