An interesting wedding was celebrated at the residence of Mr. J. E. Davill (father of the bride) on February 21 by the Rev. K. M. Ingamells, of Orroroo, when Miss Olive Maud Davill, second daughter of Mr. J. E. Davill was married to Mr. Samuel George Tapscott, 'Glen Garrie,' Oladdie.
The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a pretty dress of crystalline silk trimmed with silk allover lace and insertion to match, and finished at the waist with silk cord. Her train hung from her shoulders, and was inset with silk insertion. Tier veil was arranged over a wreath of real orange blossom. She wore a lovely gold brooch set with pearls and rubies (gift of the bride-groom). The two bridesmaids in attendance were Miss May Davill (sister of the bride) and Miss Holly J. Tapscott (sister of the bridegroom). Both wore pretty frocks of white silk trimmed with silk all-over lace and insertion, finished at the waist with silk girdles. They also wore pretty gold brooches, set with pearls and rubies, gifts of the bridegroom. The two little maids honour were Miss Gracie Davill (sister of the bride), and Miss Doreen Davill (bride's cousin), both being frocked alike in dainty cream frocks trimmed with insertion, and tucks and blue ribbon, sashes. The bridegroom was supported by his brother (Mr. A. A. Topscott) as best man, and Mr. F. A. Davill (brother of bride) as groomsman.
After the ceremony about 60 guests met at the residence of the bride's parents, Oladdie, where they were received by Mrs. Davill. A sumptuous breakfast was subsequently partaken of, the table being effectively decorated with pink and wihite roses and fern asparagus. The usual toasts were honored. In the evening a reception was held, when, about 70 guests assembled, and dancing, singing, and games were indulged in. Mr. George Poden acted as M.C. The music was ably supplied toy Miss E.A. Tapscott (sister of the bridegroom, who played the 'Wedding March,' and Messrs. A. Arthur, F. F. Smedley, S. Hook, and G. Chapman. The happy couple then left for Adelaide, amid showers of confetti and rice, where the honeymoon was spent. The bride travelled in a blue cloth costume and large white hat. The happy couple will make their home at Spring Farm, Pekina. They were the recipients of many useful and costly presents."
"Mary Tapscott daughter of Charles Tapscott and Ann his wife of the Parish Hemyock in the County of Devon was born the Thirteenth Day of April 1796 and was registered the 30th day of May 1796. By me Ben Thomas, Protestant Dissenting Minister at Prescott"
Headstone reads: ".....Frederick BAKER, died 18 Feb 1902, aged 68. And his
parents, William Baker, died 5 Feb 1878, aged 70, and Julia Baker, died 4 Feb 1861, aged 63, both interred at
Aller. Also Emily LAWRENCE, daughter of William and Julia Baker, died 16 Nov 1917, aged 81"