Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of Henry Angel


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87. Albert Angel

Evidence was concluded in a suit, in which Albert Angel petitioned for a divorce from Ada Annie Emeline Angel (formerly Best), on the ground of desertion. The respondent, in her defence, raised counter-issues of desertion and cruelty. Mr. Loxton, K.C., and Mr. Breckenridge (instructed by Messrs. Garland, Seaborn, and Abbott, Sydney agents for Messrs. Heath and Mitchelmore, of Wagga) appeared for the petitioner; and Mr. Boyce and Mr. H. G. Edwards (instructed by Messrs. H. E. McIntosh and Parker) for the respondent.

Source: The SMH 18 Nov 1920

Ada Annie Emmeline Best

Wedding. ANGEL—BEST.
A pretty wedding was solemnised on Tuesday, May 9th, in St. John's Church, the Rev. A. C. Mosley officiating. The parties to the union were Albert, eldest son of Rev. and Mrs. Samuel Angel, of Hillside, Al- bury-road, and Ada Annie Emeline, eldest daughter of Mrs. C. Best, of Thompson - street, Newtown, Wagga Wagga. The bride, who was given away by her uncle (Mr. F. Best), looked exceedingly well in cream tucked voile, with semi-train, and trimmed with silk torchon insertion and lace, and wore the customary headdress of orange blossoms and embroidered veil, and carried a large shower bouquet. The Misses May Best and Maggie Ocock, sister and cousin of the bride, acted as brides- maids, and wore cream veiling, prettily tucked, and large cream beaver hats, with cream ribbon rosettes, and carried baskets of pink roses and fern. Mr. Austin Donnelly was chosen as best man, and Master George Best as groomsman. The church was prettily decorated by the girl friends of the bride, notwithstanding the inclement weather. The ceremony over, the wedding party adjourned to the house of the bride's mother, where refreshments were partaken of and the usual toasts honored, the Rev. A. C. Mosley wishing the happy couple much happiness and prosperity. Mr. and Mrs. Angel left for Sydney by the evening mail, the travelling dress being navy blue, trimmed with velvet and cream front, large brown picture hat, relieved with orange. The presents were costly, useful, numerous, and were as follows :—Bride to bridegroom, silver-mounted pocket book ; bridegroom to bride, gold cable bangle; mother of bride, household linen and cheque ; father and mother of bridegroom, cheque ; sister of bride, oil painting; brothers and sister of bride, silver serviette rings ; Mr. and Mrs. F. Best, butter dish; Messrs. S. and H. Best, butter knife ; Mrs. F. W. Ocock, afternoon tea cups; Miss M. Ocock, cake dish ; Misses C. and A.; Angel, tea set; Misses O. and S. Angel, silver-mounted salt-cellars; Mr. S. Angel, jun., silver-mounted inkstand ; Miss Best (Parramatta), serviettes ; Mrs. P. Croaker, centre piece ; Miss Power, silver-mounted honey jar ;Mr. H. Webb, cutlery ; Mr. A. H.Golding, combination inkstand and calendar ; Mrs. Holder, cheese dish ; Miss Holder, oil painting; Miss G. Williamson, fancy table cover ; Rev. J. N. Ward, sugar and cream stand ; Mrs. Hinton and family, cake dish ; Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Williams, salt cellars ; Miss Rouse, lamp ; Mrs. Horsley, junr, and tumblers; Mrs. Dadd and family (Sydney), cruet Mr. F. Parker (Sydney), silver butter dish ; Mr. Austin Donnelly, silver teapot; Miss Williams, cut-glass smelling-salts bottle ; Mr.and Mrs. Rolls (Sandy Creek), gold brooch ; Misses and Master Rolls, gold pendant; Mr. and Mrs. M. M'Garry, jam dish ; Mr. and Mrs. W. M'Donough, jardiniere ; Mrs. W. H. Lee (Tumut), cake fork : Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Martin (The Rock), oak and sil- ver biscuit barrel ; Mr. J. Byrnes, set carvers ; Miss Hawkes, tray cloth ; Miss Clayton, pillow shams; Miss Yeo (Yass), centre piece ; Mr. F. G. Bul- lock, jam dish : Mr. P. M'Garry, jar- diniere ; Mr. and Mrs. G. Milton (Melbourne), clock: Mr. C. F. Bolton, cheque; Messrs. Meurant and Blake, sugar scuttle ; Mrs. L. T. Rutter, silver butter dish : Miss Collins, china tea-set ; Mr. J. Cunningham, cake basket ; Miss S. Brady, salt cellars Messrs. Rendall and Downs, bread platter and saw ; Mr. and Mrs. Han- son, epergne ; Miss Minnie Angel, ornaments ; Miss Elsie Angel, centre piece.

Source: Wagga Wagga Advertiser 13 May 1905

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