Paloma Faith

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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.

Sources: Marriage records of Paloma’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org
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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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6 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Correct her father’s given names to “José Ramón”.

  2. neiltennant says:

    I HAVE READ that her father was actually a Sephardic Spanish Jew

    would also explain the BLOMFIELD name which is Jewish

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