George Kirby, 103, and Doreen Luckie, 91, tied the knot this June
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George Kirby, 103, and Doreen Luckie, 91, have just won the Guinness World Records to be crowned the world’s oldest newlyweds, with a combined age of 194 years and 280 days on their big day.
The pair got hitched in June this year, on George’s 103rd birthday, but had to wait till now for their record to be verified.
The couple have been ‘living in sin’ since 1988, but finally died to tie the knot after increased pressure from their elderly children (George and Doreen have seven children, 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren between them, BTW).
‘I didn’t get down on one knee, because I don’t think I would have been able to get back up,’ George said at the time of his proposal – on Valentine’s Day, no less. ‘I can definitely say we’re going to spend the rest of our lives together.’
George’s newly wedded wife said of the wedding: ‘I wasn’t a blushing bride, but I was a bit giddy.’
We wish them all the happiness in the world.