Wedding belle

Nicola Brown Thomas Abbott
Nicola Brown Thomas Abbott

The wedding of Miss Nicola Brown and Mr Thomas Abbott took place at St Elgin’s Church, North Frodingham, on July 7.

The reception and meal followed at North Frodingham Village Hall which was lined by Florida Marquees with music provided by Jonny Horsley.

Nicola, a staff nurse in the Cardiac Monitoring Unit at Castle Hill Hospital, is the youngest daughter of Nicholas and Valerie Brown, of North Frodingham, and Tom is a local agronomist and youngest son of Nicholas and Teresa Abbott, of Scarborough Road, Driffield.

They met through a mutual friend at a Young Farmers event six years ago and got engaged in July 2011.

The best man was Toby Clack who the groom has been a close friend with since college days at Bishop Burton. There were two ushers – Shaun Brown (brother of the bride) and James Abbott (brother of the groom). Page boy was Harry Wylie. Chauffering duties of all seven bridesmaids, who included the bride’s sister Kerry-Ann Brown, was carried out by Jamie Slingsby.

The bride and father were transported by two black friesian horses pulling a cream carriage provided by Riverside Carriages of Beverley.

The bride and groom started their honeymoon in the Yorkshire Dales followed by a week in Croatia.

They will continue their happily married life in Long Riston.