Westminster Abbey

Iconic events. Royal weddings and coronations. Key anniversaries and funerals. Collection concludes with some views of the Abbey interior and exterior.

Westminster Abbey Stock Shots - Colour

Westminster Abbey Stock Shots - Colour (1960)

Colour footage of Westminster Abbey, London.

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 1

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 1 (1953)

Coronation of the Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey - introduction.

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 2

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 2 (1953)

Coronation of the Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey - preparations on the day.

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 3

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 3 (1953)

Coronation of the Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey - ceremony in the Abbey.

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 4

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 4 (1953)

Coronation of the Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey - Abbey ceremony & parade.

One People - 900 Year Anniversary Of Westminster Abbey

One People - 900 Year Anniversary Of Westminster Abbey (1966)

Queen Elizabeth II attends 900th anniversary of Westminster Abbey. Many royals attend.

"The Stone" Returns (1951)

The Stone of Scone returns to Westminster Abbey after missing for several months.

Earl Attlee's Remains Interred AKA Service Of Memorial And Burial For Earl Attlee

Earl Attlee's Remains Interred AKA Service Of Memorial And Burial For Earl Attlee (1967)

Clement Attlee's ashes are interred at Westminster Abbey.

Abbey Appeal

Abbey Appeal (1953)

The Dean of Westminster appeals for funds to renovate the Abbey.

The Princess's Wedding Day Reel 1

The Princess's Wedding Day Reel 1 (1947)

Marriage of the Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh.

The Princess's Wedding Day Reel 2

The Princess's Wedding Day Reel 2 (1947)

Marriage of the Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh.

Churchill Launches Abbey Appeal

Churchill Launches Abbey Appeal (1953)

Churchill launches an Appeal to raise money for the restoration of Westminster Abbey.

National Day Of Prayer

National Day Of Prayer (1940)

Royalty, politicians and ordinary people gather at Westminster Abbey to join in prayer.

Royals At Battle Of Britain Ceremony

Royals At Battle Of Britain Ceremony (1947)

The Royal family arrive at Westminster Abbey watched by waiting crowds in the rain.

Lord Trenchard Laid To Rest

Lord Trenchard Laid To Rest (1956)

"Father of the R.A.F" joins the great men of Britain's history in Westminster Abbey.

Wedding Ceremony

Wedding Ceremony (1960)

Wedding of Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones at Westminster Abbey.

A Great Soldier Passes

A Great Soldier Passes (1928)

The public pays tribute to the late Earl Douglas Haig before we see his funeral procession.

The Coronation Of Their Majesties King George VI And Queen Elizabeth  AKA Coronation 1937

The Coronation Of Their Majesties King George VI And Queen Elizabeth AKA Coronation 1937 (1937)

Dufaycolour film of the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Wedding Of Princess Mary And Viscount Lascelles

Wedding Of Princess Mary And Viscount Lascelles (1922)

The marriage of Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey, London.

Wedding Of The Duke Of York King George VI To Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon The Queen's Mother

Wedding Of The Duke Of York King George VI To Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon The Queen's Mother (1923)

Prince Albert and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon marry - good footage of the wedding day.

The Royal Wedding AKA Duke And Duchess Of Kent's Wedding

The Royal Wedding AKA Duke And Duchess Of Kent's Wedding

Newsreel material of the Wedding of the Kents and of them setting off for honeymoon.

Coronation Of Edward VII

Coronation Of Edward VII (1902)

Scenes from the Coronation Parade of King Edward VII in London.

Coronation Of His Majesty King George V

Coronation Of His Majesty King George V (1911)

Good scenes from the Coronation Parade of King George V in London.

Coronation Special 1937 - Reels 1 And 2

Coronation Special 1937 - Reels 1 And 2 (1937)

Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, includes footage of their journey from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey.

Coronation Special 1937 - Reels 3 And 4

Coronation Special 1937 - Reels 3 And 4 (1937)

Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, includes good footage of the crowning ceremony in Westminster Abbey.

Coronation Special 1937 - Reel 5

Coronation Special 1937 - Reel 5 (1937)

Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, includes return journey to Buckingham Palace.

Coronation Special 1937 - Reel 6

Coronation Special 1937 - Reel 6 (1937)

Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Coronation Special 1937 - Reel 7

Coronation Special 1937 - Reel 7 (1937)

Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Royal Spring Wedding - Technicolor

Royal Spring Wedding - Technicolor (1963)

Princess Alexandra marries Mr Angus Ogilvy - Technicolor.

The Wedding Of The Year

The Wedding Of The Year (1960)

Royalty and celebrities gather to celebrate the nuptials of Lady Pamela Mountbatten and David Hicks.

Abbey Coronation Annexe

Abbey Coronation Annexe (1952)

Minister of Works, David Eccles, inspects a model of an annexe to Westminster Abbey.

Abbey Gardener

Abbey Gardener (1961)

A rare professional woman gardener is seen at work in the grounds of Westminster Abbey.

Mr Macdonald's Last Homecoming

Mr Macdonald's Last Homecoming

Funeral of Ramsay MacDonald at Westminster Abbey and Lossiemouth.

Capt. Fisher's Funeral

Capt. Fisher's Funeral (1920)

A story showing the funeral of Captain 'Jacky' Fisher, First Sea Lord during the First World War.

May Wedding Roll 1

May Wedding Roll 1 (1960)

Patriotic documentary showing the wedding of Princess Margaret and crowds of well-wishers.

May Wedding Roll 2

May Wedding Roll 2 (1960)

Patriotic documentary showing the wedding of Princess Margaret and crowds of well-wishers.

Wanton Raid On London

Wanton Raid On London (1941)

Air raid damages famous buildings, including Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

Various shots of exterior and interior of Westminster Abbey.

Exteriors Of Westminster Abbey

Exteriors Of Westminster Abbey

Exterior shots of Westminster Abbey, London.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

Various exterior shots of Westminster Abbey in London.