Banbury woman enjoys special reunion with twin sister for 100th birthday celebration
Dorcas, from Banbury, and Edith from Leominster, Herefordshire, met up at a relative's house for an afternoon of tea and cake with a few relatives to mark the special day on Sunday June 28.
Edith's son, Fred Dumbleton, hosted the reunion meeting at his home in Boddington, South Northamptonshire, where around a dozen relatives shared tea and cake in the garden. The two sisters had not been able to see each other since earlier this year.
Dorcas said: "It was really lovely meeting up with my sister. We had a great day.
"It was really nice. We sat quite close to each other, and we might've broken the law. It only happens once."
Dorcas received 47 cards from family and friends remembering her landmark birthday.
Dorcas was born in East Street, Easington, Banbury. She has spent most of her 100 years living in Banbury. One of her two children, Robert, now lives with her in Banbury.
Dorcas said: "I'm the youngest by 45 minutes. Of course, years ago people didn't know they were carrying twins."
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