Le Roy

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Origin of Surname


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  • Emilius Le Roy b. 23/9/1827 St Peter Port - d. 31/12/1905 Auckland, New Zealand. He was a sailor who settled in the early 1850's in Auckland, NZ. He later sent for his Guernsey fiancée, Catherine Tabel, who first arrived in Victoria, Australia with 2 of her brothers before she continued on to New Zealand. Emulius established a tent and sail-making business in Queen Street, Auckland. He was active as a naval volunteer, and eventually became Captain-Commandant of the Naval Brigade.

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