Saturday, May 21, 2016

LFR 21 May 2016 - Number 882

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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 21st 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

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!

1717 - Marriage: George JOBLIN-10626 and Anne LAWS-10627, Heddon on the Wall NBL UK
1729 - Death: William LAWS-35881, Manokin, Somerset County, MD United States
1772 - Marriage: Edward LAWS-5466 and Susan WIFFAM-5467, Feltwell NFK UK
1783 - Marriage: Valentine LAWS-7040 and Susanna STEVENS-7041, Norwich NFK UK

                                               Elm Hill, Norwich NFK UK

1809 - Birth: Harry LAWES (Wood & Coal Merchant) -147, Basingstoke HAM UK
1810 - Marriage: Robert LAWES-2483 and Catherine KEYS (KEAYS)-2096,
          St.George Hanover Sq MDX UK
1819 - Burial: Susan LAWS-31677, Fincham NFK UK

                                                   Fincham NFK UK

1822 - Baptism: William Henry Brookman LAWES-13789, Andover HAM UK

                                                       Andover HAM UK

1842 - Death: Thomas LAWS-16587, Littleport CAM UK

                                                    Littleport CAM UK

1854 - Birth: Richard B LAWS-36105, Danville KY USA
1859 - Marriage: William LAWS (Grocer / Innkeeper / Coal Merchant) -6976 and Mary Ann                       MUNDAY-6977, Woolwich KEN UK
1867 - Marriage: Charles  LAWS (Engine & Crane Driver)-4758 and Elizabeth WISEMAN 
          (Dress Maker) -4759, Dagenham  ESS UK
1871 - Baptism: Kate LAWES-28572, Kingston St Michael WIL UK
1876 - Death: Thomas LAWES (Cabinet Maker / Snr) -1145, Old Street, Finsbury MDX (St Luke)
1877 - Marriage: Robert John LYONS-30350 and Mary Agnes LAWS-30349, St Mary Tothill Fields,           St GHS MDX UK
1877 - Residence: Mary Agnes LAWS-30349, St GHS MDX UK
1895 - Death: Bertha LAWS-20565,
1896 - Birth: Helen-Marie LAWS-17083,
1903 - Residence: Harry LAWS-22909, Hartford CN USA
1903 - Residence: Elizabeth Ellen LAWS-22908, Hartford CN USA
1903 - Residence: George LAWS-22907, Hartford CN USA
1903 - Residence: James A LAWS-22906, Hartford CN USA
1907 - Birth: Vita May LAWS (Robes & Modes) -34224, Silfield NFK UK
1909 - Birth: William Scott LAWS-36155,
1912 - Birth: Basil H LAWS- (Painter & Decorators Assistant) 42694,
1912 - Death: James LAWS-17085,
1916 - Death: Charlie H LAWS-19765, Whitley Co KY USA
1927 - Marriage: Edward LAWS-10972 and Ethel May PATTERSON-10973,
          Bishopwearmouth DUR UK
1927 - Death: Charles LAWES (Farmer) -1274, Hoxne SFK UK
1934 - Death: William James LAWS-7998, Southwark SRY UK
1941 - Marriage: E J BURKE-16256 and Irma LAWS-16255, Chelan WA USA
1941 - Marriage: Elroy Devon LAWS-12171 and Eava RICHARDSON-12172,
          Salt Lake City UT United States
1959 - Death: John Frederick  LAWES- (Mayor of Bath?) 14517, RAF St Athan GLA UK
          Resided Taffs Wells GLA UK
1960 - Death: Gordon Lindsay LAWES-38341,
1997 - Death: Pearl H LAWS-17418, Sidney, Shelby Co. OH USA
1998 - Death: Victor LAWS-29331, Wycombe BKM UK
2003 - Death: Jessie Betty LAWES (widow) -28166,

1883 - Death: Samantha HOPPER-13869, Mercer, Mercer MO USA
1906 - Birth: Angus Lesley AUSTIN-11017, Coventry WAR UK
1909 - Marriage: Robert W WHINHAM-29071 and Ethel FIELDS-29070, 
          Kingston Upon Hull ERY UK

                                               Kingston upon Hull ERY UK

2003 - Burial: Winifred SNYDER-12215, Mt. Home Cemetery, Otsego 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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