Wedding – Lovett & Ogley – Soldier’s Rotherham Bride (picture)

November 1942

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 28 November 1942

The Bride and Bridegroom

Conisbrough Soldier’s Rotherham Bride

Wedding – Miss M.E. Lovett & Mr D.M. Ogley

The wedding was solemnised on Saturday at Whiston Parish Church of Miss Margaret Elizabeth Lovett, elder daughter of Mrs. M. E. Lovett and the late Mr. F. T. Lovett, of Arnside, Broom Crescent, Rotherham and Mr. Dudley Michael Ogley, R.A.S.C., fourth son of Mr. F. Ogley, and Mrs. Ogley, of Hilltop House, Contibrough.

The Rev. R. C. Weaver, priest-in-charge, officiated, and Mr. J. Horner was organist. The hymns, “Lead us Heavenly Father and ” O, perfect love,” were sung.

The bride wore a charming gown of white crepe, with head-dress of pink roses and a net veil and carried a bouquet of pink roses. She was given away by Mr. A. G. Lodge, of Listerdale (uncle). The bridesmaids were Miss J. Lovett (sister of the bride), who wore a gown of pink crepe, and Miss K. Ford who wore a similar gown in blue crepe. Each wore a hat of felt flowers and carried a bouquet of cream roses.

Mr. S. Ogley (brother of the bridegroom) was best man, and Mr. G. Ogley (brother of the bridegroom) was groomsman.

A reception was held at the Brecks Hotel. Rotherham. Mrs. Lovett (mother of the bride) wore a blue dress and black coat, with accessories to match. A Marina blue gown, with brown fur coat and accessories to match was worn by Mrs. Ogley (mother of the bridegroom).

The honeymoon is being spent at Filey. The bride’s travelling outfit was a blue dress, with coat of Persian lamb and accessories to match.

The bridegroom has been a member of the Forces for over three years and has served for 18 months on the Gold Coast. To each bridesmaid he gave a powder compact and to the bride he gave a fob watch. The bride gave the bridegroom a silver cigarette case.

From the bride’s colleagues of the Borough Treasurer’s Department and Herringthorpe First Aid Post the couple received many gifts.