new arrival shares the same birth day as Prince George
couple who married on the day after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
have had a baby boy on the same day as the new Royal Prince!
and Emma Belgrove, who have family in Burnham and frequently visit
the town, welcomed their new son, Oliver, on Monday, just hours
before the birth of the infant Prince George.
went into labour at 6am on Monday, the same time that the Duchess
was admitted to St Mary's Hospital in London.
and Emma's son, Oliver James Derek Belgrove, was born at 11:54am
on Monday, weighing 7lb 1oz. The Royal baby was born at 4.24pm
and weighed 8lb 6oz.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We'd spoken quite a lot about the
Royal baby during Emma's pregnancy."
always joked that the Royals copied our wedding plans because
when we announced we were getting married around two weeks later
the William and Kate did the same, and they picked the day before
we announced to friends and family that Emma was pregnant just
a week or two later the Royals announced that they were also expecting
said to my wife that everyone goes on about Will and Kate being
a trend-setter, but they are just copying us!"
after Emma had gone into hospital on Monday we had a text from
my father saying that Kate had also gone into labour - and soon
after Oliver was born."
were over-the-moon that we could share the same date as the Royal
baby. Who in this day and age doesn't love the Royal family and
now our son shares his birthday with the future king - it's brilliant!"
couple frequently visit family in Burnham and plan to visit soon.
"I'm certain Oliver's first real journey away from home will
be down to Burnham," said Liam.
born on the same day as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first
child will receive a free lucky silver penny. It will
be presented in a pink or blue pouch, has been marked with the
year 2013 to commemorate the babies' year of birth and features
a shield of the Royal Arms.