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Digital Gallery Images

The Gallery includes images of the borough's streets and buildings and portraits of people and communities. The Digital Gallery images are displayed as thumbnails. Full size images can be viewed by clicking on a thumbnail.

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Christ Church Cubitt Town 1950

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Wedding at Christ Church, Cubitt Town, 28th July 1956. In the back two rows, the bridegroom’s family, the Paynes. In the third row, George Chamberlain. In Front: - , groom’s mother, Mrs Payne; brother; Ernie Payne (groom); behind him Mrs Alice Chamberlain (bride’s grandmother);bride Maureen Terry; behind her Mr Edward Chamberlain (her grandfather); Mr Edward Terry ( her father); Mrs Gladys Chamberlain and her daughter Rosanna. Bridesmaid Mrs Rose Terry; attendants: Georgina Chamberlain, Eileen Terry, Kathleen Terry, Michael Terry, Carol Allen, Leslie Allen. by R. Terry