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Married On Sunday – Pretty Ceremony At Kilnhurst.

April 1939

South Yorkshire Times, April 21st 1939.

The Bridal Party outside the church after the ceremony.

There was a pity ceremony at Kilnhurst on Sunday when Miss Frances Ellen Hewitt, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs Jas. Hewitt, of 60, Charles Street, Kilnhurst was married at the Parish Church by the Rev. E. J. Cheverton, to Mr. Oscar Bamford, third son of Mr and Mrs Horace Bamford, of 22, Stewarts Road, Rawmarsh. The service was choral and the organist was Mr Fred Hinchliffe. Given aaway by her father, the bride wore a blue wool two-piece trimmed with ermine, with a nigger, brown hat and shoes, and carried pink carnations. Her bridesmaids, Misses Doreen Whitehouse (cousin) and Dorothy Bamford (sister of the bridegroom) Ward respectively a dusky pink two-piece costume, with their trimmed cuffs. Hat to tone and nave issues. They received handbags from the bridegroom, and carried cream roses.

The best man was Mr Gething Borth, and the Groomsmen Way, Mister George breaks and Mr Stanley Whitehouse, the bride’s mother attended the ceremony in a blue marocaine two-piece costume with hat to tone and spray of carnations, and the bridegroom’s mother wore a navy blue dress and cope with spray of carnations.

A reception was held at the bride’s home by her parents.