VIDEO: Historic British Pathe archive film shows how Bromley went to the polls on local elections day - back in 1947

Bromley local elections in 1947. Still taken from British Pathe archive film

Bromley local elections in 1947. Still taken from British Pathe archive film

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This fascinating short video called Britain's Little Election Week shows how Bromley residents went to the polls 67 years ago.

Part of the superb British Pathe archive, this footage was filmed in 1947 as local council elections took place.

It shows eelections posters on display as well as people going into their polling station to vote.

Let us know if you spot yourself (are you the small child in the pram?) or anyone you know in the video! Click here to email

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12:34pm Sat 24 May 14

white rabbit9 says...

If only they knew back then that the banks controls the government and the queen. Fiat money not backed by gold or silver making all human beings corporate slaves.
If only they knew back then that the banks controls the government and the queen. Fiat money not backed by gold or silver making all human beings corporate slaves. white rabbit9
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