Birth Name: Richard Starkey
Place of Birth: Liverpool South, Lancashire, England
Date of Birth: 7 July, 1940
Ethnicity: English, some Scottish and Irish
Ringo Starr is an English singer, songwriter, drummer, and actor. He was a member of the band The Beatles, along with George Harrison, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney. Ringo was a drummer for the band.
Ringo’s paternal grandfather was John Alfred Parkin Starkey (the son of Henry Parkin Starkey and Annie).
Ringo’s paternal grandmother was Annie Bower (the daughter of Alfred Bower and Margaret Ellen Parr). Alfred was the son of David Bower. Margaret was the daughter of Joseph Parr and Catherine Rodenhurst.
Ringo’s maternal grandfather was John Gleave (the son of William Gleave and Mary Kate Conroy). William was the son of William Gleave. Mary Kate was the daughter of William Conroy, and may have had Irish ancestry.
Ringo’s maternal grandmother was Catherine Martha Johnson (the daughter of Andrew Johnson and Mary Elizabeth Cunningham). Andrew was born in the Shetland Isles, in Scotland, the son of Peter Johnson. Mary Elizabeth was from Ireland, the daughter of James Cunningham.
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