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William Vernon Royes

William Vernon Royes

Male 1905 - 1934  (29 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name William Vernon Royes 
    Nickname Vernon 
    Born 6 Jan 1905  St Andrew, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 1934  St Anns Bay, St Ann, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 29 
    Notes 
    • a well known tropical biologist, spent several years in Australia developing what was to become the Royes pea which was very hardy. He returned to Jamaica in the 1970s and to lecture at the University of the West Indies. He died in the 1980s in a car accident. [2]
    Oldest Known Ancestors
    Paternal Line: John Royes b. Abt 1700
    Maternal Line: Marion Viola Simpson b. Est 1876
    Person ID I3266  Roy~Royes | Royes
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2018 

    Father Samuel William Royes
              b. Abt 1875, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1956, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Marion Viola Simpson
              b. Est 1876
              d. 11 Nov 1918, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1901  Kingston, Surrey, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1905 - St Andrew, Jamaica Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Array - 20 Jan 1934 - St Anns Bay, St Ann, Jamaica Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S406] Jamaica Civil Registration, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVS5-RKXQ : accessed 19 January 2015), William Vernon Royes, 1934.

    2. [S140] Correspondence re: Vernon Royes, Heather Royes.