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Love knows no bounds: Anglo-American wedding photos from the historic newspapers

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and love is in the air at the British Newspaper Archive. Everyone loves a wedding, but even more exciting is the wedding of couples who have found each other against the odds, such as being born thousands of miles apart.

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Here’s a selection of our favourite photos of Anglo-American weddings from the archive, featuring couples who met despite being born on opposite sides of the Atlantic, as well as All-American duos who tied the knot on British soil.

Francis and Marianne

Gloucester Journal - Saturday 10 March 1945
Gloucester Journal – Saturday 10 March 1945 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

Captain Kelton and Elizabeth

Daily Mirror - Thursday 13 December 1917 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Daily Mirror – Thursday 13 December 1917 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

Earl and Josephine

Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montrose Burghs - Friday 27 August 1948 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montrose Burghs – Friday 27 August 1948 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

Philip and Emily

Daily Mirror - Wednesday 15 July 1914 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Daily Mirror – Wednesday 15 July 1914 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

John and Isobel

Dundee Evening Telegraph - Friday 29 July 1938 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Dundee Evening Telegraph – Friday 29 July 1938 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

Donald and Dorothy

Western Morning News - Wednesday 12 April 1944 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Western Morning News – Wednesday 12 April 1944 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

Miles and Gertrude

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 06 July 1928 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer – Friday 06 July 1928 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

Harvey and Daphne

Western Morning News - Tuesday 08 June 1943 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Western Morning News – Tuesday 08 June 1943 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

Hugh and Ruth

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 20 November 1931 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer – Friday 20 November 1931 © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

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