Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

13/9/2007

‘Field’ star attempts to trace roots to Westport House

EFFORTS by the internationally renowned actor John Hurt to trace his family roots to the descendants of Westport House have ended in failure.
Apparently, family folklore suggested that Hurt’s great-grandmother had aristocratic links to the Browne family and the Marquis of Sligo. However, the genealogy quest to find such links were in vain, but the journey will be broadcast this Thursday night at 9pm as part of the popular BBC show ‘Who Do You Think You Are’. for more click here

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