In response to your message posted 6/18/01:
My grandfather, Joseph Roycroft was born in Cove and after his marriage moved to Ardravinna and then to Stouke. I do not have his actual birthdate but he died in Stouke on January 4, 1962. He married Anne Maria Roycroft On December 19, 1907 in Ardravinna.
(Anne Maria was the daughter of William C. Roycroft (Will Joiner) and Anne Sweetnam.)My grandmother was born January 28, 1886 in Ardravinna and died in Stouke on February 2, 1918.
Children of Joseph and Anne Maria are:
My mother(Anne Myria Roycroft) was born February 25, 1908 in Ardravinna and died April 28, 1975 in Boston, Massachusetts.She married George Wirtanen (Son of Elmer Wirtanen and Wilhelmina Ruska) on April 22, 1944 in Brookline, Massachusetts. George Wirtanen was born September 23, 1911 in West Barnstable, Massachusetts and died there on June 21, 1980.
Hester Avesia Roycroft was Born March 5, 1910 in Ardravinna and died January 6, 1997 in Guildford, Surry, England. She married Richard Daly.There were no children.
John Roycroft was born between 1911-1914. He died September 1, 1987 in Stouke. He never married.
William E. Roycroft was born March 7, 1915 in Stouke. He married Vera Jervis in England on June 12, 1940. He is still living in Durrington, Nr.Salisbury, England.
Joseph E. Roycroft was born February 4, 1917 in Stouke. He married Kitty Nyhan and after her death he married Ruby ?, who has also died. He is still living in Edmonton, London, England.There were no children.
Children of Anne Myria Roycroft and George Wirtanen are:
Margaret Ann Wirtanen born November 9, 1945 in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Married Stuart Bookstein on March 1, 1964 in Hyannis, Massachusetts (son of Bernard Leo Bookstein and Mildred Hannah Swartz)
Child of Margaret Wirtanen and StuartBookstein:
Matthew Marvin Bookstein born December 28,1970 in Hollywood Florida.
Edward Ruska Wirtanen born August 1, 1947 in Hyannis, Massachusetts. He married Jeanne Thompson (daughter of James Thompson and Edna Stancil) on June 18, 1976 in Barnstable, Massachusetts.
Child of Edward Wirtanen and JeanneThompson:
Rachael M. Wirtanen born Febraury 9,1969. She married Peter G. Toolas onJune 22, 1991 in Dennis, Massachusetts.They have two children; Emily SusanToolas born November 26, 1995 inHyannis, MA and Joshua Peter Toolasborn April 18, 2001
Allan Roycroft Wirtanen born December 21, 1948 in Hyannis, Massachusetts. He married Karen M Johnson (daughter of Edward Johnson and Velma Hodgkins) on April 4, 1976 in Yarmouthport, Massachusetts.
Children of Allan Roycroft Wirtanen andKaren M Johnson :
Eric Roycroft Wirtanen born March 10, 1980in Hyannis, Massachusetts
Andrew George Wirtanen born April 16, 1983in Hyannis, Massachusetts
Children of William E. Roycroft and Vera Jervis:
1.Maureen Roycroft married Robert Murray
They have two children Richard and Louise.
2. Lynn Roycroft married Noel Murray (brotherof Robert Murray) They have threechildren;Neil, Simon (died April 21, 1998in England) and Lorraine(Lorraine marriedPhil Irvine)
3. Roger Thomas Edward Roycroft marriedAndrea Harry on October 2, 1964 inDurrington. They have four children:
1.Lisa Maria Roycroft married NicholasBrewer onSeptember 21, 1996 in Amesbury,England.
2.David Mark Roycroft married JenniferPrice on July 27, 1991 in Devizes,England.David and Jennifer have twochildren,Benjamin Edward born October 9,1995 and Holly Ellen born May 13, 1999.
3. Tara Suzanne Roycroft married WilliamHart Mason on June 28, 1997 inTrowbridge, England. They have twochildren; Jasmine Lauren Mason bornApril 26, 1996 and Megan Page Masonborn May 25, 1998.
4. Jodie Marie Roycroft. She has onechild Kian Hobbs born March 22, 2001
4. Kevin Roycroft married Michelle?.
They have four children; Charlotte JoannaRoycroft born February 12, 1987; LauraRoycroft; Daniel Roycroft and AlexanderJohn Roycroft born March 2, 2001.
5. Sandra Roycroft married Chris Cronin. Theyhave two children:Paul Cronin and ClaireCronin
6. Vivienne Roycroft married ? Wales andmarried Martin Easum. There are twochildren:Lee Wales and Shane Wales.
I am expecting to receive actual birthdates and marriage dates in regard to the children of William and Vera and will provide them when I get them. I am in close contact with this family.
Hope this information is helpful.