Mexborough and Swinton Times September 27, 1895
Wedding – Denaby Young Lady Marries Leeds Manufacturer
The event of the week has been a wedding, the contracting parties being a Denaby young lady and a wealthy Leeds manufacturer. The ceremony took place on Wednesday at the Parish Church, and considerable interest was aroused in connection with the proceedings as evinced by the large number of persons attending the service and turnout to see the happy couple journey to and from the church.
The bridegroom, Mr Peter Laycock, is an extensive cloth manufacturer, residing at Cavendish Villas, Woodhouse, Leeds, and has married for his third wife Miss Walker, of 38 Annerley Buildings, Denaby Main.
A full choral service was performed in the church, which was crowded with men, women and children eager to witness the tying of the nuptial knot.
The bride was very daintily attired in white duchesse satin, trimmed with lace and orange blossom, a truly bridal costume, while fastened round her neck was an exceedingly handsome diamond and pearl necklace with pendant and iris was adorned by a diamond bracelet, both being the gifts of the bridegroom.
After the ceremony the wedding party left the church to be greeted by spectators who had come with a very generous quantity of rice.
The happy couple, accompanied by their friends, then drove back to Denaby where a sumptuous breakfast had been prepared on strictly temperance principles, although there was no lack of every variety of edibles.
The newly married pair of tours departed for Ilfracombe, where it is their intention to spend their honeymoon. The bride was a fortune recipient of a very large and costly collection of present, some of which were sent by very well-known people.