Lancaster Guardian 29 April 1938
A well-known local Scouter and wolf cub Master, Mr. John Stockdale, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Stockdale, of West Road, Lancaster, was married at Heversham Parish Church on Monday to Miss Sarah Carter, youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Carter, formerly of Gill Farm, Wennington. The bridegroom is also a noted horticulturalist, and holds the position of secretary of the Lancaster Chrysanthemum Show.
The bride, who was given away by her uncle, Mr. C. Whitehead of Wennington wore a dress of turquoise satin with hat to tone, and carried a bouquet of pink carnations. She was attended by two bridesmaids Miss Gladys Carter her sister, and Miss Annie Lamb, her cousin. Each wore a dress of gold satin with crinoline hats and carried bouquets of cream roses.
The best man was Mr. Stockdale, (brother of the bridegroom) and the groomsman Mr. C. Greaves (friend).
The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. J. Pedder, of Preston Patrick.
After a reception at Infield, Heversham, the happy couple left for their honeymoon which is being spent touring in the South. The bride’s travelling dress was a London tan costume with camel hair coat.
Among the many presents were a cheque from Messrs. W. and J. Pye, the bridegroom’s employers, a clock from the Fleet Square staff of Messrs. W. and J. Pye, a silver cake basket from the Wolf Cubs, and a case of cutlery from the 12th. Lancaster Boy Scouts.