|Miss Dorothy Green, daughter of Mr. George S. Green, who is well-known as the leader of the Rushden Highfield Baptist Hall, was a bride last Saturday, when she married a Lance-Corporal in the E.A.O.C., Mr. Ian Hamilton Wilson. She is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Green, who reside at 13, Higham-road, Rushden, and the bridegroom is the youngest son of Mrs. and the late Mr. K. Wilson, of 227, Pasture-road, Stapleford, Notts.
The ceremony was conducted in the Rushden Park-road Baptist Church; which was decorated with madonna lilies and dark red roses, by the Rev. S. W. Hughes, D.D., of London, who is a great-uncle of the bride, assisted by the minister of the church, the Rev. R. Percy Jones.
Given away by her father, the bride wore a beautiful long-sleeved gown of white chiffon velvet, cut on princess lines, and a train cut in one with the skirt. Her white tulle veil was held in place by a halo of orange blossom, and her shoes were silver.
The bouquet she carried was of orchids and lilies of the valley, and as jewellery she wore a gold and pearl necklace, lent by her cousin, and a three-stone diamond engagement ring. Her attendants, Miss Joyce Peck and Miss Hazel Peck (cousins), of Northampton, wore ankle-length white and anemone flowered suede crepe dresses trimmed with cyclamen velvet, and had headdresses to tone. Their mittens were white and their evening shoes, which were gifts of the bride, were black. The bridegroom gave them handbags, and they carried shower bouquets of anemones. The best man was Mr. E. Panter, of Rushden, a friend, and the organist was Mr. Cyril Groom, A.R.C.O., who accompanied the hymns "O Perfect Love" and "Lead us, Heavenly Father." The Bridal March from "Lohengrin," "Evensong" and other organ pieces were played.
Seventy guests attended the reception held in the Adult School, Wellingborough-road, after which the happy pair left for a tour in Derbyshire, the bride wearing for travelling a blue check tweed costume with navy accessories.
The bride is employed as a conductress by the United Counties Omnibus Company, and the bridegroom, before joining the Army, was with Messrs. Stonehouse Bros., carton manufacturers, of Long Eaton, Notts, as a clerk.
The bridegroom's gift to the bride was a fitted travelling case, and the bride gave the groom a fitted dressing case. There were many other beautiful presents.
The bride's dress was made by Mrs. Peck, of Northampton, her aunt, and the flowers were supplied by Messrs. Robinson's Fruit Stores, Rushden.
Wadsworth Bros. supplied the cars.