Rands – Rowbottom


Queen Street

Thelma Rowbottom, born in 1931 in Rotherham, is my second cousin, once removed and daughter of David Edward Rowbottom and Evelyn Clarkson.

Below is a newspaper article published shortly after Thelma’s marriage to Harry Martin Rands.



The marriage took place at St. Cuthbert’s Church, Herringthorpe, on Monday, of Miss Thelma Rowbottom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Rowbottom, 54, Tennyson Road, Rotherham, to Mr. Harry Martin Rands, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Rands, 39, Queen Street, Rotherham. The Rev. L. E. Harris officiated.

Given away by her father, the bride wore an oyster-satin gown with a veil and head-dress of orange blossom and carried a bouquet of cream roses. The attendants were Misses D. Hobson (bridegroom’s cousin and P. Goucher (bride’s cousin), and Master J. Hobson (bridegroom’s nephew), Mr. E. Goucher was the best man, and the groomsmen were Messrs. M. Hobson and W. Taylor.

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