Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday 22nd September 2017 - Number 1292

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Dear Ancestor,-
Your tombstone stands amongst the rest, neglected and alone
The names and dates are chiselled out on polished marble stone
It reaches out to all who care, it is too late to mourn
You did not know that I exist, you died and I was born
Yet each of us are cells of you, in flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse entirely not our own

Dear Ancestor, 
The place you filled one hundred years ago
Spreads out amongst the ones you left who would have loved you so,
I wonder if you lived and loved, I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot, and come to visit you. 

I am a native of Freeland Oxfordshire but spent my teens in London, I am an under-graduate of The Open University, retired from military logistics after 32 years, a genealogist for 40+ years and currently Pathwarden Records Administrator (volunteer) in East Lothian Scotland, a council member of The Clan MacLaren Society and a family man. 
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Family Events from our database for today 22nd September

Family Events

BIRTHS baptisms etc
1737 - Birth: Edmund LAWS-13847, Lakenheath Norfolk UK
1843 - Christen: Alice LAWES-13928, Kennington Surrey UK
1850 - Baptism: Sarah A LAWS-6550, Cawston Norfolk UK

                                                              Cawston Norfolk

1888 - Birth: Maud Frances LAWS-19559, 

1889 - Christen: Lily Maria LAWES-1272, Felthorpe Norfolk UK

                                                       Felthorpe St Margarets Norfolk

1900 - Birth: Barton B LAWS-13857, Carroll Co TN USA
1901 - Birth: Vera Alice May LAWS-3731, Ulmarra, NSW, Australia
1913 - Birth: Cora Louisa LAWS-24875, 
1919 - Birth: Vera Ellen LAWS-36734,

1756 - Marriage: Samuel PLAYFORD-17681 and Elizabeth LAWS-17680, Great Yarmouth                   Norfolk UK

                                                         Great Yarmouth Norfolk

1817 - Marriage: Byham LAWS (Gardener) -10539 and Martha BUSH-10540, Bucklesham                     Suffolk UK
1839 - Marriage: James LAWS (Sailmaker) -6316 and Ann BESFORD (Gentlewoman) -6317,                Great Yarmouth Norfolk UK
1893 - Marriage: Augustus Alfred William LAWS (Stenographer, Canadian Army Private                    42003) -41660 and Edith STATHER-41661, Islington Middlesex UK
1923 - Marriage: William Frederick BARKSFIELD (Civil Servant) -21978 and Lily LAWS-                   21347, Walthamstow Essex UK
1926 - Marriage: Harold Franklin LAIDLAW-43467 and Edith Hannah LAWS-7553, Brisbane               QLD AUSTRALIA

DEATHS burials etc
1895 - Death: George Percival LAWES-21192, Coombe Bissett Wiltshire UK

                                                            Coombe Bissett WIL UK

1921 - Death: Loucetta J LAWS-30161, Carroll Co TN USA
1922 - Death: Minnie LAWS-19561, Osawatomie, Miami, KS USA
1922 - Death: Edward William LAWS-5438, Middlesex UK (St Bartholomew Hospital)
1927 - Death: Albert Worth LAWS (Letter Sorter G C Dug PO) -7356, South Tottenham                        Middlesex but Burial East Winch Norfolk UK

                                                             East Winch Norfolk

1957 - Death: Arthur LAWS-39286, Barnsley West Yorkshire UK but resided at Wombwell                    West Yorkshire UK
1966 - Burial: Albert Leslie LAWES (Shipping Agent) -27145, Rawdon, Lanaudiere Region,                  Quebec, Canada
1971 - Death: Reginald Charles T LAWS (Australian Army & Sawmill Manager) -12940,                      Kempsey, Bunndara NSW AUSTRALIA
1982 - Death: Ulysses L LAWS-41798, 
1992 - Death: Sandra LAWS-42147, Wellington NZ
1998 - Death: Kenneth Frederick LAWES-11869, Croydon Surrey UK
2011 - Death: Bruce Alan LAWS-37680, Kalispell AR USA
2013 - Death: Buddy D LAWS-39434, Sterling Heights MI USA

2013 - Death: Portia E LAWS-39194, Bellview IL USA

1916 - Residence: Edwin Lawson  LAWS (Wholesale Grocer & Provisions Mcht))-17319, 
           CITY OF LONDON
1922 - Naturalization: Mary SWOEFORD (Hardware Saleslady) -41568, Los Angeles CA USA
1922 - Residence: Robert George LAWS (Stockbroker) -32463, Weston Super Mare 
            Somerset UK

                                                              Weston-Super-Mare Somerset

1939 - Residence: Fred LAWS (Railway Shunter 5713 LNER) -15453, Peterborough                                Cambridgeshire UK
1939 - Residence: George E LAWS (Builders Labourer) -44335, Peterborough Cambridgeshire               UK

                                                       Peterborough Cambridgeshire

1939 - Residence: Fred LAWS (Bricklayers Labourer) -36816, Bradford West Yorkshire UK
1939 - Residence: Albert Edward LAWS-38189, Slough Buckinghamshire UK

1942 - Residence: Ada Louisa BENNETT-32466, Weston Super Mare Somerset UK

1876 - Birth: Emily Elizabeth KINGSHOTT-32787, St Pancras Middlesex UK
1890 - Birth: John E KANE-12313, 
1898 - Birth: Ethel Kate BROWN-33434, 

1903 - Birth: Mary Elizabeth JACKSON-37716,

1913 - Marriage: Spalding NASSAN-21923 and Laura SEELEY-21917, 

1844 - Death: David CHARTERS-22011, Liverpool Lancashire UK
1888 - Death: Ellen BATEMAN  (Widow MORRISS) -9216, 
1947 - Death: Lilian WATT-11456, Goodmayes Essex UK
1966 - Death: James Earl EVANS-38401, Chicago IL USA
1989 - Death: Bettina Mary CRANFIELD-20785, Ealing Middlesex UK

Lord, help me dig into the past
and sift the sands of time
That I might find the roots that made
This family tree of mine

Lord, help me trace the ancient roads,
On which my father's trod
And led them through so many lands
To find our present sod.

Lord, help me find an ancient book
Or dusty manuscript,
Thats safely hidden now away
In some forgotten crypt

Lord, let it bridge the gap that haunts
My soul, when I can't find
The missing link between some name
That ends the same as mine


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