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Richard Watson Married In Melbourne
MELBOURNE. December 4.
The culmination of a theatrical ro-<*> mance was the wedding at St. Peter's Eastern Kill, yesterday, of Miss Joyce Armitage Tapson to Mr. Rich-
ard Charles Watson. The bride, who is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Armitage Tapson, x>i Bellater street, Essendon. was formerly at tached to the publicity office of J. C. Williamson Ltd. The bridegroom is a principal of the Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company now playing in Mel bourne. The bridesmaids were Misses Valda Tapson (sister of the bride), and Shirley McLean. The bridegroom Is the elder son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Watson, for merly of Adelaide. Performed by the Rev. Farnham Maynard, the ceremony was followed by a late afternoon party at the Hotel Windsor. Leaving Adelaide as an Elder over seas scholar in 1926, Mr. Watson had an outstanding career as a singer in London including several appearances at Covent Garden Opera House. He returned to Adelaide as a member of the Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Com pany five years ago, and was again chosen when the company was re formed for the Australian tour last year.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Watson leaving St. Peter's Church, East Mel bourne, on Monday after their mar riage. Mr. Wat son, formerly of Adelaide, is a member of the Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company. His wife was Miss Joyce Topson, and was attached to the publicity office of J. C. Wil liamson Ltd.