The wedding of Wally Sisman to Margaret Woodbridge. Photo taken behind the Old Granary Sawtry. Both of this Parish.
A popular wedding took place at the Parish Church on Saturday 1st Sept 1934, between Miss Margaret Woodbridge, and Mr Herbert Sisman. The bride is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank Woodbridge, of Sawtry. The bridegroom is the son of the late Mr J Sisman, and Mrs Sisman, of Sawtry. The Rev. A. L. Martin, Rector, officiated and the hymns sung were: “Lead us Heavenly Father”, and “O Perfect Love”, and also a Psalm. The bride’s dress was of ivory crepe de chine, with diamante clasp, cut on plain lines, with embroidered veil and wreath of white orange blossom, white satin shoes, and stockings. Her bouquet was of lemon carnations and fern. The bridesmaids, Miss Joan Field, niece of the bride, and Miss Josephine Barnett, niece of the bridegroom, wore dresses of lemon floral satin, of ankle length, and lace caps and wreaths of forget-me-nots and rosebuds. Their amber and pearl neck-laces were gifts of the bridegroom, and they carried posies of pink carnations. The groomsman was Mr Harold Turnill, of Sawtry. The bride was given away by her father. A reception was held at “The Cross Keys House”, Sawtry, after which the couple left for a honeymoon at Skegness. The brides travelling dress was of brown figured morocain with hat to match and a short brown plush coat, with brown shoes and stockings. Their future residence will be Cross Keys House, Sawtry. A very large number of useful and handsome presents were received.
Date of coverage01/09/1934
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