The Great Fire Of Ripley, Surrey, England (Monday 10th February 1969). Hundreds of people in homes and property for 75 yards either side of Ripley High Street were evacuated on Monday
See moving pictures from the past!
In this section we want to encourage and promote any relevant video footage relating to the villages of Send and Ripley.
If you have some interesting video clips (or old cine film) of events relating to the villages and you would like us to include these on the website then please contact us as they will be of great interest to people of all generations.
Such clips may include:
– shows or events on the village green or Send Recreation Ground.
– special people who may have attended the village for some reason.
– village fete’s or gatherings.
– old buildings, cars, buses in the village
Please do in contact by and use the contact form – click here
The original cine film was taken at the Ripley Village Coronation Celebrations on the 2nd June 1953 and was shown at a village event shortly after the Coronation and later
Every New Year's Eve leads to a bit of jubilation, hope springing eternal that the next year may turn out to be something better than the last. With many people
The post war housing shortage in Britain prompted one developer to convert surplus Horsa Gliders into homes and vacation trailers.
This video examined the numbers who went to war and those who perished, including Robin Skene the first casualty of the war.
It is a brief Pathe News clip of a helicopter party at Dunsborough Park in the 1960s and features the then owners Charles Hughesdon and his wife Florence Desmond.
This re-edited footage with a new sound track shows how the old Nat West Bank was moved up the road in Ripley High Street to its final resting place where
Full title read: "GREAT DANES - Filmed at the famous 'Send' Kennels, Ripley, Surrey."