Monday, May 16, 2016

LFR 16 May 2016 - Number 877

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I'd like to celebrate the successful completion of the 2nd INVITUS Games in Orlando Florida, USA 

The USA has been a magnificent host to all  

Prince Harry closed the second ever Invictus Games in Florida on Thursday night, name-dropping US athletes Sarah Rudder and Elizabeth Marks while praising all the competitors who took part
Prince Harry an inspiration 

As a Veteran of 31 years service

I say


After watching the coverage on the BBC
I now know that I am not the only one
with that empty space eating at my soul

I'm involved in many activities
volunteer in my local comunity
but there 
is still something missing

If you are interested in anyone listed here, email us with the name, date and reference number, and we will happily do a look up, you might even get a whole tree! 

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. 


                       Family Events for today 16th May, from our database

We have excluded records of living people to protect their Privacy -we are not showing births after 1920 or marriages after 1940 these are only available to members of the register

1676 - Marriage: Richardus DIXON-26998 and Dorethea LAWS-26999, Heddon on the Wall NBL               UK
1722 - Marriage: John or Thomas LAWS-5423 and Mary CHAPMAN-5424, Holbeach LIN UK
1742 - Baptism: Ann LAWS-6753, Holborn MDX UK
1773 - Christen: George LAWES-11960, Ryton DUR UK
1781 - Marriage: Edward SMEETHS-1658 and Elizabeth LAWES-1659, Exeter DEV UK

                                                      Exeter Cathedral DEV UK

1785 - Marriage: Thomas RAMSEY-10580 and Abigail LAWS-10581, Cramlington NBL UK
1787 - Baptism: Henry LAWES-330, Breamore HAM UK
1803 - Birth: Moses LAWS (Seaman RN) -6985, Portsea HAM UK

                                                            HMS ''Trafalgar'

1806 - Birth: Elizabeth LAWS-20401, Houghton le Spring DUR UK
1811 - Baptism: Charlotte LAWS-21053, Lavenham SFK UK

                                                        Lavernham SFK UK

1812 - Birth: Ruth LAWS-36199, Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co NC USA
1812 - Baptism: Martha LAWS-13819, Hockwold Cum Wilton NFK UK
1830 - Christen: Sarah LAWS (Servant) -2867, Chatteris CAM UK

                                                          Chatteris CAM UK

1838 - Burial: Hannah LAWS-7257, Tick Fen, Chatteris CAM UK
1847 - Birth: William LAWS-32451, Chatteris CAM UK
1858 - Death: HenryLAWS (Farmer employing 4 men) -5014, Hornchurch ESS UK
1880 - Birth: Frank LAWS-34559, Prudhoe NBL UK

                                                     Prudhoe Castle NBL UK

1882 - Birth: George LAWS (RN 241225) -24439, St George in the East MDX
1885 - Emigration: Alice LAWS-41583, Liverpool LAN UK
1885 - Emigration: Thomas LAWS (Labourer) -41582, Liverpool LAN UK
1885 - Emigration: Thomas  LAWS (Dog Catcher)19841,
1887 - Naturalization: James LAWS-22931, Wilkesbarre PA USA
1887 - Birth: Ethel LAWES-22580, Brooke Twp., Lambton County, ONT CANADA
1890 - Birth: Alexander LAWS (Photographer)-34105, LONDON
1892 - Death: John LAWES (Ag Lab)-689, Tivetshall St Mary NFK
1895 - Birth: Joseph Edward  LAWS (RN M15026) -24411, Walworth SRY UK
1895 - Birth: Mabel Vivian LAWS-11509, Cowra NSW AUSTRALIA
1896 - Death: Thomas LAWS-40896, Swanley KEN UK
1897 - Baptism: Maud Emily LAWS-15339, West Ham MDX UK
1904 - Birth: Beatrice A LAWS-42713,
1905 - Birth: Florence May LAWS-37551, Methwold NFK UK
1906 - Birth: Leonard LAWS-31541,
1907 - Birth: Murray Elliot LAWS-37657, TN USA
1913 - Birth: Cyril George LAWES-33388, Totnes DEV UK
1916 - Birth: Beatrice Maud LAWS-38269,
1917 - Marriage: Andrew LAWS-3532 and Isabella Johnstone RODGER-4265, Aberdeen ABD UK
1918 - Birth: Hector Raymond LAWS-31366,
1918 - Birth: Edwin Leslie LAWS (Painter & Decorator) -25711, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

1940 - Death: Walter Francis LAWES (RAF Leading Aircraftman 567002) -22237, FRANCE
1952 - Death: George Raymond LAWS-34868, Horsham SSX UK
1966 - Death: Joseph LAWS-39262, Llandudno CAE UK
1966 - Birth: Michael Wayne LAWS-18886, TX USA
1986 - Burial: Henry L LAWS (SM Sgt US Air Force) -16717, San Antonio TX USA
2001 - Death: Doreen Alfreda Koa LAWS-22118, Dunedin NZ
2003 - Burial: Charles T LAWS-12124, Rose Hill Burial Park Cemetery, Hamilton OH USA

1866 - Birth: Matilda DOUGLAS-19842, West Weber, Weber Co. UT USA
1885 - Emigration: Margaret DODDS-6510, 
1891 - Birth: Samuel G ALBERT-41464,
1895 - Birth: Florence Widdall LEE-40286, Oldham LAN UK
1949 - Death: Maude ELLIS-19717, Logan WV USA
1960 - Death: Ada MILLS-32700, Rochford ESS resided Tottenham MDX 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's safely hidden now away
In some forgotten crypy.

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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