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LocalEyes community cataloguing — Haringey

Welcome to the LocalEyes community cataloguing page for the borough of Haringey. Films on this page record life in Haringey across the 20th century and up to the present day.

We would like your help to bring these films to life. Perhaps you can identify people and places or the years the the films were shot or you know who made the films. We'd also love you to share memories and any other information about these historic records of Haringey life.

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Beauty in the Borough
An amateur film of floral colour in Haringey.
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1959
20m 57s
16mm film
Colour
Silent
Demolition of Muswell Hill Railway Station
Amateur film of the demolition of Muswell Hill Railway Station.
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c.1965
2m 10s
16mm film
Colour
Silent
The Changing Years: The History and Development of Wood Green
The history of Wood Green. Development from tiny hamlet to major shopping centre and independent borough; prominent buildings and characters; Alexandra Palace; transport; local industry; the impact of wars; and the development of new council estates. Told through still photographs and additional materials (e.g. maps, paintings, engravings, newspaper advertisements, motion footage).
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c.1961
28m 38s
Standard 8mm film
Colour;B&W
Mute
What Future for Haringey?
A municipal film considering Haringey's future.
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5.1974
33m 34s
16mm film
Colour
Sound
Manor House, Trafalgar Square and Clacton-on-Sea
The Davis family relax outside their home on Woodberry Down Housing Estate in Manor Park in summer time. We see the family in locations around London including Finsbury Park, Trafalgar Square and Pall Mall. The family enjoy a holiday in a caravan park in Clacton-on-Sea.
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1960s
4m 21s
Standard 8mm film
Colour
Mute
Canvey Island - 20th Wedding Anniversary
A fascinating insight into the life of a working class family from Manor House, North London in the sixties. School sports days, a holiday in Canvey Island, and intimate scenes of domestic life offer a unique portrait of the Davis family.
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1960s
4m 18s
Standard 8mm film
Colour
Mute
Dympna & Richard, 1st Film of Stanhope Gardens, Haringey
15 September 1965 - shots of a procession including floats, horse and carriages; garden. The Davis family during the summertime. Beginning with a procession of eccentric novelty floats along Green Lanes, this film also shows the family relaxing in Finsbury park, in their garden and on the Beach in Walton.
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1960s
4m 0s
Standard 8mm film
Colour
Mute
Michael's Mother's Funeral; Water Pageant
A fireworks display kicks off this snapshot of the Davis family life, preparations for the Lord Mayor's show are followed by the funeral of a family member. Poignant scenes at the wake precede intimate scenes of home life.
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1960s
4m 0s
Standard 8mm film
Colour
Mute

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