The Western Daily Press 23 Feb 1921 Sixty Years Married Mr and Mrs Frederick WILCOX of Stowey Farm Fivehead Somerset Married on Valentines Day 1861 at Cullompton Devon

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The Western Daily Press. Wednesday 23 Feb 1921

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Mr and Mrs Frederick WILCOX of Stowey Farm, Fivehead, Somerset, celebrated the diamond anniversary of their wedding on St. Valentine's Day, when they were surrounded by nearly 40 children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. They were married on February 14, 1861, at the Baptist Church, Cullompton, Devon, and ten of their twelve children are living. Amongst numerous presents and congratulations, a message was received from the King expressing the hope that Mr and Mrs WILCOX would spend many more happy years together in good health, and that their many children and grandchildren would continue to be a joy and blessing to them. Mr WILCOX is 92, and his wife ten years younger.

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<NOTES: Frederick WILCOX son of John WILCOX and Sarah RIDLER, married Isabella Mary MANFIELD

Isabella Mary MANFIELD daughter of John MANFIELD and Elizabeth DUNN, married Frederick WILCOX>