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John Maurice Roy

John Maurice Roy

Male 1917 - 2010  (92 years)

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  • Name John Maurice Roy 
    Known as Maurie 
    Born 8 Aug 1917  Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth Certificate - John Maurice Roy
    Birth Certificate - John Maurice Roy
    Gender Male 
    Migration/Travel 23 Oct 1923  Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Aft 23 Oct 1923  104 McLeod St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Employment Abt 1930  Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1940  23 Minnie St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1941  102 Cairns St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service Between 16 Jun 1942 and 4 Feb 1946  Northam, WA, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Registration 1943  23 Minnie St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1951  5 Moody St, Manunda, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration 1954  102 Cairns St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1958  45 Morehead St, Bungalow, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Registration 1968  45 Morehead St, Bungalow, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Citizenship 1 Jan 1976  Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation departmental manager 
    Religion Presbyterian 
    Registration 1980  45 Morehead St, Bungalow, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 20 Feb 2010  Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cairns Base Hospital
    Maurie Roy death and funeral notice
    Maurie Roy death and funeral notice
    Death certificate - John Maurice Roy
    Death certificate - John Maurice Roy
    Buried 24 Feb 2010  Forest View Memorial Park, Mount Sheridan, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Forest View Lawn Cemetery, Bougainvillea section, plot 11
    Maurie Roy 1917-2010
    Maurie Roy 1917-2010
    Plot: Bougainvillea 11
    Memorial plaques John Maurice Roy and Rose Bogiatzis Roy
    Memorial plaques John Maurice Roy and Rose Bogiatzis Roy
    Notes 
    • After arrival at age 6, never left Cairns even when offered promotion in Townsville.

      Left school at 13 to work at Wyper Bros. At 15 he joined Burns Philp where he stayed until it closed, having become manager of their hardware/hotel supplies department. Continued to work part-time for a Burns Philp-owned company until well into his 70's.
    Person ID I832  Roy~Royes | Clements, Hougham, Logan, Moody, Mordaunt, Roy, Royes, Russell, Roy-Manning, Healey-Roy, Roy-Fraser, Claxton-Harris, Elias-Roy, Royes Australia
    Links To This person is also John Maurice Roy in the tree "Hougham" at The Hougham/Huffam Family Tree 
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2016 

    Father Samuel Russell Roy
              b. 30 Jun 1889, Belfast, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Sep 1959, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Agnes Logan
              b. 30 Jan 1890, 3 Curran St, Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Oct 1957, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1914  Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 2nd Presbyterian (Gardenmore)
      Witnessed Mary Logan & John Logan, Minister D H Hanson
    Marriage licence - Sam Roy and Agnes Logan
    Marriage licence - Sam Roy and Agnes Logan
    Photos
    Sam and Agnes (Logan) Roy
    Sam and Agnes (Logan) Roy
    Sam R and Agnes (Logan) Roy and family
    Sam R and Agnes (Logan) Roy and family
    about 1922 before emigrating to Australia
    Russell and Roys in South Africa
    Russell and Roys in South Africa
    during the Roy migration from Larne to Cairns
    Russell and Roy children, South Africa, 1923
    Russell and Roy children, South Africa, 1923
    When Sam and Ag Roy and family were on their way to Cairns, Queensland
    SS Wyandra served the Australian east coast 1902-1925
    SS Wyandra served the Australian east coast 1902-1925
    4,058 gross tons. Lbd: 340'6" x 45'9" x 17'5". Passenger vessel built by A Stephen & Sons., Glasgow for the Australian United Steamship Navigation (AUSN) Co for service along the Australian east coast. Began service 1902. Sold 1925 to Japanese shipbreakers and demolition began 9th February 1926
    Children of Sam and Agnes (Logan) Roy, about 1927
    Children of Sam and Agnes (Logan) Roy, about 1927
    Sam and Agnes (Logan) Roy and some family
    Sam and Agnes (Logan) Roy and some family
    with children and grandchildren in front of 5 Moody Street, West Cairns
    Sam R and Agnes (Logan) Roy
    Sam R and Agnes (Logan) Roy
    Maurie Roy's 80th birthday
    Maurie Roy's 80th birthday
    Brother Gus has just cracked a doubtful joke - sister in law Phyl is standing, sisters Peg and Beryl seated either side of Maurie
    Family ID F5  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor May Royes
              b. 27 Jan 1916, Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Jun 1951, Mareeba, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Residence 1940  23 Minnie St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Mar 1940  Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • For their honeymoon they cycled to Ellis Beach (25km north of Cairns) and camped there for a week.
    Residence 1941  102 Cairns St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. B.E. Roy
    +2. Kenneth George Roy
              b. 1 Oct 1942, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Oct 2005, 13 Makepeace St, Rosewood, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +3. M.M. Roy
    Photos
    Maurie and May (Royes) Roy wedding
    Maurie and May (Royes) Roy wedding
    Maurie and May Roy and children
    Maurie and May Roy and children
    Roy cousins in Cairns (about 1952)
    Roy cousins in Cairns (about 1952)
    Bruce, Tom, George
    Anne, Marilyn
    Peney, Greg, Robert
    George, Marilyn and Bruce Roy
    George, Marilyn and Bruce Roy
    Thornburgh and Blackheath Colleges school uniforms
    Maurie Roy (centre) with daughter Marilyn, son George, son Bruce, step-son Nick
    Maurie Roy (centre) with daughter Marilyn, son George, son Bruce, step-son Nick
    3rd and 4th generation descendants of Maurie and May (Royes) Roy
    3rd and 4th generation descendants of Maurie and May (Royes) Roy
    From rear left:
    REAR: Tracey, Stephen with Ben, Cameron, Travis, Craig
    ROW 2: Coral, Margaret, Sherene, Caitlin
    ROW 3: Joshua
    ROW 4: Robyn with Caitlin, Lauren, Rachel, Courtney, Christopher, Sam
    FRONT: Maurice, Ben, Jackson, Nathan, Georgia, Matthew, Fraser, Andrew with Tom
    ABSENT: Linda, Wayne, and Holly; and Josie; and Will Nevin
    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.
    PEDIGREE - ROY-Russell-Logan-Clements
    PEDIGREE - ROY-Russell-Logan-Clements
    Pedigree of Maurie Roy, involving the families Roy, Logan, Russell, Clements, Whiteford, Snoddy, Houston, Gamble, Adams and Shaw
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2012 00:00:00 
    Family ID F3  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rose Bogiatzis
              b. 12 Feb 1920, Townsville, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Dec 2012, Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1957  Cairns, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. N.G. Thorburn
    Photos
    Maurie Roy and Rose Bogiatzis Thorburn
    Maurie Roy and Rose Bogiatzis Thorburn
    Their wedding in 1957
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Maurie Roy with stepson Nick
    Maurie Roy with stepson Nick
    Maurie and Rose Roy
    Maurie and Rose Roy
    attending the Governor General's lunch during Cairns Centenary Amateur Races
    Maurie and Rose Roy
    Maurie and Rose Roy
    Rose and Maurie Roy
    Rose and Maurie Roy
    from the back door of 45 Morehead Street
    Maurie Roy (centre) with daughter Marilyn, son George, son Bruce, step-son Nick
    Maurie Roy (centre) with daughter Marilyn, son George, son Bruce, step-son Nick
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 
    Family ID F4  Family Group  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1917 - Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMigration/Travel - 4 Jul 1922 SS Diogenes to Melbourne, SS Wyandra to Cairns - 23 Oct 1923 - Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aft 23 Oct 1923 - 104 McLeod St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployment - Abt 1930 - Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - 23 Minnie St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - 23 Minnie St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Mar 1940 - Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1941 - 102 Cairns St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1941 - 102 Cairns St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - WW2: QX32802 enlisted Cairns, QLD. NOK Eleanor Roy. Served in Northam WA (2/5 Armoured Regiment). Had compassionate leave from training in Gunnedah, NSW to return to Cairns for the birth of son George 1 Oct 1942. Discharged 4 Feb 1946 Lance Corporal 2/5 Armoured Regt - Between 16 Jun 1942 and 4 Feb 1946 - Northam, WA, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - shop assistant - 1943 - 23 Minnie St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - (with parents and sister Peg) - 1951 - 5 Moody St, Manunda, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - dept. manager - 1954 - 102 Cairns St, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1957 - Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1958 - 45 Morehead St, Bungalow, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - departmental manager - 1968 - 45 Morehead St, Bungalow, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCitizenship - Appointed a Justice of the Peace - 1 Jan 1976 - Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - departmental manager - 1980 - 45 Morehead St, Bungalow, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 2010 - Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Feb 2010 - Forest View Memorial Park, Mount Sheridan, Cairns, QLD, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Maurie Roy - 4 generations
    Maurie Roy - 4 generations
    On his 80th birthday, this is Maurie with son Bruce, grandson Andrew, and great grandson Sam
    Maurie Roy, 2002
    Maurie Roy, 2002
    Maurie Roy
    Maurie Roy
    Maurie Roy, about 1920
    Maurie Roy, about 1920

    Documents
    Maurie Roy honoured at Amateur Week
    Maurie Roy honoured at Amateur Week
    Maurie is a life member of the Amateur Club having served on its committee for many years. In the Spring 2005 Amateur Week he was honoured as shown in the photo.

    Albums
    Roy
    Roy (161)
    Photos and documents relating to the Roy family

  • Sources 
    1. [S365] Irish Civil Registration Births Index, Vol 1 p 490 Film 101077 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S56] WW2 Nominal Roll Australia, Commonwealth of Australia (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S12] Australian Electoral Rolls 1901-1980, Ancestry.com (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S12] Australian Electoral Rolls 1901-1980, Ancestry.com (Reliability: 2).
      An example of why Registrations are not reliable if the person does not change it. Maurie had left 102 Cairns Street about 1951

    5. [S12] Australian Electoral Rolls 1901-1980, Ancestry.com, 1968 > QLD > LEICHHARDT > CAIRNS (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S12] Australian Electoral Rolls 1901-1980, Ancestry.com, 1980 > QLD > LEICHHARDT > CAIRNS (Reliability: 2).