Tuesday, July 22, 2014

LAWS FAMILY REGISTER July 2014 Number 219

Welcome to the Laws Family Register. 

Below I list a selection of my records automatically extracted from my database today.

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(The UK county & US state codes used here are Chapman Codes, Surnames are in bold red type. 

Please note that the reference numbers are our database record numbers.
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Guild of One-Name Studies

Whats On Guide to our Genealogical World

Are you having a Reunion / Seminar / Webinar or Hang-out?

Mail us any Dates for our diaries 
12-27 July - Festival of Archaeology - Nationwide features more than 1000 events 
26 July Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
10am-4pm Free Entry The Grange School, Wendover Way, Aylesbury HP21 7NH

All month there are events at The Society of Geneaolgists

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Family Events for today 22nd July

The UK county & US state codes used here are Chapman Codes, Surnames are in bold red type. 
Please note that the reference numbers are our database record numbers.

1754 - Will Proved: Robert LAWS (Mariner HMS "Crown") -11477
HMS Crown was a fifth rate, 44-gun, ship.
Built by Taylor of Rotherhithe, launched 13-Jul-1747, 134ft long, 38ft wide and of 842 tons builders measurement. Armed with 20 x 18pdr, 20 x 9pdr and 4 x 6pdr carronades.
Used as a store ship from Jul-1757.
Sold 17-Jul-1770.
Won the Battle Honours: Quebec 1759 and Martinique 1762.

1800 - Birth: Isaac LAWS-21541, Chester le Street DUR UK
1813 - Military: James Horton LAWS (Army Ensign) -19636, 
1823 - Birth: William LAWES-24831, Christchurch NZ
1857 - Marriage: Patrick DOCKERTY-24995 and Elizabeth LAWS (Servant) -24994, Newcastle              Upon Tyne NBL UK
1863 - Marriage: Robert WOODS (Gentleman) -39644 and Hannah LAWS-28281, Ardleigh,                      Colchester  ESS UK
1877 - Baptism: John LAWS (Ag Lab) -4394, Feltwell NFK UK
Felfwell Norfolk

1881 - Will Proved: John LAWES (Innkeeper / Widower) -1697, 
1905 - Birth: Winnifred Hilda LAWS-36095, 
1905 - Death: Catherine LAWS-20763, 
1905 - Birth: Albert Charles LAWS (Australian Army) -12992, Wellington NSW AUSTRALIA
1914 - Birth: Alexander Fernie LAWS (Miner) -41060, Gateshead DUR UK
1916 - Marriage: John Foster FISHER-25490 and Mayme LAWS-25489, Crown Point, Lake Co                IN USA
1922 - Birth: Sophia Irene LAWS-33610, Carroll Co TN USA
1930 - Death: William LAWS-8137, Stockton on Tees DUR UK
1932 - Will  Proved: William LAWS-7352, 
1940 - Miscellaneous: Ada Mabel LAWS (Spinster)-35265, 
1940 - Admon: Herbert William LAWS-35263, 

1944 - Birth: John Patrick LAWS (me) -14293, Witney OXF UK

Freeland House, Witney

Freeland House (originally Freeland Lodge) was built in 1807 as a private house. In 1941 Queen Mary's Maternity Home was evacuated to the house, returning to Hampstead in the winter following the end of World War II. In 1948 the building was being run as an auxiliary hospital by the British Red Cross Society. It is now a nursing home.
I always had ideas of grandeur , strangely my fathers name for me was always M ' Lord, 

1955 - Death: Ernest LAWS (PFC US Army Air Forces) -16835, 
1960 - Residence: David Harland LAWES  (Mech.Eng.) -1239, Middlesborough NRY UK
           Death:Shotley Bridge DUR UK
1961 - Birth: Andrea Luise LAWES (Company Director)-23625, 
1966 - Residence: Eleanor LAWS -39648, Emneth, Outwell NFK died Wisbech CAM UK
Outwell Norfolk