James Owen of Penrhos

and his descendants
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On 26 October 1910 [Dolgelly 1910, 4th qt] at St Mark's Church, Brithdir, Trixi married JRC Fitzgerald Day. The witnesses were Mary Lloyd Williams (possibly the daughter of an auctioneer whose family lived for many years at Penbryn House, Dolgelly), Maud Fitzgerald Day and Richard Hugh McGillycuddy of the Reeks. Richard, from a distinguished Irish family with land in Kerry and, like JRC, educated at Fettes College, Edinburgh, would be killed in action as a major in the RAMC in October 1918. The Aberystwyth Observer, 3 Nov. 1910 reported:

PRETTY WEDDING. - A very pretty wedding was solemnised at St. Mark's Church, Brithdir, on Wednesday, between Mr John Robert Conway Fitz-Gerald Day, son of the late Mr Robert Day, Beaufort House, Co. Kerry, and Mrs Ryland, Derreen, Boyne Park. Tunbridge Wells, and Miss Beatrice Marion Owen, daughter of the Rev and Mrs E J Owen, Brithdir Vicarage, Dolgelley. The bride's dress was of soft ivory satin, trimmed with silver lace. She had a wreath of orange blossoms, and her wedding veil was that worn by her grandmother. She carried a bouquet of white flowers, and wore a gold, turquoise and pearl bracelet, the gift of the bridegroom. Miss M Lloyd Williams, the bridesmaid, wore a dress of soft, canary-coloured satin, veiled with pale blue ninon, with brown silk hat, trimmed with wreath of golden brown chrysanthemums. She carried a bouquet of golden brown chrysanthemums, and wore a gold and amethyst chain and pendant, the gifts of the bridegroom. Mrs Owen's dress was an amethyst-coloured cloth costume, with lace blouse, black velvet hat trimmed with red roses, shaded foliage and black satin. She had a bouquet of shaded red roses. Miss Paterson (aunt) wore a pastel blue velvet dress with black velvet hat, trimmed with shaded ostrich plumes. Her bouquet was of palest pink carnations. Miss A E Paterson (aunt) wore a petunia-coloured satin dress with hat to match, trimmed with roses and ribbon to tone, and she carried a bouquet of pink heather. Mr R H McGillycuddy of the Reeks University College Hospital, London, acted as best man. The service was fully choral and the church was beautifully decorated by Mrs Richards, Caerynwch, aided by the gardeners, flowers and plants being kindly lent by Mrs Richards. The officiating clergy were Rev R M Jones, vicar of Bettws-y-coed, Rev T A Williams, vicar of Bryncoedifor. Master Malcolm Owen, Mr J Lloyd Williams and Mr E A Owen acted ais ushers. The presents were very numerous. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Vicarage. Mr and Mrs Day sail for India on November 11th.