William Frederick Adolphus Roycroft

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William Frederick Adolphus Roycroft

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
Death: October 12, 1934 (85)
Waihi, Waikato, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Waihi, Waikato, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Roycroft and Jane Brown McIntosh
Husband of Annie Roycroft
Father of female Twin Roycroft; Andrew James Roycroft; Annie Pemberton; Archibald John Roycroft; William Axel Roycroft and 7 others
Brother of Isabella Rusden; Annie Edith Stewart; Margaret Forsman; John Archibald Roycroft, I; James David Roycroft and 2 others

Occupation: Bushman/ retired
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About William Frederick Adolphus Roycroft

William married Annie Smith, who died 16 Sptember 1924 in Auckland Hospital and is buried in Hillsborough Auckland. Birth date unknown. One of his sons Archibald John was my grandfather born in Wairongomai Te Aroha, died 27 June 1928 age 40 buried in Waihi, Married Mary Ellen Wilson, died 13 December 1970. My father Elvwin John (known as Ebb) was born in Waihi.Born 25 July 1915 died 9 December 1982 Married Joan Esther Hartwell. Born 25 May 1924 Died 27 September 1982 Dad had brother and Sister. His brother Archibald was killed in the World War II in Alexander Egypt. His sister Mary is still alive. I am the youngest in my family. Both my mother and Father my 2 brothers and sister were all born in Waihi. George is the eldest then Glennis (which i think you have had some contact with) then Bruce and the myself.

Waihi has a street Roycroft Street Named after William. We also have a large part of the cemertary.

by Faye Priest

all i know is that we have a very large family and it all goes back to Robert and i think his brother who came to NZ

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William Frederick Adolphus Roycroft's Timeline

July 31, 1849
Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
June 16, 1884
Age 34
Te Aroha, New Zealand
Age 34
August 19, 1886
Age 37
Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
June 6, 1888
Age 38
Wairongamai Te Aroha New Zealand
March 5, 1890
Age 40
Te Aroha, Waiorongamai, New Zealand
July 27, 1892
Age 42
Te Aroha, Matamata-Piako District, Waikato, New Zealand
December 17, 1893
Age 44
Age 45