A very pretty wedding took place at St. Mary’s Parish Church, Rushden, on Saturday, Pte. George Walter Millard, second son of Mr. and Mrs. V. Millard, of 41, Scarborough-street, Irthlingborough, being married to Miss Hilda Willmott, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Willmott, of 16, East-Grove, Rushden.
The bride was given away by her father and was attired in cream coplinde soir with coatee and spotted net and ninon sleeves and vest; she wore a bridal fall kindly lent by a friend, and carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums and maiden-hair fern, the gift of the bridegroom.
The bridesmaids were Miss Elsie Mabel Willmott, sister of the bride, and Miss Minnie Taffs, of Kettering, friend of the bride. They were dressed in electric blue shot silk with spotted net and ninon sleeves and vest and wore large black hats trimmed with flowers and velvet ribbon; they carried bouquets, the gift of the bridegroom, and wore gold brooches, also the gift of the bridegroom. Mr. Ernest Millard acted as best man.
The reception was held at the bride’s home, the guests numbering about 40.
The bride and bridegroom received a great number of handsome and useful presents, as follow:-
Mr. and Mrs. W. Willmott pair of Witney blankets.
Mr. and Mrs. V. Millard two bed quilts.
Pte. V. Millard (brother) six sitting room chairs and arm chair to match.
Mr. E. Millard and friend polished stand.
Miss E. Willmott pair of pedestals.
Miss M. Taffs white damask tablecloth.
Master M. Willmott pair of brass candlesticks.
Master A. Millard and friend dinner cruet.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Jackson pair of bath tins.
Mr., Mrs. E., and Miss F. Langford and Mr. E. Green Pedestals and brass pot.
Master R. Willmott and Master F. Millard silver top jam jar.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Major six silver dessert spoons.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Smart plant pot.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Jones white damask table cloth.
Miss F. Willmott set of jugs.
Miss M. Fountain, blind cousin of the bride hand-made basket.
Miss N. Fountain silver jam spoon.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Taffs white damask table cloth.
Miss W. Savage silver jam dish.
Miss M. Foster pair of towels.
Miss G. Millard chair back cover.
Miss N. Cross pudding spoon.
Miss K. and Master C. Willmott silver top salt dredge.
Miss J. Hind cheese dish.
Miss E. Millard and Miss M. Millard pair of fancy plates.
Misses L. and O. Taffs pair of fruit dishes.
Knight and Lawrence’s girls, where the bride was employed white damask table cloth and wine glasses.