Honeymoon in Dubai and Maldives

A HONEYMOON in Dubai and the Maldives followed the wedding of Mr Paul Stephen Marrow and Miss Leanne Michelle Bray-Cotton at St Mary's Church, Todmorden, on March 25.

The bridegroom is the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Stephen and Sylvia Marrow, of Strines Street, Walsden, and is a carpenter. A well-known local sportsman, he plays cricket for Walsden Cricket Club and football for Todmorden Borough.

The bride is the youngest daughter of Mrs Zan Bray-Cotton, of Royd Road, Todmorden, and the late Mr Sid Bray-Cotton, and is a district nurse in Bradford.

Given away by her brother, Mr Mark Bray-Cotton, she wore a long oyster coloured dress with train, decorated with pearls and diamante detail. Her long veil was held in place by a pearl and diamante tiara. She carried a bouquet of Grand Prix roses, black Borrachero roses, Simbidium orchids, Hypericum berries and Singapore orchids.

Senior bridesmaids were her sister, Mrs Zoe Wystawnoha, who was chief bridesmaid, her sister-in-law Mrs Karen Bray-Cotton, her niece Charlotte Wystawnoha, the bridegroom’s cousin Kirsty Marrow and the bride’s friends Abi Davy-Day, Rachel Windle and Beverley Clarkson. They wore long red satin dresses with gold accessories and carried white lilies.

The junior bridesmaids, Esme Skowron and Amber Robinson, wore long white dresses decorated with red bows and carried red baskets filled with white petals. The page boy was Tom Robinson.

Best man was the bridegroom’s brother Mr Christopher Marrow and groomsmen were friends Ian Perrow, Chris Pownall, Daniel Skwarek, Paul Krogulski and Thomas Hurst and the bride’s brother-in-law Daniel Wystawnoha.

The service was conducted by Canon Peter Calvert and a reception was held at Scaitcliffe Hall, Todmorden. The couple will live in Walsden.