Paloma Faith

by wanderer on January 3, 2016

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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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Manila February 21, 2018 at 7:09 am

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

Manila February 23, 2018 at 9:25 pm

José’s family name is “Sánchez Robles”.

Paloma’s paternal grandmother is 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 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”).

Marriage record of Paloma’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVFB-XYTD
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVFB-XYTX
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVFB-F3KS

Birth record of Paloma’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV74-YQTM

Marriage record of Paloma’s maternal great-grandparents, William Edward Ash and Amelia Alethea May Oakes – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D6Z-YBW

Paloma’s maternal great-grandfather, William Edward Ash, on the 1881 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27V-X44M

Marriage record of Paloma’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Edward Yeoman Ash and Esther Jane Beswick – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DGV-TX1

Baptismal record of Paloma’s maternal great-grandmother, Amelia Alethea May Oakes – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J9CP-12Z

Marriage record of Paloma’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Ernest Oates and Mary Ann Walker – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D5P-LYH

Birth record of Paloma’s maternal grandmother, Faith Veronica Riches – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2FT5-WRR

neiltennant June 22, 2016 at 11:23 am

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

would also explain the BLOMFIELD name which is Jewish

bablah June 22, 2016 at 3:04 pm

Blomfield does not in any way sound like a sephardic name. Sephardic names are Cabillo, Baruch, Atias, Levi… Certainly not Blomfield.

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