Wedding – Wholey & Barnes (picture)

August 1951

South Yorkshire Times, August 4th, 1951

Mr. S. C. Barnes (Bedford) and Miss E. M. Wholey (Conisbrough)

Miss Edna May Wholey, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wholey, Crookhill Lodge, Conisbrough, was married at Conisbrough Parish Church to Mr. Stanley George Barnes only son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Barnes, of 8, Westfield Road, Bedford. The bride and Bridegroom are both members of the Royal Observer Corps (no. 12 group) at Bedford.

The wedding ceremony was conducted by the Rev. G. F. Braithwaite and Mr. N. F. Knight was organist, hymns sung being “Oh Father All Creating” and “Let All the World in Every Corner Sing).

The bride, given away by her father, wore ice blue slipper satin with veil and wreath and carried red roses. Her bridesmaid, Miss Jo Ryan, wore pale lemon taffeta with feathered Juliet cap and carried pale pink roses. Best man was Mr. C. J. Norman and Mr. J. W. Wholey junr. was groomsmen. The bride’s mother wore a beige two-piece with white accessories and the bridegroom’s mother wore a navy two-piece with white accessories.

The reception was held at the Star Hotel, Conisbrough and the honeymoon is being spent touring the Lake District, the bride travelling in a pale blue suit with white accessories.