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Friday 1 November 1957 – Wedding of Marjorie Allard and Leonard Perkins at Badsey

Category Hatches, Matches and Despatches » Marriages
Evesham Standard & West Midland Observer
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Miss M Allard, Mr L Perkins 

The wedding took place at St James’ Church, Badsey, on Thursday week of Miss Marjorie Allard, elder daughter of Mrs and the late Mr George Allard, of 10 Synehurst, Badsey, and Mr Leonard Wheatcroft Perkins, fourth son a Mr & Mrs J C Perkins, of 1 Station Road, Bretforton.    

In the absence of the Vicar, the Rev W B Chapman, the ceremony was conducted by the Rev E H Waddy, Vicar of the Llttletons, and because the bride’s mother and the bridegroom’s mother were both in hospital, the ceremony was of a quiet nature.

The bride, who was given away by her brother-in-law, Mr S Gresty, was attired in a two-piece petrol blue crepe dress with oyster coloured accessories, and she carried a shower bouquet of pale pink roses. white freesias and lilies of the valley.

Mr W G Smith, a friend of the bridegroom, was best man. 

As Mr & Mrs Perkins left the church after the ceremony, the bride was presented with lucky horseshoes by Miss Isabelle Gresty, her niece, and Mrs J Reynolds, a friend. 

The bride is a native of Badsey, and for many years has been a member of the Parochial Church Council. The bridegroom is a native of Bretforton. 

The couple were the recipients of many useful presents. They will make their future home at 10 Synehurst, Badsey.  It is of interest that Thursday was also the wedding anniversary of the bride's mother.