Pair celebrate 60 years together

Alec and Betty Chipperfield from Seaton Delaval celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.
Alec and Betty Chipperfield from Seaton Delaval celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.
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A DEVOTED couple celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary.

Alexander and Betty Chipperfield, of Seaton Delaval, met in the latter’s native Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, while he was serving in the armed forces.

Shiremoor-born Alexander, now 84, moved back to the north east with his new bride, 81, after ten years in Yorkshire and went on to work as a coal miner.

The pair, pictured, have two sons, Michael and Gordon, and four grandchildren – Kevin, Adam, Sam and Blake.