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Cumbernauld’s royal baby; Lanarkshire parents celebrate same birthday as Prince Cambridge

Written by Scott Campbell.
Published at 13:29 GMT on Thursday, July 25th, 2013.

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Picture: NHS Lanarkshire.
PROUD first-time parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced that their baby boy is called George Alexander Louis – or, His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, as he will undoubtedly be known.

However, as well as the royal couple’s first child, parents in Lanarkshire have also been celebrating the birth of their own children, made all the more special as their kids will share the name birthday as the little Prince. 

On Tuesday, NHS Lanarkshire announced that a number of births had taken place in Lanarkshire hospitals; an announcement made after His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge’s birth was announced on Tuesday evening.

ABOVE: Ember Rose Watson was one of 13 babies to be born at Wishaw General Hospital on the same day as the Royal baby. Mum Jayne Alexander and Dad Darren Watson are delighted with their new arrival and give year old big brother Lewis is really excited to have a little sister.

ABOVE: Baby Lewis Jack Cumberland was born on the same day as the Royal baby at Wishaw General Hospital and little Jack is the first baby for Mum Kirsty and Dad Thomas; born at 19.51, weighing 6lb 14.5oz. The couple chose the name Lewis as Thomas had proposed to Kirsty on the Isle of Lewis.
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ABOVE: Baby Jason John Connor was born at 2.03pm on Tuesday, weighing 5lb 6oz. Mum, Mandy Dewar said that her son was four weeks premature and that it is a privilege that he is sharing the same birthday as the Royal baby

ABOVE: Baby Lucy Emile Mccrann was born at 7.55 weighing 7lb 6.5oz. Mum Amanda Hay and Dad Chris Mccrann from Cumbernauld are delighted with the new addition to their family.
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