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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

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Of particular interest are the ancestors and descendants of

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There are 5825 people in 2203 families in the Roy~Royes tree.


Featured Photo is a random selection from our database:

Featured Most Wanted: Matilda (Horan) Royes's Birthday Book includes Mona F.C. Royes born 26 Feb 1907 presumably in QLD, Australia. But who is she? Is Royes her married name? If so, who did she marry? See the notes under Most Wanted.
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.
hats Featured Articles: Feminine fashion in Sydney in the 1940s and 1950s - Of Hats, Boyfriends and other Feminine Frivolities

There are some technical issues with this site. They seem to apply mainly to the administration side of the site, but if you have any problems please contact me on rrfl (at) - with examples.

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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.

If you are a logged-in user living people in the your branch are identifiable by colour


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

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Deaths for 12 Dec 2017
William Bailey - 1826 (191 years ago.)
William Henry Bailey - 1865 (152 years ago.)
Leslie William Roy - 1955 (62 years ago.)
James Daniel Reddan - 1970 (47 years ago.)
Hector Robson Cameron - 1989 (28 years ago.)

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