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Newspaper - Joan & Walter Mather

Local Newspaper
MATHER – DITTMER September 10th at St. Mary’s Parish Church, Upton by the Rev. H. Crabb, Walter youngest son of Mr and Mrs J Mather, Tranmere to Dorothy Joan only daughter of Mr and Mrs H Dittmer, Upton.
The Bells Of St. Mary’s Rand For Upton Bride
There was a peal of bells and the choir boys sang at St. Mary’s Parish Church, Upton last Saturday, when Miss Dorothy Joan Dittmer, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs Harry Dittmer, of 37 Devonshire Road, Upton was married to Mr. Walter Mather, fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. John Mather of 45 Thompson Street Birkenhead.
The bride, given away by her father, wore a gown of French figured crepe-de-chine, the material being a gift from a friend now living in Singapore.
Miss Madeline Austin, friend of the bride, Miss Glennie Brereton, the bride’s cousin, attended as bridesmaids in turquoise gowns with gathered skirts and gathered shoulder capes.
The Rev. H Crabb conducted the service, Mr. John Mather travelled up from Salisbury specially to officiate as best man.  Messrs Albert Mather, Harry Dittmer and Arthur Bayley were ushers, organist was Miss Walling.
A powder blue moss crepe dress and jacket with navy blue feathered hat well became the bride’s mother when receiving 107 guests at the Coach and Horses Hotel, Moreton.
The bridegroom’s mother was charming in a blue floral gown and hat of blue chiffon velvet.
The cited information was sourced from Newspaper published in September 1946 (Ref: Page 7) This citation is considered to be secondary evidence, data officially recorded sometime after event.
Marriage Announcement of Joan Dittmer and Walter Mather. 
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      From Joan Mather's collection of cuttings from local (Bebington) newspapers.

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