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Wedding – Horton & Tugby

June 1941

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 14 June 1941

The marriage of Miss Annie Horton, daughter of Mr. Frederick Tyler, of 34, Chappell Street, Bolton, and Mr. Fred Tugby, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Tugby, of Queen Street. Swinton, took place at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Wath, last Monday, Dean Donkers and Father Hinchliffe officiating.

Nuptial Mass was celebrated at the service, which was choral. Given away by her father, the bride wore a gown of white lace and satin over a net and taffeta skirt, cut on Victorian lines.

Her silk veil was held by a heart -shaped Tudor headdress and she carried an ivory backed prayer book, the bridegroom’s gift to her. She was attended by Miss Alice Day in a white lace dress trimmed with satin and a jink Juliet cap. Miss Dorothy Tugby in a pale blue dress and a silver coronet. Miss Ida O’Grady in a gown of pink figured satin trimmed with pink net and a head-dress to tone. Miss Mary Hartley in a pink net and satin gown, and Miss Bernice Day in a gown of white organdie with a pale blue sash and white ribbon head-dress.

The attendants carried pink carnations. The best man was Mr. Stanley Hartley and the groomsman was Mr. Thomas Tyler.

Before her marriage the bride was a member of the nursing staff at Mexborough Montagu Hospital. She was trained at the Royal Eye and Ear Hospital, at Bradford. The bridegroom’s father is a well-known Swinton builder.