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The Grotto at thre rear of St Mary,s Church, Standishgate.


Taken after our marriage, 2nd September,1961.
Photo: Albert.
Views: 2,088
Item #: 30872
The wedding group includes, my wife’s sister’s husband, Stanley Dumican, altar server. Myself. My wife Veronica. Father O’Donogue. Another altar server?.
Veronica, a regular contributer, in an earlier comment, mentioned this Grotto.

Comment by: irene roberts on 30th December 2018 at 21:51

Oh, Albert, how lovely! You look so happy and what a beautiful photo. Thankyou for letting us see this. xx

Comment by: Veronica on 30th December 2018 at 22:40

That's a lovely photo of the happy couple. I first saw the grotto about 1960 and I wondered if it had been built specially to mark the centenary of the Lourdes apparitions of 1858. I last visited about 2 years ago.

Comment by: surfer_tom on 30th December 2018 at 22:45

i am sure the lad on the right end is david jacobs from hen st scholes.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 31st December 2018 at 07:33

Albert, we too were married on the 2nd of September 1961 in Kent....

Comment by: Aubrey on 31st December 2018 at 09:10

Nice one Albert.

Comment by: Albert. on 31st December 2018 at 10:08

Helen of Troy. In 1964, I went to live in Kent. I Iived for nine years at Folkestone, and fifteen years at Rochester.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 31st December 2018 at 12:49

Fancy that Albert, we lived near Dartford for 30yrs before leaving the SE of England for the peace & quiet of East Anglia. Made may a visit to Rochester....

Comment by: John on 31st December 2018 at 16:06

Albert, going off topic and just in case you haven't seen it, Jimmy Hooper left a personal message for you on item 30781 now on page 3 of this album. Please accept my apologies for intruding if you have already seen it, but sometimes, once photos disappear from page one, no one ever seems to comment on them again.

Comment by: Maureen on 31st December 2018 at 20:33

Albert,that's a lovely photo,and I'm sure you'll treasure it forever.

Comment by: Brian on 31st December 2018 at 21:23

Good day my 19th birthday

Comment by: Albert on 1st January 2019 at 09:35

Thank you John. I would not have seen the message. Thank you once again. I will send him an email

Comment by: Albert. on 2nd January 2019 at 13:16

John. I did email Jim Hooper, and he has replied. Thank you for drawing my attention to his message..

Comment by: John on 2nd January 2019 at 16:56

No problem Albert! Glad to have been of help.

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