Birth Name: Steven Patrick Morrissey
Place of Birth: Barton, Lancashire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 22 May, 1959
Morrissey is a British singer, songwriter, and author. He was a lyricist and vocalist for the rock band The Smiths. Johnny Marr was also a member of the band.
Morrissey is the son of Irish Catholic parents, Elizabeth Ann (Dwyer) and Peter Aloysius Morrissey, who emigrated to Manchester from Crumlin, Dublin.
Morrissey’s paternal grandfather was Peter Morrissey (the son of Patrick Morrissey).
Morrissey’s paternal grandmother was Ellen McDonnell (the daughter of Thomas McDonnell and Catherine Bloomfield). Ellen was born in Dublin. Thomas was the son of Thomas McDonnell and Ellen Doyle. Catherine was the daughter of John Bloomfield and Ann Kelly. The surname Bloomfield is of English origin.
Morrissey’s maternal grandfather was Patrick Stephen Dwyer (the son of Thomas Dwyer).
Morrissey’s maternal grandmother was Bridget “Betty” McInerney (the daughter of Patrick McInerney).
Morrissey is a second cousin, once removed, of Irish footballer Robbie Keane. Morrissey’s father’s cousin, Thomas Nolan, was Robbie’s grandfather.
Sources: Biography of Morrissey – Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance (1992), by Johnny Rogan
Morrissey’s relation to Robbie Keane – http://true-to-you.net
Genealogy of Morrissey – http://c.morrissey-solo.com
Marriage record of Morrissey’s paternal grandparents, Peter Morrissey and Ellen McDonnell – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie
Birth record of Morrissey’s paternal grandmother, Ellen McDonnell – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie
Morrissey’s paternal grandmother, Ellen McDonnell, on the 1911 Irish Census – http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie
Birth record of Morrissey’s paternal great-grandfather, Thomas McDonnell – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie
Marriage record of Morrissey’s paternal great-great-grandparents, John Bloomfield and Ann Kelly – https://search.findmypast.ie
Marriage record of Morrissey’s maternal grandparents, Patrick Stephen Dwyer and Bridget McInerney – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie
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