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Charles Mordaunt Royes

Charles Mordaunt Royes

Male 1851 - 1919  (68 years)

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  • Name Charles Mordaunt Royes 
    Born 12 Aug 1851  Redfern, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence Bef 1873  Rockhampton, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1878  Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration 14 Jul 1882  Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1893  Georgetown, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 9 Dec 1901  Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Registration 1905  Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration 1907  Tinaroo, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Registration 1913  Emerald Creek, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Registration 1919  Emerald Creek, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 9 Oct 1919  Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Queensland death register 19/005120
    In Memoriam: Charles Mordaunt Royes
    In Memoriam: Charles Mordaunt Royes
    The Cairns Post 9 Oct 1920
    In Memoriam: Charles Mordaunt Royes
    In Memoriam: Charles Mordaunt Royes
    The Cairns Post 10 Nov 1921
    Buried 9 Oct 1919  Mareeba Pioneer Cemetery, Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot 47E
    Charles Mordaunt Royes 1851-1919 headstone
    Charles Mordaunt Royes 1851-1919 headstone
    Plot: M
    Notes 
    • 1878 Moved to Ravenswood. Set up carrying business with bullocks and horses.
      1893 Moved to Georgetown by bullock dray with their seven children.
      before 1901 Moved to Mareeba where the business mostly ran between Mareeba and Herberton.
    • The Royes family provided carrying services in several goldfield areas of North Queensland. In the late 1860's Charles was attracted to the Canoona gold rush near Rockhampton and with his wife Mary, moved to Ravenswood in 1878, and began a carrying business with bullocks and horses. With their seven children they went to Georgetown by bullock dray in 1893. They then moved to Mareeba prior to 1901.
      They resided at 76 Walsh Street until their deaths in the early sixties. Most of their carrying business was plied between Mareeba and Herberton by Charles and his three sons, one of whom was long-time Mareeba-ite, Druce Royes, who died in the 1970's. Another son, Herbert (Bert) Royes, Married Mary Moody in 1906. [6]
    Person ID I887  Roy~Royes | Hougham, Mordaunt, Royes, Claxton-Harris, Jamaican Royes, Australian Royes
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2013 

    Father Edward Hougham Royes, sr
              b. 12 Jun 1816, St Botolph without Aldersgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Aug 1878, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Mary Elliott
              d. 1862, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1840  Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Overviews
    1816 ROYES Edward Hougham
    1816 ROYES Edward Hougham
    Edward migrated to Australia and finally settled in Central Queensland.
    PEDIGREE - ROYES-Hougham (to Solomon Hougham 1475)
    PEDIGREE - ROYES-Hougham (to Solomon Hougham 1475)
    The pedigree of May Royes, her siblings and descendants.
    Family names are colour coded.
    Family ID F27  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary McLeod Murray
              b. 16 Oct 1856, St Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Sep 1941, Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1874  Rockhampton, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    +1. Jean Stewart Royes
              b. 1 Jan 1876, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Jan 1964, Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Edward Mordaunt Royes
              b. 25 Feb 1878, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Dec 1915, Babinda, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    +3. Thomas Mordaunt Royes
              b. 21 Aug 1879, Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Sep 1958, Charters Towers, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. Eleanor Etta Royes
              b. 10 Apr 1881, Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1961  (Age 79 years)
    +5. Herbert Charles Royes
              b. 10 Apr 1883, Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Jun 1963, Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +6. Elizabeth Isabel May Royes
              b. 5 Jun 1885, Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Jun 1964, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Willie Royes
              b. 8 Oct 1887, Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Oct 1887, Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Robert Luther Royes
              b. 30 Nov 1888, Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Nov 1915, Cloncurry, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    +9. Mary Agnes Royes
              b. 21 Oct 1890, Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1970  (Age 79 years)
    +10. Jessie Phoebe Royes
              b. 20 Dec 1892, Georgetown, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1981, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +11. John George Royes
              b. 30 Nov 1894, Georgetown, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Oct 1956, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     12. Druce Grantley Royes
              b. 14 Dec 1896, Georgetown, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1980  (Age 83 years)
     13. Winifred Constance Royes
              b. 5 Nov 1900, Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Apr 1984, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Documents
    Swan and Royes partnership in mining at Etheridge (near Georgetown, Qld)
    Swan and Royes partnership in mining at Etheridge (near Georgetown, Qld)
    The links are to the John Swan and Charles Mordaunt Royes families, though it is possible that the reference is to two of their sons
    Histories
    Royes Street, Mareeba
    Royes Street, Mareeba
    Named circa 1964 for the Royes family
    Overviews
    PEDIGREE - ROYES-Hougham (to Solomon Hougham 1475)
    PEDIGREE - ROYES-Hougham (to Solomon Hougham 1475)
    The pedigree of May Royes, her siblings and descendants.
    Family names are colour coded.
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2014 02:30:18 
    Family ID F22  Family Group  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1851 - Redfern, Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - assuming he accompanied his father to Crocodile Creek/Rockhampton - Bef 1873 - Rockhampton, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1874 - Rockhampton, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1878 - Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Registered brand Y4M - 14 Jul 1882 - Ravenswood, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1893 - Georgetown, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - near Hospital - carrier - 9 Dec 1901 - Mareeba, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - carrier - 1905 - Mareeba, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Purchased 2 acres 1 rood 9,8 perches - 1907 - Tinaroo, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - selector - 1913 - Emerald Creek, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - selector - 1919 - Emerald Creek, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Oct 1919 - Mareeba, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Oct 1919 - Mareeba Pioneer Cemetery, Mareeba, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Royes and Moody Streets, Mareeba
    Royes and Moody Streets, Mareeba
    Royes Street (green arrow) is named after the Royes family who settled in Mareeba around 1900. Moody Street (above the top Route 27 icon) is likewise named after the Moody family.

    Documents
    1913 Brands Registry for Queensland
    1913 Brands Registry for Queensland

    Histories
    Royes throughout central and north Queensland
    Royes throughout central and north Queensland
    From the 1860-70s, the Royes family moved out from Rockhampton to scattered parts of central and north Queensland

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages  V1851815 38A.

    2. [S6] District of Eacham 1920 Electoral Roll.

    3. [S419] Crown Land Sales in Queensland 1860-1911  Vol 146 p 114 Country Land Purchase A Register.

    4. [S12] Ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Rolls 1901-1980.

    5. [S116] Qld Death Index  19/005120 fiche p1421.

    6. [S155] Glenda Pollard, Weatherburns.

    7. [S169] Queensland Births Deaths and Marriages  Marriage 1874/C000672.