Old images of Crewe, Cheshire

Step back in time with these old images of Crewe in Cheshire, as recorded by filmmakers in the 20th century. Royal Visit 1928 It’s just a 20 second clip of Princess Mary arriving for her visit to the Crewe Memorial Hospital, but we see glimpses of many staff, children and spectators. ROYAL: Princess Mary visits…

Old Images of Knutsford, Cheshire

The pretty market town of Knutsford in Cheshire has, not surprisingly, caught the attention of filmmakers even back in the early 20th Century. May Day Queen 1928 Every year Knutsford’s May Day celebrations include crowning the May Queen. In 1928, the silent newsreel captured the large street procession and the May Queen ceremony. It’s surprising…

Old images of Congleton, Cheshire

Enjoy historic images of Congleton in Cheshire, with a selection of short vintage films. Angling Competition (1938) In 1938, the newsreel filmed participants arriving for the largest angling competition the north had ever seen. It starts with people flocking through the railway station turnstiles, then we see the men, women and children lining the canal…