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Friday 1 January 1954 – Wedding of Reginald Welch of Badsey at Evesham

Category Hatches, Matches and Dispatches » Marriages
Evesham Standard & West Midland Observer
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Reginald WelchThe wedding took place on Wednesday week at St Lawrence Church, Evesham, between Miss Marion Helen Elgar, second daughter of Mr & Mrs F Elgar, of 5 Sandfleld, Wyre, and Mr Reginald Welch, son of Mr J Welch and the late Mrs J Welch of 6 Synehurst, Badsey. 

The bride was attended by her three sisters, Mrs Doreen Guirrera (matron of honour), Miss Greta Elgar and Miss Jeanette Elgar. 

Given away by her father, she wore a dress of white grosgrain. Her veil was held in place with a headdress of orange blossom and she carried a bouquet of red carnations with trailing fern. 

The matron of honour wore a dress of turquoise with a matching headdress and carried a bouquet of pink carnations.  The Misses Elgar were each attired in lilac dresses with matching heddresses and both carried muffs.

Mr G H Welch, the groom’s brother, was best man and the Rev P E Blagdon-Gamlen officiated.  A reception was held at the Montfort Café, Evesham, for 30 guests.