Birth Name: James Joseph Younghusband
Place of Birth: Ashford, Surrey, England
Date of Birth: 4 September, 1986
*3/4 Filipino (1/2 Bicolano and 1/4 Kapampangan), 1/4 Chinese (mother)
James Younghusband is an English-Filipino footballer. His father, Philip James Younghusband, Sr., was English. His mother, Susan Catherina Chua Placer, was Filipina, of 1/2 Bicolano, 1/4 Chinese, and 1/4 Kapampangan, descent. He is the older brother of footballer Phil Younghusband.
James’ maternal grandparents were Rolando Pagio Placer (also known as Rolando Lim Placer, the son of Dominador Placer and Pelagia Lim) and Juanita Liwanag Chua (the daughter of Chua Chue Be and Leonora Liwanag). Dominador was born in Guinobatan, Albay, to Aleja Placer y Palencia, or Aleja Palencia Placer in Filipino. Dominador’s father is unclear, possibly Basilio Palencia y Orayta, or Basilio Orayta Palencia in Filipino. Pelagia was also born in Guinobatan, Albay, and her surname is of Chinese origin. Chua Chue Be was a Chinese immigrant, from Xiamen. Leonora was from Angeles, Pampanga.
Sources: James’ birth record – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of James’ mother – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of James’ maternal grandfather, Rolando Pagio Placer – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of James’ maternal great-grandfather, Dominador Placer – https://familysearch.org
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