first I wish to apologise to any people who wrote back to my query last year, due to unforseen family problems, I had to put my search on hold. my ancester is james royle born circa 1835 to mary nee whittaker + ? royle . the I.G.I states he was born in Blackley manchester,it also shows he was livingat 51 garret st, on the1881 census, he was married to jane ward of middlesex+ they had 4 children, samuel carrie(caroline), alfred + james.I am fromsamuels line, he married sarah jane rivett(or revitt)+had 4 chidren, james, eveline, may+ sydney. if anyone comes across any of these royles, i would be pleased to hear from them. from sue cornall.