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 Royes ancestor chart
has been redesigned to make the chart less "cluttered" and to align family lines vertically to make these clearer.
: On 25 April Australia and New Zealand commemorate the 99th anniversary of ANZAC Day - remembering those who have served and died for their country. There are a number of reports beginning "MILITARY SERVICE: "
- a roll of honour and military service lists from our family tree.
: We have a page on the origins of family names
. Any contribution you might have is welcome! Use the "Contact me" link (on this page and also under the Info drop-down menu on any page).
If you have any questions or comments about the information on this site, please contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.
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