Bigamy, the Raj and the scandal buried in Cliff"s past


Bigamy, the Raj and the scandal buried in Sir Cliff Richard”s past

Bigamist: Sir Cliff said he had never met any of this other family afetr he revealed that his grandmother assumed her husband was killed in the war while he set up a new home in Coventry

Serenading his mother in 1960: Sir Cliff said he had never met any of his grandfather”s other family after he revealed that his grandmother assumed her husband was killed in the war while he set up a new home in Coventry

Young ones: Sir Cliff

Young ones: Sir Cliff”s grandad William, aged 44. Sir Cliff has never before acknowledged an intriguing element in his background – which is probably why many members of his “other” family have died with no idea they were related to him

Anglo-Indian blood: his great-great grandmother, Emeline Josephine Rebeiro, was the daughter of an Indian man from Goa, Vitriaus Rebeiro

Anglo-Indian blood: his great-great grandmother, Emeline Josephine Rebeiro, was the daughter of an Indian man from Goa, Vitriaus Rebeiro

Cliff Richard, aged 15 months CLIFF RICHARD giving his sister Donella, away at her wedding, August 1961

Young ones: Cliff Richard aged 15 months, and ( right) giving his sister Donella, away at her wedding, August 1961