Frank Price is my 1st cousin 1x removed. His parents are Edward Price and Leah Musgrove. Our common ancestors are Joseph Musgrove and Elizabeth Ann Turner – my great grandparents.
Frank was born on 27 March 1925 in Clitheroe, Lancashire.
On 27 December 1947 Franck married Audrey Veronica Peters at St. Leonard’s Church, Langho, Lancashire. Details of the wedding were published in the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times on Friday 2 January 1948 (image from http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk).
PRICE – PETERS
At St. Leonard’s Church, Langho, on Saturday, the Rev. H. Townsend performed the marriage of Miss Audrey Veronica Peters, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. Peters, Sunnyside Avenue, Billington, and Mr. Frank Price, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Price, 24 Larkhill Cottages, Langho.
Given away by her father the bride wore a gown of white crepe satin, with train, her full-length veil being held in place by a coronet of orange blossom. She carried a bouquet of anemones.
Miss Annie Peters, sister of the bride, and Miss Ruth Garrett, friend of the bride, were bridesmaids; the former being attired in pale pink crepe-de-chine, and the latter in dusky pink crepe-de-chine. Both carried silver muffs and had haloes to match.
Miss Barbara Price, sister of the groom, was a small attendant, and wore a full-length dress of pale-blue satin, with matching Juliet cap, and carried a silver muff.
Mr. W. Procter acted as best man, and Messrs. W. Peters and G. Price were groomsmen.
The hymns “The voice that breath’d” and “Lead us heavenly Father” were sung. Mr. D. H. Stiff being at the organ.
After a reception at the Black Bull Hotel, Old Langho, the newly-married couple left for a their honeymoon, the bride travelling in a rust brown dress and tweed coat, with accessories to tone.
Wedding gifts included a set of cutlery from the bride’s colleagues on the office staff of Messrs. Rd. Briggs and Sons, Ltd., Bankfield Works, Clitheroe; and a set of carvers from the bridegroom’s friends at the Lancashire War Agriculture Department, Ribchester.
Mr. and Mrs. Price will make their home at Sunnyside Avenue, Billington.