Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Wednesday 20th June 2018 - Number 3171

to  the
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Dear Ancestor,-
Your tombstone stands amongst the rest, neglected and alone
The names and dates are chiseled 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. 



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Family Events from our database, for today 20th June


1776 - Baptism: William LAWES-1191, Costessey Norfolk England

1790 - Christen: Charlotte LAWS-6953, Swaffam Norfolk England

1824 - Baptism: John LAWES-689, (Ag Lab)  Tivetshall St Mary Norfolk England

1846 - Birth: Henrietta LAWS-14253, Stepney Middlesex England

1852 - Baptism: John Judge LAWS-27449, Westbere KEN England

1854 - Christen: Edith Emma (Actress) LAWS-32064, St.Faith under St.Pauls Middlesex England

1872 - Birth: Charles (Fish Curer) LAWS-43915, 

1878 - Birth: Ellen Maria (Infant) LAWES-2638, Felthorpe Norfolk England

1882 - Birth: Samuel (Public Contractors Labourer) LAWS-43791, 

1884 - Birth: John William LAWS-25476, 

1885 - Birth: Ernest Frederick LAWS-17707,  (Butchers Assistant) Hastings Sussex England

1886 - Baptism: Kate Beatrice LAWS-36474, Newington Surrey England

1888 - Birth: Ernest F LAWS-44213, (Watch & Clock Maker) 

1894 - Birth: Charles LAWS-43834, (GPO Telephonist) 

1898 - Birth: Frank Henry LAWS-305,  (Farmer &Twin) Pulham Market Norfolk England

1906 - Birth: Adelaide LAWS-41621, 

1908 - Birth: Stuart Charles LAWS (Civil Construction Corporation) 

1911 - Birth: Marguerite Irene Louise LAWS-33812, East Ham Essex England

1913 - Birth: Gilbert J LAWES-48273, (Medical Practitioner)  

1913 - Birth: Gilbert James LAWS-17766, (RNVR & Pathologist) Loughborough                                     Leicestershire  England

1916 - Birth: William F LAWS-42604, (Works Maintenance Electrician) Wolverhampton                       Staffordshire England

1916 - Birth: Douglas Glenfield LAWS-37986, Wisbech Cambridgeshire England


1726 - Marriage: Joseph SIMMS-8522 and Bridget LAWS-8521, Norwich Norfolk England

1743 - Marriage: William LAWS-13823 and Elizabeth CANEY-13824, Feltwell Norfolk                           England

1866 - Marriage: Cuthbert John LAWS-18565 (Articled Clerk)  and Annie Emma                                   FEATHERSTON-2998, Jesmond Northumberland England

1918 - Marriage: James Albert OAKLEY-40414 (Carter) and Hilda Southorn LAWS-                             8375, (Illegitimate) (Domestic Cook)Claygate Surrey England

1928 - Marriage: Robin Joseph WILES-40386 (Storekeeper)  and Gladys Masie LAWES-
           34658, Aldershot Hampshire England


1794 - Death: Cuthbert LAWS-34615, 

1871 - Death: William John LAWS-35614, 

1871 - Death: Mary Ann LAWS-30334, (Housekeeper) Westleton Suffolk England

1924 - Death: Jamina LAWS-17086, Broken Arrow, Tulsa Oklahoma United States

1931 - Death: Hudson LAWS-6458, (Shipbuilders Clerk)  Sunderland Durham England

1979 - Death: Alice Mary LAWES-36221, Salisbury Wiltshire England

1998 - Death: Francis M LAWS-16642,  (PFC US Air Force) 

2002 - Death: Dewry Weaver LAWS-14448, (Cpl US Army)  



1861 - Occupation: Thomas LAWS-27163,  (Steerage Steward) 

1892 - Residence: Rosie LAWS-8380, Boston Massachusetts United States

1892 - Residence: Rosie LAWS-8380, Wortley West Yorkshire England


1875 - Christen: Lavinia CHEESEBOROUGH-2664, Methley West Yorkshire England

1900 - Birth: Maud ELLINGTON-43703, Outwell Cambridgeshire England

1901 - Birth: Mary COOPER-33656, 

1905 - Birth: Carmel Franklin WIDENER-18198, Washington Virginia United States

1914 - Birth: Calvert Watson WHITEHEAD-40639, Utah, United States

1919 - Birth: Joyce HESLOP-24669, Newcastle upon Tyne Northumberland England


1857 - Marriage: James BOURN-45316 (Labourer) and Esther DEAL-22976, (Servant)                         Alkham Kent England



1913 - Death: Annie Fannie CLAUS-33089, Pelham, Welland Ontario Canada

1924 - Death: Jemima Elvina PEARSON-33325, 

1930 - Burial: Marian Anna KEMP-21096, Caterham Surrey England

2012 - Death: Michael John WOKES-27371, Leeds West Yorkshire England


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  -----------'HMS Trincomalee' ---------


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's 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

Sharon Nicola LAWS
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