Barton man Herbert Dent celebrates his 100th birthday
A Barton man has celebrated his 100th birthday.
Herbert Dent had much to celebrate, as the week before his birthday he had become the fifth generation of his family – with the birth of great-great granddaughter Effy.
Herbert celebrated his birthday on July 27 surrounded by his wife Beryl, family, friends, staff and residents at the Beech House Care Home in Barton-Upon-Humber.
He also received a special telegram from the Queen to mark the happy occasion.
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Herbert said: "It is a very special day.
"All of my family are here today to celebrate."
Herbert has a daughter and son, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter.
Herbert and his wife Beryl, who is 95, will have been married 75 years in January 2013 and they both live together at Beech House.
Keen cyclist Herbert founded the Barton Wheelers cycling club with Dave Farmer in July 1933.
Herbert worked at Dewhurst Butchers in Barton when he was younger and it was here he met his future wife Beryl.
Herbert was born in Barton and he was 65 when he retired, having also worked in Sempers Butchers in Barton.