Wedding – Smillie & Jackson

December 1951

South Yorkshire Times, December 29th, 1951

Charming Denaby Wedding

A wedding of local interest was solemnised at All Saints Church, Denaby Main, on Saturday. The Vicar. the Rev. A. V Roebuck, officiated and Mr. Percy Webb was organist. The choirboys sang hymns and carols.

The bride was Miss Margaret Drummond Smillie, the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Drummond Smillie. of 28, Wheatley Street, Denaby Main and the d bridegroom. Mr. Reginald Jackson, third son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Jackson, of 95. Tickhill Street, Denaby Main.

The bride was given away by her father and wore a lovely model gown of white Nottingham lace embroidered with mother of pearl sequins and a wreath of orange blossom and embroidered veil.

She carried red carnations and heather. She was attended by Mrs Ivy Mellor (matron-of-honour). Miss Margaret Rose and Miss Marion Bright, who  wore dresses of pale blue net over white taffeta and feathered headdresses. They carried carnations.

Attendants were Pamela Jackson, Kenneth Spruce and William Humphries.

Pamela wore a dress of white cloque crinoline style trimmed with lace and carried a posy of anemones and the two boys wore royal blue plaid kilts with white satin blouses.

Best man was Mr. Thomas Mellor and groomsmen Messrs. Clifford Jackson and Albert Cartwright. Mrs. Drummond Smillie (mother of the bride), wore a wine coloured ensemble with grey accessories and Mrs. Jackson wore brown with toning effects and they had sprays of carnations.

A reception was held in the Tom Hill Youth Centre and afterwards the bride and brideroom left for London, the bride travelling in a cherry road coat with toning dress and grey accesories. They received many gifts and telegrams and messages of goodwill.