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‘Royal babies’ attended special ceremony in Havering

08:34 25 September 2013

Royal babies! The tots received their special commemorative birth certificates at Langtons House. From left, Stacey and Sadie; Lavanya and Jaswant; the mayor; Jane and James; and Estella and Akinkorede.

Royal babies! The tots received their special commemorative birth certificates at Langtons House. From left, Stacey and Sadie; Lavanya and Jaswant; the mayor; Jane and James; and Estella and Akinkorede.

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Four mums of Havering’s own royal babies attended a ceremony on Monday to mark the very special birthdays.

Little James greets the Mayor of Havering as he presents mum Jane Archer with a commemorative birth certificate
Little James greets the Mayor of Havering as he presents mum Jane Archer with a commemorative birth certificate

Family and friends watched as the infants - born on the same day as Prince George of Cambridge - were given a commemorative birth certificate by the Mayor of Havering, Cllr Eric Munday, in Langtons House register office.

The tots’ parents will also receive unique silver pennies which were commissioned by the Royal Mint to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first child on July 22.

Stacey Adamson, from Chestnut Avenue, Hornchurch, said: “It was an important thing to do and now my daughter Sadie has a picture of herself with the mayor and a piece of history to keep.”

Stacey was due to go into labour on July 17 - her birthday - but Sadie had other ideas.

Estella Ogunlusi and her son, Akinkorede, with the mayorEstella Ogunlusi and her son, Akinkorede, with the mayor

It was only hours after giving birth to her daughter that Stacey realised Kate Middleton had herself gone into labour.

Jane Archer, from Dagenham Road, Rush Green, was the subject of many jokes during her pregnancy about the fact her baby could be born on the same day as the prince.

However, she didn’t believe it, thinking son James would arrive late like her daughters.

She said: “It was really lovely and the certificate is a nice thing for James, something I can put away for him.

Mum, Stacy Adamson, and daughter, Sadie, with the mayorMum, Stacy Adamson, and daughter, Sadie, with the mayor

“It was good to meet the other mums.”

Estella Ogunlusi, from Dagenham, attended the ceremony as her son Akinkorede had his birth registered in Havering.

She said: “It was nice for my child to be recognised. My mother was visiting from Nigeria so she got to meet the mayor, which was great.”

Stacey added: “We will probably see the birthday celebrations for George every year and although we won’t have them on the same scale, it will be really nice.”

Lavanya Maran joins the mayor  to welcome her little boy, Jaswant to the worldLavanya Maran joins the mayor to welcome her little boy, Jaswant to the world

Lavanya Maran also attended the ceremony with baby boy Jaswant.

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