Saturday, May 28, 2016

LFR 28 May 2016 - Number 889

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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
1791 - Marriage: William MCLAWS-36883 and Beatrix SHARPE-36884, LONDON
1820 - Christen: Charlotte LAWS-7641, Norwich NFK UK

                                                Elm Hill, Norwich NFK UK

1840 - Marriage: Samuel CORZINE-22527 and Amy Delila LAWS-22526, Union Co IL
1848 - Birth: Mary Hannah LAWES-29702, Aldermaston BRK UK
1851 - Birth: Robert LAWS (Reverend DD Missionary CMG) -8678, Aberdeen ABD UK
1854 - Marriage: John PENTNEY (Brushmaker) -23486 and Harriett LAWS-23484,
          Bury St. Edmunds SFK UK
1856 - Education: Edward LAWS (Mayor of Tenby /J P)-2854, Oxford OXF UK
1857 - Death: Rebecca LAWS-16432,
1865 - Death: William LAWS-35983, Willoughby Hill, Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA
1869 - Occupation: William LAWS (Apprentice on Steamship)-17181,
1870 - Death: John LAWES (Carpenter) -2612, Tilshead WIL UK

                                                        Tilshead WIL UK

1887 - Marriage: Thomas WESTELL (Brass Finnisher) -37584 and Amelia Rosina LAWES (Spr)           - 37583, Hoxton MDX UK
1891 - Death: Robert Henry LAWS (Master Mariner ) -7165, Tottenham MDX UK
          (My Grt Grandfather)
1893 - Baptism: Laura LAWS-29042, Bedlington NBL UK
1896 - Marriage: Frederick Tudor LAWS- (Mechanical Engineering Manager in a Rubber Factory)               5760 and Maude Mary STUTTER-5761,New Brentford MDX (St Laurence)
1903 - Birth: Alexander LAWS-37379,
1904 - Marriage: Elbert Lafayette LAWS-29478 and Flora Ann GREEN-29479, Cocke Co TN USA
1909 - Birth: Stephen LAWS-35927,
1912 - Death: Stephen Witherington LAWS- (Licenced Victualler) 36610, Queens Arms Hotel,
          Moor Lane, Widnes LAN UK
1912 - Birth: William Reginald SCHNEKENBURGER-LAWS-10767,
1915 - Birth: John  LAWS (Australian Army )12921, Sans Souci NSW AUSTRALIA
1918 - Enlistment: George LAWS (Canadian Army Private 269640) -3006,
1923 - Marriage: George Frederick SMITH-22546 and Barbara LAWS-22545,
1923 - Death: CharlesLAWS (Labourer) -23793, Herons Creek NSW AUSTRALIA
1932 - Marriage: Walter George LAWS-42217 and Dorethy May HOWES-40978, Somerleyton SFK
1934 - Marriage: Arthur COOK-3825 and Gladys LAWS-3824, Kingston Upon Hull ERY UK

                                              Kingston upon Hull ERY UK

1937 - Burial: Beryl Laura LAWS-33027, Bedfont MDX UK
1945 - Death: Richard N LAWS-32529,
1946 - Death: Arthur Robert LAWS Science Teacher BSc London) -6295, Tynemouth NBL UK
1962 - Death: Jesse Ray LAWS-20590, KS USA
1972 - Death: Sylvia Joyce LAWES-11868,
2004 - Burial: David LAWS-14401, Old Fort NC USA

1815 - Baptism: Harriet COOPER-12076, Burston NFK UK
1827 - Baptism: Joseph TEALE- (Woollen Weaver/Greengrocer) 14225,
          Ossett cum Gawthorpe WRY UK
1856 - Birth: Joseph WOODMAN (Stonemason) -28560, Kingston St Michael WIL UK
1876 - Burial: Emily DAWSON-403, Hellington NFK UK
1901 - Baptism: Ethel May (Helps at home) MOONEY-14259, Edmonton MDX UK
1901 - Baptism: Amy (Cartridge Case Maker) MOONEY-14257, Edmonton MDX UK
1901 - Baptism: Alice Eva  (under 1 month old) MOONEY-7219, Edmonton MDX UK
1901 - Baptism: William Russell (Post Office Pensioner) MOONEY-7217, Edmonton MDX UK
          (My maternal grandfather)
1911 - Birth: Ivy May CHARLTON-3821, 
1927 - Burial: Ida (Dressmaker) SELWAY-4971, Worthing SSX
1961 - Death: Gertrude CLARKE-35305, Lincoln LIN UK

                                                       Lincoln LIN UK

2002 - Death: Calvert Watson WHITEHEAD-40639, UT


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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