Hiam, Lilian Blanche and Love, Carl (Married)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 12 Nov 1942, p. 4
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The wedding of Lilian Blanche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hiam, Hamilton, and Mr. Carl J. Love, son of Mrs. Love and the late Mr. C.J. Love, Grimsby, Ontario, took place on October 30, in Centenary United Church, Hamilton, Captain the Rev. Norman Rawson officiating.

Yellow and bronze chrysanthemums, palms and ferns decorated the church and tall white tapers gave a soft light. Miss Irene Brewer, A.T.C.M., presided at the organ and Stanley Jones sang "O Promise Me" and "Thine Alone".

The bride wore her sister's wedding gown of ivory satin, princess lines, with Chantilly lace bodice and full skirt, falling into a long train. Her heart-shaped headdress of matching lace held her long veil of illusion tulle and she carried a white Bible with orchids and bouvardia, attached by long streamers.

Attending the bride were her sisters, Mrs. M.R. Lewis, as matron of honour, and Mrs. C.H. Wynn. Their gowns were of heavy crepe. fashioned with gathered bodies and full skirts, ending in slight trains. The former was in gold and the latter in blue. They wore matching headdresses, Mary Queen of Scots style, with crimson feathers trimming. They carried cascade bouquets of Talisman roses.

Mr. Maxwell Lewis was best man and the ushers were Mr. C.H. Wynne and Mr. Thomas Allen.

A reception was held at Southgate tearoom. The bride's mother was dressed in queen's blue chiffon over taffeta with wine hat, trimmed with blue. Talisman roses composed her corsage bouquet. The groom's mother wore a black crepe dress with sequin trimming, matching hat and corsage bouquet of white baby chrysanthemums.

The bride wore for the wedding trip a pink wool dress, brown hat with face veil, brown accessories and beige camelhair coat. Her flowers were orchids, worn as a corsage bouquet.

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Genealogical Resource
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Wedding Announcements
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12 Nov 1942
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30 Oct 1942
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Hiam, Lilian Blanche and Love, Carl (Married)