Wednesday, June 01, 2016

LFR 1st June 2016 - Number 892

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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, 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
1736 - Burial: Thomas LAWS-7540, St.James Clerkenwell MDX
1757 - Marriage: William SMITH-32285 and Mary LAWES-31980, Great Durnford HAM UK
1788 - Baptism: Sarah LAWS-17164, Whitechapel MDX UK
1788 - Christen: Christopher LAWS-6966,Norwich St.James Pockthorpe NFK

                                                    St James Pockthorpe

1800 - Christen: John  LAWS (Ag Lab)-2918, Chatteris CAM UK

                                                        Chatteris CAM UK

1817 - Baptism: Elizabeth LAWS-39503, Southwark SRY UK
1829 - Baptism: John LAWS-3961, Shoreditch MDX UK
1834 - Birth: Prudence Anne LAWES-9848, Coombe Bissett WIL UK

                                         Coombe Bissett WIL UK (St Michaels)

1835 - Marriage: John LAWS-23935 and Mary WORLEY-27388, Earsdon NBL UK
1844 - Birth: Rebecca Eveline LAWS-25432,
1845 - Death: Harriet LAWES-895, Coombe Bissett WIL UK
1851 - Christen: Amy Laura LAWS (Age 9 days) -29176, Shottesham NFK UK
1866 - Marriage: Edward LAWS (Marine Store Dealer / Pedler) -3538 and Harriett OXBOROUGH-           3539, Isleworth MDX UK

                                                     Iselworth MDX UK

1870 - Marriage: Samuel LAWS-33597 and Eliza RICHARDSON-33599, Holbeach LIN UK

                                                                    The Fens

                                                             Holbeach LIN UK

1871 - Baptism: Harriett Louisa LAWS-3611, Litcham NFK UK

                                                       Litcham NFK UK

1876 - Birth: Edward William LAWS (Electrical Engineer) -4173, Stepney MDX UK

                                                  St Dunstan Stepney MDX UK

1877 - Baptism: Alfred LAWS (Aged 2 mth) -16359, Litcham NFK UK
1882 - Marriage: Frederick LAWS (Ag Lab) -7625 and Annie WARE-15419, Christchurch HAM UK
1888 - Birth: Malcolm William LAWS-15925, Ipswich SFK UK

                                                          Ipswich SFK UK

1890 - Death: Arthur LAWS-35565,
1892 - Marriage: William Alfrod  PEMBERTON (Timber Carman)-23866 and Alma                                 Florence  LAWS (School Sweeper)-909, Isleworth MDX UK
1892 - Marriage: David STONE-23725 and Alice Maria LAWES-23726,
1892 - Marriage: Thomas LAWS (Carman) -5664 and Emily Mary Agnes SUMMERS-20071,                     Stepney MDX UK
1895 - Birth: Willie V LAWS-20460,
1900 - Birth: Walter Henderson LAWS (RN J80797) -24423, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

                                                Newcastle Upon Tyne NBL UK

1903 - Marriage: Arthur  EMMOTT (Printer)-16487 and Margaret Allan LAWS-6501,
          Gateshead DUR UK
1904 - Marriage: Percy HARRIS-12824 and Amy Alberta LAWES-451, Romsey HAM UK
1904 - Birth: John Howard LAWS-37562,
1914 - Marriage: George William LAWS (Meat Salesman) -26233 and Annie May COCKRELL-               26231, St Peter in Thanet KEN UK (St Peter the Apostle)
1915 - Residence: Harold Augustus LAWS (Clerk -Lieutenant Canadian Army ) -41670,
          Winnipeg SK CANADA
1915 - Enlistment: Reginald LAWES (Canadian Army Private 410805) -12820,
1920 - Birth: Allen Stephen LAWS-22889, OH USA
1920 - Birth: Violet Doris LAWS-10773, East Brighton SSX UK
1942 - Death: Lurlene LAWS-29094, Monticello, San Juan Co UT USA
1946 - Death: Edwin John LAWS-14554, Bankstown, NSW AUSTRALIA
1948 - Death: Elizabeth A LAWS-BENNETT-19791, Malad, Oneida, ID USA
1949 - Death: Howard Gauntlett LAWES-12538, Prince Rupert, BC CANADA
1976 - Death: Nannie E LAWS-20592,
1979 - Death: Pierce Kellam LAWS-36014, Sacremento CA USA
1984 - Death: Donald Bowmaker LAWS-36785, Sunderland DUR UK
1993 - Death: Loren Kenneth LAWS-22788, Ogden UT USA
1996 - Death: Charles M LAWS (TEC5 US Army) -16661,

1856 - Birth: Margaret Griffith JONES-29118, Llanberis CAE UK
1871 - Birth: Ellen DAVIS-15985, East Preston SSX UK
1884 - Birth: Tom Emmerson MATHER-20043, Easington DUR UK
1893 - Birth: Annie May COCKRELL-26231, Gilling NRY UK
1902 - Birth: Tindal CHARTERS-14892, Wortley WRY UK
1922 - Death: Hannah Maria YALLOP-5514, Stratton Strawless NFK UK
1966 - Burial: Catherine Ethel BROTHERTON-16761, Kedron, Brisbane QLD AUSTRALIA
1985 - Death: Emily THORPE-31293,
2011 - Death: Joan HALLIDAY-41002, West Hartlepool DUR 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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