COUNTY NEWS – MARRIAGE
At All Saints’ Church, Leamington, on Saturday, the marriage took place of Miss Ethel Holmden Phillips, daughter of the late Mr A Phillips of the Crown Hotel, Leamington, and Northwick Hotel, Evesham, and Mr Thomas Byrd, only son of Mr Thomas Byrd, JP, of Aldington. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr Thomas Edgar Phillips, and the best man was Mr Reginald Bomford. The bride was becomingly dressed in a costume of cream serge trimmed with silk braid and hat to match. The honeymoon is being spent in London.
The presents were numerous and useful. The presents included the following: Mr Phillips, fish knives and forks, fish slices; Mr & Mrs A G Holt, Queen Anne sugar basin and cream jug; Miss I Phillips, biscuit box and plated bread knife; Mr F Phillips, plated bread trencher; Mr & Mrs C Hiden, Queen Anne teapot; Staff of Crown Hotel, Leamington, hand-painted table, oil painting and jam dish; tenants of Aldington and Badsey estate, silver rose bowl; Mr & Mrs P H Bomford, dinner service; Mr & Mrs A W Barrett, salad bowl and servers and plated egg stand; Mr Reginald Bomford, plated butter dish and knife; Mr & Mrs Proctor Wadley, case of silver sweet forks; Mrs Carter and family, hot water jug; Misses Phillips, cruet stand, oil painting and drawn thread work; Mr & Mrs Henry Field, cake basket; Mr Alf Baylis, silver serviette rings; Mr I Mills, china tea service; Mr H T Field, toast rack; Mr Beale, toast rack; Mr Alfred Kerr, silver tea caddy; Mr A W Groves, silver vases; Mr Limuel, silver mustard pot; Mr & Mrs Harry Field, silver paper knife; Miss Field, Messrs Bert and Frank Field, cushion and brass tray; Mr & Mrs Henry Fowler, afternoon tea tray; Mr C Fowler, flower vases; Mr & Mrs Eccles, salt cellars; Miss M Francis, marmalade dish; Miss G King, silver scent bottle; Nurse Clarke, silver hatpin and ring stand; Miss Mills, silver pin box; Miss Blencowe, silver trinket box; Mrs Nash, silver pepper castor; Miss Mustoe, Worcester china teapot; Mrs A Butler, pair of vases; workmen of Mr Lidsey, biscuit barrel and butter knife; members of the Aldington Brass Band, spirit kettle; Mr & Mrs Rayson and family, vase and table centre; Miss Jennings, hand-painted plaques; Mr J Phillips, [?].