Master Surname Index



Arthur Conan Doyle

Ancestry of Sir
Arthur Conan Doyle

Author, “Sherlock Holmes”


Who was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a British author who is most famous for creating the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally he had studied to become a physician, but having failed after opening an ophthalmology practice, he went on to write four novels and over fifty short stories featuring the famous detective. The Sir was added to his name after he was knighted in 1902 by King Edward VII.

Famous Kin

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous kin currently derive from his royal ancestry. His ancestry can be traced back to William the Conqueror and a number of Magna Carta Sureties include Sir Saher de Quincy, Henry de Bohun, and Hugh le Bigod. Some of the U.S. Presidents that share a common ancestor with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Theodore Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Jimmy Carter.

Some of the celebrities who share a royal kinship to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle include Benedict Cumberbatch, Humphrey Bogart, Dick Clark, Guy Ritchie, Alan Ladd, George Hamilton, Kyra Sedwick, Hugh Grant, Steve McQueen, Christopher Reeve, Edward Norton, and many others.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

sprite

Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Joan Beaufort

sprite

Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Humphrey de Bohun

sprite

Brian Forster

TV Actor

15th cousin 1 time removed
via Joan Beaufort

sprite

Brian Forster

TV Actor

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Robert de Ferrers

sprite

Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

15th cousin
via Joan Beaufort

sprite

Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

15th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Robert de Ferrers

sprite

Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William Longespee

sprite

John F. Hill

45th Governor of Maine

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward I, King of England

sprite

John F. Hill

45th Governor of Maine

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir John FitzGeoffrey

sprite

John F. Hill

45th Governor of Maine

20th cousin
via Blanche of Artois

sprite

John F. Hill

45th Governor of Maine

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Philip III, King of France

sprite

John F. Hill

45th Governor of Maine

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William de Ferrers

sprite

John F. Hill

45th Governor of Maine

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William de Beauchamp

sprite

Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir John FitzGeoffrey

sprite

Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Roger de Quincy

sprite

Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Blanche of Artois

sprite

Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Humphrey de Bohun

sprite

Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir William de Beauchamp

sprite

Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

17th cousin 2 times removed
via John de Botetourte

sprite

Percival Lowell

(c1570 - c1666)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

13th cousin 8 times removed
via Henry II, King of England

sprite

Percival Lowell

(c1570 - c1666)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

9th cousin 9 times removed
via Humphrey de Bohun

sprite

Percival Lowell

(c1570 - c1666)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

sprite

Thomas Trowbridge

(c1600 - 1672/3)
Great Migration Immigrant 1637

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

sprite

Jane G. Austin

Author

21st cousin
via Henry II, King of England

sprite

Jane G. Austin

Author

20th cousin
via Sir John FitzGeoffrey

View entire list of famous kin for Arthur Conan Doyle

Please note: The ancestor reports on this website have been compiled from thousands of different sources, many over 100 years old. These sources are attached to each ancestor so that you can personally judge their reliability. As with any good genealogical research, if you discover a link to your own family tree, consider it a starting point for further research. It is always preferable to locate primary records where possible. FamousKin.com cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy and reliability of these sources.