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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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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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Rachel Joyce Author of the Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

This was published in the Telegraph on 1 Aug 2012.  Visit there for the full text I am not expecting anyone to feel sorry for me but when friends ask how it feels to be a debut novelist who has also been longlisted for the Man Booker prize, I have to admit that my response

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Joyce DNA Project

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FTDNA’s myOrigins

Autosomal DNA is that we inherit in equal parts from our parents who in turn inherited it from their parents.   Therefore for each generation we go back the number of ancestors who contribute to our DNA doubles.  It therefore follows that our siblings should have a similar mix of DNA that we do although not

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Laurie's Blog

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It was Home

There are so many paths I could take with this photo.   It was taken at Karen’s 5th birthday party in the backyard of 10 Richardson Street, Box Hill South, where we grew up and where many birthdays and other events were celebrated until Mum and Dad moved out in the mid 90’s. There’s Uncle

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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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Patrick Joyce 1970 – 2009

From Rebecca Baker and Rob Ryser at lohud.com: A 39-year-old city firefighter died today and two of his colleagues were seriously injured as they searched for tenants in an early morning house fire, officials said. Patrick Joyce, a father of two girls and a 16-year veteran of the department, either jumped or fell from the

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The Tribe Joyce Network

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Tribe Joyce Network

We now have 485 members of the Tribe Joyce network on Linkedin and another 376 members on Facebook. That’s a combined growth of around 100 new members in the past fortnight. If you do have Joyce relatives who haven’t yet joined please encourage them to do so. We also have around ten new Joyce DNA

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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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