Thursday, May 19, 2016

LFR 19 May 2016 - Number 880

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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 15th 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

1764 - Marriage: Robert LAWES-20397 and Sarah RICHARDSON-29537, Ryton DUR UK
1794 - Baptism: Thomas LAWS (Farmer 70 acres 3 labs) -3516, Hevingham NFK UK
1826 - Birth: Clementina Mingay LAWS-32113, Kings Lynn NFK UK

                                                        Kings Lynn NFK UK

1834 - Christen: Elizabeth LAWS-4456, Greenwich KEN UK

                                                      Greenwich KEN UK

1852 - Death: Edward Gilbert LAWS-32975, Lambeth SRY UK

                                                         Lameth Palace SRY UK

1855 - Birth: Eliza Jane LAWS-3694, Liverpool, NSW AUSTRALIA
1861 - Baptism: Phillip John LAWS (Tailor)-7071, Fincham NFK UK

                                                           Fincham NFK UK

1872 - Christen: Emily Annie LAWS (Scholar) -4248, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

1875 - Birth: Alfred LAWS-42575,
1875 - Birth: Alfred  LAWS (Farm Bailliff)-3438, Horstead cum Staninghall NFK UK
1878 - Birth: Jesse William George LAWES (RN 285466)-24456, Ringwood HAM UK
1888 - Birth: Clifton Marlon LAWS-42116,
1891 - Birth: Frank Reginald LAWS (Mechanical Engineer) -27837, Greenwich KEN UK
1891 - Will Proved: James LAWS (Wine Cooper & Tavern Keeper) -6093,
1892 - Birth: Horace Warren LAWS-36385,
1894 - Birth: Flora LAWS-41715,
1897 - Death: Hannah LAWS (Widow) -39012, Coxhoe DUR UK
1900 - Birth: Cecil Sydney LAWS (Australian Army) (NX1791229) -12891,
          Goulburn NSW AUSTRALIA
1901 - Birth: Eric Francis LAWS (2) -11506, Cowra NSW AUSTRALIA
1904 - Death: Jane Benbow LAWS (Elementary Teacher) -8192, South Shields DUR UK
1912 - Marriage: Frank LAWS-19813 and Della FANN-19814, Westlake Idaho Co ID USA
1912 - Birth: Frank Henry LAWS-41185,
1912 - Birth: Bertie William Charles LAWS (Seaman) -16504, Great Yarmouth NFK UK

                                                     Great Yarmouth NFK UK

1915 - Birth: Thomas Samuel LAWS-21705, Martin Street, Rookwood (Lidcombe) NSW                           AUSTRALIA
1915 - Death: William LAWS-7268, Samson Inn, Gilsland CUL UK
1916 - Death: Henry Willis LAWS (Day Clek) -24895, Marion, Mercer Co MO USA
1919 - Residence: Raymond Herbert LAWS (Canadian Army Private 2606303) -41675,
          Kelona BC CANADA
1923 - Marriage: Frederick Thomas BUSHELL (Labourer) -24502 and Ellen Flora LAWES-      
          (Hand Sewer) 24501, Norwich NFK UK

                                                 The Cathedral, Norwich NFK UK

1933 - Death: William Hart LAWS-13799, Blanding UT USA
1937 - Burial: William LAWS-28132, Stockton-On-Tees DUR UK
1947 - Death: Alfred John LAWS-32356, Chatteris CAM UK

                                                        Chatteris CAM UK

1951 - Death: Thomas Cresswell LAWS-31266, Worthing SSX UK
1979 - Death: Trentis Carroll LAWS-6712, Silkston, Scott MO USA
1983 - Burial: Harold Wilbert LAWS (Farmer) -3268, Shepparton VIC AUSTRALIA
          (Pine Lodge Cemetery (Banksia Lea site 122)
1997 - Death: John H  LAWS (Captn US Army Air Corps)-16740,
1998 - Death: Gwenneth Lena LAWES-14537, Brighton-le-Sands, formerly of Cronulla NSW                     AUSTRALIA

1848 - Residence: Hannah BRYAN (Spinster) -10158, Pailton WAR UK
1850 - Baptism: William IVES (Shoemaker) -21679, Great Yarmouth NFK UK
1866 - Marriage: William JENNINGS (Colliery Labourer & Banksman) -14240 and Mary Ann                   ELLIS-14360, Stanley cun Wrenthorpe WRY UK
1879 - Birth: Clara Camile CAMP-11266,
1892 - Birth: Kate Ethel VIVYAN-24007, Bermondsey SRY UK
1894 - Birth: Elsie Minerva BROWN-22554, Garden Prairie, Boone Co. IL USA
1897 - Birth: Beatrice Maud MITCHELL-38308,
1902 - Birth: Alice M DRUMMER-37046, 
1928 - Death: Linda Mary SOUNES?-34662,
1931 - Burial: Mary Ann JENNINGS-23556, Stanley cun Wrenthorpe WRY UK
1957 - Death: Cyril  GODFREY (Storekeeper)-20778, Acton MDX UK
1986 - Death: Rose BRAILSFORD-41377, Croxley Green HRT 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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