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Tuesday 1 April 1924

SMITH  -  HICKS - 001 - was celebrated  at Alford Forest, Miss Doris Mildred Hicks  was married to Allan Taylor,  "Roxburgh" Springburn. --- lots more --


Wednesday 2 April 1924
ROWNEY -  HENDERSON  - 002  - .   Hugh Rowney  to    Jessie Christina Henderson     - ---  lots more ------


Thursday 3 April  1924
HILL  -  LASCELLES 004-   at St Paul's Church yesterday,  Miss Eileen Lascelles of Avonside  to  Mr Herbert Hill Avonside.-- more ---
JONES  -  ORAMS 005 -  Miss Irene Alice  Orams,  of Cobden,  and Mr David G.Jones  of Whangarei.  -----  a long column  email for a copy.


Monday 7 April  1924
DUREY  -  WOODS   006 ---- Matilda Woods,  Springston South,  was married to Norman Everest Durey, Harewood.     ---- lots more ---

Tuesday 8 April  1924
WILLOUGHBY  -  AYSON 007 -Frederick Ivor Willoughby  of Woodstock,  to Catherine Margaret Rose Ayson,  of Wanganui,  ---  lots more


Wednesday   9 April  1924.
SKILTON  -  ALMOND - 011 - at Greymouth  Miss Florence May Almond, of Dunollie,  to Mr Cyril John Skilton,  of    Lyttelton.  ---------   more
GRUT  -  FISH010 - At-- Dunedin, yesterday morning,  the marriage of Amy Fish,   Dunedin,  and Oliver Harvey Grut,  of Auckland.  ----- more
NORTON  - MARCHANT - 008 - Doris Gwendoline Marchant ---- of Stroud, Gloucestershire,   was married to Allan James Norton, -- lots more ------
HANNAH  -  URQUHART  - 009 --- Miss Elizabeth Bruce Urquhart,  Fairlie,  m. Mr William Walter Hannah, Christchurch,  ---- lots more  ---


Thursday   10 April  1924
 LEE  -  FORD -  012 - At St. Paul's Church, Papanui,  Rita Elaine  Ford   ---- was married to Walter Hugh Lee,  -----  lots more.


Friday  11 April  1924
JOHNSON -  BARTON - 013  and 013a  --- Eleanor Barton, of Featherston, to  Richard Mayott Darvel Johnson,  Mt. Torlesse, North Canterbury 
------lots more


Saturday  12 April 1924
HARRISON  -  McMILLAN - 016- Jessie  McMillan,  daughter of late Angus, of Herbert, to  Linley R. Harrison. of Rakaia. ----  long write up
BROWN  -  FRANCIS015 -  Miss Olive L.Francis,  of Heatherlea,  Omihi,  to  Mr Claud T. Brown ------  lengthy write up
HOBDAY  -  NAISMITH014 -  Miss Dorothy Naismith to Mr Stanley James Hobday. --------  lengthy write up

Golden Wedding  -  014a
JENKINS  -    Mr and Mrs G.    late of Peel Forest,  where they lived for almost 50 years.  lots more

Monday 14 April 1924
ELSOM  -  SPENCE -  017 - Miss Olive Spence  and Mr Charles Elsom.  -------  lots more
TRUMAN  -  LEONARDO -  018 - in the Le Bon's Bay Church, ---Edith Evelyn Leonardo and Mr James G. Truman.  ---  a very long write up


Tuesday  15  April  1924
FARNIE - STEVENSON  - 018a  - Miss Violet Cheyne Farnie  (Geraldine) to  Mr R.A.Stevenson   -----   took place in Scotland. lots more ---
MUSCHAMP  -  EVANS  -  019 -Te Kuiti , -- Alice Cave Evans,  of Te Kuiti was married   to   Arthur Wilfred Muschamp   of Christchurch.  ---- long column.
AITKEN  -  GALE  -  020 - Evelyn Mary Gale  of Styx,  was married to Clarence Christie Aitken -------  lots more


Wednesday  16 April  1924

JACKSON  -  REDPATH -  022 - Rita  May Redpath   was married to Percy Walter Jackson      long piece describing the wedding.
KELLY  -  ATKINSON -  021 - Molly Atkinson "The Hermitage"   Kowai Bush   and Douglas  Kelly,  Christchurch   ---------- lots more


Thursday 17 April  1924
ARCHER  -  CLAY   - 023 -  Lucy Evelyn, dau. of Mr & Mrs William Clay  to  Kendrick Gee, son of Rev. J.K. and Mrs Archer --- more ---
BAYLDON  -  McCARDLE  - 024 ---- when Mr John Bayldon of Thames, was married to Kathleen McArdle ,  of North Auckland. -------- more --
CARTER  -  BARNETT 025 - Mr Reg Carter of Greenpark,  and Eva Lucy Barnett,  of Tai-Tapu,    ---- a long column.


Saturday 19 April  1924
COOMBE  -  MOTT  -  026---   Miss Lilla May Mott of Sydney, NSW   and  Alfred John Coombe of Reefton.     ----- more  ----
GREEN  -  REES -  027 & 8-  a very long column
LASKEY  -  SCOTT  028 ---- at Methodist Church,  Southbrook,   Miss Myra Scott and Mr Jack Laskey,  longish column
GALLAGHER  -  FIELD - 029 -- at Durham street, Methodist Church,  Myra Field  to John Gallagher ------   lovely write up.

Silver Wedding  -  028a
CROZIER 
-   Mr  and Mrs David Crozier of Fendalton ------  lots more


Monday 21 April  1924
Wedding  -  
BELL  -  McMINN -  029a --- 
at -- of Peggy,  of Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, and Mr J.A.Bell of Langholm, Dumfrieshire, Scotland. ---------
LEGGE  -  HODGSON -  029b-- at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church,  Corporal Ralph Legge  married Rachel Hodgson of Waddington. ----- long column.


Tuesday 22 April 1924
STODDART  -  NEW - 030 -  at St Stephen's Anglican Church,  Ashburton,   a very long column


Wednesday 23 April  1924
BAKER  -  COPLAND031 - at Ashburton,  Miss Ivy Honor Copland married Albert A. Baker Lower Hutt,  Wellington.   longish column
CAINS  -  DAWSON  - 032  -- at Papanui Methodist Church when Gladys Margaret  Dawson  married James Cains ---- more ---
WITTY  -  PUSCHEL  - 033 -  at St Peter's Riccarton, Olga Adelaide  to  George Frederick Witty,  Upper Riccarton. ------ more ---


Thursday  24 April  1924

Wedding - Greymouth  -  
HARVEY  -  BUSTARD
034 -  Miss Florence Maris Bustard  to  Harry Eugene Harvey  of Victoria. --- more --
RUANE  -  BERNHARD -  034a - Two old families of Westland were united yesterday,  when the wedding  took place at Hokitika  --------


Saturday  26 April  1924
SMITH  -  McPHAIL  -  035 -  St Andrew's Presbyterian Church --  Gladys McPhail   to John Bremner Smith  --- lots more.
DOIG  -  LLOYD036 - on Easter Monday  Eunice, dau. of Mr and Mrs H.A.Lloyd, Ashburton to Roy, son of Mr and Mrs J.Doig, Chertsey --  more  ----
O'BRIEN - CONAGHAN - 037 -Greymouth, Lucy, 3rd dau. of late Mr J. and Mrs Conaghan to Ben, son of Mr and Mrs T.O'Brien , Wellington  --- more ---
STOWELL   -  HOPKINS  - 035a -  at St John's Church,  Westport.  write  up


Monday 28 April  1924

Weddings - 
BARTRAM  -  KEEN  038-   Miss Margaret, dau. of Mr and Mrs A. Keen married Mr Eric, son of Mr & Mrs D.W. Bartram , Lincoln  ---   a long column
MOOR  -  YOUNG  039 - Lilian, dau. of Mrs  and late Mr N.Young, Sydenham  married Leo  (Toby) son of Mr & Mrs G.Moor, Papanui  --------  lots more
ABERNETHY - HANCO040 - Edith May, dau. of Mr & Mrs G. Hancox  to Mr James McKenzie Abernethy of Wellington, ------ a long column
PREBBLE  -  CARPENTER  - 041 - Frances, dau. of Mr & Mrs F.W. Carpenter, to Tom, son of Mr & Mrs Prebble of Redcliffs,  ---- a very long write up
FINN  -  O'DONNELL - 042 - Eileen, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.O'Donnell, Rangiora to Patrick John, son of Mr M. Finn,  of County Galway, Ireland --  long write up
SMITH  -  MORGAN  - 043 - Ida Elizabeth Morgan,  to Norman Francis  Smith   -----  long write up
WILSON  -  GRAHAM  -  043a Constance Maie  Wilson, to Thomas Wray Graham, -------- lots more


Tuesday  29 April  1924

BISHOP - HAWTIN - 047a - Greymouth,  Miss Gladys Lillian Maud Hawtin   to    Leonard Victor Bishop, of Gisborne.   lots more
HANNA  -  THOMSON  -  044 - at St Luke's Church,  Gladys Victoria Thomson  to David Hanna --------- lots more
LASSEN  -  BENNETT  - 045 -  at St Mary's Church, Addington,  Elsie Bennett,  to  George Lassen,  of  Greenpark. -----  lots more
RUSSELL  -  WRIGHT  - 047-- at St John's Church, Latimer Square,  Doris Wright,  married Charles Russell ----  lots more
ANDREWS  -  YOUNG - 049 - at the Catholic Cathedral  --- Miss Gladys Mabel Young  to  Mr Ernest Percival Andrews -----  lots more
BIERMAN  -  BAILLIE  - 049a  At the residence of Mr Arthur Tongue,  --- Miss Lilian Baillie, and Mr Joseph Bierman. -------  lots more
DOIG  -  LLOYD - 050 - at Ashburton ----  The parties were Eunice Lloyd, and Roy Doig, Linden, Chertsey,  ---    lots more
LAWRY  -  McARTHUR - 046 --- Rugby street Methodist Church  when Miss Bessie McArthur was married to Wilford Melville Lawry-----  lots more
PETTIGREW  -  HARRIS  - 048 -  at St Luke's Church,  Mr Andrew Pettigrew to Miss Dorothy Harris of St Albans. ---   lots more
FLEMING  -  DAVIS  - 051-  at St Mary's Church, Geraldine,  of Mabel Fleming  and Mr J.W.Davis ----    lots more
SHIRLEY  -  HARTLEY  -052 & 052a  -----St John's Church, Okains Bay,  Doris Hazel  Hartley (Dolly)  was married to Arthur  Shirley ---  a long column


Wednesday 30 April  1924
WILLYAMS - ASHMORE
- 053 ----  when Eileen Mary Ashmore  of Linwood,  was married to Victor Clarence Willyams  of Woolston,   long column
HUNT - HAMILTON  -060-   Nelson  ---- when Miss Dulcie Hamilton was married to Mr Gilbert Hunt of Wellington,  -------  lots more
JACK - VIRTUE  - 054 -   a pretty wedding was celebrated at St Paul's recently when Miss Hettie Virtue married Herbert Jack, St Albans, -----  lots more
McLAREN - LECHNER - 058- At St. Matthew's Church  Muriel Lechner  and Muir McLaren of Nelson. ----    lots more
SMITH - CLARIDGE - 057  --- at Ashburton,  Jane Claridge was married to Frederick L.Selby Smith,  -----  lots more
DOUGLAS  -  CURTIS  - 055 ---- at St John's Church Westport,  Miss Pearl Curtis  to Mr William Douglas,  --------- more ----
BIRDLING  -  GOODWIN  -059  --at the Avonside Church,  Miss Stella May Goodwin  of Pigeon Bay,  m. Mr Stanley Birdling of Little River. long column.
BARR  -  BUIST  -056-   A --- wedding took place recently when Nancy Buist of Avonside was married to Jas. S.Barr of Redcliffs. -----  lots more

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
12 March   2006
amended  October 2010

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