Roger Daltrey

UCLA Daltrey/Townshend Teen & Young Adult Cancer Program Dedication

Daltrey in 2011, photo by

Birth Name: Roger Harry Daltrey

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

Date of Birth: 1 March, 1944

Ethnicity: English, as well as distant French

Roger Daltrey is an English singer and actor. He is the lead singer of English rock band The Who. Keith Moon and Pete Townshend have been/are also members of the band.

Roger is the son of Grace Irene (Stone) and Harry John Daltrey. He is married to model Heather Taylor. He has a son with his former wife Jacqueline Rickman; and three children with Heather.

Roger’s patrilineal line can be traced to James Daltrey, who was born, c. 1747, in St. Botolph Bishopsgate, London, England, the son of James Daltrey and Lydia Hannah King.

Roger’s paternal grandfather was Harry D. Daltrey (the son of John Henry Daltrey and Emma Sarah Nadal). Harry was born in Shoreditch, London. John was the son of John Frederick Daltrey and Jane Richards. Emma was the daughter of James Nadal and Alice Catherine Wood. Roger’s Nadal lines originates with partial French ancestry.

Roger’s paternal grandmother was Ada Alice Carpenter (the daughter of Alfred Carpenter and Helen Ellen Nicholls). Ada was born in Shoreditch. Helen was the daughter of John Nicholls and Elizabeth Haly.

Roger’s maternal grandfather was Alfred William Stone (the son of Frederick Stone and Susan Brunt). Alfred was born in Hammersmith, London.

Roger’s maternal grandmother was Grace Maud Bryson (the daughter of John MacQueen Bryson and Caroline Downs).

Sources: Marriage record of Roger’s parents –

Genealogy of Roger Daltrey (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogy of Roger’s patrilineal ancestor, James Elijah Daltrey –

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