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Christening 1966

The whole family turns out to celebrate a christening at a local church in Angell Town, Brixton.

Amateur film 1966 5 mins Silent

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This home movie sees the whole family turn out for Michelle's christening at St John the Evangelist, Angell Town, Brixton. The filmmaker captures the journey to the church from Harris House, a complex on the Brixton/Stockwell border which underwent significant changes shortly after this film was made. Shots include a panoramic of South London showing the nearby church as well as Oval gasholder.

This film is from the collection of Bexley Local Studies and Archives, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.