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Alexander McKay (abt. 1870)

Alexander McKay
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Husband of — married 23 Feb 1900 in Windsor, New South Wales, Australiamap
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WEDDING BELLS. At St. John's Church, Wilberforce, on Friday, 23rd February, the marriage of Mr. Alexander McKay, eldest son of Mr. James McKay, Hawkesbury River, to Miss Lilian Grace Greentree, eldest daughter of Mr. Henry Greentree, of Wilberforce, took place. The church was charmingly decorated by friends of the bride, and the ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. Newton, assisted by Rev. Thos. Taylor. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked exceedingly well in a dress of white silk grenadine, prettily trimmed with white chiffon, silk lace and streamer of white satin ribbon ; her wreath was composed of orange blossoms, over which fell a tulle bridal veil. The bridal dress was exquisitely made by Mrs. Thos. Lobb, of Windsor. The bride carried a beautiful shower bouquet of white blossoms, the gift of the bridegroom. Miss Edie Greentree was the principal bridesmaid. She wore a pretty dress of a pale green shade, trimmed with white silk, gathered ribbon and lace, and wore a spray of jasmine in her hair. Misses E. and A. McKay and F. Greentree were in attendance, and were all prettily dressed. Mr. A. H. Greentree was best man. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Greentree entertained a number of friends at their home, where the bride and bridegroom were congratulated by their friends. Mr. and Mrs. McKay left by the afternoon train for Sydney enroute for Newcastle. Mrs. McKay wore going away a costume of biscuit brown, trimmed with white silk and velvet ribbon ; her hat was of blue straw trimmed with white chiffon, silk bows, white tip and pink roses. Presents. Silver pickle jar and tongs, pair silver mounted salt cellars, Mr. Arthur Greentree ; silver toast rack, Mr. Hilton Greentree; silver butter knife and jam spoon, Mr. Henry Greentree; silver dinner Well, Miss L. Daley; silver knife rests, Mr. E. Daley; silver jam spoon. Mr. A. Daley; silver butter knife, pearl handle, Misses J. and E. Greentree; glass and Co.; biscuit barrel. Miss Ollie and silver butter dish, Messrs. Beard Greentree; silver dinner bell; Mrs. Turnbull ; afternoon tea service, Mr. K. Stubbs; salad bowl, Misses E. and F Greentree; fruit dish, Mrs. Daley; cheese cover, Miss E. Turnbull; tea pot and jug, Mrs. H. Gordon; pair vases, Miss L. Daley; China egg cruet, Miss A. Becroft; oil painting on opal, Mrs. T. Mill; pair salt cellars, Miss E. Robinson; pair jam dishes, Miss K. Bushell ; pair candle sticks, Mrs. P. Bushell ; sauce bottle, Miss Nellie Hayward; pair pickle jars, Miss P. Brown; butter dish, Miss Katie Turnbull; biscuit barrel, Miss S. Dunston; pair honey jars, Mr. P. Bushell; teapot stand, Miss M. Dunstan ; pair vases, Mr. H. Greentree; horse shoes and basket (leather work), Mrs. G. Greentree; pair jam dishes, Mrs. W. Greentree ; butter bowl, Mrs. H. Sullivan ; cheese cover, Mr. P. Daley; water jug, Mrs. D. Salter ; custard glasses, Mrs. J. Smith ; tumblers and plates, Mrs. Hickey ; water jug, Mrs. R. Greentree; oak and China butter dish, Mrs. J. Dunstan ; pair butter bowls, Mrs. H. Becroft: fruit stand. Mrs. J. Brown ; fruit dish, Mrs. B. Dunstan ; honey jar, Mrs. G. Johns ton ; jam dish, Mrs. J. Hayward ; butter bowl, Mrs. W. Buttsworth ; pair photo frames, Mr. Hilton Greentree ; set water jugs (3) and Bible, Mrs. H. Greentree; photo album, Mrs. Willsher; drawn thread linen table cloth, Mr. and Mrs. T. Lobb; pair emu eggs, Mrs. W. Graham ; pair baskets, leather work, Mrs. G. Cobcroft, sen.; oil painting, Misses E. and M. McKay ; candle stick and towels, Mrs. J. Turnbull ; pair emu eggs, Mrs. H. Lockart ; wine glasses, Mr. F. Harris. [1]


  1. Hawkesbury Advocate (Windsor, NSW) Friday, 2 Mar 1900, Page 4.
  • NSW Marriage registration no: 2425/1900

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