Wicksteed Collection: 14: Borneo Misc. III

This film is held by the British Empire & Commonwealth Museum (ID: 2003/016/014).


Agricultural best practice and British Government service. Government Livestock station. Up country inspections by British officers. Voting at Polling station in Election. Mountain airstrip landing Local police band concert. Rustic rural horse race meeting. Highland villages. River Canoe traffic with cargo and crews in action.British Military Helicopters on military duty.

Production / Donor Details: These films were taken by Edmund Kennedy Wicksteed, 1916-1992. In the 1930s he worked as a customs officr in Malaya, was captured by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore, & was imprisoned at Lintang Internment Camp, Kuching, Sarawak. After the war he served as a customs officer, District Officer, & then joined the secretariat in Jesseleton before becoming Resident in various districts in Borneo. He returned to England in 1966 when Borneo became independent. He was awarded the CBE for colonial service.



  • Wicksteed Collection: 14: Borneo Misc. III (Archive)
Series Title:
Wicksteed Collection

Technical Data

Running Time:
17minutes 39secs
Film Gauge (Format):
8mm VHS Other
225 ft

Production Credits

Production Details
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