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Karen’s Home

Here is my oldest sister Karen’s recollections of our childhood home following on from my post Home at the Golflinks Estate and our sister Deb’s post  Deb’s Home.   Richardson Street, Box Hill South is the place I grew up. It was here I spent my lifetime before marriage and raising my own kids in

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Tales of the Joyce Family

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Deb’s early years

Well the challenge went out to my sisters to start telling their story and what they remember and it’s interesting for me to see what Deb has been prompted to write about.  So I’ll post hers first, Karen’s will come at some time and me, being the oldest will try and fill in some of

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Karen and the first five years

Karen and I were born 17 months apart so you would think that our memories of events would be similar and in some cases they are.  What is worthwhile for me in this exercise is that in reading each others memories more are prompted.  I’ve asked Karen and Deb to stick to topic because I’ve

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Vincent Joyce – Founder of the Pictou County Military and Heritage Museum

Photo from The News – January 15, 2014 Vince Joyce has been a tireless worker for veteran’s rights in Canda and is the Founder of the Pictou County Military and Heritage Museum 1960 – Joined Canada Reserved Army – Pictou Highlander /N.S. Highlanders 1965 to 2000 – Non-member of the Royal Canadian Legion Pictou Branch #16.

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UNH field hockey’s Joyce named to All-America team

  UNH field hockey’s Joyce named to All-America team CHANDLER, Ariz. –Kellie Joyce (South Pomfret, Vt.) of the University of New Hampshire field hockey team was named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-America Third Team on Monday. Joyce was under consideration for an All-America team after being named to the NFHCA All-Northeast Region

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Des Joyce co-opted onto Galway County Council

Independent Des Joyce, who is to be co-opted on to Galway County Council next month to replace Michael Fitzmaurice, TD. The newest addition to Galway County Council, Independent Des Joyce, has said the promotion of the interests of rural Ireland will be his primary objective when he is co-opted on to the council next month.

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Laying the Children’s Ghosts to Rest: Canada’s Home Children in the West – Sean Arthur Joyce

Sean Arthur (‘Art’) Joyce  Hagios Press, Regina, 2014 Genres: History / Creative Nonfiction What is the biggest ‘open secret’ in Canadian history? Seven years ago, while researching his family tree, BC writer Sean Arthur Joyce made a curious discovery: immigration records showed his paternal grandfather came to Canada from London in 1926 with three other

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Childhood Memories by Richard Joyce

After reading Laurie’s last blog entry and then discovering all the other tales he shared, I elected to share a few of my stories of my childhood while growing up in the northern Mohave Desert in California. I am Richard David Joyce Jr born to Richard David Joyce born to Martin Joyce. The U.S. Navy

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Joyce DNA Research

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Case Study – Pinpointing the Joyce Irish Paternal Ancestral Genetic Homeland

David Joyce has kindly allowed this investigation into his genetic origin to be published.  It was written by Dr. Tyrone Bowes of Irish Origenes. INTRODUCTION A simple commercial ancestral Y chromosome DNA test will potentially provide one with the names of many hundreds of individuals with whom one shares a common male ancestor, but what

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Laurie's Blog

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Karen’s Home

Here is my oldest sister Karen’s recollections of our childhood home following on from my post Home at the Golflinks Estate and our sister Deb’s post  Deb’s Home.   Richardson Street, Box Hill South is the place I grew up. It was here I spent my lifetime before marriage and raising my own kids in

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Of Ancient Times

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De Jorz Family References in the Fine Rolls of Henry III

The Following extracts are the Rolls of fines levied by King Henry III which were in return for favours granted to the people making the requests.   Full copies can be found at the Fine Rolls Project.    An explanation of what the Fine Rolls are follows below the references to the de Jorz family.

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Joyce Newspaper Reports

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Second Lieutenant P S Joyce RFC shot down 6 March 1917

25 March 2013 Last updated at 02:07 ET Postcards from an air mechanic on the front line to his wife during World War I are among a raft of rare items at a new exhibition in Hampshire. The postcards sent by Jack Cooper in 1916 and 1917 are among wartime correspondence on display for the

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Joyce Obituaries

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Patricia E Joyce (nee Atcheson) – 1933 – 2015

WATERLOO REGION WEBSITE JOYCE, Patricia E. ‘Pat’ (nee Atcheson) – At the Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday March 31, 2015, Patricia Elizabeth “Pat” Joyce (nee Atcheson) of Woodstock in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the Rev. David Joyce for over 57 years. Cherished mother of Sandra (Allan) and Christopher (Wendy). Loved grandmother of Dana, Nicole,

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The Tribe Joyce Network

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Joyce Family Tree Searches

Tribejoyce now has a new section accessible by the Joyce Family Tree menu item which provides full profile and search functionality on the database. Anyone who has a GEDCOM file of their Joyce family that they are willing to publish to the website can send it to me at laurie@tribejoyce.com.    I can then upload

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Joyce Family Timeline

Australian War Memorial Honour Rolls

The following list is from the Honour Roll held at the Australian War Memorial   Name Service Number Unit Conflict Joyce, Alan Francis 417848 148 Squadron RAF Second World War, 1939-1945 Joyce, Alfred James 7077 18th Australian Infantry Battalion First World War, 1914-1918 Joyce, Arthur Alfred Alexander 15802 15th Australian Field Ambulance First World War,

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Joyce Family History Searches

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Annie JOYCE married John KANE (KEANE)

JOYCE – (Looking for info on the family of Annie JOYCE married John KANE (KEANE) in the USA. Father Lawrence JOYCE, Mother Bridget DURAN of Lettermullen Galway.), Catherine Gray, Misskitty43@hotmail.com

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Nancy C. Joyce

Nancy C. Joyce, 81, of Cedar Grove, N.J., formerly of Verona, N.J., passed away on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services are Friday at 10 a.m. from Shook’s Cedar Grove Funeral Home, 486 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, N.J. 07009. The Funeral Mass is at 10:30 a.m. at St. Catherine of

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Joyce Biographies

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Michael Joyce and Mary King – Galway to Hobart as convicts

The search for my ancestors began several years ago. At that time I knew nothing other than their names, and even those only back as far as my great-great-Grandparents.   As with most amateur genealogists it has been a search which has become an obsession and seems almost infinite in it’s scope.  At the risk of

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Joyce Family Timeline

Australian War Memorial Honour Rolls

The following list is from the Honour Roll held at the Australian War Memorial   Name Service Number Unit Conflict Joyce, Alan Francis 417848 148 Squadron RAF Second World War, 1939-1945 Joyce, Alfred James 7077 18th Australian Infantry Battalion First World War, 1914-1918 Joyce, Arthur Alfred Alexander 15802 15th Australian Field Ambulance First World War,

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