Invitation to a Royal Wedding. Alexander Bannister was born in the middle of the 19th century and worked for the Great Eastern Railway as a designer carpenter. He received this invitation and favour (worn by invited guests) because of the work he did enhancing Sandringham Station for the event.
Both items were donated by his grandchidren to the former North Woolwich Old Station Museum.
This Is a Wedding group photograph of my Grandad and Granny, Charles and Eve Gedge. They were married at St. Margarets Church , Leytonstone. At the time Charles 24 yrs old , was living at 26, Amity Road,West Ham. and Eve, 25yrs, lived at 126,Trumpington Road,Waltham Forest.Names of relatives have been added curtisy of Chris Paine and his father, from New Zealand. His Nana Hilda Paine(Green) is also in the picture.
Photo of the marriage of: Walter George Inglis, Mercantile Clerk (age 25). To Mabel Marian Hulbert, Spinster (age 24). From 64 & 67 Capel Road Forest Gate, at the United Methodist Church, Field Road, Forest Gate, 6th July 1910. Their fathers names were, Walter Ingles (Marine Engineer), and Thomas Hulbert (Solicitor).
Newham Heritage & Archives Ref 8/1/10 -30
Their Marriage Certificate is in Newham Heritage and Archives collection.
Weding Bells at North Woolwich.
By Arthur Brighton
The 1930s wedding of my uncle, Sid Brighton to Ethel Austin.
Catherine Ellen Guinee (born in Westwood Rd West Silvertown in August 1915) married Alfred Stanley Dyson (born in Auberon Street North Woolwich in February 1916) at St Barnabus Church West Silvertown on Christmas Day 25th December 1943.
A Wedding That Captured The Nation's Heart - It was a wedding that summed up the spirit of the Blitz. . . . and showed how even Hitler's Luftwaffe could not disrupt the Cockney way of life.
Pamela Berry of St Stephen's Road married Steef Pardoen of Uitgeest, Holland on 12 October 1974 at St Anthony of Padua, Roman Catholic Church, Forest Gate. The bridesmaids are Rosy Berry, Pam's sister (on the left) and Kathy Taylor.
By James Briggs
This is the wedding of my parents, Dering Briggs aged 31 and Ivy Grace Muench aged 22. The ceremony was held at St Bartholomew's Church, Barking Road, East Ham on 7th February 1931.
Stan James Dyson (B. January 1945) married Joan Lilian Adams (B. March 1944) at St Marks Church, Silvertown on 7th September 1963. They had been courting each other since Stan became fascinated as a 15-year old schoolboy sitting opposite her on a 669 trolley bus in September 1959 and finally plucked up courage to knock on her door and ask her for a date in June 1960. Been together now for 48 years and given the chance would do it all again.
Submitted by Stan Dyson
Photo: Private family collection