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Friday 1 January 1954 – Wedding of Deryck Knight of Badsey at Honeybourne

Category Hatches, Matches and Dispatches » Marriages
Evesham Standard & West Midland Observer
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Badsev Groom For Honeybourne Bride – Miss R Taylor & Mr D Knight 

A wedding of considerable interest took place on Boxing Day at St Ecgwin’s Church, Honeybourne, when Ruth, only daughter of Mr & Mrs Frederick Taylor, Bretforton Road, Honeybourne, was married to Deryck, son of Mrs and the late Mr K Knight of Synehurst, Badsey. 

The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a gown of blue taffeta with net, and a shoulder-length veil of spotted net. She carried pink carnations. Miss Muriel Glover, bride's friend, was bridesmaid and wore a gown of pink taffeta with net and carried anemones. Best man was Mr A Knight, the groom's brother. The choral service was conducted by the Rev W J V Woodward, Mrs Hancox being organist. 

After the reception held in the Village Hall. Mr & Mrs Knight left for their honeymoon in London. The bride travelled in a black coat with accessories. 

The bride, who is popular in Honeybourne, had worked for many years with Messrs Cross, Son & Hodgetts as a shorthand typist. The groom is employed by Messrs Wheeler & Mansell in the building trade. 

The bride's gift to groom was a shaving set. The groom's gift to the bride was a dressing table set and to the bridesmaid a diamante necklace.