George Hutchings and Daisy Rosalind Susan Yeo

The Western Times for 4 January 1929 carried this report of the wedding of this couple:

‘The wedding took place at the Baptist Church, Okehampton, on Tuesday of Miss Daisy Rosalind Yeo, eldest [sic] daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Yeo, Upcott Farm, Okehampton, and Mr. George Hutchings, only son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hutchings, 83, Northfield-road, Okehampton. Rev. H. Cowling conducted the service . . . Mrs A. E. Smale presiding at the organ. The bride, given away by her father, wore a dress of bois de rose crepe de chine and Dutch cap to match. She carried a bouquet of pink and white chrysanthemums. Miss Vera Venton, the bridesmaid, was dressed in pea green silk, and carried a bouquet of bronze chrysanthemums. She was the niece of the bride, and received from the bridegroom a gold chain bangle. Mr. Ernest E. Hutchings acted as best man. A reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents. There were numerous costly and useful presents, including one from the Baptist Sunday School, where the bride has been a teacher for several years. Mr. and Mrs. Hutchings left later in the day for Plymouth and Torpoint, where the honeymoon will be spent, the bride travelling in a navy blue tailored coat and hat to match.’

Daisy’s parents William Yeo and Annie Friendship farmed at Upcott, to the north west of Okehampton on the road to Hatherleigh.

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