Passing Through Famous FacesReginald Marsh
(Crossroads, Terry & June, George & Mildred), Malcolm
Terris (When The Boat Comes In, Coronation St.)
10th April 1973:
The first Emmerdale Farm birth. Sam and
Sally Skilbeck to Matt and Peggy - making Annie Sugden a grandmother.
27th March 1973:
The first wedding between Frank Blakey and Janie
Harker (who was the sister of a flame of Jack's).
Key Events From
first Death in Emmerdale Farm was that of Sharon Crossthwaite
(played by Louise Jameson). She was raped and murdered
by Jim Latimer on 30th January 1973. Latimer was jailed
for life and served 18 years in prison.
In this year Amos Brearly proposed to Annie Sugden
for the first time, but she turned him down.
Henry Wilks, in partnership with Alison Gibbons,
brought the village shop from Squire Verney when lessee Amy Postlethwaite
became ill. Henry purchases Alison's share when she left for
Jersey after rejecting Henry's proposal of marriage.
|One of the big
storylines of 1973, was when Matt Skilbeck broke Annie
Sugden's best teapot.