George Kirby and Doreen Luckie pictured at their home in Eastbourn, Sussex.. See SWNS story SWMARRY; A man is set to become Britain’s oldest ever groom when he ties the knot to his partner of 27 years this summer – on his 103rd BIRTHDAY. Not only will George Kirby become the oldest groom, when he marries 91-year-old Doreen Luckie, the pair will become the oldest newlyweds in history – with a combined age of almost 195 YEARS. The loved-up pair, who have been ‘living in sin’ since 1988, have finally decided to make their union official by giving into pressure from their elderly children – after he proposed on Valentine’s Day. George, currently 102, will marry for the third time on June 13, when he marries widow Doreen in front of 60 guests. Between the loved-up pair, they have had seven children, 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.