High flying couple celebrate a double centenary in Prestwick

 11 December 2018  |  

One of South Ayrshire's most enduring couples are both celebrating turning 100 years old. Marjory Richardson marked the occasion at an event at the the RAFA club in Prestwick. Her husband, Harry celebrated his milestone birthday in February. 

Marjory was on the front line during World War 2 entertaining the troops with the Entertainments National Service Association, an organisation set up in 1939. Marjorie travelled Italy as a singer and has been an entertainer in musicals and vaudeville since she was 5, partnering her late father.

Her husband Harry flew Wellington bombers during WW2 before enjoying a successful career with the Civil Aviation Authority at Prestwick.

The couple have two daughters, Penelope lives in Ochiltree and Lynda in Girvan. They also have three grandsons and one granddaughter and one great granddaughter.

South Ayrshire Provost, Helen Moonie, joined Marjorie and Harry to mark their milestone birthdays at the RAFA club in Prestwick.