Wedding – Whitehouse & Grinham (picture)

February 1942

South Yorkshire Times – Saturday 21 February 1942

Sergt Pilot N. F. Grinham (Chelmsford) & Miss M. M Whitehouse (Conisbrough).

The wedding took place during the week-end, at Holy Trinity Church, South Shore, Blackpool, of Sergt. Pilot Norman Frederick Grinham (R.A.F., V.R.), elder son of Mr, and Mrs. T. Grinham, “The Chestnuts,” Boreham, Chelmsford, Essex, and Miss Margot Mary Whitehouse, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Whitehouse, 52, Daylands Avenue, Conisbrough.

The service was choral. The bride, who was given away by Flights Sergeant-Pilot Robert Kildaire (R.A.F.. V.R.), was attired in a powder blue smocked Angora, dress with black French velvet hat and black suede accessories. Her attendant, Mrs. Robert Kildaire, was attired in a two-piece of blue boucle with sky-blue hat trimmed with fuchsia, and fuchsia suede accessories. Both bride and attendant wore orchids.

After a reception Mr. and Mrs. Grinham left for London where the honeymoon is being spent.

Among the many gifts was a cheque from the bridegroom’s fellow pilots presented by their Squadron Leader, and a canteen of cutlery from the nursing staff of the “Caledonia Maternity Home,” Blackpool.