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Wedding Day   Views: 792
Mary Dootson nee Smith   Comments: 10
Photo: John Dootson   Item #: 29475  
 
Mary Dootson nee Smith
 
  Mary Smith of Scholes in her bridesmaid dress for the wedding of her brother Ralph. She was ten years old. Ten years later she married me.  

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Comments by Henry7, 25th June 2017  
Lovely photo. Pretty girl.

Comments by Veronica, 25th June 2017  
Lovely girl in a lovely dress.

Comments by John D, 25th June 2017  
Forgot to mention the date. Pic was taken in 1957.

Comments by Ellen, 25th June 2017  
What a lovely picture of a beautiful girl in a lovely dress!
Am I alone in thinking that Wedding wear was so much more appropriate and elegant than today's outfits? I don't think so!

Comments by Sam h, 25th June 2017  
Ellen, I know what you mean, but I think all brides look beautiful on there day my daughter had a white wedding three years ago ,thought she looked gorgeous , suppose every father would say that wouldn't he.

Comments by Maureen, 25th June 2017  
Such a beautiful girl in a beautiful dress..another era...

Comments by Ellen, 26th June 2017  
Sam, I know what you mean, but I can only speak for myself, and I suspect that mothers also feel that way;-I know that I did when my daughter was married!

Comments by Veronica, 26th June 2017  
I know what Sam means the wedding dress of today though seems to be designed more like an evening dress ready for the dancing later on! I remember mine being high up around the neck and tight long sleeves made of thick guipure lace. Fashion has changed a great deal...... I love seeing the 40's and 50's styles.

Comments by Philip Gormley., 26th June 2017  
A countenance of self-control, and 'smashing' hair style to boot. Teasel and Freesia providing a nice touch, as well.

Comments by Dave Stephens, 2nd July 2017  
Lovely picture John. You may not remember but I have a couple of connections to you & Mary.
Firstly Mary. Between about 1965/68 I used to take orders out for Harry Sharrocks grocery shop on the corner of Whelley and Sole At. Mary's mum, and then I think you both were customers. I recall you living in the Platt Lane area.
Secondly when you lived in Ellis St. I used to play with your sister Margaret. Though we are not related I used to call your mum Auntie Dorothy.
It's a small world but you don't want to have to hoover it.

 
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