Saint Lucian

Marland Yarde

by andrew on December 12, 2016

Place of Birth: Castries, Saint Lucia

Date of Birth: 20 April, 1992

Ethnicity: Saint Lucian (Afro-Caribbean)

Marland Yarde is a Saint Lucian-born English rugby union player.

Marland was born in Castries, Saint Lucia. He moved to England as a nine-year-old. Marland’s father is named Scotland Yarde.

Saint Lucia is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Saint Lucia’s population is predominantly of African and mixed African-European descent, with a small Indo-Caribbean minority.


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Nathalie Emmanuel

by wanderer on January 10, 2016

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Birth Name: Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel

Place of Birth: Southend-On-Sea, Essex, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 2 March, 1989

*English, Saint Lucian (father)
*Dominican (mother)

Nathalie Emmanuel is a British actress. Her father is of half English and half Saint Lucian descent. Her mother is from Dominica. Both Saint Lucia and Dominica are Caribbean countries whose majority population is black/biracial black.


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Dudley O’Shaughnessy

by ethnic on December 2, 2011

Birth Name: Dudley Jumaane O’Shaughnessy

Place of Birth: Tower Hamlets, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 17 October, 1989

*Afro-Saint Lucian, with some Irish (father)
*English (mother)

Dudley O’Shaughnessy is a British actor, model, and boxer. HIs mother’s surname is Priest.

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Rio Ferdinand

by ethnic on March 21, 2008

Birth Name: Rio Gavin Ferdinand

Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 7 November, 1978

*Afro-Saint Lucian (father)
*Irish (mother)

Rio Ferdinand is a British professional footballer and television pundit.

Rio is the son of Janice (Lavender) and Julian Ferdinand. Rio’s father is of Saint Lucian descent. Rio’s mother is of Irish descent.

A picture of Rio’s father can be seen here.

The majority of the population of Saint Lucia are descendants of African slaves, with a minority made up of people of mixed Indian, European, and African descent.

Rio’s brother, Anton Ferdinand, is a professional footballer. Rio is a cousin of Les Ferdinand, who was capped 17 times by the England national team, and of Kane Ferdinand, who represented Ireland at the youth level.

Source: Rio’s family history –

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