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    Item title reads - Holy Island.

    Wedding of Rachel Markwell and Richard Patterson, Strathclyde, Scotland.

    L/S of Lindisfarne Abbey on Holy Island. M/S as the bride and groom, Rachel Markwell and Richard Patterson, emerge from the church, she bends down and kisses two little children. C/U of the little boy holding a horseshoe. M/S of the couple. M/S as they walk along in the wind. M/S as the bride begins a series of traditional Holy Island rituals by paying a forfeit to get out of the church gate. Then she jumps over the petting stone with the help of two men to show she doesn't need it anymore. M/S as the couple walk along from the church with their guests. When they arrive at their new home a plate is smashed onto the pavement. M/S of men stood in a line firing rifles. M/S as the bridal car drives away.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    18260
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    989.59
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:32:00 / 01:48:16:00
    Canister:
    38/102
    Sort Number:
    38/102
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
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    english customs and fleetwood 11:43 Lindisfarne ROA1D
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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