Margaret (nee Bourne) and Alfred (known as Tom) Tomlin will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday 6th March 2021 with a lovely home cooked meal. The family hope to be able to get together to celebrate when circumstances permit.

Margaret and Tom where both born in London and met by chance when Tom was dating Margaret’s friend.

The couple spent most of their married lives in Germany connected with the Armed Forces. After leaving the Army Tom was employed by Lyons Brothers Toys and Margaret with Agfa. The couple later started their own taxi business

They have lived in Newton Aycliffe for over 30 years and have one daughter, Samantha Maloy; two granddaughters, Nataleigh and Tamzin and two great grandchildren, Jax and Alessa.

Tom and Margaret enjoy car boot sales and the company of their three pet dogs.