Marriage of William Burns and Ellen Millicent Stanley


Warrenpoint Parish Church was the scene of a pretty wedding on Tuesday when Miss Ellen Millicent Stanley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Stanley, Warrenpoint, was wed to Mr. Wm. James Burns, son of Mrs. E. Burns and the late Mr Burns of New Street, Newry.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. J. N. Mackey, M.A.

The bride was given away by W/O Powell, M.B.E., R.A.S.C. and wore a held in place by a halo of orange blossom. She carried a bouquet of red roses and white heather.

She was attended by Miss Alma Stanley, wearing a gown in taffeta with sky blue silk net overlay. Her bouquet was of pale pink carnations.

Mr. Geo. McKee was bestman, and Messrs. H. Stanley and D. Burns were ushers in the Church.

Miss. K. Thompson, presided at the organ during the wedding service which was choral, the hymns including “The Lord is my Shepherd” and “Be thou My vision”.

Mrs. Stanley the bride’s mother wore a navy blue coat over a blue patterned frock and Mrs. Burns the bridegroom’s wore a black ensemble with toning accessories.

After the reception which was held at Roxboro House Hotel, the newly-weds left for the Isle of Man. Going away Mrs. Burns was wearing a navy and white ensemble.