The house Ringo bought for his parents in Gateacre, Liverpool.
‘Richie (as his mum calls him) broke her will not to move when he simply picked her up one day and drove her over to see the house. “It was so beautiful, I couldn’t resist,” says Mrs Starkey. “I just hope the fans don’t come ‘round too much, as it might bother the neighbours - and then they’d wish us to move.”
Scan from 16 Scoop: Beatles Complete Story from Birth to Now (1965).
Ringo’s parents, Elsie and Harry Graves. Scan from 16 Scoop: Beatles Complete Story from Birth to Now (1965).
11 February 1965, Ringo marries Maureen Cox at Caxton Hall Register Office. From left to right: Florence Cox, Joseph Cox, Ringo, Harry Graves, Maureen, and Elsie Graves. Photo by Robert Freeman.
I don’t think I’ve ever seen this picture of young Ringo before. From a fanmade scrapbook by Peter Scholten.
Beatle parents in colour!
Elsie and Harry Graves in the first one, Louise Harrison in the second one. 1964.
Photos from The Australian Women’s Weekly (1933 - 1982), Wednesday 10 June 1964, page 10, 11
SCAN - 11 February 1965, Ringo marries Maureen Cox. Behind them are from left to right: Joseph Cox, Cynthia Lennon, Florence Cox, John Lennon, George Harrison, Brian Epstein, Harry Graves and Elsie Graves.
Photo by Robert Freeman
SCAN - Four poster-colour portraits done by Cynthia Lennon in the 1980s of each of the Beatles with their families set against their respective Liverpool homes.
Clockwise from top-left: John with his Aunt Mimi; Paul and brother Mike with father Jim and mother Mary; George and his brothers Harry and Peter, sister Louise with father Harry and mother Louise; Ringo with mother Elsie and step-father Harry Graves.
Ringo’s stepdad, Harry Graves, and his mother Elsie in 1959.