East Barkwith Couple celebrate Diamond Wedding anniversary

Shiela and Bill Minns
Shiela and Bill Minns

William and Sheila Minns of East Barkwith celebrated their Diamond Wedding anniversary with a family party.

William, known locally as Bill, and Sheila have lived in the village for almost 30 years.

They married at St Andrew’s Church, Hull in 1953 after meeting on Bill’s 17th birthday. Their honeymoon was spent in Bridlington in a converted bus.

The couple came to Lincolnshire in 1975 when Sheila became a lecturer at Lincoln College. They have three daughters, 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren who all helped celebrate their big day with a special cake illustrating their many interests and family events.