Birth Name: James Patrick Page
Place of Birth: Brentford, Middlesex, England
Date of Birth: 9 January, 1944
Ethnicity: English, some Irish
Jimmy Page is an English musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. He is the guitarist for the English legendary rock band Led Zeppelin. Other members of the group were John Bonham, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant.
Jimmy is widely considered to be one of the greatest guitarists of all time.
Jimmy is the son of Patricia Elizabeth (Gaffikin) and James Patrick Page.
On the internet, there are many rumours about Jimmy having Chinese or Japanese ancestry through a grandmother. These statements are not accurate.
Jimmy’s paternal grandfather was James Ernest Page (the son of James Ernest Page and Jane Burtles). Jimmy’s great-grandfather James was the son of Henry Page.
Jimmy’s paternal grandmother was Emily Holdom (the daughter of Henry Holdom and Emily Mileman). Henry was the son of Charles Henry Holdom and Emma Mansfield.
Jimmy’s maternal grandfather was John Gaffikin (the son of Arthur Chichester Gaffikin and Jean Anna/Anne Morton Kells). John was born in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland. Arthur was the son of John Gaffikin and Mary Jane McCallum.
Jimmy’s maternal grandmother was Edith May Thomas (the daughter of James Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Pick).
Sources: Genealogy of Jimmy Page – http://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Jimmy Page (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Jimmy’s parents’ marriage record – https://familysearch.org
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