Gorleston & Great Yarmouth History

Pathe Film Shows

British Pathe' short - Drifting

This film describes the day in the life of a Drifter
and it's crew. The film describes how the nets are
paid out and retrieved, and the herring caught.

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British Pathe' short - Fisher Girls

This film shows the work of the Scottish women who
came to Great Yarmouth to prepare the herrings.

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British Pathe' short - The Herring catch

This film show scenes of herrings being cured in
various ways for the market place.

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