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TILSLEY—FORNO BRIDE IX STIFFENED IjACE The wedding took place at St. Matthew's Church this afternoon of Miss Freda Forno. youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Forno. of Newmarket, to Mr. Robert John Tilsley (returned. R.N.Z.A.F.), eldest son of Mrs. V. Tilsley, and the late Mr. J. Tilsley, of Mount Eden. Canon R. G. Coats perrormed the ceremony. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a charming gown of stiffened white lace made with a long train. Her veil, which was lent by a friend, was over 100 year: old and had been made in a convent in France. It was worn with a square halo of white feathers, and the bride's bouquet was of white roses, stock and sweet peas. Attending the briae were her cousin, Mrs. A. Browning, of Invercargill, as matron-of-honour, Miss Rona Gribble, as Drlciesmald. and Miss Jean Tilsley, the bridegroom's sister, as flower girl. They were dressed alike in full-skirted frocks of marina blue taffeta, with square halos of marina blue feathers and bouquets of the same flowers as those of the bride, except that they were The reception was held at the Parnell rose gardens, where Mrs. Forno received her guests in a black suit and hat with a spray of pink roses. Mrs Tilsley was in a blue suit and hat, with a spray or irises.

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Auckland Star, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 189, 11 August 1945

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TO-DAY'S WEDDING Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 189, 11 August 1945