Kniveton Village and Parishioners

Summary

Views of Kniveton in Derbyshire and the people of the village filmed by Wilfred Ratcliffe.

Year:

1934

Duration:

0:15:59

Film type:

Black & White / Silent

Genre:

Amateur Film

Master format:

8mm

Description

The film begins with shots of children running from a school building and playing a game of rounders in a field. The film continues with scenes showing various villagers and farm livestock in the streets, gardens and farm yards of Kniveton in Derbyshire. There are also exterior views of the Red Lion public house, the Greyhound Inn, St Michael's Church, the post office, Roobottom Butcher's van, H. Hood 's lorry carrying milk churns, villagers gathering around the water pump. We also see people arriving for a wedding at the village church and then shots of the newlyweds outside the church. There are also shots of the village blacksmith at work shoeing a horse, a horse drawn cart carrying milk churns and a farmer posing for the camera with a bull complete with nose ring.


Credits

No credits specified


Notes

The film maker Wilfred Ratcliffe was chauffeur to Thomas Edward Wright who appears frequently in the film dressed in a suit and bowler hat.