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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 5823 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.
convicts Featured Report: About 164,000 convicts were transported to the Australian colonies between 1788 and 1868 on board 806 ships. A report "Convicts to Australia" lists known convicts in the royroyes tree. This report list those people.
hats Featured Articles: Feminine fashion in Sydney in the 1940s and 1950s - Of Hats, Boyfriends and other Feminine Frivolities

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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.

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

Birthdays for 21 Jan 2018
John Thomas Frazier - 1867 (151 years ago.)
Newman Prosper Bailey - 1874 (144 years ago.)
Dorothy Magee - 1893 (125 years ago.)
Paul Christopher Royes - 1946 (72 years ago.)

Deaths for 21 Jan 2018
Charles Handebo - 1905 (113 years ago.)
James Hogan - 1942 (76 years ago.)
Gwendolin Mildred Hogben - 1970 (48 years ago.)
Richard G E Collins - 1982 (36 years ago.)

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