Grimsby Newspapers
Burton, Violet and Metcalfe, Edwin, (Married on 17 Oct 1942)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 5

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At 3:30 o'clock on Saturday, October 17th, in St. Andrew's Church, Grimsby, Violet, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey burton, was united in marriage with Mr. Edwin Metcalfe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Metcalfe, North Grimsby. Rev. J.A. Ballard officiated.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was becomingly gowned in blue sheer, and carried white chrysanthemums. Caroline Dent, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid, and wore a pretty rose crepe frock. She carried a bouquet of Better Times roses. The groom was attended by William Harper, brother-in-law of the bride.

A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents, 40 guests being present. Mrs. Burton, mother of the bride, wore soldier blue crepe, trimmed with silver, and corsage of sweetheart roses. Navy blue sheer with corsage of talisman roses was worn by the groom's mother, Mrs. Metcalfe.

Before leaving, the bride divided her bouquet between the bridegroom's grandmothers, Mrs. Wm. Mitchell and Mrs. A.W. Metcalfe.

Guests were present from Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Beamsville, Hamilton and Grimsby.

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Wedding Announcements
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22 Oct 1942
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17 Oct 1942
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Burton, Violet and Metcalfe, Edwin, (Married on 17 Oct 1942)