They were both born in Ruddington. They were childhood sweet hearts at 15 and married at St Peters Church on 21st July 1956.
They began married life at Brookside Gardens and still live there. They have one son, Adrian, a grandson, Luke, and 3 great grandchildren.
Adrian remarried 12 years ago to Lesley – a very special daughter in law and her family gave David and Jean another 4 great grandchildren.
On their anniversary they were joined by family and friends who helped to make the day a happy one.