|Marriage of daughter: Gertrude "Gertie" Constance Espie (born Hawkins) to Andrew Edward Espie|
Apr 5 1926
Reg No. 1926/3398 1926 Folio 02713| |Dunedin Newspaper Report "Wedded" Espie - Hawkins|A very pretty wedding was solemnised at the Anglican Church on Easter Monday at 1 p.m. when Miss Gertrude Constance Hawkins eldest daughter ofMrs and the late Mr Alfred Hawkins, was married to Andrew Edward, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Andrew Espie, both of Kaitangata. The Rev. Mr Weymouth was the officiating minister. The bride who was given away by her uncle Mr Thoms Turner of North East Valley, was very prettily dress in ivory satinwith two panels of georgette, beaded with pearls, the design being true lovers knots with veil and orange blossom. She carried a shower bouquet of arun lillies, white asters and roses. The bridesmaid Miss Violet Hawkins (sister of the bride) wore a pretty dress of powder blue crepe de chine and was accompanied by two little flower girls, Daphne Morrison (niece of the bridegroom) and Isla McKenzie (cousin of the bride), who carried baskets of roses, sweet peas and arum lillies. The flower girls wore lovely dresses of apricot crepe de chineand Nile green crepe de chine, with crown wreaths of flowers to match. The dresses of the bridesmaid and flowers girls were made by the bride and were presented to thewearers by her. The bridegroom's gift to the bride was an ivoroid toilet set. The brides's gift to the bridegroom was a pair of ivoroid handsome military brushes. The bridegroom was attended by Mr J N Clarke ...........