Bures and District Ploughing Match and Show, VA 5/5/1

[0:00:00] David Taylor-Balls, Chairman, and Colin Cracknell, committee member, talk about the history and nature of Bures and District Agricultural Club since its formation in 1943 [0:41:50] Ploughing (or furrow drawing) match and produce show [0:43:20] Vintage tractors ploughing [0:49:45] Threshing machine [0:50:10] Stationary engines [0:51:00] Ploughing with horses [0:53: 15] Modern tractors ploughing [0:54:55]

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Jean Roberts’ Mayoral Year 1961-1962 (VA 27/20/1)

Edited copy of amateur film recorded during the year when Jean Roberts was Mayor of Chelmsford (1961-1962). The footage includes Mrs Roberts completing official duties, as well as general images of Chelmsford. Mrs Roberts narrates the silent film. [00:00:] General images of Chelmsford with introduction about the film; description of the sights shown in the

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Barry and Shirley’s Wedding 1960 (VA 30/24/1)

Copy of cine film of Barry and Shirley Cook’s wedding at Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh, with dancing by Colchester Morris Men (white hats) and The Benfleet Hoymen (black hats) – Barry Cook was a member of Colchester Morris Men. The video shows some dancing and some stills, then arrival of family members, arrival of bride,

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