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List of film at Surrey History Centre

  • F/1 Hersham Makes Merry, 1935 (13 mins) View film clips from the Clifford Spain newsreel collection on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/2 Molesey Regatta, 1921 (3 mins)
  • F/3 Declaration of the Poll and Election at Chertsey Town Hall, 1931 (2 mins) View film clips from the Clifford Spain newsreel collection on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/4 The Manufacturing of Vulcanised Fibre, [Shalford], c.1930s (8 mins)
  • F/5 Ploughing Match, Chertsey, 1922 (1 min)
  • F/6 Emberton Family Life, [Chobham], late 1930s (15 mins) View a clip of Emberton Family Life on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/7 Old Surrey Water Mills, 1962-1963 (36 mins)
  • F/8 Reed's School for Boys, [Cobham] and Reed's School for Girls, [Dogmersfield, nr Basingstoke, Hants], c.1948-1954 (18 mins)
  • F/9 Reigate Borough Carnivals, 1926 and 1927 (20 mins) View a clip of F/9 on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/10 A Year at Claygate [School], c.1966 (20 mins)
  • F/11 The Dennis Factory and their Products and Fire Engine Tour, [Guildford and Haslemere], c.1968 (29 mins)
  • F/12 Emergency Fire Fighting appliances, Surrey Fire Service College, Wotton, 1953 ( 7 mins)
  • F/13 Royal Surrey County Hospital, 'What the Brownies Saw', [Guildford], c.1936 (16 mins)
  • F/14 Church Parade, [Godalming], c.1913 and Presentation of Ambulance to the Red Cross, [Godalming], 1917 (5 mins) View a clip of F/14 on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/15 Leatherhead Floods, c.1969 (3 mins)
  • F/16 Leatherhead War Time newsreels, c.1940-1945 (57 mins) View a clip of F/16 on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/17 Fire at a school in Surrey (Royal Grammar School, Guildford), 1961 (2 mins)
  • F/18 'Maxicuts' [lathes] by Drummond Bros., [Guildford], c.1958-1962 (12 mins)
  • F/19 Camp School, [Sheephatch, Tilford], c.1950-1951 (12 mins) View a clip of F/19 on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/20 Start a Land Club [Reigate], 1942 (8.5 mins) View F/20 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/21 The Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage, [Woking], 1928-c.1952 (59 mins) View F/21 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/22 Rees Plant Department, Move to Old Woking, 1963 (15 mins)
  • F/23 Civilians in Uniform, [Leatherhead and District], c.1946 (24 mins) View F/23 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/24 Gowlland Family in War Time, [Croydon, Elstead and West Sussex], 1943-1946 (24 mins) Find out more about the Gowlland family and their films on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/25 Claygate Flower Show, 1952 (10 mins)
  • F/26 The Staley family in Frensham, 1933 (7 mins) Find out more about the Staley family and their films on the Screen Archive South East website
  • F/27 Horley Coronation Fete, 1953 (14 mins) View F/27 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/28 Nanhurst [London County Council Nursery School, nr Cranleigh], c.1946 (15 mins)
  • F/29 Rifle Shooting Contest at Bisley, 1928-1934 (5 mins)
  • F/30 The Pageant of Farnham Castle, 1950 (6 mins)
  • F/31 Surrey Fire Brigade headquarters building developments, Reigate, c.1953 (5 mins)
  • F/32 Surrey Pentacross, Oxted, 1966 (18 mins)
  • F/33 Victim of Progress [The River Wandle], 1962 (12 mins)
  • F/34 Surrey County Council Garden Party, 1963 (11 mins)
  • F/35 Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys, [Chertsey], c.1930s (14 mins)
  • F/36 Fan Court [Chertsey], 1952-1955 (18 mins)
  • F/37 Claremont School for Girls, [Esher], c.1930s (17 mins)
  • F/38 Murray House, Ottershaw [Botleys Park Hospital, Chertsey], 1976 (16 mins)
  • F/40 Everybody's Business [Fire Service training film], c.1940-1945 (13 mins)
  • F/41 a) Windmill Press at Kingswood, c.1957 (25 mins) b) Learning in Slow Motion, Long Grove Hospital, Epsom, c.1959 (31 mins)
  • F/42 Thames Ditton Village fairs, 1963 and 1964
  • F/43 Walton's March for Victory, 1941 View F/43 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/44 Women War Workers in Shackleford, nd [c.1917] View F/44 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/45 St Nicholas, Thames Ditton: church events, 1950s
  • F/46 Walton on the Hill Pageant: 30th anniversary celebrations, 1969-1998 and Pageant, 1999
  • F/47 Muller-Rowland family of Horsell, c.1925-?1940s
  • F/48 The opening of the M2 Motorway (Kent) construction and opening ceremony, nd [1960s]
  • F/49 Surrey films from the Wessex Sound and Film Archive: Farnham Anti-Aircraft Battalion training, 1940; Basingstoke and Guildford in steam, c.1968; The changing face of Farnham, 1968; English Rose III, 1967; Evans family outing to Frensham, 1940s; Evans family attending the opening of Bourne Hall, Ewell, c.1969
  • F/50 Surrey Archaeological Society 150th Anniversary exhibition, 2004: compilation video featuring A visit to Bottings Mill, Chilworth, 1990; Alan Paine Knitwear factory, Godalming, 1990; and the manufacture of Vulcanised Fibre, Shalford, c.1930s (see F/4 for full version). (15 mins)
  • F/51 'In Farm and Field through all the Shire', Surrey History Centre Rural Life exhibition, 2002: compilation video featuring extracts from Church Parade at Godalming, c.1913 (see F/14); Cecil Hepworth films Explosion of a Motor Car, 1900; Alice in Wonderland, 1903; A Day in the Hay-fields, 1904; Clifford Spain extracts Walton, Hersham and Oatlands Cottage Hospital Garden Fete, c.1932; The Capitol's Jubilee Gazette, Hersham Makes Merry, 6 May 1935, (see F/1). (10 mins)
  • F/52 'Race for the Prize', Surrey in the 1950s: Surrey History Centre exhibition compilation video featuring Festival of Britain, 1951; Coronation Day in Godalming, 1953; Claygate Flower Show, 1952; Claygate Coronation Celebrations, 1953; Surrey Fire Brigade Display at Reigate, 1955; Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment; TA Centenary Year, 1959. (20 mins)  View part of the compilation including Claygate Coronation Celebrations 1953 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/53 'Surrey on Film: Moving images of the county in the C20th', promotional SEFVA compilation video with titles and sound, featuring Cecil Hepworth extracts Explosion of a Motor Car, 1900, Alice in Wonderland, 1903, A Day in the Hay-Fields, 1904; Hersham Makes Merry, Walton on Thames, 1935; Hersham and Oatlands Cottage Hospital Garden Fete, c.1932; and Church Parade, Godalming, 1911. (10 mins, repeating)
  • F/54 SEFVA compilation video (mute) featuring Cecil Hepworth film extracts How it feels to be run over, 1900 and A Day in the Hay-Fields, 1904; Robert Paul's Epsom Derby, c.1898; Church Parade, Godalming, 1911 and Presentation of a Red Cross Ambulance, 1917; Hersham and Oatlands Cottage Hospital Garden Fete, c.1932; What the Brownies Saw, c.1936; Clifford Spain extracts from Fire Brigade competition demonstration at Walton Recreation Ground, 1932, Hersham Makes Merry, Walton on Thames, 1935 and Coronation Gazette,Weybridge, 1935; Leatherhead Newsreels, 1940s; May Day celebrations at ?Claygate School, 1970s. (45 mins)
  • F/55 'Cinema in Walton on Thames' (produced by SEFVA and Elmbridge Museum, 1994), featuring extracts from Cecil Hepworth and Clifford Spain films from Elmbridge Museum, the National Film Archive and Television Archive, including Hepworth's Explosion of a Motor Car, 1900, Alice in Wonderland, 1903, A Day in the Hay-Fields, 1904, Rescued by Rover, 1905; Spain's Hersham and Oatlands Cottage Hospital Garden Fete, c.1932, Scenes at Walton Inter-Works River Gala, 1934, Jubilee Gazette, 1935 and Hersham Makes Merry, Walton on Thames, 1935 (mute, 30 mins)
  • F/56 Godalming and Guildford films (used by SEFVA for Godalming Film Show, 2000), featuring extracts from Church Parade, 1911 (see F/14), Mr Fudger of Godalming Picture Palace newsreels, c.1912, Women War Workers, Shackleford, c.1917 (see F/44), Opening of the Philips Titanic Memorial, Godalming, 1913, Presentation of a Red Cross Ambulance, 1917 (See F/14), Godalming Carnival, 1924, What the Brownies Saw, 1936 (See F/13), Gowlland Family in War Time, 1940s (see F/24), and Start a Land Club [Reigate], 1942 (see F/20) (60 mins)
  • F/57 Woking Whirl, 1969 and 1970 carnivals (35 mins)
  • F/58 4 films: /1 - Surrey Scenes, 1940-1942 (Box Hill, Esher, Oxshott, Chertsey and Hampton Court); Surrey Scenes, c.1949 (Cuddington, Effingham, Ripley, Weston Green and Heathside); /2 - Mopping up at Molesey, 1968 Floods; /3 – Demolition of Friary Brewery, Guildford, c.1960-1961; Construction of Guildford Cathedral, early 1960s; Guildford Scenes, early 1960s; Guildford Floods, 1968; /4 – Clandon Home Guard: Drills and Stand Down, 1944 (85 mins total) View F/58/4 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/59 BBC's Blue Peter handing over Christmas presents and a puppy to Woking Grange [Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage, Woking], c.1965-1966 (9 mins)
  • F/60 Guildford Cathedral: Archbishop Lays the Foundation Stone, 22 Jul 1936 (3 mins)
  • F/61 The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment films: /1 - Tropical Unit, Khartoum, c.1937 (3 mins); /2 - 3rd Battalion, regimental events (Devon, Surrey, Sussex and Belgium, The Netherlands), 1958-1961 (45 mins); /3 - 3rd Battalion Tercentenary Year, Guildford and visit to Belgium, exercises in Devon, 1961 (32 mins); /4 - 3rd Battalion, memorial visits to Belgium and the Netherlands, camp in Devon, c.1961 (9 mins); /5 - Presentation of the Colours, Surrey, c.1965 (15 mins); /6 - Brigade Skills, bombsite exercise, Eastbourne, c.1959 (4 mins); /7 - 6th Battalion Centenary Parade, annual camp, Surrey, late 1950s-early 1960s (17 mins); /8 - Presenting the colours, ?Guilford, annual camp ASCD, Eastbourne, c.1964 (17 mins) (Total: 2hrs 25 mins)
  • F/62 Fraser family films, Surrey and worldwide, (DVD 1 - 2hrs 13mins, DVD 2 - 2 hrs 56 mins) (to be catalogued)
  • F/63 The Stovold family at Lydling and Cross Farms, Shackleford, 1953 (14 mins)
  • F/65 Films of the Surrey Regiments, 1930s-1961 from the Imperial War Museum: /1 - Landings on Sword Beach, D-Day, [6 June 1944], including Sgt 'Jim' Cresswell of the East Surrey Regiment (9 mins); /2 - Troops in Burma (scenes on the Irrawaddy River) including -/3 - officers of the East Surrey Regiment, 1942 (10 mins); Parade of the Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey), in ?Alexandria, Egypt, c.1935 (11 mins); /4 - Trooping the Colour: 1st Battalion The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment in Commemoration of the Tercentenary of the regiment, 1661-1961, 1961 (12 mins)
  • F/66 Rope making at Shere Museum: part of documentary series 21st Century Endangered Arts, featuring 6 films of rural crafts, including: charcoal burning at West Dean; West Sussex Guild of Spinner Weavers and Dyers, Ditchling; renovation of a Hampshire wagon wheel; The Fontridge Printing Press; and icon writing by Benedictine monks at Alton Abbey, 2006. (48 mins)
  • F/67 Scenes of Horley and Gatwick Airport, 1950s-1960s (3 mins)
  • F/68 Spurgeons Orphanage, Reigate, London and Kent, nd [1940s] (25 mins)
  • F/69  Ockenden International refugee films – compilation. 
  • F/70  Arthur Haywood films: FalconWorks, Coulsdon and 1953 Coronation celebrations (To be catalogued)
  • F/71  Home Grown Stories: Woking community film (To be catalogued)
  • F/72  Royal Earlswood Asylum Film Collection – compilation of hospital scenes (approx. 1hr 20 mins). Please note this film is uncatalogued & has restricted use 
  • F/73  F H Godfrey Cine productions: Kingston, Molesey and New Malden, c.1940s-1987 (1hr 50 mins)
  • F/74 Pathe newsreel Downland Village: Shere, c.1946 (12 mins)
  • F/75 Rowledge is Where We Live, 1958-1959 (25 mins)
  • F/76 Unveiling of the Blue Plaque in School Road, Rowledge, Farnham, 2012 (30 mins)
  • F/77 Reigate Carnival, 1976 (12 mins)
  • F/78 Wingrove family Films, Merland House, Banstead (including wartime Bantread), 1936-1943 (46 mins) View F/78 (part) Banstead Volunteer Services celebrate Armistice Day 1941 on the British Film Institute player
  • F/79 Blindley Heath Coronation film, 1953 (9 mins)
  • F/80 Willows School, Morden (To be catalogued)
  • F/81 The John Cant Collection (To be catalogued)
  • F/82 Drummond Brothers Films, 1960s (To be catalogued)
  • F/83 Leatherhead Repertory Theatre, 1969 (To be catalogued)
  • F/84 Weybridge Carnivals, 1982-83 (To be catalogued)
  • F/85 SASE compilation 'Surrey Jubilees on film'(To be catalogued)
  • F/86 SASE compilation 'Big Screen News': Surrey in film newsreels, for Annual Film Show, 2009 (To be catalogued)
  • F/87 BBC South Today feature Historic Baseball Re-enactment at Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, 2011 (2 mins)
  • F/88 St Anne's, Kew 'A Church for All Seasons': record of parish life in 2012 (60 mins)
  • F/89 Westcott First School, Dorking, 1970s-1980s (To be catalogued)

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