Wedding – Bedford & Brocklesby (pictures)

July 1921

Mexborough and Swinton Times, July 9

A Conisbrough Wedding

The wedding took place on Wednesday, at the Conisbrough parish church, of Mr Philip Brocklesby, third son of Mr and Mrs J Brocklesby, of Carlton House, Conisborough and Miss Doris Bedford, only daughter of Mr and Mrs R.V.Beckford, of Holywell Lane, Conisborough. The vicar of Conisborough, the reverent W.A.Strawbridge officiated.

The bride wore a becoming dress of satin charmeuse and point lace, and a veil and wreath of orange blossom and white heather. She carried a sheaf of white lilies.Her bridesmaids were Miss M.Bedford (cousin, of York),gowned incream satin with net hat of gold lace and carrying a bouquet of pink and white carnations; and Miss Dorothy, Bedford (cousin) and Miss Marion Wainwright, of Conisbrough, wearing blue crêpe de chene petal dresses,trimmed with shellpink etain ribbon and pink pinion sashes and cream shadow lace, Dutch caps and carrying baskets of sweet pea.

Mr Harold Brocklesby, brother of the bridegroom was best man and Mr Fred Beckford, brother of the bride and Mr Ernest Wainwright groomsman.

Mr J.H.Brocklesby, brother of the bridegroom, presided at the organ, and played the Wedding March from Tannhauser and Mendelssohn’s Wedding March.

After the ceremony, there was a reception at the bride’s home.

The bride’s present to the bridegroom was a travelling case, and the bridegroom’s present to the bride an ermine necklet.

The honeymoon is being spent at London and Torquay


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