Miss Freda Joan Ferris, daughter of Mr.
And Mrs. A.E. Ferris of 28 Egerton Gardens, West Ealing,
was married on Saturday at St. Stephen’s Church, West Ealing, to
Corpl. Frederick Arthur Tickner, R.E., the son
of Mr. F. A. Tickner, of 26 The Crossways, Hounslow, and of the
late Mrs. Tickner.
The bride is a clerk in the office of the Clerk to the Ealing Magistrates,
and is well known for her work in connection with the Juvenile Court.
She has taken a prominent part in the social activities at St. Stephen’s
and has played several leading roles in dramatic productions by
the St. Stephen’s and St. Luke’s Players.
She was educated at the Ealing County School for Girls. The bridegroom,
who is now serving with the Royal Engineers was until the beginning
of the war an assistant clerk to the Ealing Justices. He is a native
of Brentford, and began his career in the office of the Brentford
Police Court. A keen member of the Territorial Army for some months
before the outbreak of war, he was mobilised in September of last
The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of figured
taffeta, with a high halo of stiff silk lace with an embroidered
train; her only ornament was a string of pearls, and her bouquet
was of deep red roses. The bridesmaids were her nieces, Miss
Mary and Miss Margaret Warren, and Miss
Madeleine Shakespeare. They wore blue velvet dresses cut
in Victorian style, with silver shoes and head-dresses of cream
roses, and carried posies of the same flowers; each wore a gold
cross and chain, the gift of the bridegroom.
The bride’s mother wore a black and white two-piece of figured
crepe-de-chine with hat to tone. The best man was Mr. A.
The service, which was choral, was conducted by the Rev.
T Hyslop, with Mr. Hadden as organist.
The choir sang the hymns , “Lead us, Heavenly Father” and “O Perfect
A reception was held at the Walpole Hall, Bond Street, Ealing.
The honeymoon is being spent in Stratford-on-Avon.
Mr. and Mrs. Tickner will make their home at 28
Egerton Gardens, West Ealing, for the duration of the war. They
were presented with a handsome canteen of cutlery by their colleagues.