Wedding at Seven Hills

THE marriage was solemnised of Margaret, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Reardon, of Aldgate, to Clive Nottley of Melbourne, in St. Aloysius’ Catholic Church, Seven Hills at 10 a.m. with Nuptial Mass celebrated by Rev. Father Faulkner, of Woodville (cousin of bride).
The church was beautifully decorated by Altar Society at Seven Hills with white arum lillies, pink and mauve rhododendrams and sweet peas.
The bride entered the church on the arm of her father, and looked charming in a white brussels lace over shell pink nylon tulle frock, featuring heart shape neckline with pleated tulle inset. A very long lace train fell from her very full skirt, and the finger tip white tulle veil was held in place with a pale pink tiny head-hugging crown. She carried a white rosary and prayer book, with trailers of white ribbon and azalias.
The three bridesmaids, Betty Reardon, Joan Reardon (bride’s sisters) and Merrilin Nottley (bridegrooms sister) were dressed alike in blue nylon tulle (with diamente studded bodice) ballerina length frocks, with head hugging hats of blue tulle (daintily trimmed with lily-of-the valley, blue gloves and silver shoes. They carried a white prayer book with trailing ribbons, pink carnations and pink azalias.
The bridegroom was attended by Vin Nottley (best man), Gordon Haynes and Don Reardon (groomsmen).
During the ceremony and signing of the register, Miss Molly Raffety, of Prospect, sang three hymns. Organiste was Miss Martha Noble of Seven Hills.
As the bride left the church a horse shoe was hung on her arm by her two-year-old Godchild, John Faulkner (bride’s cousin).
A reception was held in the Mintaro Institute, where 100 guests were received. The floral decorations were carried out in rhododendrans, sweet-peas and roses and pink hawthorn by Mrs Hill of Mintaro (bride’s cousin) Mr. Vin Jenner (bride’s uncle), was M.C. and the usual toasts were honored.
For going away the bride chose a blue-grey faille suite (fitted) with black shoes, bag and gloves, rose pink hat and pink orchid shoulder spray.
The couple motored to Adelaide and will honeymoon at American River. On their return they will take up residence at Mitcham, Victoria.
The bride’s mother wore an aqua-green crepe frock with beaded bodice, black accessories and a golden rose shoulder spray. Bridegroom’s mother chose a light grey suit, black accessories and a shoulder spray of red roses.
roses. (sic)
Guests came from many parts of the State and four car loads from Victoria, including the bridegroom’s parents and family.
The bride’s sister, Betty (1st bridesmaid) came from Geelong.