Birth Name: Paloma Faith Blomfield
Place of Birth: Camden, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 21 July, 1981
Ethnicity: Spanish, English
Paloma Faith is an English singer, songwriter, and actress.
Her father, José Ramón Sánchez Robles, is Spanish. Her mother, Pamela F. (Oakes-Ash), is English. She has a child with her partner, Leyman Lahcine.
Paloma has said:
My Spanish grandmother… lives in Norfolk. She has a very strong Spanish accent, sings in a choir and is Catholic. She doesn’t have a close relationship with her son; he never introduced me to her. I got in touch as my mum encouraged me to connect with her. I never met my Spanish granddad.
Paloma’s paternal grandmother is named Lolita Sánchez Robles.
Paloma’s maternal grandfather was Edward Oakes-Ash (the son of William Edward Ash and Amelia Alethea May Oakes). William was the son of Edward Yeoman Ash and Esther/Estha Jane Beswick. Amelia was the daughter of Ernest Oates and Mary Ann Walker.
Paloma’s maternal grandmother was Faith Veronica Riches (whose mother’s surname is also Riches). Faith was born in Wayland, Norfolk.
Marriage record of Paloma’s maternal great-grandparents, William Edward Ash and Amelia Alethea May Oakes – https://www.familysearch.org
Paloma’s maternal great-grandfather, William Edward Ash, on the 1881 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Paloma’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Edward Yeoman Ash and Esther/Estha Jane Beswick – https://www.familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Paloma’s maternal great-grandmother, Amelia Alethea May Oakes – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Paloma’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Ernest Oates and Mary Ann Walker – https://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Paloma’s maternal grandmother, Faith Veronica Riches – https://www.familysearch.org
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