The wedding of Emma Hamilton and Ross McFadden.
THE COUPLE: Emma (24) is originally from Whitecross and works in retail, while Ross is 26 and is in the Royal Navy. The newlyweds live in
Maddiston and are expecting their first baby in June.
HOW THEY MET: The couple first met five years ago at bonfire night in Callendar Park after being introduced by Emma's cousin.
THE PROPOSAL: Ross proposed during a quiet night at home. He had
had the engagement ring for six months before popping the question to a surprised Emma.
THE WEDDING: The wedding took place on July 31, 2010, at St Michael's Church in Linlithgow and afterwards at The Three Kings. There were 110
guests during the day and a total of 160 in the evening.
THE WEDDING PARTY: Emma's best friends Lysa Watson and Joanne MacDonald
were the bridesmaids along with Ross' sister and Emma's friend Kaileigh McFadden. The flower girl was Ellie Watson Ross. Emma's friend Lorraine
Hamilton was a bridesmaid in all but dress as she was pregnant. Ross' best man was best friend Shaun Hanlon and the ushers were Ross Barron,
Lee Smart, Christopher Davidson, Scott Hamilton and Sean McFadden.
THE DRESS: Emma wore a white strapless Maggie Sottero dress with Swarovski crystals and embroidered lily detail.
THE HONEYMOON: The newlyweds spent five days in Dubai, two days in Bangkok and nine days in Koh Samui, an island off the coast of
THANKS: Special thanks go to both sets of parents and to family and friends.