Thursday, June 02, 2016

LFR 2 June 2016 - Number 893

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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 2nd 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
1779 - Baptism: James Townsend LAWES (Reverend) -1973, Warminster WIL UK
1799 - Christen: Jacob LAWS-16601, Littleport CAM UK

                                                       Littleport CAM UK

1800 - Marriage: James COOPER-2023 and Jane LAWES-2024, Alverstoke HAM UK
1849 - Death: Henrietta LAWES-22811, West Lavington WIL UK
1864 - Burial: Bannester LAWS (PVT US Army, G 58 N.C.) -16648,
          Rock Island Confederate Cemetery, Moline IL USA
1878 - Baptism: Alfred  LAWS (Farm Bailliff)-3438, Horstead cum Staninghall NFK UK
1881 - Death: James M  LAWS (Blacksmith)-36107,
1884 - Marriage: Charles CAVAYE (Seed Merchant) -37279 and Marion Louise LAWES-37278,                 Walthamstow ESS UK
1898 - Birth: Elrich Rice LAWS-36958, Mascotte FL USA
1899 - Marriage: George Wadell MCLAWS-36877 and Laura M FLYNN-36881, Sydney
1899 - Birth: James Martin LAWS-3074, Littleport CAM UK
1903 - Birth: Allen Lee LAWS-22886, NJ
1908 - Marriage: Colin LAWS (Ag Lab) -35316 and Mary Ellen WRIGHT-35317, Wrawby LIN UK
1908 - Military: Albert Reginald Howell  LAWES (General Labourer)-2788, Portsmouth HAM UK

              HMS 'Victory' Nelson's flagship moored at Portsmouth Naval Dockyard HAM UK

1909 - Birth: Floy Lucinda LAWS-30152, Carroll Co TN USA
1911 - Birth: Eileen LAWS-38635,
1917 - Birth: Maurice Hart LAWS-22792, Blanding UT USA
1917 - Death: William Edward LAWES-(ARMY Driver T4/198161) 9528, Broome NFK UK
1919 - Marriage: William Grover LAWS (Boot Trade Machinist) -32431 and Davis May SMITH-               31223, Regents Square MDX
1932 - Death: William LAWS-17502, Corbridge on Tyne NBL UK
1949 - Death: Joe Pinkney LAWS- (Labourer)37133, Banner Elk, Avery NC USA resided Pinecola               NC USA
1968 - Death: Margaret Mary LAWS-11558, Clifton QLD AUSTRALIA
1971 - Death: Harold Norman John LAWS-14748, Darlinghurst NSW AUSTRALIA
1974 - Death: Dorethy Mary LAWS (Widow) -22119, Dunedin NZ
1983 - Cremation: Douglas James LAWS-33155, Kettering NTH UK
1984 - Death: Margaret LAWES-29538, Bristol GLS UK
1992 - Burial: Alford Ray LAWS (SKC US Navy) -16631, Mountain Home National Cemetery,                   Johnson City TN USA
1996 - Death: Eleanor S LAWS-22770, San Francisco CA USA
1998 - Probate: Bertram William George LAWS-40511, Ipswich SFK UK

                                                            Ipswich SFK UK

1998 - Death: Joseph Harold  LAWS (AD1 US Navy)-16746,
2003 - Cremation: Jessie Betty LAWES (widow) -28166, Tunbridge Wells KEN UK
2005 - Death: Willie Bell Huff LAWS-40335, USA
2013 - Death: Ethel Mae LAWS-41786,

1816 - Birth: Elisabeth Anna LANEHAM-12866, Bishopstone WIL UK

                                                      Bishopstone WIL UK

1844 - Birth: John Donald MCLAREN-3696, Dull, Aberfeldy PER UK
1858 - Birth: Edward William ARKLE-40898, St Lukes MDX UK
1878 - Death: Garson BLAKE (Builders, Coal & General Mcht)-3407, Mutford SFK (RD)
1883 - Birth: Annie Robertson WEBSTER-35401, Wallsend NBL UK
1890 - Death: John BUTTERY-9265, Cleland LNK UK
1891 - Birth: Mathilda SANDMAN-18053, Cincinnati OH USA
1891 - Birth: Ethel Louise PENDLE-3141, Folkestone KEN UK

                                                        Folkestone KEN UK

1892 - Burial: Benjamin JENNINGS (Banksman at Colliery) -17455,
          Stanley cun Wrenthorpe WRY UK
1896 - Death: Emma Selina T MURRAY-31953, Old Deer Park, Dover KEN UK
1914 - Birth: Joan Mabel PEARSON-11043, 
1919 - Death: Thomas SMITH 31224,
1919 - Residence: Davis May SMITH-31223, London 28 Regent Square MDX
1921 - Birth: Eileen QUALE-40495, 
2004 - Death: Janet Marie STOLL-16853, League City TX USA


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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