Darnella Turner is my 1st cousin 2x removed. Her parents are Alexander Turner and Jane Alice Brotherton. Our common ancestors are Thomas Turner and Mary Jane Carradice – my 2x great grandparents.
Darnella was born on 7 September 1915 in Clitheroe, Lancashire.
On 18 September 1937 Darnella married James William Woods at Mount Zion Chapel, Clitheroe. The wedding was announced in the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times on Friday 24 September 1937 (image from http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk).
WOODS – TURNER
At Mount Zion Chapel, Clitheroe, on Saturday, much interest was taken in the marriage of James William Woods, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Woods, of 26 Longworth Road, Billington, and Miss Darnella Turner, 20 Whipp Avenue, Clitheroe.
The bride who was given away by her brother, Mr. J. Turner, wore a royal blue dress, with hat and shoes to tone, and a spray of pink carnations. Miss G. Turner was bridesmaid and she was attired in an air-force blue dress with hat and shoes to tone, and had a spray of pink carnations.
Mr. William Turner carried out the duties of best man and Mr. Reginald Davies was groomsman. Mr. J. H. Shaw officiated, and after the ceremony a reception was held at the bride’s home. The presents included gifts from operatives at Sun Street mill and S. Longworth and Sons, Ltd., Whalley.