Film: 3830

Religion | 1950 | Silent | Colour


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Saint Mildred's church Addiscombe near Croydon, probably 1959. Semi amateur home movie.
Exterior of church and street. A well dressed couple walk up and enter. Interior with scaffolding. Pipes for new organ. Rogation Sunday events with lots of children outside the church. Kids lined up.
Long section of the dedication of the organ in the presence of Princess Margaret, the Lord Bishop of Croydon. Reverend John T. Hughes and the vicar P.L. Gillingham. Arrivals, lots of onlookers and people in uniforms. Crowds. Margaret arrives and meets people, good close up shots, she wears a fur coat. Ceremony, detail sin the church. Exits and more crowd shots. Procession. (last bit in b/w). Margaret is driven off in a Rolls Royce car.

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