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Martinborough wedding: Evans/McLeod - 1939

Evening Post, 13 June 1939

A wedding of interest to a wide circle of friends took place at the Martinborough Presbyterian Church recently when Mary (Bunty) Werner, youngest daughter of Mrs. McLeod and the late Hon. A. D. McLeod, "Mangapari," Martinborough, was married to Neil Evans, only son of Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Sinclair, Kelburn, Wellington.

The bride wore a silver brocaded lame gown, with a full train, and a beautiful embroidered tulle veil which fell in folds from a coronet of orange blossoms and pearls. She wore pearls, and carried a sheaf of white lilies and maidenhair fern.

The matron of honour was Mrs. Gordon McLeod, Martinborough, and the bridesmaids, Miss Mary Sinclair, Wellington, and Miss Barbara Morgan, Stratford. They were dressed alike in gowns of oyster lace, with scarlet velvet sashes and carried bouquets in scarlet tonings.

Mr. Glyn Evans, Wellington, was best man, and Mr. Digby Cooper, Wellington, and Mr. Robert McLeod, Martinborough, were the groomsmen. The ushers were Messrs. Gordon McLeod and Bruce Donald.

A reception was held at "Mangapari." The future home of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Sinclair will be in Wellington.


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