Birth Name: Frances Jane Ruffell
Place of Birth: Redbridge, Essex, England
Date of Birth: 29 August 1965
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Frances Ruffelle is an English musical theatre actress and recording artist. She is the daughter of Sylvia Young, founder of the Sylvia Young Theatre School, and Norman Albert Ruffell. Frances is the mother of musician Eliza Doolittle. She was married to stage director and writer John Caird.
Frances’ paternal grandparents were ? Ruffell and ? Ellis.
Frances’ maternal grandparents were Abraham Bakal and Sophie Wexler.
Sources: Frances’ birth record – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Frances’ parents – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Frances’ father – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Frances’ mother – https://familysearch.org
News article about Frances’ mother’s ancestry – http://www.standard.co.uk
Marriage record of Frances’ maternal grandparents, Abraham Bakal and Sophie Wexler – https://familysearch.org
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