Birth Name: Richard Starkey
Place of Birth: Liverpool South, Lancashire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 7 July, 1940
Ethnicity: English, some Scottish and Irish
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Ringo’s paternal grandfather was named John Alfred/John George 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). Annie was born in Toxteth Park, Liverpool. 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). John was born in Toxteth Park, Liverpool. 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). Catherine was born in Toxteth Park, Liverpool. Andrew was born in the Shetland Isles, in Scotland, the son of Peter Johnson and Philadelphia Tait. Mary Elizabeth was from Ireland, the daughter of James Cunningham and Elizabeth.