A Maltby Bridegroom

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Lilly & Sydney

Albert Sydney Mollekin, born in 1899 in Pontefract, is my first cousin, twice removed and son of Herbert Mollekin.

Sydney was for many years a well known Grocer in Maltby.

In later life, Sydney became blind due to displaced corneas and died in 1976. His wife, Lily, died in 1998 at the age of 98.

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Sydney’s shop

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1923.

A MALTBY BRIDEGROOM.

FOURTH SON OF MR. MOLLEKIN.

The wedding took place at St. Luke’s Church, Shireoaks, of Mr. Albert Sidney Mollekin, fourth son of Mr. Mollekin, the well-known racehorse owner, of The Grange, Maltby, and Miss Lilian Clarke, of Rhodesia, near Worksop.

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Sydney & Lilly’s headstone

The bride was daintily attired in a dress of white satin charmeuse, trimmed with orange blossom at the corsage.

Her two bridesmaids were her sister, Sybil, and Miss Ada Hewitt.

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