Grave Business, Marriage… Gothic Couple Have Their Wedding Blessed… In a Cemetry
A gothic couple have become the first in the UK to have their wedding blessed in the graveyard of a cemetery.
Samantha Smyth, 25, and husband Paul Adams, 33, had originally planned to marry at the unlikely venue but realised it would mean their marriage was not legally recognised.
They later decided to fulfill their dream by having a blessing in their local cemetery eight months after their ?legal wedding? in a traditional registry office.
The blessing, which occurred at Wisbech General Cemetery on Saturday, was performed by a Spiritualist minister as 40 family and friends gathered around the disused four acre site’s ancient stone chapel.
Miss Smyth, a mother-of-three, wore a white gown, flecked with strips of red material and completed her outfit with a black fur coat and black flowers in her hair.
Her bridesmaids and daughter, Raveena, nine, wore matching outfits while her son Kurt, six, wore and AC/DC T-shirt and six-month-old baby Nathan wore a sailor suit.
The newlyweds originally met at their local pub eight years ago. They live just 200 yards from the cemetery where they have walked their three dogs daily for the last two years.
Factory supervisor Adams, who is from a Protestant family, asked Miss Smyth if she wanted to have a blessing at the site after it underwent a
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