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School on Sundays – What the…?

I don’t have fond memories of Sunday School. My sisters and I went to the Methodist Church in Station Street, Box Hill. Mum was Catholic and it was a huge thing for her to marry into a Methodist family, but whilst she didn’t continue to practice she couldn’t quite bring herself to attend a Methodist church on a regular basis. Dad’s

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Tales of the Joyce Family

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Anthony Joyce, Sr & Jane Flynn married in Hamilton, Scotland circa 1910

From Dennis Joyce This is photo of my father’s family in early 1920s.  Anthony Joyce, Sr & Jane Flynn were married in Hamilton, Scotland circa 1910 and had 2 dtrs, Ellen & Catherine born there.  My father, Anthony, Jr was 1st born in US, Irvington, NJ in 1918.  Anthony was originally from Aughaglasheen, Erris, Co

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The Slab Hut Maryborough by Rod Joyce

The slab hut was my forbears’ first ‘home’ in Victoria after my great great grandfather George and his brother Alfred went farming in about 1842. Plaistow (now a dismal London suburb but then the country area where their father lived) was the name they gave the farm and the homestead was George’s 19th century home

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Recess Joyces – Kurt’s Family

The first photo is the cottage in which my mother was born in Derraadda, Recess, County Galway, Ireland. Her grandmother, cousin and neighbors are shown. The second shows my grandfather, Joseph Joyce, standing in front of a beautiful view in Recess, County Galway. He worked at the Lissougher Lodge, and the photo may have been

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As I remember Rosserk Abbey by Dennis Joyce

We visited Ireland several years ago and after arriving in Dublin from London we stayed at hotel on River Liffey where Joyce wrote.  Took tour bus to see sites & walked the city en route to Literary Pub Crawl via Trinity College Library – awesome.  Drove to Ballina & spent nite at hotel where wedding

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The Patrick Joyce Memorial Fund

On October 2, 2009, 39 year old Patrick Joyce Jr., a 16 year veteran of the Yonkers Fire Department, heroically lost his life as he rushed into a burning building with the intent of saving people who were unable to save themselves. Pat was born in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, to a family

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NATHAN JOYCE | Grandpa put the football in me

by Nathan Joyce When it comes to my love of sports, and my career as a sports writer, my grandfathers fathered me into this life. It’s my grandfathers who loved football and taught me the joys and rules of the world’s greatest sport. It’s them I think about on this Father’s Day, as I make

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Jack Joyce 1892 – 1967 Ushaw Moor

Probably the most outstanding person working at Ushaw moor colliery was Jack Joyce. He was born at Spennymoor in 1892 and began work at the age of 13 in 1905 spending his whole working life at the same mine. In 1946 he was elected financial secretary of the Durham Miners Association. Being a forceful union

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Joyce DNA Project

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Transfer Ancestry DNA Results to FTDNA free

Family Tree DNA have introduced a new service where people who have tested their autosomal DNA at Ancestry.com can now upload their results for free but with limited functionality.    The good thing though is that it only costs $39 to unlock the full functionality and to open up an entire new data base to

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School on Sundays – What the…?

I don’t have fond memories of Sunday School. My sisters and I went to the Methodist Church in Station Street, Box Hill. Mum was Catholic and it was a huge thing for her to marry into a Methodist family, but whilst she didn’t continue to practice she couldn’t quite bring herself to attend a Methodist church on a regular basis. Dad’s

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Of Ancient Times

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The Dublin Magazine, Volume 1 – November 1839 – May 1840 One of the most interesting portions of the volume is the description of the Joyce country,  The history of the Joyces has a good deal of romance about it. “They were a troop or band, that came from Wales or the west of England,

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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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Bobby Daniel Joyce 1933 – 2014

Bobby D. Joyce, 81, of Honey Grove, TX went to be with his Lord and Savior September 30, 2014 at Christus DuBuis Hospital in Paris TX. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M., Friday October 3, 2014 at the First Baptist Church, Honey Grove, TX. The Rev. Terry Cunningham will officiate the service. Named as

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The Tribe Joyce Network

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Establishment of the Joyce Clan Tribal Society

Several members of the Tribe Joyce Network have come together to establish the Joyce Clan Tribal Society with the aim of registering it with Clans of Ireland. The Purpose/Mission of this Society will be – “To be a non-profit, charitable, educational, non-political, non-religious organization dedicated to furthering communication among those of the greater Joyce family,

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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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NATHAN JOYCE | Grandpa put the football in me

by Nathan Joyce When it comes to my love of sports, and my career as a sports writer, my grandfathers fathered me into this life. It’s my grandfathers who loved football and taught me the joys and rules of the world’s greatest sport. It’s them I think about on this Father’s Day, as I make

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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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