Lawson, Reginald Murray and Derkson, Olga Olinda (Married)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 26 Feb 1953, p. 6
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In Garside Gospel Church, Hamilton, on Saturday last, the wedding was solemnized of Olga Olinda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Derkson, North Grimsby, to Reginald Murray, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lawson, North Grimsby. The Rev. R.H. Bradley officiated.

Miss Maxine Hysert sang "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden" before the ceremony, "O Perfect Love" during the signing of the register.

The bride, given away by her father, looked very charming gowned in white satin and lace with finger tip veil of silk net and applique lace, with lace crown headdress. She carried American Beauty roses and white hyacinths.

Mrs. Paul McLean, sister of the bride, as matron of honour, gowned in mauve net over taffeta. The two bridesmaids, Misses Geraldine and Marion Blanchard in yellow and green net over taffeta styled like that of the matron of honour all with matching headdresses, gloves and powder bags. Each carried bouquets of hyacinth and sweet peas.

The three little flower girls, Bonnie and Candis Walton and Brenda Tanton, nieces of the bride and groom, were gowned in mauve and green taffeta and carried nosegays of hyacinth and sweet peas.

Mr. Roger Lawson, brother of the groom, was best man. William and Rudolph Derkson, brothers of the bride, were ushers.

40 guests enjoyed a reception at Roberts Restaurant, Hamilton. The bride's mother receiving in a dress of Royal blue with corsage of pink carnations and sweet peas, assisting, the groom's mother was in navy blue with white corsage of carnations and sweet peas.

For going away the bride wore a navy two piece dress with cream accessories and brown fur coat. After a motor trip through the States, the happy couple will reside on Ridge Road, Grimsby.

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26 Feb 1953
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21 Feb 1953
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Lawson, Reginald Murray and Derkson, Olga Olinda (Married)