Diamond Wedding

Bill and Mary Jolly on their wedding day on September 5 1953 at St Marys Church, King Street
Bill and Mary Jolly on their wedding day on September 5 1953 at St Marys Church, King Street

An Ellon couple are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary today.

Bill and Mary Jolly married at St Mary’s Church, King Street, Aberdeen, on September 5, 1953.

The pair met at St Mary’s Church Saturday night dance when Bill was aged 16 and when Mary was 14.

The couple are celebrating tomorrow evening at the Palm Court, Aberdeen, with family and friends.

Joining the couple for their celebrations will be daughter, Anita Cox with her husband Alex, son, Bill with his wife Sheila, along with the grandchildren, Michael, John, Steven, Ross.