Fifty years of marriage for Edward and Doris
Melton Times, September 7, 2000
Wymondham couple Edward and Doris Welbourn have celebrated 50 golden years
of marriage in the village they know and love.
The couple met during the war when Edward worked for British Rail in
Whissendine, and Doris, originally from near Wembley, was a land girl
in the area.
GIVE AND TAKE: That's the recipe
for a successful marriage say
Edward and Doris Welbourn
They married in Wymondham church and settled in the village at the
cottage Edward was born in and where he has lived his whole life.
Both Edward (77) and Doris (73) enjoy gardening and Edward retains
a great fondness for the railway.
And as for the village thats been so important to Edward, he said:
Wymondham isnt like the old days when everybody knew each other
but I still like it. I wouldnt live in a town.
They have two children, four grandchildren and one great-grandson
and say the recipe for a successful is to give and take and always
help each other.
Edward added: If we start rowing then I just go down to the garden.
More than 80 people, including family and friends, attended the
anniversary party in Wymondham Village Hall.