|||Benson family Wedding, Woodsley House, Woodhouse Hill Road (Hunslet) (4 comments)
A group photograph in celebration of a Benson family wedding, taken outside the family home, Woodsley House, number 53 Woodhouse Hill Road. Mr. Alfred Benson, the head of the family, was a coal merchant and a removal contractor. He is the gentleman with white whiskers standing to the right of the front door. His wife is seated in front of him, slightly to the left. The bride is one of their four daughters and she is dressed in a high-necked white lace gown with the fashionably full sleeves of the Edwardian period. An elegant white hat, which appears to be trimmed with feathers, is perched on her elaborate, supported hairstyle and she carries a huge bouquet. The bridal pair are flanked by two young girls with ringlets, possibly the bride's two younger sisters. The more mature ladies wear white blouses tucked into dark skirts and dark hats. The men sport bowler hats with the exception of one gentleman who wears a straw boater, very fashionable in the early years of the twentieth century.
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|||East Garforth Mission, Aberford Road, Bride & Groom about to leave for honeymoon (Garforth) (2 comments)
Image taken in front of East Garforth Mission in Aberford Road. It shows a crowd of people gathered outside the Mission to send off a young couple about to leave for their honeymoon. The Reverend Wilford is in the picture and Sister Noon of the Church Army stands to the right. The young couple's mode of transport is a motorcycle and sidecar. The groom, Mr. Malkin, sports a belted raincoat and cloth cap, while his new bride, formerly Miss Atack, wears a beret. Several of the onlookers are wearing cloche hats, fashionable in the 1920s. Image courtesy of Mrs. Plummer.
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|||Leeds Register Office, Wedding (City Centre) (1 comment)
|18th January 1969
Photograph taken outside Leeds Register Office after the wedding of Policewoman Inspector Gillian Greenbank and Police Inspector Alan Stoneley. Sergeant Evelyn Essex is holding a radio in front of them. Photograph taken by Photopress (Leeds) Ltd.
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|||Newtown Church, wedding (York Road) (1 comment)
|31st August 1897,
Wedding photograph of John Henry Wilkinson and Amelia Yates at Newtown Church. To the right of the bride sit the grooms parents, Martha and Edwin Wilkinson, who were publicans and ran several public houses in the Newtown/Burmantofts area. They had previously run the Primrose Inn at number 1 Primrose Road and at the time of the photograph were at the White Horse Hotel. Martha Wilkinson continued as publican there after her husbands death in 1898.
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|||St Peters Church Wedding (Bramley) (2 comments)
|13th October 1973
Wedding photograph outside St Peters Church. Welterweight boxer Jeff Gale married Jacquie Foster. The best man was his friend Joe Bugner (right) the European heavyweight boxing Champion
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