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VINTAGE FILM CLIPS SHOWING SCENES OF NEWHAM FROM DAYS GONE BY
"You can see: Cunard's luxury liner RMS Mauretania, the largest vessel ever to use the Newham's Royal Docks; everyday scenes of shopping in Newham's markets and high streets; the funeral procession of Jack Cornwell VC; the history of the Kier Hardie Estate; and the trolley buses of West Ham."

1914 - WOUNDED SOLDIERS ENJOY MAYOR OF WEST HAM HOSPITALITY
Stratford.

1916 - HONOUR THE BRAVE
Manor Park - Navy Funeral Procession for, Boy 1st Class John Travers Cornwall, VC - Hero of the Chester.

1920 - DR MACNAMARA
Manor Park - "DR MACNAMARA unveils Memorial Cross to Jack Cornwell, V.C., the Boy Hero of the Battle of Jutland".

1925 - THE UP-TO-DATE STEEPLEJACK
East Ham - St. John's Church literally pulled down - in an hour - by aid of traction engine - stout cable - skill - not a little nerve.

1928 - "BELOVED B.P."
East Ham - Thousands of Boy Scouts at monster rally greet Sir R. Baden Powell, their "71 years young Chief"."

1930 - "NEVER WEARY IN GOOD WORKS"
Stratford - "'Never weary in good works' HM the Queen visits "her own" hospital in the East End. The Queen Mary Hospital."

1930 - EVERYDAY HEROES
Stratford - Steeplejacks "carry on" on top of 150 foot chimney, one of London's tallest, despite Arctic conditions.

1934 - SOCCER ON SKATES!
Forest Gate - At the roller-skating rink

1934 - WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT? No. 6
includes Stratford - Stratford Common which is only 1 foot square. A commemorative stone marks the area. Shots of the library and technical institute nearby.

1940 - QUEEN VISITS PLAISTOW HOSPITAL
Plaistow.

1946 - NON STOP EAST HAM
East Ham - Miniature Railway for children in East Ham park.

1946 - NEW CENTRAL LINE TUBE EXTENSION
Stratford - Alfred Barnes, the Minister of Transport, opens London's new underground extension to Stratford.

1948 - COKE MAKING
Beckton

1949 - MYSTERY FIRE - DETECTIVES CALLED IN
Stratford - Police suspect arson in warehouse fire.

1949 - U.S. FAIRY VISITS LONDON BABY
Plaistow.

1953 - TUBE TRAIN CRASH
Stratford - Two underground trains crash in a tunnel. Nine people die.

1953 - TRAIN SMASH
Forest Gate - Minor casualties in train collision in East London.

1954 - JEAN DESFORGES MARRIES
Forest Gate - Emmanuel Church.

1957 - FROGMEN FIREMEN
Beckton - Exercise to demonstrate the work of the first frogmen firemen unit in Britain on King George the Fifth Dock.

1950s/60s - EAST END TROLLEYS
Newham

1960 - ROLL OUT THE PETROL!
East Ham - Roller skating petrol attendants.

1961 - TRAIN GRAVEYARD
Stratford - "Here at Stratford works in East London, old locomotives are being cut up for scrap metal at the rate of 2 or 3 every week!"

1962 - QUEEN MEETS RAILMEN
Stratford - Liverpool St Station & Stratford Diesel Engine Repair Shop

1965 - FIREMEN FETE YOUNG FAN
Stratford.

1968 - BUSY BOBBY
Forest Gate - Police Constable Bert Slight going about his work as an accident inquiry officer.

1968 - LONDON-PARIS FREIGHTLINER SERVICE INAUGURATED AT STRATFORD
Stratford - French ambassador, M. Geoffrey de Courcel, and H.C. Johnson - Chairman of British Rail - inaugurate the London to Paris Freightliner Service.

1969 - GODWIN ROAD SCHOOL
East Ham - Good coverage of the question of antiquated schools

1970 - SIKH POLICEMAN
East Ham - Mr Harbana Singh Jabbal at East Ham Police Station

1972 - WEST HAM SPEEDWAY CLOSES
West Ham.