Monday, May 23, 2016

LFR 24 May 2016 - Number 885

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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


DearAncestor,-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 24th 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! 

1551 - Burial: Zacharye LAWES-2486, Newgate LONDON UK
1684 - Marriage: Nicholas LAWES-4616 and Frances (Widow of Ceaser CARTER) ???-607,
1723 - Burial: Charles LAWS-4954, Richmond on Thames SRY UK

                                               Richmond on Thames SRY UK

1784 - Marriage: John LAWES-935 and Elizabeth BLYTH-936, Fincham NFK UK

                                                        Fincham NFK UK

1799 - Christen: George LAWS-7717, Folkestone KEN UK

                                                          Folkestone KEN UK

1800 - Birth: Sarah Maria LAWS-3358, East Dereham NFK UK
1809 - Christen: Elizabeth LAWS-3928, Folkestone KEN UK
1813 - Marriage: Robert LAWS-19870 and Elizabeth BOURNE-9488, Snargate KEN UK
1824 - Marriage: James LAWS-23286 and Jemima MOWER-23287,
1829 - Baptism: Thomas LAWES (Ag Lab) -2695, Felthorpe NFK UK
1835 - Christen: Francis LAWS-2926, Chatteris CAM UK

                                                     Chatteris CAM UK

1838 - Birth: George LAWES (Machine Smith) -645, Allington WIL UK
1844 - Birth: Johanna Hendrina LAWS-34539, Tynemouth NBL UK
1858 - Birth: James Alfred LAWS (Excavator Chalk) -4727, Teynham KEN UK
1863 - Christen: Charles Edward Armstrong LAWS (Grocer) -4241, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

                                              Newcastle Upon Tyne NBL UK

1874 - Marriage: William HAWTHORN-(Turner) 40429 and Rebecca LAWS-40427,
          Croydon SRY UK
1887- Birth: Emily LAWS-33218,
1896 - Birth: Albert  LAWS (Grocers Assistant)-22646, Sheffield WRY UK
1900 - Birth: Charles Bruce LAWS-11147, Burkett, Coleman Co TX USA
1906 - Birth: Edward Victor LAWS- (Clerk) 20139, Guildford SRY UK
1913 - Death: Eleanor Maude LAWES (Spinster) -1957, Redhill SRY UK
1915 - Birth: Alexander L LAWS (Assurance Clerk)-42571,
1915 - Birth: Violet Mary LAWS-20783, Kensington MDX UK
1919 - Birth: Basil LAWS-25914, Darlington DUR UK
1920 - Marriage: Herbert Edward LAWS (Shop Assistant) -22626 and Beatrice MILES-36830,                   Burnley LAN UK
1929 - Death: George LAWS-7968, The Cottage, Gasworks, Hove SSX
1941 - Death: Albert Edward LAWS CPO P/K 63728) -18561, HMS "Hood"
1947 - Death: Edna L LAWS-19371, Los Angeles CA United States
1958 - Burial: Jane Thompson LAWS-28138, Stockton-On-Tees DUR UK
1966 - Death: Arthur Stanley LAWS (Commonweath Audit Dept)-14751, St. Leonards NSW
1980 - Death: Ernest James LAWES-14535, Auburn NSW AUSTRALIA
2007 - Death: John LAWS-41171, Orilla, Simcoe Co ONT CANADA

1855 - Emigration: Joshua RUMBLE-13526, Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA
1860 - Birth: Richard CLEGG-7096, Chorelton upon Medlock LAN UK
1872 - Birth: Edith Louisa HARVEY-3444, Newton St Faith NFK UK
1874 - Baptism: Joseph Thompson CASSON-7139, Blennerhasset CUL UK
1887 - Birth: Emily THORPE-31293, Gedney LIN UK
1927 - Death: Jane PRICE-11069, Croydon Park, NSW AUSTRALIA
1941 - Death: Roden Horace Powlett ORDE-14525,


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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