1868; Weymouth, The errant bridegroom.

One Sunday early in September  a bride sat nervously waiting at St Mary’s church for her husband to be to appear. Now this wasn’t a young couple by any stretch of the imagination! The bride to be was Elizabeth Meaden, she was 37 years of age, a Weymouth lass, her father, Richard was a Shoe…

1863; Royal Wedding Celebrations at Osmington Village Dorset.

On the 10th March 1863, Queen Victoria’s son Prince Albert Edward, otherwise know as Bertie married the pretty young Danish Princess Alexandra. Bertie was the eldest son of Victoria and Albert and up till then had gained a certain reputation for enjoying the highlife and his scandalous dalliances, much to his parents disgrace. The couple…