Bride Emily Morton stages sit-in protest at village church that cancelled wedding

Bride Emily Morton stages sit-in protest at village church that cancelled wedding

Bride whose wedding dreams were shattered stages sit-in protest at village church that cancelled wedding

5:36 PM on 7th July 2011

Protest: Emily Morton, pictured with grandmother Celia Murphy, is staging a sit-in at All Saints Church in Rhondda Valleys after the village church closed, dashing her hopes of becoming fourth generation of her family to walk down the aisle

Protest: Emily Morton, pictured with grandmother Celia Murphy, is staging a sit-in at All Saints Church in Rhondda Valleys after the village church closed, dashing her hopes of becoming fourth generation of her family to walk down the aisle

Heartbreaking:

Heartbreaking: “I could picture every detail of my wedding. But now that has been taken from me”, says Emily

Second generation: Emily

Second generation: Emily”s grandmother, Celia Murphy, got married in All Saints Church in 1969

Three generations: Emily Emily

Family tradition: Emily”s mother Sarah Morton was married at the All Saints Church in Maerdy in April 1988, while her great-grandmother Sophia Ann Barkway was married there in 1923