Both Andrew and Colleen lived in Hampshire where Andrew was a qualified driving instructor and Special Constable with Hampshire Police.
Colleen worked as an insurance claims handler and as a taxi controller.
They met each other in the Spring of 2007 and got married in November 2008.
Andrew and Colleen moved to Dafarn Newydd in April 2009 having purchased the leasehold to run the village shop.
Tragedy struck them in September 2009 when their son Fletcher was stillborn at 39 weeks and 5 days. Fletcher is buried in St Wddyns churchyard in the village. They were blessed with the birth of two daughters, Cassidy in January 2011 and Melody in Febuary 2013.
They completed the freehold purchase of Dafarn Newydd in August 2013.