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John and Joan celebrate 65 years of marriage

John and Joan Tomlin were recently joined by family and friends – as well as receiving a card from Her Majesty the Queen – to celebrate their Blue Sapphire anniversary, commemorating 65 years of marriage. The couple, both from Shildon met at the youth club at St John’s Church, the same venue where they would marry on 12th July 1952…

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