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A large Peninsula wedding took place at Little River on Tuesday, when Mr L B. McKeown, son of Mr W. MoKeown, oil Cbristoburcb, was marrird to Miss Clement Agnes Wright, second daughter of Mr F. Wright, of Little River. The ceremony took place in St. Andrew's Anglican Chnreb. the Rev. A, H, Julius, of Akaroa, performing the ceremony, assisted by the Rev. £ R. Mules. There was a very large attendance at the church of Peninsula people, the bridegroom's parents also being there, The br'de looked handsome dressed in ivory Batin trimmed with pc rls and covered in shadow laoo. She wore the ci'stomary wreath and veil, and carried a beautiful shower bouquet. Miss McKeown, chief bridesmaid, was dressed in a pale blue frock, with black hat, trtnmed with pink roses. She carried a shower bouquet of pink roses and feme. Miss Tbelma ( Wright, neioe of the bride, acted as train bearer, and looked dainty in white silk, and wore a picture hat, She also carried a pretly basket «f flowers The bridegroom wad accompanied by his brother as beet man, and Mr Jas. Wright, coueiD of the bride, aoted as groomsman. The bride was given away by her father, Mr Frank Wright. The bridsgroom's present to the bride was a gold pendant, set with emeralds and pearls. His present to the bridesmaid was an emerald brooch, and to the flower girl, Miss Thelma Wright, a chain bangle, After the oeremony, a very large party assembled at the bride's father's, residence where a toast list wae gone through, and a sumptuous breakfast partaken of. The Rev, Julius proposed the toast of the bride, the groom responding ; Mr A. Clark proposed the toast of the bridesmaids, Mr McEeown, best man, responding. The toast of the bride and groom's parents was proposed by Mr R. A. Pettigrew, Mr Frank Wright and Mr MoKeown, senr., responding, Mr R. Paton proposed the toast of the visitors, the Rev, Mules responding After the wedding breakfast, the happy couple left by taxi for Christchurch. The bride's travelling dress was a navy blue military costume with a pair of squirrel furs. She wore a saxs blue hat with a saxe blue feather to match. The young couple will reside in Christ* church, Mr McEeown being a driver on the New Zealand Railways staff on the Little River-Christohurch line.

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McKEOWN—WRIGHT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3479, 30 July 1915

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McKEOWN—WRIGHT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3479, 30 July 1915