Cosham couple celebrate their sapphire anniversary

Brenda and Ernest Cummings
Brenda and Ernest Cummings
Dr John Steadman, archivist of Portsmouth History Centre based at Portsmouth Central Library     Picture:  Malcolm Wells

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Brenda and Ernest Cummings celebrated a very special wedding anniversary at the weekend.

The couple, from Cosham, marked their star sapphire anniversary – that’s an incredible 65 years of marriage.

Brenda and Ernest Cummings

Brenda and Ernest Cummings

Ernest and Brenda tied the knot on December 11, 1946.

They started out as pen-pals when Ernest was in the army and went on to have a daughter and a son.

They were the publicans of The Perserverence, in Havant, and the Kingston Tavern, Portsmouth, but retired from the trade in 1982.