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IA LEDBURY WEDDING.

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A LEDBURY WEDDING. 3mith-Shinn. On Monday last the marriage was solemnised at Ledbury Parish Church, by the Rev 0 F R Strickland (curate), of Mr Harry James Smith, eldest sou of Mr and Mrs James Smith, Albert-road, Newtown, Ledbury, and Miss Florence Shinn, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs T B Shinn, of Homend-street, Ledbury. The wedding was a very popular one, the bridegroom being one of the most popular figures in the realm of sport in the town. For some seasons now he has been one of the mainstays as the right back of the defence of the Ledbury Town Football Club, of which he is vice- captain, and for two seasons has been the wicket-keeper of the Ledbury Cricket Club, and last year headed the batting averages. The bride, who was given away by her father, was attired in a dress of cream serge, trimmed with cream satin and lace, with hat to match trimmed with satin and osprey. She carried an ivory-bound prayer book, the gift of the bridegroom. She was attended by her two sisters, Miss Hattie and Miss Elsie Shinn, as bridesmaids, and they wore charming tunic style dresses of silver grey poplin, trimmed satin to match, and lace collars and cuffs, with black velvet hats trimmed with old rose. They each carried a bouquet of pink tulips, and each wore a gold brooch, the gifts of the bridegroom. Mr Will Smith (brother) attended the bride- groom as best man. After the ceremony a wedding party was held at the home of the bride, to which the relatives and friends of the contracting parties were invited. THE PRESENTS. I Mr an d Mrs H J Smith were the recipients of numerciis useful and handsome presents, as follows Mr T B Shinn, couch Mrs T B Shinn, household linen Mr Frank Shinn, dinner service Mr Bennett Shinn, toilet ware Miss Hattie Shinn, tea service Miss Elsie Shinn, cruet Master Arthur Shima, paper rack Mr J Smith, brass fender and fire irons Mrs J Smith, feather bed, pillow and bolster Mrs Wetson, hearth rug and counterpane Miss Violet Smith, clock Mr W Smith, hanging lamp Mrs Barker (Malvern), easy chair and eider- down Mrs Hodges, antique tumblers Mrs Bromley (London), damask table cloth Mrs R Gurney, afternoon tea cloth Miss D Farley (Cardiff), linen chamber towels Miss Pready, jam dishes Miss Gurney and Mr C Fardon, hemstitched table cloth Mrs Fowle, cheese dish Mr Harry Waker, brass lamp Mr and Mrs Floyd, tapestry table cloth Austin, Daisy and Joe Floyd, chamber towels Mr C Smart, gilt photo frames Mr Warren, bamboo table Mr C Barnes, plants Mrs and Miss Ward, table knives Miss Preece (Malvern), tea tray Miss Matthews (Malvern), ornaments Mrs A Bray (Malvern), fern pot Miss Bray (Malvern) eushion and curtain ties Miss Dovey (Hereford), hemstitched pillow slips Mr Turvey (Hereford), photo frames Miss Dorothy Phillips (Stroud) table centre Mrs Palmer, ornaments Mrs Morris, plant and cake stand Miss Allison (Suffolk), toilet covers Miss Taylor, teapot Mr Harris, table spoons A friend, pair blankets Miss Wood, chair back and book Miss A Pready, fern bowl Mrs A C Ford, cake stand Mr and Mrs W Maddox, oak tea tray A friend, teaspoons Miss L Mayo and Mr W Edden, coalscuttle Mr J Hughes, wine glasses Players and Members Ledbury Town F.C., elock.

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