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    Person ID I4115  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2010 

    Father Alfred Alexander Gordon Clark,   b. 04 Sep 1900, Dorking Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1958, Berry's Croft, Westhumble Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Mary Barbara Lawrence,   b. 26 Feb 1909, 39 Hornton St, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1975, Berry's Croft, Westhumble Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Engagement 16 Jun 1933    [1
    • The engagement is announced between Alfred Alexander Gordon Clark, barrister-at-law, third son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Clark, of Moorhurst, Holmwood, and Mickleham Hall, and Mary Barbara, eldest daughter of Sir William and Lady Lawrence, of Burford, Dorking. [The Times, 16 Jun 1933]
    Marriage 09 Sep 1933  St Michael, Mickleham Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • The marriage took place at at Michael's, Mickleham, Surrey, on Saturday, of Mr. Alfred Alexander Gordon Clark, barrister-at-law, third son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Clark, of Moorhurst, Holmwood, and Mickleham Hall, and Miss Mary Barbara Lawrence, eldest daughter of Sir William and Lady Lawrence, of Burford, Dorking. The Rev. A. W. Bedford officiated, assisted by the Rev. G. L. Cole. The music included Passacaglia, specially composed by Dr. Vaughan Williams and played by Mr. Arnold Goldsborough, organist of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.
      The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of deep ivory satin, with a train of pale pink net, bordered with silver lamé, and draped with Honiton lace. Her veil of pink net was held in place by a band of orange-blossom, and she carried a bouquet of pink roses. Her train was carried by Miss Jocelyn Gordon Clark (niece of the bridegroom), who wore a dress of white georgette and a wreath of stephanotis and myrtle. The bride was attended by six bridesmaids -- Miss Anne and Miss Naomi Lawrence (sisters of the bride), Miss Blair-Imrie, Miss Elizabeth Rottenburg, Miss Honor Baker, and Miss Rosemary Hewett. They wore dresses of white georgette over pink satin and wreaths of stephanotis and myrtle in their hair and carried bouquets to match. Mr. J. C. D. Harington was best man, and a guard of honour was formed by the V.A.D. Surrey 68.
      A reception was held by Lady Lawrence at Burford, and among those present were:--
      Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Clark, Mr. W. Lawrence, Mr. R. Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Gordon Clark, Mrs. A. T. Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Gordon Clark, Miss Lawrence, Mr. J. Lawrence, Mr. F. F. Gordon Clark, Major and Mrs. C. T. Lawrence, Mrs Van Neck, Colonel and Mrs. R. H. Willan, Mrs. Churchill, Mr. Blair-Imrie, Mrs. Sim, Captain L. E. Crabbe, R.N., Mrs. and Mrs. Lawrence, Miss J. T. Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. Rottenburg, Mr. J. S. Gordon Clark, the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey and Lady Ashcombe, Lord and Lady Farrer, Lord and Lady Ebbisham, Major and Mrs. Pam, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Baker, Colonel and Mrs. Hewett, Mr. R. P. Croom-Johnson, K.C., M.P., Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Touche, Sir Jeremiah and Lady Colman, Sir Malcolm Fraser, Miss Fraser, Sir James and Lady Jeans, Dr. and Mrs. R. Vaughan Williams, Sir Oscar Warburg, the Dowager Lady Cunliffe, Mr. Frank Galsworthy, Lady Norton-Griffiths, and Miss Norton-Griffiths.
      The honeymoon is being spent on the Continent, and the bride travelled in a grey crêpe dress with a hat and shoes to match, and a silver fox fur. [The Times, 11 Sep 1933]
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  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 16 Jun 1933.

    2. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 11 Sep 1933.