Love & marriage

How to snare a male: Dating & marriage advice from 1950

So many experts have come out with learned treatises on how to land an eligible bachelor, it was time for an experienced amateur to speak up. There is one big difference between their fancy methods and mine. Mine worked.

Please your husband and wear an apron (1911)

There is not a man living who, in his secret heart, does not like to see a woman in an apron. Every bridegroom dreams of his young wife donning one in which to pour his coffee.
The marriage of TRH the Duke and Duchess of York, 6 July 1893

Wedding etiquette: An old-fashioned bridal procession (1893)

Get details of an old-fashioned Victorian bridal procession here! At the start, the wedding party, with the exception of the groom and his best man, assemble in the waiting rooms at the entrance to the church where the procession is formed.

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