Living History

Bygone Boats by Bert Bishop

8mm film originally taken by the late Bert Bishop. Shows scenes of life in Newport Harbour and along the River Medina to West Cowes in the 1950's. Contains unique footage of the Princess Flying Boats at West Cowes and scenes of British Road Services and the railway in Newport. Includes a "then and now" sequence.

In colour, with musical soundtrack, approx 33 minutes.

Scource: Wootton Bridge Historical is grateful to Mrs Stewart, the granddaughter of the late Bert Bishop, for permission to use this material.

This page was last edited on: 26th January, 2022 17:50:22

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If you are visiting the Isle of Wight you may be interested in our Wootton Walks leaflets which include a large scale route map.

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