Mystery of the floating wedding album explained
A WEDDING album found sodden on a Bray roadside after the recent devastating floods was reunited with its owner this week.
The successful repatriation took place after the album’s delighted owner, Mrs Geraldine Robinson, spotted a photo of the bride published in the Bray People. Mrs Robinson, who lives on Ardee Street, said this week that she was astounded to see the picture in the paper.
The bride featured in our picture is Mrs Robinson’s cousin, Jacinta Bennett, who married a Swede, Roger Tegman, five years ago.
After much Bray People detective work we figured that the marriage ceremony took place in Britain. However, our guess was over 6,000 miles out!
It transpires that the wedding took place in an Evangelical Church in Seattle on the western coast of the United States,
Mrs Robinson, whose Ardee Street home was destroyed in the floods, said she was dumbfounded when she saw the picture of her American cousin in the paper. ‘I haven’t been able to make a complete list of everything that was lost so I didn’t even realise that the album was missing,’ she said. The most surprising thing in the whole incident was how the album found its way from a drawer in Mrs Robinson’s sitting room to a gutter on the Upper Dargle Road.