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Taunton Courier. Bristol and Exeter Journal, and Western Advertiser Wednesday 22 Apr 1936
Page 3 Column 3
CEREMONIES AT TAUNTON CHURCHES.
VILE – CHAFFE.
The wedding of Mr. Frederick Arthur VILE, sixth son of Mrs. VILE and the late Mr. J. E. VILE, of Creech Heathfield, and Miss Florence Ethel Chaffe, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. CHAFFE, of 15 Thomas-street, Taunton, took place at St. Andrew's Church on Saturday.
The ceremony was conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. F. L. SHEPPARD.
The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of ivory silk, trimmed with pearls and a veil and head-dress of orange blossom. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
As the couple left the church they were presented with a “lucky horse shoe” by little Miss Joan HYNAM, of Bristol.
The duties of “best man” were ably undertaken by Mr. Sidney MITCHELL.
Following the ceremony a reception was held at the bride's home.
Among the many valuable presents was a rimless mirror, presented to the bride by her workmates of the Deane Manufacturing Co.
Mr. Walter Edward OATEN, only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. OATEN, of Baldwin-road, Taunton, and Miss Dorothy ARKLIE, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs. John ARKLIE, 11, Usk View, Govilon, Monmouthshire, were married at Holy Trinity Church, Taunton, on Saturday.
The Rev. C. E. PURVES officiated.
The bride was given away by Mr. F. PALMER, and wore a gown of ivory suede crepe. She carried a sheaf of Easter lilies.
She was attended by her sister, Miss Gladys ARKLIE, and Mrs. Mary PALMER, sister of the bridegroom, who wore gowns of blue floral georgette, and Miss Lily OATEN, sister of the bridegroom, and Miss Sheila PALMER, niece of the bride, who wore pink satin gowns. All carried bouquets of tulips and daffodils. Mr. W. E. OATEN, the bridegroom's father, was “best man.”
The wedding of Miss Violet May EDNEY, youngest daughter of Mr. T. EDNEY and the late Mrs. EDNEY, of 22, King-street, Taunton, and Mr. Jack TULLY, only son of Mr. TULLY and the late Mrs. TULLY, of York-road, Paignton, took place at St. James' Church, Taunton, on Monday, the Rev. Walter GREEN officiating.
The bride, wearing a white satin gown, with veil, and carrying a bouquet of arum lilies, was given away by her father. She was attended by two nieces, Miss Stella WOOLLEY and Miss Sheila EDNEY, who wore shell pink satin dresses with shoes to match, and carried posies of pink tulips.
Mr. H. HUTCHING was “best man.”
Following the ceremony about 30 guests attended the reception held at the bride's home.
Later Mr. and Mrs. TULLY left for the honeymoon, which is being spent in Lancashire, the bride travelling in a green costume with hat to match.
The wedding presents were numerous and useful.
Mr. Dennis FOURACRE, second son of Mr. B. FOURACRE, of 54, Lambrook-road, was, at Holy Trinity Church, Taunton, on Saturday, married to Miss Beatrice SKINNER, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. SKINNER, of 27, Wheatley-cresent, Taunton.
The Rev. C. E. PURVES officiated.
The bride was given away by her father, and wore a white satin gown and veil with coronet of orange blossom. She carried a bouquet of red carnations, and as she left the church was presented with a “silver horse shoe” by little Brenda HAWKINS.
Her two attendants were Miss Betty FOURACRE, sister of the bridegroom, and Miss Doreen WILLS, her cousin. They wore dresses of pale pink crepe suede, and carried bouquets of pink carnations.
The bride's mother wore a gown of navy blue marocain.
The bridesmaids received silver bangles as souvenirs from the bridegroom.
The duties of “best man” were undertaken by Mr. Gerald FOURACRE.
Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Trinity Club Hut, attended by about 40 guests.
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<NOTES: Walter Edward OATEN son of Walter Edward OATEN and Edith Lucy or Lucy Edith BERRY, married Dorothy ARKLIE
Dorothy ARKLIE son of John ARKLIE and Lillian R. HARPER, married Walter Edward OATEN
Dennis George FOURACRE son of William George FOURACRE and Elizabeth or Bessie DUNSTER, married Beatrice Lily SKINNER
Beatrice Lily SKINNER daughter of Samuel SKINNER and Mabel Ann WILLS, married Dennis George FOURACRE>