Friday, June 17, 2016

LFR 016 June 2016 - Number 907

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We reach out to all, regardless of Race, Colour, Creed or National Origin, with support for researching family and documenting cultural inhertance

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. 



We are suspending operation of the LAWS FAMILY REGISTER
from June 30, 3016
We will work on our LAWS FAMILY TREE
This Blog will continue
All LAWS Enquires arw still welcome

                       Family Events for today 15 June, 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
1764 - Marriage: Allen  MYERS (soldier in 22nd Foot)-17589 and Ann LAWS-17588, Canterbury               KEN UK

                                            The Cathedral, Canterbury KEN UK

1766 - Burial: Mary LAWS-5533, Richmond on Thames SRY UK

                                          The Thames, at Richmond SRY UK

1799 - Death: John LAWES-21201, Homington WIL UK
1813 - Baptism: Charles Henry LAWS-32978, Westminster MDX UK
                                                 St Peter at Westminster MDX UK
                                                          (Westminster Abbey)

1849 - Birth: Hannah Rogers LAWS-40372, New York NY United States
1850 - Baptism: George William LAWES-1269, Guildford SRY UK

                      The former Royal Arms Temperence Hotel in Guildford SRY UK
              (Formerly owned by my grt Grandmother Mary Ann Rowell HARDING nee ELL)

1851 - Birth: Edward LAWS (RN 64298) -24450, Landport HAM UK
1861 - Birth: John James Horatio LAWS (Dining Hall Attendant) -38993, NOVA SCOTIA CANADA
1862 - Death: James Samuel LAWS  (Butler) -7516, Pimlico MDX UK
1876 - Birth: John H  LAWS (Widowed Rate Collector)-42234,
1881 - Birth: Cecil LAWS-12249, Chester Twp, Howard  IA USA
1881 - Birth: Vivian LAWS-12248, Chester Twp, Howard  IA USA
1884 - Birth: Ernest  LAWS (Fireman at Nevills Cross Coll)-42715,
1891 - Birth: Edward LAWS- (Miner) 3995, Murton DUR UK
1892 - Miscellaneous: John  LAWS (Mason, Bricklayer)-22850, Brooklyn NewYork NY USA
1900 - Birth: Doris LAWS-22502,
1906 - Birth: Alan LAWS (Prison Officer Chief Engineer)-5946, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

                                              Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

1907 - Birth: Edward Sidney Aylett LAWS- (Motor Lorry Driver) 11089, Folkestone KEN UK

                                                    Folkestone MDX UK

1923 - Marriage: Frederick John LAWES-26133 and Florence Lilian SNOOK-29594,
          Donhead St Mary WIL UK
1928 - Marriage: William George HARDING-34692 and Rose Winifred Brown LAWES-34691,                 Kingston upon Thames SRY UK

                                             The Thames at Richmond SRY UK

1933 - Death: Thomas LAWS- (Miner) 3994,
1935 - Death: James Valentine LAWS (Railway Locomotive Fireman) -6329, Manchester LAN UK
          Residence Bolton LAN UK
1937 - Death: Henry Shearing LAWS (Butler) -15401, Ryde IOW UK
1939 - Marriage: Charles William LAWES-293 and Dora ASHTON-1277, Williamsburg KY USA
1994 - Death: Marguerite Irene Louise LAWS-33812, Halstead ESS UK

1714 - Death: Sarah BEVINS-28732, Somertset Co MD USA
1765 - Death: Mary TATE-612,
1813 - Marriage: Jonathan TEASLEY-22484 and Jane RIGGS-22483, Orange co.NC USA
1813 - Christen as an adult) :Thomas CHRISTMAS (Master Mariner) -3390,
1818 - Birth: John COATES-22143, Hamsterley DUR UK
1845 - Birth: Susanna MUNRO-20138
1899 - Death: Sarah Laws FRASER (Spinster) -8266, Bayonne FRANCE
1908 - Burial: Ivy Ethel JENNINGS-25831, Outwood WRY UK
1918 - Birth: May COX-33558, Holbeach LIN UK

                                                      Holbeach LIN UK

1945 - Death: Alfred LUTON-36068, Cooma NSW AUSTRALIA
1980 - Death: Harold WOKES-19640, Leeds WRY UK
2009 - Burial: Mary Edith GRIER-33650, Whitby NRY UK

                                  Whitby Abbey NRY UK ( Beware of Count Drakular)


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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