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wedding party
Photo: carole king
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Item #: 26254
Sarah jane winstanley nee abrahams aged about 21-22yrs to the far right of the picture ,at her sister elizabeths wedding about 1920 st nathaniels platt bridge.

Comment by: Rev David Long on 24th March 2015 at 21:48

The ceremony was indeed at St Nat's (see below), but the pic was taken in a studio.
Marriage: 9 Oct 1920 St Nathaniel, Platt Bridge, Hindley, Lancs.
John Trafford - 31 Collier Bachelor of 60 Preston St, Coppull
Elizabeth Abrahams - 32 Spinster of 67 Sydney St
Groom's Father: John Trafford, (deceased), Collier
Bride's Father: Edward Abrahams, Collier
Witness: Henry Bannister; Sarah Jane Abrahams
Married by Banns by: P. D. Maddock
Register: Marriages 1917 - 1925, Page 46, Entry 91
Source: Original register at Wigan Archives

Comment by: Bradshaws Girl on 25th March 2015 at 10:30

Why is the bride standing and the groom sitting? Isn't it normally the other way round?

Comment by: irene roberts on 25th March 2015 at 13:35

I thought that too, Bradshaw's girl. Perhaps it was to show her dress to its best advantage.

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