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It, therefore, gives me great pleasure to say you are now husband and wife together.
—Mr Graves celebrates Anna Bates and John Bates's wedding in 1919.[src]

David Graves was the Registrar of Marriages at Ripon Register Office in the late 1910s. It was in this capacity that, in 1919, he married Anna and John Bates.

Behind the scenes[]

  • David Graves was left unnamed in the dialogue and in the credits (simply referred to as "Registrar"). The name "David Graves" is given on the plaque outside the Ripon Register Office, that refers to him as the "Registrar of Marriages".


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