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Monday, 21 April 2014

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Special deliveries bring joy to two Cumbria families on Christmas Day

CHRISTMAS day brought special gifts for two Furness families.

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FANTASTIC PRESENTS Left, Annabelle Vanessa Pound with dad Michael Pound. Above, Eli Alexander Williams, born to Jamie Williams, Claire LeRoy and sister Tieghan

Furness General Hospital’s maternity unit had two special deliveries – Annabelle Vanessa Pound and Eli Alexander Williams.

The proud parents pushed back their plans for Christmas lunch to make way for the early morning arrivals.

Jamie Williams, a solicitor at Poole Townsend and his partner Claire LeRoy welcomed baby Eli, weighing 6lb 9oz, at 4.24am.

Ms LeRoy, a mortgage administrator, of Southampton Street, Walney, said: “It was a bit of a shock. It went really fast this morning and it was completely unexpected. I wanted him to hold on until we’d had our Christmas dinner but obviously he had other ideas.”

Mr Williams said he was happy to become a dad.

Rusland Pool landlords Michael and Rachel Pound closed their pub for refurbishment on December 23 and Annabelle Vanessa Pound was born at 8.11am, weighing 7lb 9oz, a sister for Ryan.

Mrs Pound said: “We’re absolutely over the moon.

“Our son has been asking for six years for a little brother or sister and we said to him at Easter – guess what you’re getting for Christmas this year, only we didn’t expect it to be on Christmas day!”

Since the pub, near Ulverston, closed the couple have received numerous texts from customers asking if the baby had arrived and Mr Pound added: “It’s a fantastic present. We’re over the moon.”

Mrs Pound said: “The staff here have been absolutely great – the midwives have been lovely all the way through and the doctor was great with the care leading up to it.”

The two babies join the likes of former Scottish footballer Gary McAllister, Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan and actor Humphrey Bogart as celebrating their birthdays on Christmas day.

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