A couple who celebrated their 78th wedding commemoration recently have been named as Britain’s longest-married couple Frank what’s more, Anita Milford tied the tie on May 26, 1928 – the year the to begin with 1 note came into circulation, A

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May 2006
A couple who celebrated their 78th wedding commemoration recently have been named as Britain’s longest-married couple
Frank what’s more, Anita Milford tied the tie on May 26, 1928 – the year the to begin with £1 note came into circulation, Alexander Fleming found penicillin what’s more, Harry Ramsden opened his to begin with chip shop
The Milfords are barely ahead of the spouse what’s more, spouse beforehand thought to be Britain’s most established living hitched couple, Harold what’s more, Lucy Allgood, who celebrated 77 a long time together in January
Anita, 97, what’s more, Frank, 98, presently have their eyes on the record for the longest-ever English marriage, set by Percy what’s more, Florence Arrowsmith, from Hereford, who were marry for 80 years
“There’s each shot we could break that record,” said Mrs Milford
“These days, relational unions don’t last long A part of individuals get hitched with the thought in the event that it doesn’t work out there’s no worry, yet we can’t get it that ”
Her husband, a resigned dock worker, added: “We don’t continuously see eye to eye what’s more, we do have a little contention each day Yet that comes what’s more, goes We are continuously here for each other ”
Frank what’s more, Anita met in 1926 at a YMCA move in the St Budeaux range of their main residence of Plymouth what’s more, they hitched two a long time afterward at Torpoint Enroll Office
Mrs Milford said: “It was flawless day, yet it was a calm undertaking since we didn’t have much money ”
After they married, the couple moved to a home in St Budeaux They remained in Plymouth
throughout the war yet their two children, Marie what’s more, Frank, were evacuated
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The couple, who have five grandchildren what’s more, seven great-grandchildren, moved last year to the Warwick Stop Nursing Home in Honicknowle, Plymouth, what’s more, still appreciate a run of leisure activities counting gardening, snooker what’s more, darts
Mrs Milford said: “We still go down to the social club to see our friends I like to play darts, yet Plain had to give up – his visual perception isn’t so good ”
Elaine Clarke, 54, senior mind colleague at the nursing home, said: “They are continuously by each other’s side
“When Mrs Milford was sick recently, she was in bed for ten days what’s more, her spouse didn’t take off her side once
“They are still extremely much in love I question we’ll see anything like it once more for a exceptionally long time ”
The UK record for the longest-ever marriage was set by Mr what’s more, Mrs Arrowsmith – who celebrated their 80th wedding commemoration on June 1 last year Mr Arrowsmith passed on two weeks later
IN 1928, Ruler George V was on the honored position what’s more, Moderate pioneer Stanley Baldwin was Prime Minister
A half quart of brew cost 2p what’s more, incredible Everton striker Dixie Dignitary set a record by scoring 60 group objectives in one season
It was the year that the Break even with Establishment Act was passed, permitting all ladies over 21 to vote, giving them the vote on the same terms as men
Amelia Earhart was the to start with lady to fly the Atlantic as a passenger
In the U S , the to start with TV sets went on deal for $75, bubble gum was a new furor what’s more, the quartz precious stone clock was invented
Bob Monkhouse, Shirley Temple, Effortlessness Kelly, Che Guevara what’s more, Idi Amin were conceived in 1928, what’s more, creator Thomas Strong died

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