genealogy of the Roy and Royes families
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This site has its roots in the marriage of Maurie Roy and May Royes in 1940 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Pedigree chart

Of particular interest are the ancestors and descendants of


News items and anniversaries that were previously displayed in the right-hand column of this page are now located on a separate page named Family Links. This page is always available under the "More" drop-down menu.


statistics Numbers:

There are 5981 people in 2285 families in the Roy~Royes tree.
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.
Living people show as "Living" and no details are displayed. In some reports they are not even listed. If you are a logged-in registered user who has been given access to living people in your assigned branch, living people are identifiable by this colour. Please respect that privacy!

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Featured Photo: Selected at random from our collection.

Sam and Agnes (Logan) Roy and some family
Sam and Agnes (Logan) Roy and some family
Featured Most Wanted:
We have three James Roy's - grandfather, father and son. James3 was born about 1850. James2 was a police constable and going by his constabulary records was born 1815 or earlier. All we know about James1 is that he is James2's father! We would love to know more about James1 and 2. See the notes under Most Wanted.
Barton Court Featured History:
George Roy 1942-2005, early researcher of this family tree and developer of a Roy and Royes community especially in Queensland.
Featured Chart:
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.
Featured Report:
People in the family tree who have received Military Service Awards, including one Victoria Cross award.
Featured Article: Old fashioned remedies. How about boiled onions with butter & pepper for a cold?