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MayMaurieR~RFL is a collection of data, stories and photos about those families brought together through the marriage of Maurie Roy (1917-2010) and May Royes (1916-1951) in Cairns, Queensland, Australia in 1940

Of partcular interest are the ancestors and descendants of


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There are 5825 people in 2203 families in the Roy~Royes tree.
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Featured Photo is a random selection from our database:

2 Palace Green Featured History: 2 Palace Green, Kensington, London in the nineteenth century not only holds a special place in English history, but one for the Royes family story.
thumb Featured Overviews: A "Comparative Chart" shows how the Houghams link back to the Dukes of Normandy, and then how the Dukes of Normandy link into the British Royal line.
convicts Featured Report: About 164,000 convicts were transported to the Australian colonies between 1788 and 1868 on board 806 ships. A report "Convicts to Australia" lists known convicts in the royroyes tree. This report list those people.
arms Featured Articles: Your ancestor was who?? is a collection of tales and stories from various sources that will lighten your approach to genealogy!
 
Featured Most Wanted: Our earliest Roy is James, father of James, John and Thomas. James jr was born in Co Fermanagh, Ireland about 1850. We have two candidates for a James Roy (senior) in Co Fermanagh at that time - one from Royal Ulster Constabulary files and one from a Civil Marriage Registration. Or maybe it is the same person? See the notes under Most Wanted and James Roy.

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ABBREVIATIONS for relationships used in this web site (and in newsletters):
  • 2C1R = 2nd cousin once removed, 1C3R = (first) cousin three times removed, etc.
  • 3G ... = great great great ... [but 2G grandparent rather than 3G parent]

To aid in recognizing family connections, a person's relationship to Maurie Roy or May Royes is noted in news items.

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News

newsletter Current Family Links newsletter is
#35 - June 2017
[Newsletters are published three times a year]

Birthdays for 24 Jun 2017
Phillippa d' Hainault - 1311 (706 years ago.)
Daniel Edward Jurd - 1780 (237 years ago.)
William Royes - 1802 (215 years ago.)
Agnes Kennedy - 1824 (193 years ago.)
Edna Maud Royes - 1918 (99 years ago.)

Deaths for 24 Jun 2017
James Thomas Crossley - 1943 (74 years ago.)
Eleanor May Royes - 1951 (66 years ago.)
Mary Dell Healey - 1965 (52 years ago.)
Elizabeth Cameron - 1968 (49 years ago.)

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