Wedding group photograph, c1944

Object number

LDVAL 2009.9.10

Description

Wedding material belonging to the donors Mother, Joyce Chipperfiled (nee Stephens), paper sleve containing a colour photograph of the married couple and their immediate family. Joyce was born on 17th December 1920 and attended Castle school and during the 1920's was a choir member at St John's Church, Goresbrook Road Becontree, where she met her furure husband Robert Chipperfield, who's family had moved from Croyden early in the decade, to the new Becontree Estate. Joyce and R.A.F Sergeant Robert were married at St Margaret's Church on 22nd July 1944. They lived at 5 Castle Road with Joyce's parents, Alfred and Florence. Joyce was Church organist at St John's Church and regularly filled in at St Cedd and St Alban Churches, even after the couple moved in 1954. Joyce was Church organist at St Patrick's Church, Barking, for many years. Joyce and Bob moved to Southend-on-Sea in1979. Bob passed away in 2003, and Joyce currently resides in a care home in Thundersley.

Physical description

Wedding material belonging to the donors Mother, Joyce Chipperfiled (nee Stephens). Colour photo of wedding 1944. Paper sleeve containing a colour photograph of the married couple and their immediate family. Left to right, Jack Chipperfield (Grooms Father), Barbara Harvey (Grooms Cousin), Ella Chipperfield (nee Harvey, Grooms Mother), Cecil Chipperfield, Robert Chipperfield, (Groom), Joyce Chipperfield, (Bride), Florence Stephens (nee Pearman, Brides Mother), Jean Bruce (Brides Cousin and Mayor of Barking-1986) and Alfred Stephens (Brides Father).

Condition

Good

Type

Portrait photograph

Size

Sleeve length: 229mm
Sleeve width: 177mm
Photograph length: 210mm
Photograph width: 164mm

Material

Sleeve: Paper
Photograph: photographic paper

Collection type

Visual arts

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1757 (2009-06-08)

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypePortrait photograph
Material
Paper
photographic paper
Collection typeVisual arts