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Re: Alton and surrounding area
« Reply #9 on: Friday 19 November 10 04:05 GMT (UK) »
I will look at the Alton gazette when I can next get to our Library. Papers post 1950 are in hard copy bound by the year and so copies are not easy. Will let you know. Yours Jane

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Re: Alton and surrounding area
« Reply #10 on: Friday 19 November 10 16:58 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for taking the trouble Jane

Robert
FLOOD - Exeter, Middlesex.  DAVEY - Norfolk, Herts, West Ham.  MILLS - Hampshire.  GARLAND - Sussex.  BRIGHT - Hampshire, GULLIVER - Hampshire, Sussex, London.  NOCKELS - Norfolk.  POMEROY - Exeter.  RANDALL - Sussex, Surrey.  REYNOLDS - Cambridgeshire.  BOWYER - Cambridgeshire & Suffolk.  STUPPELL - Kent.  MISSEN - Cambridgeshire.  TAYLOR - Cambridgeshire.  TOWNSEND - London.  CURTIN - London, GIBBONS - Suffolk, BROWN - Suffolk, SWALE(S) - Yorkshire, GAIN - Sussex

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Re: Alton and surrounding area
« Reply #11 on: Monday 06 December 10 05:10 GMT (UK) »
Marriage of Peter John Colston and Kathleen Mary Swales

1952   25 July, Alton Gazette
The wedding took place at All Saints’ Church, Alton, on Saturday of Miss Kathleen Mary Swales, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs F Swales of 12 Lovatt Street, Newport Pagnsll, Bucks, and Mr Peter John Colston of 25 Mount Pleasant Road, Alotn. The Rev J S Sharp officiated and the hymns were ‘Love Divine’ and ‘Lead us, heavenly Father’.
Given away bu her father, the bride was attired in a dress of white tafetta, full length veil and a headdress of ornge blossom, and carried a bouquet of red carnations. She was attended by her sister, Miss Patricia Swale, who was dressed in turquoise blue with a flowered headdress and carried a posy of sweet peas. Mr Allan Spencer RN (friend of the bridegroom) was best man.
The reception, held at the Baverstock Tearooms, was attended by 25 guests.
The bridegroom is serving in the Royal Navy and the bride is in the WRNS.’
There is a picture of the couple cutting the cake on page 7.

1952   19 July, All Saints’ register
Peter John Colston, 19, RN Air Service, son of Alfred Thomas Colston, roundsman, married to Kathleen Mary Swales, 19, WREN, daughter of Frederick Thomas Swales, juvenile employment officer.

1933   9 April, Peter John Colston, son of Alfred Thomas and Eva Eleanor, baptised at St Lawrence’s. Born on 21 Feb.
In the 1935 Register of Electors, Alfred and Eva were living at 14 Lansdowne Road, Alton.

Alfred Thomas had merried Eva Eleanor Ward in the December quarter of 1931 in the Epsom district and been born in Alton in December quarter 1906.
If you want more on the family and the Rising Sun - do let me know. Yours Jane


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Re: Alton and surrounding area
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 07 December 10 23:12 GMT (UK) »
Jane

Many thanks for all this information, I have sent you a pm about it

Robert

Any new requests, please post a look-up request on the main request board, with a link to this topic.  Thanks.
FLOOD - Exeter, Middlesex.  DAVEY - Norfolk, Herts, West Ham.  MILLS - Hampshire.  GARLAND - Sussex.  BRIGHT - Hampshire, GULLIVER - Hampshire, Sussex, London.  NOCKELS - Norfolk.  POMEROY - Exeter.  RANDALL - Sussex, Surrey.  REYNOLDS - Cambridgeshire.  BOWYER - Cambridgeshire & Suffolk.  STUPPELL - Kent.  MISSEN - Cambridgeshire.  TAYLOR - Cambridgeshire.  TOWNSEND - London.  CURTIN - London, GIBBONS - Suffolk, BROWN - Suffolk, SWALE(S) - Yorkshire, GAIN - Sussex