Harold Hodges / Agnes Haig wedding reception photos 1954

The wedding reception for Harold and Agnes Hodges (nee Haig) was held at the Vedic Cafe in Princes Street, Dunedin, on the night of 6 November 1954.   After the event, the photographer at the reception, David Lloyd, provided the newly-weds with two sheets of matchbox-sized photo proofs showing images of people at the reception. Now, more than 60 years later, these small images are reproduced below; enlarged, captioned and, as much as possible, digitally restored to remove scratches and other blemishes.
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Agnes Hodges (nee Haig) and Marge Mowat (nee Munroe)
Agnes Hodges (nee Haig) and bridesmaid Marjorie (‘Marj’) Mowat (nee Munro).
Catherine "Kitty" Haig and son David Haig
Catherine ‘Kitty’ Haig and son David Haig – Agnes’s mother and brother.  David later married Gaynor Lord, who was also at the reception.
Alan and Harold Hodges
Brothers Alan and Harold Hodges.
Grace Hodges with sister Elsie Blythe (nee Hodges).
Grace Hodges with Elsie Blythe (nee Hodges) – Harold’s sisters.
Dora David (nee Hodges) and Gordon David.
Dora David (nee Hodges, Harold’s sister) with husband Gordon David.
Dora David (nee Hodges) and Gordon David.
Alfred George Hodges – Harold’s father.
Harold’s mother, Jessie Hodges (nee Shanks), was at the reception but not photographed.
Blanche Allen (friend of Jessie Hodges), Mrs L. Blythe (mother of Jack Blythe), Mrs Graham (another friend of Jessie Hodges)
Blanche Allen (friend of Jessie Hodges, Harold’s mother), Mrs Lucy Blythe (mother of Jack Blythe), Mrs Graham (friend of Jessie Hodges).
Gwenyth Emmerson and Mrs Emmerson, friends of Harold and Jessie Hodges
Gwenyth Emmerson (later Gwenyth Hamilton) and Mrs Emmerson, friends of the Hodges family.  Gwenyth’s father, Harold Emmerson, was at the reception but not photographed.
Mr and Mrs George Scott. George was choirmaster at Mornington Presbyterian Chrurch.
Mr and Mrs George Scott. George was choirmaster at Mornington Presbyterian Church.
Phyllis Abbot (nee Haig - daughter of Jock) and Bill Abbot
Phyllis Abbott (nee Haig – daughter of Jock Haig) with husband Bill Abbott.
Alison Fraser, Colin Fraser and Francis Fraser
Alison Fraser (left), with father Colin Fraser and sister Frances Fraser. Colin’s wife Eveline Fraser (nee Haig, Agnes’s aunt) was also at the reception but not photographed.
Beth Fraser, Douglas Haig (adopted son of Walter Haig), Nanette Abbott
Beth Fraser (daughter of Eveline Fraser, nee Haig), Douglas Haig (son of Walter Haig) and Nanette Abbott (daughter of Phyllis Abbott, nee Haig).
Beverley Abbott (daughter of Phyllis Abbott), Marjorie Fraser, June Lord
Beverley Abbott (daughter of Phyllis Abbott, nee Haig), Marjorie Fraser (daughter of Eveline Fraser, nee Haig) and June Lord (later June McCrorie).
Edith Linzey (nee Haig) and son Michael and daughter Judith
Edith Linzey (nee Haig – Agnes’s aunt) with son Michael and daughter Judith.
John Linzey and son Tim
Tim Linzey (Agnes’s cousin) with John Linzey, his father.
Elaine (nee McGregor) and Evan Jones, son of George and Minnie Jones - Haig family friends
Elaine (nee McGregor) and Evan Jones, son of George and Minnie Jones – friends of the Haig family.
Bill and Lottie Morrison
William (‘Bill’) Morrison and wife Lottie.  Bill was a cousin of the MacCallums.
Bob Morrison and daughter Isobel
Isobel Race (nee Morrison) with her father Robert (‘Bob’) Morrison. Bob was a cousin of the MacCallums. 
Cutting the cake (1)
Cutting the cake (1)
Cutting the cake
Cutting the cake (2).
Don Crawford - friend of Harold
Don Crawford – a friend of Harold.  Don’s sister Joyce was also at the reception but not photographed. Joyce later married Arthur Patton. 
Frances and Bob Smithson, Harold's friends
Frances and Bob Smithson, friends of Harold.
Francis and Jack Whitworth, Harold's friends
Francis and Jack Whitworth, friends of Harold.
George and Sybil Ritchie (nee Henderson)
George and Sybil Ritchie (nee Henderson). Sybil was a neighbour of Fred and Kitty Haig in Beaumont Rd.
Gordon Turner and Mrs Turner (friends of the Haigs)
Gordon Turner and wife June Turner, friends of the Haig family.


 Cutting the cake (1).
Hugh and Nessie (Agnes) Sinclair (nee McInnes). Nessie was the daughter of Agnes McInnes (nee MacCallum).
Hugh MacCallum and Elsie MacCallum (nee Scurr)
Hugh MacCallum and Elsie MacCallum (nee Scurr). Hugh was Agnes’s mother’s brother.
Isabelle MacCallum and Francis Ford (nee Haig)
Isabelle (‘Isa’) MacCallum and Frances (‘Fran’) Ford (nee Haig) – Agnes’s aunts.
Jessie and Charles Turner_friends of the Haigs (Charles was a paperhanger)
Jessie Turner with husband Charles Turner, friends of the Haigs. 
Joan Latta and Margaret Hellier
Joan Latta and Margaret Hellyer; friends of Agnes who went to Otago Girls High School. 
Jocelyn Carmondy - a friend of Agnes who sang a solo at the church service
Jocelyn Carmondy – Agnes’s friend who sang a solo at the church service.
Kitty Reid (nee Shannon) and Alan Reid
Kitty Reid (nee Shannon) and Alan Reid, friends of the Haig family.
Margaret Hellier and Cathy Law
Margaret Hellyer and Cathy Law, friends of Agnes. 
Mary Morrison (nee MacCallum) and Jessie Howlett (nee Haig)
Mary Morrison (nee MacCallum) and Jessie Howlett (nee Haig) – Agnes’s aunts.
Minnie and George ('Geordie') Jones_a bricklayer who built the home of Fred and Kitty Haig in Beaumont Rd
Minnie and George Jones.  A bricklayer, George helped build Fred and Kitty Haig’s house at 6 Beaumont Rd.
Mr and Mrs Dryden (friends of the Haigs)
Gladys Dryden and husband Jack, friends of the Haig family.
Mr and Mrs Ike Curtis ('the Mayor of Manse Street') - hairdressor
Mr and Mrs Ike Curtis. Ike was a hairdresser and popularly known as ‘the Mayor of Manse Street’.
Mr Glabraith, Martha -, Mrs Galbraith
Mr D McKechnie, Miss Martha Galbraith and Mrs McKechnie; connected to the MacCallum family.
Mrs David, Lorraine and Laurie David
Mrs Ruby Campion (previously Mrs Ruby David), with daughter-in-law Lorraine and son Laurie David.
Mrs Munroe (mother of Marge Mowat) and Leith Mowat
Mrs Olive Munro (mother of Marj Mowat) with son-in-law Leith Mowat.
Myrtle and Ernie Smythe_Myrtle was organist at Caversham Methodist Church, Ernie taught Commercial Practice at King Edward Technical High School
Myrtle and Ernie Smythe. Myrtle was organist at Caversham Methodist Church. Ernie taught Commercial Practice at King Edward Technical High School.
Myrtle and Howard Ashworth - friends of Kitty Haig
Myrtle and Howard Ashworth, friends of Kitty Haig, Agnes’s mother.
Olive Perry (music teacher) and Sylvia (-?)
Olive Perry (Agnes’s music teacher and organist for the wedding) and Sylvia Armstrong (Agnes’s Sunday School teacher).
Olwyn Jones (later Olwyn Crammond) and Gaynor Lord (later Gaynor Haig)
Olwyn Jones (daughter of Minnie and George Jones – later Olwyn Cramond) and Gaynor Lord (later Gaynor Haig – Agnes’s sister-in-law).
Arthur Patton, Roy MacArthur and Ron Schlombach - friends of Harold
Arthur Patton, Roy MacArthur and Ron Schlonbach – friends of Harold.
Reg and Mrs McCauley - friends of Jessie Hodges
Reg McCauley and wife ‘Teenie’,  friends of the Hodges family.
Sarah MacCallum, Hugh Sinclair and Jean MacCallum
Sarah MacCallum, Hugh Sinclair (son of Nessie and Hugh) and Jean MacCallum. Sarah and Jean were Agnes’s aunts.
Stuart Reid and Gwenda Mitchell (nee MacCallum)
Stuart Reid and Gwenda Mitchell (nee MacCallum). Gwenda was the daughter of Hugh MacCallum, Agnes’s uncle.  Stuart’s brother Russell Reid was also at the reception but not photographed.
Joyce and Ray Maindonald.
Joyce and Ray Maindonald, friends of Agnes.
Ray and Joyce Maindonald (nee Ross).
Andrew Haig and his wife (-?), Agnes's uncle and aunt
Andrew Haig and wife May – Agnes’s uncle and aunt.
Walter Haig and his son Graham - Agnes's uncle and cousin
Graham Haig with his father Walter Haig (Agnes’s uncle).
Valerie Jones and Adele MacMillan
Valerie Edgar (nee Jones, daughter of Minnie and George Jones) and Adele MacMillan (Sunday School teacher and choir member).
William ('Bill') Haig, Mrs Marion De Courcy, Alfred John ('Jock') Haig
William (‘Bill’) Haig, Mrs Marion de Courcy and John (‘Jock’) Haig.  Bill and Jock were Agnes’s uncles.
Mr and Mrs Patton, parents of Arthur Patton, a friend of Harold
Eric and Ruth Patton, parents of Arthur Patton, a friend of Harold.
Eugene Sullivan and partner (name unknown, worked at Beggs with Agnes Haig)
Eugene Sullivan with wife Marjorie Sullivan (nee Smith). Marjorie worked at Beggs with Agnes.
Ken Lloyd (left) and friends. Ken was a photographer and took most of the photos shown here.
(from left) David Lloyd, Curly Lewis, John Harper, and Ernie Banwell.  David was a photographer and took most of the photos shown here.
Claire Lloyd, a friend of Agnes.
Claire Smallman (later Claire Lloyd), a friend of Agnes.
Claire Lloyd and friends.
(from left) Curly Lewis, Maida Hall, Ernie Banwell, Claire Smallman, Lex Knight (band leader), Beverley Banwell (daughter of Ernie) and John Harper – participants in the after-dinner dance. 
Claire Lloyd (right) and friends.
Maida Hall, Beverley Banwell and Claire Smallman – friends of Agnes.
Friends of Claire Lloyd.
Maida Hall and Beverley Banwell – friends of Agnes.
Claire and Ken Lloyd.
Claire Smallman and David Lloyd.

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