Melling - Smethurst

Anthony Melling and Ailsa Smethurst
Anthony Melling and Ailsa Smethurst

A LOVED-UP pair have married watched on by their family and friends.

Anthony Melling from Mytholmroyd has married Ailsa Smethurst at Halifax Register Office.

The groom works at Swinton Insurance, Manchester as a Human Resources advisor. His new wife is an administrative officer at Halifax County Court.

The groom is the only son of Anne Melling.

The bride is the youngest daughter of Louise Harrison and Mr Nigel Smethurst.

The bride wore a white silk empire line dress with full sleeves and train with a bespoke Swarowski crystal tiara and earrings made by Goth Jewellery.

She carried a posy of white roses and was given away by her father.

The bridesmaids were the bride’s sisters, Jessica and Amy Smethurst and Laura Geraghty.

The best man was Andrew Naylor.

The groomsman was William Harrison, the bride’s brother.

Their reception was held at Theo’s Restaurant, Hebden Bridge and the couple spent their honeymoon touring Scotland.