Golden Sidmouth couple say ‘give and take’ is key to happy marriage

Golden wedding couple Eddie and Sue Baker. Ref shs 40-16TI 9175. Picture: Terry Ife

Golden wedding couple Eddie and Sue Baker. Ref shs 40-16TI 9175. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

A golden Sidmouth couple, whose wedding photo was the first ever picture to grace the front of the Sidmouth Herald, have celebrated their 50th anniversary.

Golden wedding couple Eddie and Sue Baker. Ref shs 40-16TI 9175. Picture: Terry Ife

Golden wedding couple Eddie and Sue Baker. Ref shs 40-16TI 9175. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Childhood sweethearts Eddie and Sue Baker, of Fortescue Road, said the key to a long and happy marriage was ‘tolerating each other, not having many family arguments and give and take’.

The pair, who said their vows at All Saints Church on October 6, 1966, have two children and four grandchildren.

Eddie, 73, and Sue, 70, plan to celebrate the milestone anniversary with a family meal and a get-together at their home with friends and neighbours.


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