Monday, May 30, 2016

LFR 30 May 2016 - Number 891

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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 today30th 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
1819 - Baptism: Charles Henry LAWES-240, Old Street, Finsbury MDX (St Luke)
1821 - Marriage: Seth LAWES (Plumber & Glazier)-2375 and Harriet MORRIS (Spinster) -2068,               Andover HAM UK

                                                   Andover HAM UK

1850 - Birth: John Henry LAWES (Shepherd) -178, Coombe Bissett WIL UK

                                                    Coombe Bissett WIL UK

1878 - Birth: Virgina Frances LAWS-41474,
1879 - Birth: Amy Vere LAWES Infant) -671, Rowde WIL UK

                                                         Rowde WIL UK

1887 - Marriage: James Edward LAWS (Grocer & Fowl Dealer) -303 and Ellen Charlotte PEAKE-             304, Rushall NFK UK
1889 - Birth: Edward LAWS (ARMY Private 032671) -5097, Bungay SFK UK
1892 - Birth: Herbert J LAWES (Innkeeper & Grocers Assistant) -34661, Trowbridge WIL UK
1895 - Birth: David Nelson LAWS RN K19843) -28791, Folkestone KEN UK

                                                   Folkestone KEN UK

1895 - Burial: Amelia Florence LAWS-28060, Aldrington SSX UK
1897 - Birth: Leonard Leslie LAWES -(Farmer/Canadian Army Private 624913) 2649,
          Carbon WY USA
1906 - Birth: Ernest Edward LAWS-(Draughtsman) 31864, Wolverhampton STS UK
1909 - Marriage: Richard LAWS (Postman & RN F16271) -24436 and Ada Harriet BUNKER-24876,           Hampstead MDX UK residence of Ada Harriet  at St Johns Wood MDX UK & the  -                         residence: of Richard at Camden Town MDX UK

                                     The Spaniards Inn, on Hampstead heath MDX UK

1914 - Birth: Wanda LAWS-35683, Provo UT USA
1914 - Birth: Stanley Edgar LAWS (Died Young) -11576, Cowra NSW AUSTRALIA
1915 - Death: Viola LAWS-25137, Lake Forest Cook County IL USA
1916 - Birth: Benjamin LAWS-25041,
1917 - Birth: Albert William LAWS-32957,
1932 - Residence: Roger John LAWES-27125, Hayes MDX UK
1946 - Death: Robert Henry LAWS-38923, Peterborogh CAM UK
1961 - Death: Ivy Mary Camelia LAWES-12811, Thurrock ESS
1976 - Death: George LAWS-22701, Scotland?
1977 - Burial: Allan Spencer LAWES (RAAF 418853) -12056, Falkner Green Memorial Park,
1992 - Death: Alford Ray LAWS (SKC US Navy) -16631,
1994 - Death: Vera LAWS-14593, Mudgee Nursing Home, formerly of Coolah NSW AUSTRALIA
2006 - Death: Albert Henry LAWS-26325, Nottingham NTT UK
2012 - Death: Anthony Joseph LAWS-38127, Parramatta NSW AUSTRALIA

1840 - Marriage: John  MCLAREN (Reverend)-36159 and Elizabeth FISHER-36160,
          Dull, Aberfeldy PER UK
1878 - Birth: Cecil COLEMAN (Chairman of the Norvic Shoe Company) -17324,
1882 - Birth: Henry Alfred MOONEY-24997,
1906 - Birth: Edna Ellen PEACHLEY-35873, QLD AUSTRALIA
1918 - Birth: Ethel Phyllis WILKINS-31780, Edmonton MDX UK
1994 - Death: Veronica Anne LAWTHER-14625, Coolah NSW AUSTRALIA
1996 - Death: Barbara Irene MITCHELL-14613, Mittagong, NSW 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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