Sunday, May 22, 2016

LFR 22 May - Number 883

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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


Dear Anc

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

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! 

Family Events
1816 - Marriage: John  LAWES (Dealer)-2035 and Sarah SWEETAPPLE (Spinster) -2036,                       Andover HAM UK

                                                     Andover HAM UK

1825 - Baptism: Thomas Jerimiah LAWS (Ag Lab) -22975, Alkham KEN UK
1850 - Christen: Caroline LAWES-904, Sydenham KEN UK
1852 - Marriage: Thomas LAWS- (Coal Miner) 7036 and Jane RONEY-7037,
          Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

                                            Newcastle Upon Tyne NBL UK

1852 - Birth: James LAWS (RN 51071) -24451, Kensington MDX UK
1852 - Death: Edward LAWES (Barrister) -377, Sydenham KEN UK
1864 - Marriage: Henry LANCASTER (Stationer -31206 and Emily LAWS-31205,
          St Pancras MDX UK
1864 - Marriage: Peter MEADOWS (Carpenter) -31201 and Sarah Ann LAWS-31202,
           St Pancras MDX UK
1864 - Marriage: John GALE-6730 and Emily Charlotte LAWS-7556, St Pancras MDX UK
1870 - Baptism: William LAWS (Scholar) -7557, Bedlington NBL UK
1877 - Death: Benjamin LAWS-4480, Hampstead MDX UK

                                      The Old Spainards Inn, Hampstead Heath MDX UK

1879 - Birth: Averta Lula LAWS-35790, NC United States
1900 - Burial: Thomas LAWS-36421, Longfleet DOR UK
1900 - Death: Edwin Thomas LAWES-2604, Littlehampton SSX UK
1905 - Birth: Clara LAWS-36336, Derby DBY UK
1909 - Birth: Roy Campbell LAWES-20992, Ryde IOW UK
1912 - Birth: Louisa Damon LAWS-30812, Gateshead DUR UK
1916 - Birth: Glen LAWS-22555, Wadena MN USA
1916 - Discharged: George Alfred LAWS (ARMY Private 12906) -9081, Catterick Garrison NRY UK
1941 - Death: John LAWS (NAVY RNVR Petty Officer  P/J 91939) -19580, HMS "Greyhound
1942 - Death: Stanley John LAWS- (RAF Sergeant 1186751) 22333,
1956 - Burial: Robert Edward LAWS-23520, East Sheen SRY UK
1984 - Death: Roy Allen LAWS-29482, Cocke Co TN USA
1984 - Death: Joe Wilson LAWS-17087, Broken Arrow, Tulsa OK USA
1991 - Death: Ronald Douglas LAWS (Australian Army) -12949, Nambucca Heads, formerly of                   Parramatta NSW AUSTRALIA
1995 - Death: Robert R LAWS-27606,
2003 - Burial: Betty LAWS-12480, Green Mountain NC USA
2003 - Burial: Isaac Bernice LAWS(Parts Manager) -12233, Oakwood Cemetery, Mebane NC USA

1763 - Baptism: Richard PAYTER-10105,
1864 - Marriage: Benjamin JENNINGS (Banksman at Colliery) -17455 and Jane BRAMHAM-                 17456, Stanley cun Wrenthorpe WRY UK
1893 - Birth: Esmee Camila LEECH-38843,
1896 - Burial: Selina Maria SMITH-7973, 
1921 - Death: Mary Jane HOWARD- (Cloth Weaver Wool) 14227, 
1931 - Death: Elizabeth Ann BOYES-22628, Sheffield WRY UK
1933 - Burial: Charles William FULLER-30816, Rippleside Cemetery, Ripple Road, Barking ESS
1999 - Death: Edna Ellen PEACHLEY-35873, Toowoomba, Warwick QLD AUSTRALIA


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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