Tuesday, May 17, 2016

LFR 17 May 2016 - Number 878

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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 17th 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

1745 - Birth: William LAWS-22743, Feltwell NFK UK
1812 - Marriage: George HUNTER-10597 and Ann LAWS-10598, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

                                                   Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

1818 - Birth: Sarah LAWS-3959, Shoreditch MDX UK
1825 - Marriage: Nathaniel Ford LAWS-36484 and Polly CHILD-36485,
1838 - Birth: Ebin Taylor LAWS-12651, Catlett, Fauquier County, VA USA
1846 - Marriage: Henry LAWS (Tailor) -6269 and Jane BARKER-6270, Fincham NFK UK

                                                        Fincham NFK UK

1863 - Birth: William John LAWS-35173, Chippengale NSW AUSTRALIA
1865 - Marriage: Henry LAWES-2346 and Emma SCHONCORK-2351, Portsea HAM UK

                                             HMS 'Victory' at Portsea Naval Dockyard

1865 - Birth: John William LAWS (House Decorators Labourer) -8341, Frimley SRY UK
          Bpt Stanwell MDX (St Mary the Virgin)
1866 - Birth: Lillian LAWS-17138,
1867 - Birth: Joseph LAWS- (Coal shunter, Staith Master) 33607, Landport HAM UK
1869 - Marriage: William Wright LAWS-20137 and Susanna MUNRO-20138, Poplar MDX UK
1872 - Death: James LAWS (Ag Lab) -2789, Tilmey St Lawrence NFK UK

                                                Tilmey St Lawrence NFK UK

1874 - Birth: Florence Mary Ellen LAWES-672, Allington WIL UK
1883 - Marriage: Robert LAWS (Coal Miner - Chargeman) -7558 and Dorthy Hannah DICKESON-             20035,
1884 - Emigration: Joseph LAWS (Coke Drawer) -6509,
1889 - Death: Michael Grahame LAWS (Watch Finnisher) -4703, Croydon SRY UK
1900 - Marriage: Walter Ezra BUNN-3439 and Alice Louisa  LAWS (Barmaid)-3434,
          Horsford NFK UK
1901 - Birth: William Elliott T LAWS-31613,
1902 - Birth: William J LAWS (Police Constable)-42299,
1913 - Birth: Dorethy Joan LAWS-35729,
1916 - Birth: Edna Lilian LAWS-10772, Chatham KEN UK
1917 - Birth: Learm LAWS-32537, Plumville, Conway Co. AK USA
1918 - Birth: Douglas Charles LAWS (RAFVR Sergeant 1260997 Pilot) -2838, Chatteris CAM UK

                                                      Chatteris CAM UK

1962 - Death: John LAWS (Railway Locomotive Driver) -17749, Kingston Upon Hull ERY UK

                                                Kingston Upon Hull ERY UK

1965 - Death: Albert Victor LAWS-40190, Holborn MDX UK

                                                    Holborn MDX UK

1970 - Death: Stephen Ernest LAWES-23073, Camloops, BC CANADA
1983 - Death: Harold Wilbert LAWS (Farmer) -3268, Shepparton VIC AUSTRALIA
1985 - Death: Owen LAWS-35900, Birkenhead CHS UK
1991 - Death: Sharon C LAWS-17106,

1749 - Death: Jane HAMILTON-11970, Stella Gate DUR UK
1835 - Birth: Sarah TIDD (Shoebinder) -6022, Norwich NFK UK

                                             Elm Hill, Norwich NFK UK

1857 - Birth: George GIBBON-22079, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK
1883 - Birth: Emily Marion SPENCER-36481,
1884 - Birth: Robert Harold George WRIGHT-23040, 
1897 - Birth: Mary Elizabeth CHARTERS-14211, Stalybridge CHS UK
1908 - Birth: Ethel TOPHAM-20808, Sheffield WRY UK
1908 - Birth: Harry James William SMITH-16506, 
1947 - Death: Joseph MCQUEEN-25300, Madison Co KY USA
2003 - Death: Winifred SNYDER-12215, Allegan MI USA

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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