Thomson, Charles B. and Hill, Frances A., (Married on 3 Jan 1948)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1948, p. 4

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Brantford Expositor - The parsonage of Immanuel Baptist Church was the scene January 3 of the nuptial ceremony of Miss Frances A. Hill and Mr. Charles B. Thompson [sic], both of Hamilton. Miss Hill is the daughter of Mrs. Della Hill, Huron St., and Mr. Thompson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Oles, 246 West St., Rev. L.H. Hylton officiated.

The bride was gowned in a powder blue French crepe street-length dress with hip drapes circling to a bow in the back, cap sleeves and cut-away neckline. Her matching hat had powder blue tulle trim, and she carried a nosegay of red rosebuds, white carnations and baby's breath. Her attendant, Miss Wilma Girby, wore pink French crepe, with drape effect, long sleeves and gold button decor, with a pink headdress similar to that of the bride, and she carried pink carnations, baby mums and baby's breath. Mr. Cecil Thomson was his brother's groomsman.

The home of the bride's mother was the scene of the reception where the mothers of the couple assisted in welcoming guests. Mrs. Hill wore grey crepe, grey and cerise accessories, and corsage of Talisman roses, and Mrs. Oles wore grey crepe, grey and black accessories and similar corsage. A buffet luncheon was served from a table graced with a white lace cloth, tall white candles and a three-tier wedding cake. Guests were present for Hamilton, Grimsby, Peterborough and Brantford.

For the wedding trip on London and Detroit, the bride donned a smart grey and plaid dress, black coat and accessories. Mr. and Mrs. Thomson will reside at 11 Huron Street.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication:
22 Jan 1948
Date Of Event:
3 Jan 1948
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Thomson, Charles B. and Hill, Frances A., (Married on 3 Jan 1948)