Robert Plant

by andrew on June 29, 2015

"Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day" New York City Premiere - Arrivals

Birth Name: Robert Anthony Plant

Place of Birth: West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 20 August, 1948

Ethnicity: English, small amount of Irish

Robert Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He is mostly known as the singer for legendary rock band Led Zeppelin. Other members of the group were John Bonham, John Paul Jones, and Jimmy Page.

Robert is the son of Annie Celia (Cain) and Robert Charles Plant. He has a small amount of Irish ancestry through his “Cain” line.

Robert’s mother has also been described as having Romani/Romanichal ancestry. It is not clear if this has been verified/documented.

Robert’s paternal grandfather was Robert Shropshire Plant (the son of John Plant and Elizabeth Dinah Tildesley). John was the son of William Plant and Ann. Elizabeth was the daughter of Frederick Tildesley and Sarah Ann Austin.

Robert’s paternal grandmother was Frances Mary Farmer (the daughter of William Farmer and Johanna Thull).

Robert’s maternal grandparents were Charles William Cain (the son of Charles Cain and Harriet Elizabeth Roberts) and Annie Roberts. Robert’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Charles Cain, who was born in Meath, Ireland, and of Sophia Dyke. Harriet was the daughter of Thomas Roberts and Elizabeth.

Sources: Genealogy of Robert Planet – https://www.geni.com

Robert’s parents’ marriage record – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Robert’s mother – https://familysearch.org

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visokozen February 8, 2016 at 9:38 pm

i knew he is not a gypsie:)

andrew February 8, 2016 at 7:23 am

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