Alfred Henry Pinder is my second cousin, twice removed and son of Frank Jarvis Pinder. Alfred’s great uncle, Francis Pinder, is my second great grandfather.
Alfred was born at 24 St. Leonard’s Road, Rotherham in 1904 and in 1928, he married Doris Beatrice Denby. Below is a newspaper article published shortly after their wedding along with their golden wedding anniversary and obituaries.
THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 1928.
MEMBERS OF THE KIMBERWORTH OPERATIC SOCIETY.
An interesting wedding took place at St. Stephen’s Church, Eastwood, on Saturday, the contracting parties being Mr. Alfred Henry Pinder, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pinder, 33, Fitzwilliam road, and Miss Doris Beatrice Denby, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Denby. of 40, Shakespeare road.
Both bride and bridegroom are well known vocalists, and have been prominent members of the Kimberworth Operatic Society for seven years.
The bride, who was given away by her father, was attired in a dress of ivory crepe-de-chene, a diamante buckle at the waist being the only trimming. She wore a veil with coronet of orange blossom, and carried a sheaf of lilies.
There were three attendants. Miss Beatrice Barker wore a dress of cornflower blue and a black picture hat, and carried a bunch of pink carnations, and two small bridesmaids. Misses Dorothy Moore and Amy Taylor, looked charming in dresses of rose pink ray-de-chene, trimmed with gold beads and little silver Dutch caps. They carried baskets of sweet peas and roses. They wore gold slave bangles, the gift of the bridegroom.
The duties of best man were carried out by Mr. Leonard Gaines, whilst Mr. John Roberts, junr. (cousin of the bride), acted as groomsman.
The bride’s mother was attired in a dress of beige ray-de-chene, trimmed with gold lace, and her hat was of satin and lace.
A reception was held at the home of the bridegroom, his mother, who was attired in a dress of ray-de-chene in air force blue, trimmed with beige, receiving the guests.
The following presents were received:- Bridegroom’s father and mother, dining table; bride’s father and mother, household utensils; bridegroom’s grandmother, case of knives; bride’s grandparents, aluminum teapot: Mr. and Mrs. J. Roberts, bedspread; Mr. and Mrs. W. Topham, cut glass cruet; Mr. J. Roberts, junr., aluminum kettle; Mr. H. Hiley and Miss Irene Clarke, set of fancy jugs; Mr. Francis Pinder, coal scuttle and music; Mr. and Mrs. Newport (London), bedspread; Mr. and Mrs. Burnett, towels; Miss Winnie Rodges, plant pot; Mr. and Mrs. H. Ross, bedroom curb; Mr. and Mrs. W. Ellis, damask tablecloth; Mr. L. Gains and Miss I. Martin, sheets; Mr. and Mrs. H. Fletcher, cut glass salad bowl; Mr. and Mrs. A. Hill, set of glass dishes; Mrs. S. King, tea service; Mrs. Hick and Mr. W. Hick, dinner service; Miss G. Beaumont (Wickersley) silver toasting fork; Mr. and Mrs. S. Taylor, set of saucepans; Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Morton, tablecloth; Mrs. Cooper, drinking glasses; Mrs. H. Crank, cut glass and silver marmalade jar; the bride’s employers, Messrs. C. Beatson Clark and Co., set of household bottles; the employees of Messrs. C. Beatson Clark and Co., white wicker bedroom chair and silk cushion.
THE ADVERTISER, FRI., AUG. 4th, 1978
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Pinder of, 45, Middle Lane South, Rotherham, who celebrate their golden wedding anniversary to-day (Friday).
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Pinder. – Congratulations, mother and father, on your golden wedding anniversary, to-day (Friday).
– Love Pam and Roland and Cindy.
THE ADVERTISER, FRIDAY, MAR. 26th, 1982
PINDER. – On March 22nd, at the Rotherham District General Hospital, after a short illness, Alfred Henry, a much loved husband and father, aged 78 years.
– Doris, Pam and Roland.
THE ADVERTISER, FRIDAY, DEC 7, 1990
PINDER. – Doris Beatrice, aged 86, passed away on November 28th, in Badsley Moor Lane Hospital after a short illness patiently borne, dear wife of the late Alfred Henry Pinder and beloved mother of Pam and mother-in-law of Roland.
Forever in our thoughts.
– Love, Pam and Roland.