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Charles FENN [14067]
(Abt 1818-1875)
Sarah Isabella BRADSHAW [14068]
(Abt 1823-1875)
Benjamin JACKSON [15290]
(-1890)
Thomas George FENN [14072]
(1852-1902)
Amelia Maud JACKSON [14080]
(1854-1925)
Effie FENN [21126]

 

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1. S E HOCKING [21127]

Effie FENN [21126]

  • Marriage (1): S E HOCKING [21127] on 15 Aug 1900 in Kalgoorlie W.A.
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FENN, Thomas G. (brother of Charles Fletcher FENN) both of Adelaide.
FENN, Effie = S. E. HOCKING, (Snr partner of Hocking & Co, Kalgoorlie)


FENN EFFIE Female HOCKING SIDNEY EDWIN Male KALGOORLIE 450 1900

Kalgoorlie Miner (WA) Thursday 16 August 1900

A Kalgoorlie Wedding.
HOCKING- FENN.
Yesterday morning, at St. Johns (Church of England), Brookman-street, a weddings was celebrated between Mr S. E. Hocking, senior partner in the firm of Hocking and Co., Kalgoorlie, and Miss Effie Fenn, daughter of Mr. Thomas G. Fenn, of Adelaide, South Australia, and niece of Mr C. F. Fenn, solicitor, of Adelaide. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. Gordon Savile, assisted by the Revs. E. M. Collick and H. Gill. The bride was given away by her cousin-in-law, Mr T. A. Strempel. The service was made all the more impressive by the presence of the full choir of St. John's Church, with Mr. Murray at the organ. The church was beautifully decorated with white flowers, the altar being covered in snowy blossoms. The bride entered on the arm of Mr T. A. Strempel, and was attired in an elegant robe of white duchesse satin, made with long court train, front of skirt being trimmed with pearl fringe, tucked bodice and sleeves, silk embroidered veil of rich Brussels net, a wreath of orange blossoms, and bouquet of white snowdrops and ferns, completed a very lovely toilette. The chief bridesmaid was Miss Hocking, who was dressed in black and white check silk, with front of bodice trimmed white applique and bands of black satin; very stylish toque of black and white with plumes and diamond ornaments. Miss Laura Strempel and Miss Norma Howard acted as pages, and were attired in Kate Greenaway frocks of white liberty silk, trimmed with white insertion and real lace; picture hats to match of chiffon. They carried baskets of daffodils and violets, with maiden hair ferns.

Mrs Howard, sen. (aunt of the bride), wore a rich costume of black brocaded silk, trimmed on bodice with richly cut jet and steel passementerie, and narrow bands of black velvet, vest front of delicate heliotrope, embossed art silk, bonnet of black jet, relieved with touches of rose pink velvet and white osprey, silver wings. Mrs. T. Strempel (cousin of the bride) wore black brocaded silk, yoke of white satin, veiled silver sequins, hat of black velvet, trimmed pale heliotrope plumes and silk ribbon, violet under, brim. Mrs Lionel Howard (cousin of the bride) was in black silk, serpentine skirt, bodice of cerise silk, point lace, zouave back and front, cream straw hat trimmed with straw colored plumes and touches of black velvet. Mrs George Howard, of Broken Hill, wore a very chic costume of crepe' de chene, pale cream and pink brocaded silk, trimmed brown velvet, tucked bodice, and hat of brown velvet to match. Mrs Ernest Hocking (sister-in-law of the bridegroom), a lovely costume of pale green silk, veiled with white chiffon, embroidered true lovers' knots, and fichu of white tulle; hat of pale green straw, trimmed white tulle and white ostrich plumes, parasol of green silk and white chiffon to match. Mrs Harkness, green Vienna cloth coat and skirt, black hat trimmed green and black. The costumes were made at Messrs Brennan Bros., under the superintendence of Mrs Paull. After the ceremony, the bridal party drove to the residence of Mr. T. A. Strempel, where the wedding breakfast was provided. Owing to a recent bereavement in the bridegrooms family, the breakfast function was of a semi-private character, and only the immediate relatives of the married couple were invited to it. The toast of 'The Bride and Bridegroom' was proposed by the Rev. E. G. Savile, and duly responded to by Mr. S. E. Hocking, who proposed the health of "The Bridesmaids," to which the best man (Mr. J. W. Kirwan) responded. "The Bride's Parents and absent Friends" were honored on the proposition of Mr. T. A. Strempel, the Rev. E. M. Collick being responsible for the reply. Mr. T. Harkness proposed the health of' Mrs. Howard, senr., aunt of the bride, which toast was responded to by Mr. L. Howard. The host and hostess were likewise honored. The catering was in the competent hands of Messrs Bricknell Bros., and left nothing to be desired. Mr. and Mrs. Hocking left by the afternoon express train for their honey moon trip to the coast.

The wedding presents, which were costly and numerous, made a fine display at Mr. Strempel's, and comprised the following:- Bride to bridegroom, gold ring; bridegroom to bride, handsome gold watch and chain, diamond ring and cheque; father and mother of bride, cheque; Mrs. Howard (aunt of bride), afternoon milk and cream set, in silver, also cheque; Mrs. T. A. Strempel (cousin of bride), cheque; Mr. T. A. Strempel, pair silver entree dishes; Mrs. G. W. P. Howard (Broken Hill), two panel hand paintings, one pair painted plaques ; Mr. and Mrs. Lionel. Howard, pretty pair silver candle sticks; Mr. Herbert Hocking, large photo and frame; Mrs. Ernest Hocking (Perth), lady's morocco travelling bag with silver fittings; Mr E. Hocking (Perth), cheque; Miss Hocking, silver and crystal cake and fruit stand; Master H. Hocking, silver claret jug; Mr and Mrs H. B. Strempel (Perth), case of silver dessert spoons; Mr Kirwan, large silver tray; the employees of' Hocking and Go. Ltd, handsome case of silver fruit-knives, forks, and nut crackers, grape scissors, and silver spoons; Mr Horace Jay, case of carvers and silver knife rests; Mr and Mrs A. Porter, very pretty silver cruet; Mr and Mrs Colin Kennedy, half-dozen silver serviette rings; Mr and Mrs Maurice Haig, pretty breakfast cruet; Mr and Mrs Richard Hamilton, silver hot water kettle on stand; Mr and the Misses Sutherland, very handsome salad bowl; Miss de Mole, pretty drawn thread tea cloth; Mr G. Hindson, cut glass pickle jar in silver stand; Mrs Wordsworth James, khaki spirit stopper; Mr and Mrs W. W. Willcock, strawberry and cream dish on silver stand; Miss White, white satin hand painted cushion; Mr and Mrs Wellwood, dinner gong in oak; Mrs T. Harkness, very handsome Jardinere; Mr Charles Fletcher Fenn (uncle of bride), cheque.

At a convenient hour in the afternoon the employees of Messrs. Hocking and Co. Ltd. met at the Duke; of Cornwall Hotel to mark the occasion. The numerous company taxed the holding capacity of the spacious dining-room, which was for a couple of hours the scene of a very happy gathering. The health of Mr. and Mrs. Hocking was honored in an enthusiastic fashion, the accompanying speeches indicating the thorough goodwill existing between the firm and its employees. Also drunk was the health of the acting manager, Mr. E. W. Hocking. Music and recitations helped to make the time pass very quickly and agreeably. Mr. S. E. Hocking has been made the recipient of the following address from pioneers: - 'We, the undersigned early residents of the Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie goldfields, desire on the eve of your marriage to wish you our heartiest congratulations, and at the same time to express our, appreciation of the valuable services rendered by you to these districts since your arrival at Coolgardie shortly after its discovery by Bayley. We trust that your married life will be a long and happy one, and that the prosperity that has attended you during the past few years may continue to increase. We do not forget that in attaining your present position you have not merely done good to yourself and those immediately associated with you, but also helped to advance the general interests of the community. As the pioneer pressman of these gold fields you have done more than perhaps anyone else to convey through the medium of the British and Australian Press, as well as through our owns papers at Kalgoorlie and Coolgardie, an adequate idea of the wonderful resources of these goldfields. Your unflagging zeal and unfailing hope in their vast potentialities often put fresh heart into others, which hope has been amply justified by the magnificent success achieved. Again expressing our best wishes, we have the honor to be, your sincere friends.'

Kalgoorlie Western Argus Thursday 23 August 1900
A Kalgoorlie Wedding.
HOCKING-FENN.
Wednesday morning, at St. John's (Church of England), Brookman-street, a wedding was celebrated between Mr S.E. Hocking, senior partner in the firm of Hocking and Co., Kalgoorlie, and Miss Effie Fenn, daughter of Mr. Thomas G. Fenn, of Adelaide, South Australia, and niece of Mr C. F. Fenn, solicitor of Adelaide. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. Gordon Savile, assisted by the Revs. E. M. Collick and H. Gill. The bride was given away by her cousin-in-law, Mr. T. A. Strempel. The service was made all the more impressive by the presence of the full choir of St. John's Church, with Mr Murray at the organ. The church was beautifully decorated with white flowers, the altar being covered in snowy blossoms. The bride entered on the arm of Mr T.A. Strempel, and was attired in an elegant robe of white duchesse satin, made with long court train, front of skirt being trimmed with pearl fringe; tucked bodice and sleeves, silk embroidered veil of rich Brussels net, a wreath of' orange blossoms and bouquet of white snowdrops and ferns, completed a lovely toilette. The chief bridemaid was Miss Hocking, who was dressed in black and white check silk with front of bodice trimmed white applique, and bands of black satin; very stylish toque of black and white plumes and diamond ornaments. Miss Laura Strempel and Miss Norma Howard acted as pages, and were attired in Kate Greenaway frocks of white liberty silk trimmed with white insertion and real lace; picture hats to match of chiffon. They carried baskets daffodils and violets, with maiden hair ferns.

Mrs Howard, sen. (aunt of the bride), wore a rich costume of black brocaded silk, trimmed on bodice with richly cut jet and steel passementerie, and narrow bands of black velvet, vest front of delicate heliotrope, embossed art silk, bonnet of black jet, relieved with touches of rose pink velvet and white osprey, silver wings. Mrs. T. Strempel (cousin of the bride) wore black brocaded silk, yoke of white satin, veiled silver sequins, hat of black velvet, trimmed pale heliotrope plumes and silk ribbon, violet under, brim. Mrs Lionel Howard (cousin of the bride) was in black silk, serpentine skirt, bodice of cerise silk, point lace, zouave back and front, cream straw hat trimmed with straw colored plumes and touches of black velvet. Mrs George Howard, of Broken Hill, wore a very chic costume of crepe' de chene, pale cream and pink brocaded silk, trimmed brown velvet, tucked bodice, and hat of brown velvet to match. Mrs Ernest Hocking (sister-in-law of the bridegroom), a lovely costume of pale green silk, veiled with white chiffon, embroidered true lovers' knots, and fichu of white tulle; hat of pale green straw, trimmed white tulle and white ostrich plumes, parasol of green silk and white chiffon to match. Mrs Harkness, green Vienna cloth coat and skirt, black hat trimmed green and black. The costumes were made at Messrs Brennan Bros., under the superintendence of Mrs Paull. After the ceremony, the bridal party drove to the residence of Mr. T. A. Strempel, where the wedding breakfast was provided. Owing to a recent bereavement in the bridegrooms family, the breakfast function was of a semi-private character, and only the immediate relatives of the married couple were invited to it. The toast of 'The Bride and Bridegroom' was proposed by the Rev. E. G. Savile, and duly responded to by Mr. S. E. Hocking, who proposed the health of "The Bridesmaids," to which the best man (Mr. J. W. Kirwan) responded. "The Bride's Parents and absent Friends" were honored on the proposition of Mr. T. A. Strempel, the Rev. E. M. Collick being responsible for the reply. Mr. T. Harkness proposed the health of' Mrs. Howard, senr., aunt of the bride, which toast was responded to by Mr. L. Howard. The host and hostess were likewise honored. The catering was in the competent hands of Messrs Bricknell Bros., and left nothing to be desired. Mr. and Mrs. Hocking left by the afternoon express train for their honey moon trip to the coast.

The wedding presents, which were costly and numerous, made a fine display at Mr. Strempel's, and comprised the following:- Bride to bridegroom, gold ring; bridegroom to bride, handsome gold watch and chain, diamond ring and cheque; bridegroom to bridesmaid, handsome diamond and opal brooch; bridegroom to Miss Laura Strempel and Miss Norma Howard, dainty gold brooches; father and mother of bride, cheque; Mrs. Howard (aunt of bride), afternoon milk and cream set, in silver, also cheque; Mrs. T. A. Strempel (cousin of bride), cheque; Mr. T. A. Strempel, pair silver entree dishes; Mrs. G. W. P. Howard (Broken Hill), two panel hand paintings, one pair painted plaques; Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Howard, pretty pair silver candle sticks; Mr. Herbert Hocking, large photo and frame; Mrs. Ernest Hocking (Perth), lady's morocco travelling bag, with silver fittings; Mr. E. Hocking (Perth), cheque; Miss Hocking, silver and crystal cake and fruit stand; Master H. Hocking, silver claret jug; Mr and Mrs H. B. Strempel (Perth), case of silver dessert spoons; Mr Kirwan, large silver tray; the employees of Hocking and Co., Ltd., handsome case of silver fruit knives, forks; and nut-crackers, grape scissors, and silver spoons; Mr Horace Jay, case of carvers and silver knife rests; Mr and Mrs A. Porter, very pretty silver cruet; Mr and Mrs Colin Kennedy, half-dozen silver, serviette rings; Mr and Mrs, Maurice Haig, pretty, breakfast cruet; Mr and Mrs Richard Hamilton, silver hot water kettle on stand; Mr and the Misses Sutherland, very handsome salad bowl; Miss de Mole, pretty drawn thread tea cloth; Mr G. Hindson, cut glass pickle jar in silver stand; Mrs Wordsworth James, khaki spirit stopper; Mr and Mrs W. W. Willcock, strawberry and cream dish on silver stand; Miss White, white satin hand painted cushion; Mr and Miss Wellwood, dinner gong in oak; Mrs T. Harkness, very handsome Jardinere; Mr Charles Fletcher Fenn (uncle of bride), cheque. At a convenient hour in the afternoon the employees of Messrs. Hocking and Co., Ltd., met at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel to mark the occasion. The numerous company taxed the holding capacity of the spacious dining-room, which was for a couple of hours the scene of a very happy gather in all. The health of Mr. and Mrs. Hocking was honored in an enthusiastic fashion, the accompanying speeches indicating the thorough goodwill existing between the firm and its employees. Also drunk was the health of the acting manager, Mr. E. W. Hocking. Music and recitations helped to make the time pass very quickly and agreeably. Mr S. E. Hocking has been made the recipient of the following address from pioneers:-"We, the undersigned early residents of the Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie goldfields, desire on the eve of your marriage to wish you our heartiest congratulations, and at the same time to express our appreciation of the valuable services rendered by you to these districts since your arrival at Coolgardie shortly after its discovery by Bayley. We trust that your married life will be a long and happy one, and that the prosperity "that has attended you during the past few years may continue to increase. We do not forget that in attaining your present position you have not merely done good to yourself and those immediately associated with you, but also helped to advance the general interests of the community. As the pioneer pressman of these gold fields you have done more than perhaps anyone else to convey through the medium of the British and Australian Press, as well as through your own papers at Kalgoorlie and Coolgardie, an adequate idea of the wonderful resources of these goldfields. Your unflagging zeal and unfailing hope in their vast potentialities often put fresh heart into others, which hope has been amply justified by the magnificent success achieved. Again expressing our best wishes, we have the honor to be your Sincere friends."


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Effie married S E HOCKING [21127] [MRIN: 7565] on 15 Aug 1900 in Kalgoorlie W.A.


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