A Day in Houghton-le-Spring (1930s)

  • Description

    Silent cine footage showing "A Day in Houghton-le-Spring" in the 1930s. We get to see: Shoppers, cyclists and motor cars on Newbottle Street; Houghton's theatres; A 92 year old resident of the Davenport & Lilburne Almshouses; An unidentified residential street; The Royal Kepier Grammar School (after it ceased to be a school); A garden fete at the Rectory with games and musical performances; The Rector of Houghton-le-Spring, Canon Ralph Watson with guests; and Houghton Rectory Park (then the private Rectory grounds). http://www.houghtonlespring.org.uk
  • Owner

    Houghton Heritage
  • Source

    Youtube (Youtube)
  • License

    What does this mean? Standard Youtube License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9H1TCTC8Do
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 6 years, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 908 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
  • Co-Curate tags


Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.


Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.