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Harry Cobcroft (1907 - 1976)

Harry Cobcroft
Born in Windsor, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Husband of — married 25 Sep 1937 in St. James' CofE, Pitt Town, NSWmap
[children unknown]
Died at about age 69 in New South Wales, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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A very pretty wedding was celebrated in St. James' Church of England, Pitt Town, on September 25th., at 7 p.m., the occasion being that of Mr. Harry Cobcroft,. youngest son of Mr. T. Cobcroft, to Miss Nellie Myrtle Bowd, only child of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Bowd. The Rev. Stanley How ard, M.A., officiated. Miss Alice Howard presided at the organ. Miss Bowd has been hon. organist of St. James' for a great num ber of years and is very popular. The church was very prettily decorated by girl friends of the bride, with pink and white arums and sweet peas. A floral arch was formed at the Chancel steps with a huge horseshoe overhanging. The church was packed with people from far and near. The bride looked really beautiful as she marched down the aisle on her father's arm. She wore rich off white bridal satin featur ing huge leg-of-mutton sleeves and a train cut into the frock. The veil was of tiered cut tulle with a halo of orange blossoms and she carried a bouquet of azaleas and tiny magnolias. On her left arm she wore a trail of four horseshoes of cream and sil ver ribbon. The bridesmaids were Misses Gwen Huxley and Doris Cox, who were dressed in smartly cut dusty pink taffeta with blue posies at the neckline. They wore head dresses of tulle with haloes to match their frocks, and carried debutante posies of pink gerberas, sweet peas and blue delphiniums, tied with blue velvet bows. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Mr. Jack Cob croft,' as best man, and Mr. Jack Stubbs, cousin of the bride, was groomsman. During the signing of the Register, two solos were nicely rendered by Mrs. Arthur Bootle ('Until' and 'Because') . After the ceremony the reception was held at the bride's home, where her mother received the guests. The tables were taste fully laid and decorated nicely with pink and white. The beautiful wedding cake was made by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Lloyd Schof fel. The Rev. Howard presided, and after the usual speeches the happy couple left by car for their honeymoon.

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