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;
This tree follows only those Hougham or Huffam branches in the Royes pedigree (about 1000 people). For many more Hougham/Huffams go to 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 (born between 1815 and 1828), Co Antrim, Northern Ireland;
- James Clements (1760-1834) and Mary Houston, Northern Ireland, and last names Girvan, Gamble, Snoddy, Logan, Hamill, Selby, Terry and Simms.
- 50 most common names
Top birth places:
There are 5759 people in 2171 families in the Roy~Royes tree.
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is a random selection from the database:
of the changes in Australian state boundaries over 200 years. As you watch, the map changes and a timeline indicates the progress of change.
: 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.
: The surnames Hougham, Mordaunt and Royes occur as part of the first names of 71 people in the family tree, indicating an awareness of family heritage or a desire to preserve the names. This report
list those people.
: Traditional and unorthodox Remedies
you may have experienced or heard your parents and grandparents talk about. Like "Sulphur and Molasses, mixed together, for whatever
might be ailing ya...... double YUK!!!" Or axle grease for cuts and burns?
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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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.
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