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Couple On Sofa Celebrating Their Pearl Wedding Anniversary 1962

Couple On Sofa Celebrating Their Pearl Wedding Anniversary 1962

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Charlie and Annie (née Lindsay) Turner on their 30th wedding anniversary.

Charlie Turner (1901 -1973) was a barber at 28 High Street, Portobello, from the 1920s until 1970 (at that time, he was the longest sole trader in Portobello).

His wife Annie – who as a young woman had been goalkeeper for Portobello Thistle Ladies Football Team – joined him as a hairdresser in the shop in the 1950s.

Their only child died at the age of fourteen in 1945.

The wooden bench outside Portobello police station is in their memory.

Donor number: 0130-008

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