Tag Archives: Hugh Carnegie Rain

Did your mother or grandmother work for Will Onda in 1915?

Will Onda set up Preston Film Service in about 1910. By 1915 it employed some 80 people in film making and distribution. The outbreak of World War in 1914 resulted in 40 of his employees joining the army, including his … Continue reading

Posted in First World War, Onda Research, Preston Film Service, Will Onda | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The final resting place of Will Onda

After the great success of the Industrial Revolutionaries cemetery tour on Wednesday we are planning a new tour for March next year. We are hoping to include people reflected in the Harris Museum’s collections or who have made their mark … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Onda Research, Will Onda | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment