A brief insight into the Chester family of Alexander Royden who lived in Chester in the late seventeenth/early eighteenth century.
This could be the earliest record of Roydens yet! The recent DNA testing of members of old Wirral families has been widely reported in the local press, but it can now be revealed that a Royden was tested. Stan Royden of Meols (a descendant of Alexander Royden) was involved in the project. See here for the fascinating results.