Bygone Port of Southampton

This page is dedicated to footage about the ships filmed at the Port of Southampton in the old days, and complements our page of videos about bygone life in the city (see the link at the end).

Historic York In Old Images

The ancient city of York draws in millions of visitors every year. With streets packed with historic buildings, a large local population and a nationally renowned Railway Museum, it’s no wonder footage of the city has been recorded many times through the past century. York down the years by the Yorkshire Film Archive Posted to…

Old Coventry Photos & Film

Famous for its Lady Godiva statue and clock, and the bombed out remains of St Michael’s Cathedral, the West Midlands city of Coventry was an important centre of industry in postwar Britain. “A Time Tour Of Coventry!” James Fox produces amazing videos where a photo from the modern era is transformed to the same location…

Old Canterbury On Vintage Film

Canterbury in Kent is a famous place of pilgrimage, immortalised in the 14th century by Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. The cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site is consistently one of the UK’s most-visited cities, and is home to almost twice as many residents as a century ago. See the twentieth history of Canterbury spring to…

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