Miss Mary Barber to Marry in Yass

The Sydney Morning Herald

22 February 1938

When Miss Mary Barber leaves Sydney tomorrow morning for Yass, her luggage will include her tailored satin moire wedding gown for her marriage next Monday to Mr. Alan Shannan, of Marilba, Bowning.

The wedding will be celebrated at St. Clement's Church, Yass, and Miss Barber, who has been the guest of Mrs. H. J Mooney, at Killara, has been doing her last-minute round of shopping.

Her bridesmaids will be Misses Joyce Shannon and Dorothy Barber, and little Dinah Barber will be flower girl.

The bride-to-be is the elder daughter of the late Hamilton Hume Barber and Mrs Barber, of Humewood, Yass, and great-granddaughter [sic- Hamilton hume had no children Ed.] of Hamilton Hume, the explorer who discovered Yass district, and whose descendants (sic) have lived there ever since.