BATT — COSSART.
The marriage of Mr. Henry Batt (second son of Mr. and Mrs. Batt, Wooloowin) and Miss Ethel Maud Cossart (second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Cossart, New Farm), was celetrated on Wednesday afternoon, at the Valley Methodist Church, the Rev. W. Powell officiating. The church had been prettily decorated by several of the bride's girl friends. Arches of greenery and white flowers were arranged down the aisle, and a larger arch, from which was suspended a wedding bell, was erected immediately over the bridal party.
The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a beautiful gown of rich ivery white crepe de chine, mounted on a flowing underskirt of taffeta silk, gracefully draped in scarf effect, and weighted at intervals with pearl fringer, the pretty bodice swathed and adorned with lovely dentelle lace, long flowing trains, caught with orange blossom trails, inlet with ropes of seed pearls. A wreath of orange blossoms was worn under an embroidered tulle veil, and she carried a shower bouquet, which, with her jewelled pendant was the gift of the bridegroom.
She was attended by three bridesmaids, Miss Beatrice Cossart (chief) and the Misses Ruby Cossart and L. Batt. Miss Cossart wore a pretty gown of plush pink shantung silk, designed in cuirasse fashion, the pretty bodice inlet with handsome white and gold Brussels applique; skirt falling prettily, and arranged in tiny points, outlined with soutache, in the same shade; hat of pink slik crin in early Victoria shape, the high crown outlined with kiltings of tulle, threaded with sprays of pink boronia. Younger maids were frocked alike in dainty gowns of white silk and lace, with early Victorian bonnets of white crin, ornamented with kilings of lace and clusters of pink daisies, with streamers of merv ribbon. They carried bouqets, and wore gold brooches, the gift of the bridegroom, Mr. Norman C. Cossart supported the bridegroom. After the ceremony the guests assembled at the Café Eschenhagen, where the wedding teas was served.
Mrs. Cossart (mother of the bride) was in a handsome gown of black equal striped silk, deperse luise, over a foundation of satin charmeuse, in princess mode, the bodice finely swathed in deep points to waist, and inlet with beautiful silk point d'angleterre lace ; smart toque of black satin straw, with trails of blue bells and jetted mephisto mount. Mrs Batt (mother of the bridegroom) wore a beautyful gown of black eolienne, relieved with guipure; black bonnet, with touches of lilac. Mrs Cossart (aunt of the bride), gown of black silk with vest of vak lace ; black picture hat.
Mrs A. L. Cossart (Gatton), white mousseline in directoire style, inserted with panels of lace; black plumed hat. Mrs W. Batt, white muslin, inlet with embroidery; floral hat, Miss F. Batt, gown of mauve eolienne, softened with lace; floral hat in same shade. There also were present Mr. Mrs. Sheldon, Mrs. and Miss Baltrop, Mr. and Mrs. Robertson, the Rev. and Misses Powell, Misses Berry, Robinson, Clarkson, Toop, Caldwell, Day, N. Cossart, Messrs Batt, Hoelscher, Merritt, Shields, and others. Later Mr. and Mrs. H. Batt left for the wedding tour, the latter wearing a gown of dove-grey defaconne, in the cuirasse style, the soft flowing skirt being tucked at intervals, and showing tiny lines of silk braiding : hat of saxe blue crin, with cluster of pink roses.
BATT—COSSART. (1909, November 5). Queensland Times (Ipswich) (Qld. : 1909 - 1954), , p. 8 (DAILY). Link to TROVE
32 interred -- South Brisbane Cemetery, Por 10D, #71C [10-9-23]
(Before Messrs. F. W. Galloway, W. Thorn and A. Munro, JJ.P.
Child Desertion Jane Simpson sued Henry Cossart for deserting his illegitimate child. Defendant denied paternity.
Mr Boyce (Hamilton & Wonderley) appeared for plaintiff, and Mr Eden for defendant.
Evidence was given in support of the charge by the complainant, her mother Jane Simpson, senr., Minnie. Mengel, William Simpson and William Hoffmann. For the defence, evidence was given by Henry Cossart, George Gossart and Sarah Cossart, Eliza Jane Sims, and James Ghee.
Mr Eden addressed the (Bench on behalf of his client and Mr Boyce for the plaintiff after which the Bench found the defendant guilty,and adjudged him to pay 5s per-week for 12 months and find one surety of £25 or two sureties of £12 10s. First payment to be forthwith. Witnesses expenses, £2 3s ; professional costs, £2 2s; costs of Court, 7s 4d ; total, £4 12s 4d.
Last Thursday this case was before the Court and was dismissed.
TUESDAY. (1896, January 22). Darling Downs Gazette (Qld. : 1881 - 1922), , p. 2. Link to TROVE
Henry Cossart was charged with having committed perjury on tfie 21st January, 1896.
PERJURY. (1896, April 29). Darling Downs Gazette (Qld. : 1881 - 1922), , p. 5. Link to TROVE