Dancers celebrate 70 years of marriage

A CLEVEDON couple who love to dance have celebrated 70 years of marriage.

George and Margery Lockyer marked their platinum wedding anniversary on November 12 with a party attended by family and friends.

The couple, of Kenn Moor Drive, were also presented with flowers at the Clevedon Conservative Club, where they first met during a dance all those years ago.

George and Margery have long been fans of ballroom dancing, a pastime they still enjoy two or three times a week.

They married on November 12, 1941, at St Mary’s Church in Channel Road and went on to have two children, Joan, now aged 59, and Colin, aged 67.


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They also have four grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.

George, aged 92, used to work as a bakers’ roundsman for Pullins Bakery before working as a chef at Bristol Maternity Hospital until he retired.

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Margery, aged 97, worked in the music shop in Hill Road before working for her father’s company, Lockyer’s Tailors.

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