Thursday, May 26, 2016

LFR 26 May 2016 - Number 887

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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! 

Family Events
1845 - Birth: Edward LAWS-4313, Lyminge KEN UK
1846 - Birth: Mary Ann LAWS (Servant) 4314, Cheriton KEN UK

                                                        Cheriton KEN UK

1864 - Marriage: John GUTHRIE-29787 and Mary Ann LAWS-36091, Monkwearmouth DUR UK
1865 - Marriage: James LAWS (Labourer)-5661 and Harriet WALES-5662, Bethnal Green MDX UK
1866 - Occupation: Thomas LAWS (Steerage Steward) -27163,
1891 - Burial: Thomas LAWS-27223, Stoke Newington MDX UK
1896 - Birth: Annie LAWS-33222,
1897 - Marriage: William Edward DORAN-30469 and Claudia Clay LAWS-30470, Weakley Co., TN
1900 - Birth: Sophie Emma LAWS-29422, Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA
1905 - Birth: Ernest  LAWS (Colliery Chargehand)-42484,
1907 - Birth: Albert D LAWS-31474,
1907 - Death: John Charles LAWES-2170, Plaistow ESS UK
1910 - Birth: Clyde Carson LAWS (SM2 US Navy) -32455,
1912 - Death: Margaret LAWS-20085, Southwark SRY UK
1915 - Birth: Ralph Lonzo LAWS (Farmer) -41446, Swain, United States
1915 - Birth: Gordon Charles  LAWS (RAAF)-3200, Shepparton VIC
1919 - Discharged: Bertram LAWS (ARMY 5895) -26105, Preston LAN UK
1920 - Burial: James LAWES-33369, Ryde IOW UK
1921 - Birth: Julia LAWS-40306,
1936 - Death: William George LAWS- (Opthalmic Surgeon FRCS) 3009, Kings Langley HRT UK
1940 - Death: Henry LAWS (ARMY Private 6757855)-22283, Dunkirk Pas de Calais FRANCE
1964 - Burial: Augustus Charles LAWS (BM1 US Navy) -16647, San Bruno CA United States
1977 - Death: Marie LAWS-19743,
1997 - Death: Joy Elaine LAWS-22122, Invercargill NZ
2008 - Death: George  LAWS (MBE)-29327, Leighton Hospital, Knutsford CHS

1813 - Baptism: Martha HISCOCK-2956, Wareham DOR UK

                                                        Wareham DOR UK

1833 - Baptism: Mahala GOSLING-4319, Ashfield cum Thorpe SFK UK
1860 - Birth: Mary Isabella (illegitimate) BIRD-7094, Girthon KCB UK
1894 - Birth: Augusta KING-26926, Yancy Co NC United States
1924 - Death: Mary LIDDELL-17793,
1931 - Burial: Elizabeth Ann BOYES-22628, Sheffield WRY 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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