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

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Of particular interest are the ancestors and descendants of


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statistics Numbers:

There are 6058 people in 2234 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.
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Thomas Jamieson Roy (1915-1982)
Thomas Jamieson Roy (1915-1982)
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The "Other Roy" tree is of particular interest to those of us in the "Roy~Royes" tree. Hugh Roy (born in Belfast 1854 to John Roy and [unknown] Jamieson, died in Sydney 1901) and is clearly worthy of investigation. One of his children is William Hugh Jamieson Roy . In the roy~royes tree we have Thomas Jamieson Roy (b.1915 in Larne, Northern Ireland, migrated to Cairns, Queensland 1923 and died in Mareeba, Queensland 1982).
In 1866 Agnes Jamison married Hugh Clements - is that the connection??
Featured History:
The Clements Family in our tree. The Clements are one of the oldest families in County Antrim.
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The earliest known Royes takes the Royes family back to England about 1700.
Featured Report:
People in the family tree who have received Military Service Awards, including one Victoria Cross award.
Featured Article:
Your ancestor was who?? - genealogy humour