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Wessex Film and Sound Archive

Romsey Heritage

This film compilation is available to borrow from various Hampshire Libraries. Search the library catalogue to see which Hampshire libraries hold this film. It is also available for reference only at Hampshire Record Office. You can also search our online catalogue to find other archive films and sound recordings we hold relating to this topic.

1. ABC Romsey

A BBC South item from 1964 with commentary by John Arlott.
BBC South; 1964; B/W; sound

2. Romsey Mayoral Procession 1913

Local newsreel showing the traditional procession of the new Mayor of Romsey and Corporation to Romsey Abbey on Sunday 16 November 1913.
Film-maker unknown; 1913; B/W; silent

3. Dr Johnsons fílms

A selection of extracts from fílms taken by Dr G H Johnson and his family, including a Pageant in the Abbey grounds, the opening of the new Romsey & District Hospital, and the introduction of mains drainage to the town.
Dr G H Johnson & family; 1931-34; B/W; silent

4. A Tale of Two Abbeys

A professional short documentary charting the history of the two abbeys of Romsey and Mottisfont.
Columbia Pictures; 1937; B/W; sound

5. Romsey Agricultural Show

Amateur film footage of the Romsey Show in September 1939.
D S Cole; 1939; B/W; silent

6. Romsey Charter Celebrations

Colour silent footage of the Queen and Prince Philip marking 350 years of Borough status for the town.
Dr P Johnson; 1957; Colour; silent

7. Hilliers Nursery

Extracts from an amateur film featuring Sir Harold Hilliers Nursery and Arboretum during the 1960s.
G Adcock; 1960s; Colour; silent


Still Romsey Mayoral Procession 1913

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