British Pathe - vintage dowsing footage

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British Pathe - vintage dowsing footage

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BritishPathe.com has some great vintage dowsing footage online, including Major Pogson !

(mod - several of these links are broken 10/18- I've updated the ones with titles - GG)

Dowsing for a missing child
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=33304 (link broken)

Ghost-hunting with dowsing and mediumship
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=47750 (link broken)
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=34709 (link broken)
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=43092 (link broken)

Major Pogson doing archaeological dowsing in the Tower of London (1957)

Some water diviners
Catherine Bent - Cornwall- fascinating deviceless method!
water diviner in Australia (1943)
Water divining test in Sweden (1946)
Mr Mullins at work (1951)
Josie Simmons (16) water diviner (1967)
Lloyd George uses water-divining to find a well (1938)
Using a divining rod on Lloyd George's farm (1938)
Unknown water diviner (1974)

Finally, some 'Clairvoyant Fishing'


It might be worth looking for more...

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What brilliant links!
(Shame not all have sound- but fascinating stuff. Thanks, Ian)
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I'm willing to bet that Mr. Mullins is probably one of the sons of John Mullins of Bath, who was a prolific water diviner of the Victorian era.

It was one of the sons of John Mullins that introduced George Applegate to dowsing.

Note also Lloyd George!!

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Ian: I'm willing to bet that Mr. Mullins is probably one of the sons of John Mullins of Bath
Yup!

click here for thread including postings on Mullins
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Wow! What a great find, Ian. I bet we don't even have those in the archives. Well done!
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Many thanks! 8)

I found that the Sound and Moving Image collection at the National Library of Wales has a piece of film-footage of water-divining dating back to 1931. This pre-dates the formation of the BSD but I wonder if any of them became members?
The landscapes, architecture and people that Mr David Francis, Brigadier Haswell, Lt. Col. J.H.B. Peyton (who filmed the expedition) and others encountered on their journey from Quetta [now in Pakistan] to Kandahar [or Qandahar, Afghanistan] and back. Mr Francis, with relatives in Lampeter, was one of the engineers involved in the building of the Quetta Dam.
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Just found this old footage from the 1970's - it's in the Welsh Language...





8) :lol:

P.S. Needles of Stone (T. Graves) came out two years AFTER the second piece was first shown...

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This is the David Lloyd George clip again, this time with sound !!!



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Hi Ian,

I updated your other post and embedded the video:
viewtopic.php?p=14955#p14955
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Really good find, I enjoyed watching these videos, many thanks

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