‘Childhood sweethearts’ from Sutton celebrate 65 years of marriage with family and friends

Christine and Peter Gipp celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends.

Christine and Peter Gipp celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends. - Credit: Archant

A Sutton couple celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary alongside family and friends at the weekend.

Christine and Peter Gipp celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends.

Christine and Peter Gipp celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends. - Credit: Archant

Christine and Peter Gipp have seven children, 20 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren.

Before retiring, Christine was a post lady in Sutton and Peter was a traffic warden in Ely.

“It was lovely,” said their daughter Julie Linney, who helped organise the party.

Christine and Peter Gipp celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends.

Christine and Peter Gipp celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends. - Credit: Archant

“They’re both childhood sweethearts.”

The couple will mark their blue sapphire anniversary tomorrow (27).