Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox

10.00am, Thursday 11 February 1965 (49 years ago)

Twenty-two days after he proposed to her in the Ad Lib Club, London, Ringo Starr married Maureen Cox at the city’s Caxton Hall Register Office.

Wedding day of Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey, 11 February 1965

The guests included John Lennon and George Harrison, and Brian Epstein was the best man. Paul McCartney was on holiday in Portugal at the time, so was unable to attend. The registrar was Mr D A Boreham.

Wedding day of Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey, 11 February 1965

Following the wedding the happy couple drove to Hove, Sussex, where they enjoyed a short honeymoon at the Princes Crescent home of The Beatles’ solicitor David Jacobs.

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