A COUPLE who had known each other since childhood, Timothy Lee Taylor and Georgina Kate Rickard, were married at St Michael’s Church, Shalfleet.
The bridegroom, a delivery driver and storeman, is the son of Mr and Mrs Fred Taylor, of Main Road, Ningwood.
The bride, an administrator, is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Michael Rickard, of Ningwood Hill, Yarmouth.
The bride wore a strapless ivory dress with silver lace on the skirt and bodice, plus diamante crystal and bead detailing.
Her head-dress was a crystal tiara and veil, with diamante detail. She carried a bouquet of hot pink gerberas with purple lisianthus.
She was attended by ten-month-old Annabelle Taylor (couple’s daughter), who wore a pale pink dress with a net skirt and carried a butterfly wand.
Also in attendance were Adelaide Taylor (bride’s daughter), Lily-Mae Ryder (bridegroom’s niece) and Eloise Rickard (bride’s niece), who all wore ivory dresses with a purple sash and carried purple and pink silk flowers, Zoe Rickard (bride’s niece) and Megan Cleasby (bride’s niece), who wore purple satin dresses with an ivory collar and sash and carried purple and silk flowers, and Sue Cleasby (bride’s sister), who wore a maxi dress and stole and carried purple and pink silk flowers. Ben Parsons was best man and Jack Parsons and Tom Rickard (bride’s brother) acted as ushers.
The Rev David Bevington officiated. A reception was held in a marquee at the bride’s parents’ home, followed by a honeymoon in Dorset.