Peter Joyce UK, Adopted into Joyce family -- Michael was also adopted like his brother Peter. I don't know that Michael is deceased -- surprise. I am Francis Robert Joyce their cousin being the oldest son of my father, Raymond, the younger brother of Howard. Howard grew up in China and then schooled in England where he became a Chartered Accountant. His parents, Francis Stephen and Ruth Brook, were missionaries in China since 1891. His father was born in Australia and mother in Yorkshire.