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Wording Guide

Traditional Formal Wording Where Both Parents Are Married

Mr and Mrs John Standish
request the pleasure of
your company at the marriage
of their daughter
Caroline 
to
Mr Christopher John Herbert
At St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge
On Saturday 15th March 2016
at 3 o’clock
and afterwards at
The Hyde Park Hotel, London SW1

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Bride’s Mother and Stepfather are Hosts

Mr and Mrs Edgar Forsythe
request the pleasure of
your company at the marriage
of her daughter
Caroline
to
Mr Christopher John Herbert
At St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge
On Saturday 15th March 2016
at 3 o’clock
and afterwards at
The Hyde Park Hotel, London SW1

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Bride’s Parents are Divorced but Co-hosting

Mr John Standish and Mrs Edgar Forsythe*  

(*Mrs Jane Standish if she has not remarried)
request the pleasure of
your company at the marriage
of their daughter
Caroline
to
Mr Christopher John Herbert
At St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge
On Saturday 15th March 2016
at 3 o’clock
and afterwards at
The Hyde Park Hotel, London SW1

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Bride and Groom Hosting Formal

Mr Christopher Herbert and Miss Caroline Standish
request the pleasure of
your company at their marriage

At St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge
On Saturday 15th March 2016
at 3 o’clock
and afterwards at
The Hyde Park Hotel, London SW1

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Bride’s Mother/Father Host on their own for example if one or other parent has died

Mr John Standish or Mrs John Standish
requests the pleasure of
your company at the marriage
of his/her daughter
Caroline
to
Mr Christopher John Herbert
At St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge
On Saturday 15th March 2016
at 3 o’clock
and afterwards at
The Hyde Park Hotel, London SW1

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Bride’s Father and Stepmother are Hosts

Mr and Mrs John Standish
request the pleasure of
your company at the marriage
of his daughter
Caroline
to
Mr Christopher John Herbert
At St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge
On Saturday 15th March 2016
at 3 o’clock
and afterwards at
The Hyde Park Hotel, London SW1

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Both Sets of Parents Co-hosting

Mr & Mrs John Standish
and Mr & Mrs Stephen Herbert
request the pleasure of your company
at the marriage of their children

Miss Caroline Jane Standish &
Mr Christopher John Herbert

at St. Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge
on Saturday 15th March 2016
at 3 o’clock
and afterwards at
The Hyde Park Hotel, London SW1

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Bride and Groom Hosting Informal

 Christopher Herbert and  Caroline Standish
invite you to their marriage

At St Mary’s Church, Littlehampton
On Saturday 15th March 2016
at 3 o’clock
and afterwards at
The Beach Hotel, Littlehampton 

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There are far too many variations to list here, however you can find more examples and information at Debretts  where much of this information was taken from.