Weddings

Wedding of Netta MacCallum (née Baird) with her sister Sadie Murray as bridesmaid

Wedding of Netta MacCallum (née Baird) with her sister Sadie Murray as bridesmaid

Weddings have always been social occasions, and even in tough times, people find a way to celebrate them as best they can.
Here we find out where people got married and where they celebrated afterwards.
One of our interviewees was the last bride to be ‘purveyed’ by the Co-op. And another tells of weddings at West Calder where you had to pay to get in!