Claire Bullock and Jeremy Smith

CLAIRE Bullock and Jeremy Smith were married at St Nicholas Church, North Cotes.

Claire is the only daughter of Keith and Margaret Bullock, of Harewood Crescent, Louth, and Jeremy is the youngest son of Gordon Smith of Louth and Marlaine Carter of North Cotes.

The bride was given away by her father and the couple were married by The Rev Chris Woadden and The Rev Philip Hughes, the bride’s cousin.

The bride wore a cream silk dupion strapless mermaid gown with a draped bodice and chapel train by the designer Justin Alexander. A shrug accompanied the dress, adorned with a crystal brooch.

Matron of honour was Alison Acland, the bride’s cousin, and bridesmaids were Amelie, Lila and Adele Bullock, the bride’s nieces.

Alison wore a mermaid gown in sapphire blue duchess satin with matching shrug. The bridesmaids wore cream satin dresses trimmed with layered tulle and matching blue bows.

All the dresses were designed by Kate Burkett of Party Frock.

The bride carried a tied bouquet of cream roses surrounded by blue delphiniums trimmed with pearls.

The matron of honour and bridesmaids carried a bouquet of cream roses.

Best man was Richard Grey.

Ushers were Doug Smith, the groom’s brother, Dan and Tom Smith, the groom’s nephews, and Graeme Bullock, the bride’s brother.

All the groomsmen wore lounge suits from Hugh Harris in Surrey.

The groom wore a tailored suit from William Hunt in Saville Row.

The reception was held at the Kenwick Park Hotel, Louth, and the couple honeymooned in the Maldives and Dubai.

They will live in Cleethorpes.

The bride was educated at Cordeaux High School, Louth, and Franklin College, Grimsby. She is employed as a store manager for Matalan Limited.

The groom was educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth, and is employed as a Captain in the Merchant Navy.

Photographer was James Green Photography, Cleethorpes.