Australia's Oldest Living Couple
Date of Record: 29/05/2017
Esther Elizabeth Burgess born 21 March 1916 and Ronald Gilbert Collings born 13 April 1915 met at Nailsworth, a suburb of Adelaide, in 1936. Esther was a dressmaker in Rundle Street and Ron was a travelling salesman for H R James (later named Souvenirs Australia Ltd).
They were married at St Cuthbert's Anglican Church, Prospect SA on October 19th 1938 surrounded by family and are still living happily together in a residential home in SA to this date.
That is 79 years of wedded bliss!
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