Douglas Roydhouse

Douglas Roydhouse was the only son of Benjamin and Ellen. He was born in Leyton, Essex on the

5th of November 1887.

In 1911 he was 23, and working as an engineers clerk.

He served as a private in the 22nd Battalion ( The Queen’s) London regiment.

He seems to have lived with his parents until his marriage on the 11th of September 1920 to Olive

Augusta Esther Impey at Holy Trinity, Richmond, Surrey.

In 1939 his occupation was still a civil engineers clerk .

He, Olive, their 15 year old son Keith, and his widowed mother-in-law Sarah Impey were all

living in Sandringham Ave, Merton & Morden UD.

He was buried at St Marys, Merton on the 25th January 1967 aged 79.

(Douglas and Olive wedding day 1920. His father Benjamin on the right.Ancestry tree)

Author: gorcat28

writing up my ancestors one week at a time

2 thoughts on “Douglas Roydhouse”

    1. Makes me wonder if these two separate Roydhouse families have something/someone in common further back- they seem to come from different parts of Yorkshire but who knows?

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