Jeremy Corbyn

by follers on September 15, 2015

bigstock--135694076 Jeremy Corbyn

Birth Name: Jeremy Bernard Corbyn

Place of Birth: Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 26 May, 1949

Ethnicity: English

Jeremy Corbyn is a British politician. He has served as Leader of the Labour Party, and thus Leader of the Opposition in the U.K. Parliament, since 12 September, 2015. He has been an M.P. for Islington North, since 9 June, 1983.

Jeremy is the son of Naomi Loveday (Josling) and David Benjamin Corbyn. His brother, Piers Corbyn, is a weather forecaster.

Jeremy’s paternal grandfather was Benjamin Corbyn (the son of William Arthur Corbyn and Louisa Matilda Smith). William was the son of George Corbyn and Anne Chipperfield. Louisa was the daughter of James Smith and Mary A. Whiting.

Jeremy’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Mary Bush (the daughter of Robert Bush and Louisa Woods Thistle). Robert was the son of Elizabeth. Louisa was the daughter of Thomas Thistle and Sarah.

Jeremy’s maternal grandparents were Ernest George Arthur Josling (the son of Arthur Josling and Emily Partridge Sargent/Sargeant) and Caroline Sarah Stott (the daughter of Edward Nicholson Stott and Naomi Emily Haldane).

Jeremy has stated that he has some distant Jewish ancestry. However, genealogical research could produce no Jewish heritage in Jeremy’s family tree.

Source: Genealogy of Jeremy Corbyn –

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