Alice Ogden, born in 1922 in Rotherham, is my third cousin, twice removed and daughter of Albert Edward Ogden and Elizabeth Surtees. Alice’s siblings, Clarice, Martha and Rodger, are also featured on this website.
Below is a newspaper article published a few days after Alice’s marriage to Thomas Hill.
THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, JANUARY 2nd, 1943.
HILL – OGDEN.
The marriage took place at the Holy Trinity Church, Dalton Parva, last Saturday, of Miss Alice Ogden, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Ogden, of 52, Saville Street, Dalton, to Mr. Thomas Hill, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Hill, of 39, Hall Street, Parkgate.
The bride was given away by her brother (Mr. Roger Ogden). The best man was Mr. William Hill (brother of the bridegroom) and the groomsmen were Mr. Gerald Rose and Mr. Ernest Hill.
The bride carried a Bible sent by her brother from Jerusalem.
The bridesmaids were Misses Brenda Banham (cousin of the bridegroom), Marion Podmore (niece of the bride), Edna Hill, Iris Hill, Millicent Pannet, Betty Wilson, Joan Hemmingway and Gertrude Millington.
Silver horse-shoes were presented to the bride by Master Ronald Hird and Misses Emily Hill, Joan Marshall and Betty Clegg.
The reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.