Salisbury and Winchester Journal, 5 October 1889, page 5

Marriage – the marriage of the Rev Horatio Powys Sketchley and Miss EM Churchill-Longman took place on Wednesday morning, at St Thomas’ Church, the chancel of which was prettily decorated for the occasion.  The bride, who wore a dress of cream merveilleux silk, with a wreath of orange blossoms, entered the church leaning on the arm of her uncle, Major Cutler (late 1st Royal Dragoons).  She was attended by five bridesmaids – Miss Violet and Miss Kate Churchill-Longman, Miss Grant, and Miss Mary and Miss L Sketchley – who wore dresses of ercam Indian cashmere, trimmed with moiré antique with sprays of Virginia creeper and long veils. The wedding service was conducted by the Rev E Powys Sketchley, brother of the bridegroom, assisted by Canon Bennett and the Rev HG Rogers.  The service was choral,and the anthem, “O perfect love” (Barnby) was very well rendered by the choir.  At the close of the service Mendelssohn’s Wedding march was played, and the bells were rung as the bridal party left the church.  The wedding presents were very numerous.

Advertisements