Friday, May 27, 2016

LFR 27 May 2016 - Number 888

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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 27th 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
1768 - Baptism: George LAWES-23763, Bishopstone WIL UK

                                                        Bishopstone WIL UK

1778 - Birth: Samuel LAWES-784, Drayton NFK UK
1781 - Marriage: James LAWS-31131 and Elizabeth BLENDELL-31132, 
1812 - Christen: George LAWS-2967, Wareham DOR UK

                                                   Wareham DOR UK

1825 - Birth: Elizabeth LAWS 22816, Washbrook SFK UK
1827 - Baptism: William LAWS (Tailor) -23177, Whitechapel MDX UK
1827 - Christen: Maria LAWS-6566, St Botolphs, without Aldgate MDX
1849 - Marriage: William HALE (Butcher) -36566 and Mary LAWS-36565, Hornchurch ESS 
1873 - Birth: Eliza Jane LAWS-3154, Folkestone KEN UK

                                                    Folkestone KEN UK

1881 - Death: John LAWES (Innkeeper / Widower) -1687, Trowbridge WIL UK
1885 - Immigration: Alice LAWS-41583, New York NY USA
1885 - Immigration: Thomas LAWS (Labourer) -41582, New York NY USA
1907 - Birth: Ethel Douglas LAWS-41995, 
1909 - Birth: John George LAWS-3817, Anlaby ERY UK
1918 - Death: William Cecil LAWS-15835, FRANCE
1937 - Death: Janet Mary LAWS-33904, SOUTH AFRICA
1940 - Death: Howard Playford LAWS-40679, South Connellsville, Layette PA USA
1940 - Death: John D LAWS-20492, 
1943 - Residence: Stuart Charles LAWS (Civil Construction Corp) -33780, Port Melbourne              VIC AUSTRALIA
1946 - Residence: Alfred George Charles LAWS (Radio Coms Engineer) -33817, 
           Plymouth DEV UK Emigration from Liverpool LAN UK
1951 - Death: Lybert Aubourne LAWS-15847, Gateshead DUR resided Low Fell DUR UK
1967 - Death: Elsie Josephine LAWS-25168, Dersingham NFK UK
1972 - Burial: Maggie LAWS (Widow) -25717, Christchurch NZ
2004 - Death: Norman Colin LAWS-14604, Rutherford NSW

1667 - Baptism: Hester MATON-12072, Milston WIL UK
1787 - Baptism: John INGRAM-23729, Pentridge DOR UK
1828 - Birth: Andrew HANSLER-33085, Pelham Twp., Welland Co., ON CANADA
1872 - Birth: Mary MILLER-24872, St Louis MO United States
1895 - Burial: Ethel JENNINGS (8 Weeks old) -25833, Outwood WRY UK
1909 - Burial: James JENNINGS (Banksman at Pit) -21450, Stanley cun Wrenthorpe WRY 
1926 - Death: Thomas Augustus MATTINGLEY-23017, Franklin Co TX USA
1933 - Death: Matthew Mathias ROBERTS-29379, Barmedman NSW AUSTRALIA
1939 - Death: Helen Maria  LUMBY- (Hospital Nurse) 3010, Kings Langley HRT UK
2004 - Death: Olive CHARTERS-14164, Broughton LIN UK (My dear late mother-in-law)


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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