The Worcestershire Wedding

The Worcestershire Wedding two verses from Mrs Marina Russell, Upwey, Dorset, January / February 1907. Collected by Henry Hammond. Variant tune and additional words from a broadside.

The painting is The Village Wedding, by Samuel Luke Fildes. Thomas Hardy describes wedding parties in the 1800s processing around the the village so that everyone could see the couple and wish them well in their marriage.

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