Carey Mulligan

by Lil Vacha on September 7, 2011

Birth Name: Carey Hannah Mulligan

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 28 May, 1985

Ethnicity: Irish, Welsh, English

Carey Mulligan is a British actress and singer. Her mother is from Llandeilo, Wales.

Carey is married to musician Marcus Mumford, of the band Mumford & Sons. The couple has two children.

Carey’s paternal grandparents are Ernest Mulligan and Kathleen Athy (the daughter of Thomas Athy and Ellen Lynch). Thomas was born in Straid, Mayo, Ireland.

Carey’s maternal grandfather was Samuel Stephens Denzil Booth (the son of Stanley Booth and Sarah Hannah Stephens). Samuel was born in Carmarthenshire. Stanley was the son of Samuel Booth, who was born in Combdown, Wiltshire, England, and of Joyce Jones, who was born in Brynamman, Carmarthenshire, Wales. Sarah was born in Cwmllynfell, Glamorgan, and likely was the daughter of Henry Stephens and Mary Ann.

Carey’s maternal grandmother is Margaret A. M. James (whose parents’ surnames were James and Morgan).

Source: Article about Carey’s Welsh family –

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