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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



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PJ M

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  • Gender Male 
    Person ID I-229  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2014 

    Father Ralph Maxwell MAY,   b. 7 May 1917, Gawler SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 23 Apr 2006, Dudley Park SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Mother Eunice Elizabeth INGLIS,   b. 17 May 1921, Peterborough SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 2002, Dudley Park SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1940  Peterborough SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F-81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S-103] NEWSPAPER TROVE Times and Northern Advertister Peterborough SA, (24 Apr 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean), 24 Apr 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Married 1st July 1940, reported on 12th July 1940
      Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia (SA : 1919 - 1950), Friday 12 July 1940, page 2
      May ? Inglis.
      At the Peterborough Methodist Church on Monday, 1st July, the Rev. D. T. Reddin officiated at the marriage of Eunice Elizabeth Inglis and Ralph Maxwell May. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Fauld Henderson Inglis, of Peterborough, and the bridegroom is the only son of the. late Mr. and Mrs. J. A. May, of Gawler SA and nephew of Mr. and .Mrs. G. Milford, of Peterborough.SA. Entering the church - with . her : father and three attendants, the, bride looked attractive in a cream ring velvet gown, the. full skirt merging into a train, and the bodice being buttoned at the back, and the square ruched neckline being finished with sprays of orange blossom worn by her mother 42 years ago. - Her veil fell from a halo of orange blossom, and she carried a sheaf of gladioli, carnations, and hyacinths. The bridesmaids, Misses Dawn Need and Jessie Bowering, were frocked in pink and lavender velvet frocks respectively, with full skirts, ruched bodices, and long sleeves pointed at the wrist. Their Bo Peep hats were trimmed with tulle and natural flowers, and they carried bouquets to tone. Little Beth Bowering was train bearer, and looked sweet in a full length blue velvet gown, and a silver and blue halo headdress.
      Messrs. R. Milford and J. J. Os man (Gladstone) attended the bridegroom. Mr. H. Pomery presided at the organ, and during the signing of the register Miss Doreen Lucas, ac companied by Miss Joan Cox, rendered a vocal solo. The reception was held at the Hotel Peterborough, where, on ac count of the indisposition of the bride's mother, Mrs. P. Wilcocks acted as hostess, wearing a grey ensemble: Mrs. Milford wore an Air Force blue frock and coat, and both ladies chose shoulder sprays of mixed flowers. Rev. Reddin was master of ceremonies, and proposed the toast "The King," and also "The bride and bridegroom," Mr. May responding on behalf of his wife and himself, and then proposing "The Brides maids." to which Mr. R. Milford responded. Mr. Norman Bowering proposed the toast of "The Parents," both Mr. Inglis and Mr. Milford replying. The beautifully iced and decorated wedding cake was made by the bride's brother, Mr. M. Inglis, and her sister, Jean (both of Adelaide), provided the flowers for the floral decorations. Mrs. Slattery was commended for the excellent menu and -pleasing room provided for the reception, which was her first effort since taking over the management of the hotel. For travelling the bride chose a wine woollen crepe ensemble, with black accessories. Mr. and Mrs. R. M. May's future home will be at Peterborough SA