Of partcular interest are the ancestors and descendants of
- Solomon Royes (1774-1842), London and St Helier; and last names Hougham, Mordaunt, Sanigear, Luther, Bell, Turner and Bravo;
ATTENTION HOUGHAM/HUFFAM RESEARCHERS: This tree follows only those Hougham or Huffam branches of interest to the Royes branch (about 1000). A more complete Hougham family tree (26,000+ entries) can be found at The Hougham/Huffam Family Tree
- James Russell (1784-1851+), Larne, Northern Ireland, and last names Myles, McFerran, Livingstone, Wiley, Espie, McClarnon, Hogan and...
- James Roy (c.1825/30-?), Belfast, Northern Ireland;
- James Clements (1760-1834) and Mary Houston, Northern Ireland, and last names Girvan, Gamble, Snoddy, Logan, Hamill, Selby, Terry and Simms.
is a random selection from the database:
: Barton Court
near Canterbury was owned by Houghams and their descendants from 1657 to 1902. It is now a Grammar School.
Featured Most Wanted
: Curious about another Jamaican Royes family that would seem to have some connection to our Royes but not sure just what the connection is. William Albert Royes
and his wife Alice produced 11 children between 1907 and 1926 in St Ann, Jamaica. See the Most Wanted
article for details. The image to the right is that of his son William Henry.
: The earliest Royes ancestor
could be Egil, a mid-6th century king in Sweden. His descendants ended up in Normandie and the d'Avranches from there moved to Kent, England
: What are the most popular days for being born
or getting married
? It seems we prefer to be born in July and get married in March and April. Before you speculate about why, remember the figures include both northern and southern hemispheres.
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