The Tovey name in the Forest of Dean (Parish Records)

by MPGriffiths @, Saturday, April 23, 2022, 16:45 (822 days ago) @ martyn

Assume the Newspaper Article published 25 August 1916, South Wales Gazette, has Eric'c father's initials the other way round.

Seems a beautiful wedding

Local Wedding

A quiet, but pretty wedding took place at St Michael's Church, Abertillery, on Sunday morning, the contracting parties being Mr Eric Frank TOVEY, of the Post Office Engineering Department, Abertillery, only son of Mr and Mrs E W TOVEY, Park Villas and Miss Amy Edmunds, fourth daughter of Mr and Mrs Edmunds of Abertillery.

The bride, who was charmingly attired in a robe of white silk, with bridal veil and wreath of orange blossoms, carried a bouquet of arum lilies and rosebuds.

The was given away by her brother-in-law, Mr Harry Drake, while Mr Leonard Foote performed the duties of best man.

The bride was attended by six bridesmaids, attired in white voile, with hats to match.

The party were conveyed to and from the Church in four motor-cars.

The wedding breakfast was partaken of at the home of the bride's parents, where the presents, which were numerous and costly, were on view.

On Monday morning the happy couple left admist hearty congratulations and wishes wishes for South Petherton, Somerset, where the honeymoon is being spent.


When did E W/W E TOVEY die ? was there Probate or death certificate, street directory/electorial register etc. with middle name etc.

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