Martha Ogden & Charles Marshall


Holy Trinity Church, Dalton

Martha Ogden, born in 1914 in Rotherham, is my third cousin, twice removed and daughter of Albert Edward Ogden and Elizabeth Surtees. Martha’s siblings, AliceClarice and Rodger, are also featured on this website.

Below is a newspaper article published a few days after Martha’s marriage to Charles Marshall.



MARSHALL – OGDEN. – At the Dalton Parish Church, on Monday, by the Rev. W. A. Hick (Vicar), Charles Marshall, of Rotherham, to Martha Ogden, of Dalton.



The marriage took place at Holy Trinity Church, Dalton, on Monday, of Miss Martha Ogden, the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Ogden, of 52, Saville Street, Dalton, and Mr. Charles Marshall, the second son of Mrs. Marshall and the late Mr. A. Marshall, of 14, Broadway, East Dene. The Vicar of Dalton (the Rev. W. A. Hick) officiated.

The bride, who was given away by Mr. Albert Edward Ogden, junr. (brother), wore a dress of lemon georgette, a white picture hat and white satin shoes. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations, pink roses, and gypsophila.

The two senior bridesmaids, Miss Doris Ogden (sister of the bride) and Miss Rosie Wright (cousin of the bride), wore dresses of pale green georgette with pale green net caps trimmed with silver leaves, and carried bouquets similar to that of the bride. The two junior bridesmaids, Miss Clarice Ogden and Miss Renee Oates, wore dresses of flowered voile and woolly berets.

The duties of best man were carried out by Mr. George Marshall (brother of the bridegroom), and the groomsman was Mr. Bernard Buncall.

The reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents. The wedding cake was made and decorated by Mrs. May Podmore (sister of the bride).