Saturday, June 04, 2016

LFR 4 Jun 2016 - Number 895

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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 4th 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

1776 - Marriage: William LAWS (Widower) -12382 and Rachel WHELLBON (Widow) -12383,                 Edmonton MDX UK
1782 - Marriage: John LAWES-20155 and Ann GALLOP-20156, Sturminster Marshall DOR UK
1787 - Marriage: George LAWS-28697 and Dorethy KING-28698, Newburn on Tyne NBL UK
1815 - Marriage: John LAWS-12347 and Mary Ann SCALES-12348, Edmonton MDX UK
1816 - Birth: Anne LAWS-27391, Gateshead DUR UK
1818 - Death: Edward LAWES-13019,
1823 - Marriage: William LAWS (Silk Weaver) -8503 and Sarah HAYDEN-11771, Norwich NFK

                                                 The Cathedral, Norwich NFK UK

1831 - Marriage: Daniel LAWES-20285 and Hannah PENNY-20286, Bishopstone WIL UK

                                                   Bishopstone WIL UK

1835 - Marriage: Robert LAWS (Builder) -5666 and Elizabeth SANSOM-5667, Wareham DOR UK

                                                       Wareham DOR UK

1854 - Marriage: John SECKER (Basket Maker) -22659 and Sophia LAWS (Housekeeper) -5722,               Litcham NFK UK

                                                      Litcham NFK UK

1861 - Marriage: John LAWS (Ag Lab) -2920 and Charlotte HOLMES-2937, Doddington CAM UK
1861 - Marriage: Robert SHIPLEY-2866 and Sarah LAWS (Servant) -2867, Chatteris CAM UK

                                                      Chatteris CAM UK

1868 - Marriage: John Robert LAWS-27787 and Mary Ann CRAVENS-27788,
1875 - Birth: Bertha LAWS-40360, Jersey City Heights NJ USA
1876 - Birth: Osborne Thomas LAWES-10184, Booton NFK UK

                                                           Booton NFK UK

1879 - Death: James Walter LAWS (Pewterer) -4056, Borough SRY UK
1884 - Birth: John LAWS (ARMY) -17794, Heddon on the Wall NBL UK
1886 - Birth: Mary Lizzie LAWS-21067, Hebburn DUR UK
1887 - Birth: James Roy LAWS- (Clerk Wholesale Grocery) 18007, MO USA
1894 - Birth: Thomas George LAWS (Warehouse Porter) -20111, Bromley MDX UK
1897 - Probate: Edward Frank LAWS-36120, Bristol GLS UK
1903 - Birth: Elizabeth LAWS-12764, Spennymoor DUR UK
1905 - Birth: Alfred William LAWES (Machine Tender) -730,
1906 - Birth: Alva Lincoln LAWS-18079, Rouge River OR USA
1911 - Birth: George Edward LAWS-28826, Walworth SRY UK
1913 - Arrival: Phillip Umfreville LAWS (ARMY Captain 27194) -3011, Quebec CANADA
1917 - Birth: John T  LAWS (Fish Filleter)-42613,
1920 - Birth: Dora Virginia LAWS-39899, Bethany Tns NC USA
1921 - Marriage: Edwin Horace Charles  BAYLEY (Clerk)-40385 and Gladys Masie LAWES-                   34658, Aldershot HAM UK
1924 - Marriage: Arthur Edwin LAWS-41624 and Alice Maud BROWN-41625, Montrose ANS UK
1930 - Burial: Adelaide LAWS-17019, Heddon on the Wall NBL UK
1931 - Death: Catherine Elizabeth LAWES-252,
1936 - Death: Bertram LAWS (ARMY 5895) -26105, Cardiff GLA UK
1939 - Death: Eric Frederick George LAWS-34897, Uxbridge MDX
1939 - Death: Margaret Helen  LAWES Spinster)-2728, Bath SOM UK
1941 - Marriage: John Eric Edward ROBERTS-36405 and Jessie Joan LAWS-36404,
          Wisbech CAM UK

                                                       Wisbech CAM UK

1948 - Death: Lois Mae LAWS-19387, Los Angeles CA United States
1949 - Death: William Henry LAWES-39086, Weymouth DOR
1954 - Death: Bertie LAWS-39137, Billericay ESS UK
1954 - Residence: Bertie LAWS-39137, Basildon ESS UK
1955 - Death: Thomas LAWS-29380,
1974 - Cremation: Dorethy Mary LAWS (Widow) -22119, Scatter 5 Jun 1974
1974 - Death: Berry P LAWS-19753, Bell Co KY USA
1998 - Burial: Joseph Harold LAWS (AD1 US Navy) -16746, Pensacola FL USA
2007 - Death: Patrick Miller LAWS-21552, Cottingham ERY UK

1737 - Baptism: Mary JENNINGS-32696, Wakefield WRY UK
1891 - Birth: Alfred WRIGHT-9963,
1913 - Birth: Aurie EDDLEMAN-13764,
1962 - Death: Frank BRADY-29463, Stanhope DUR
1975 - Death: Elisabeth Alice Frances BROWN-12839, Schoing, Southampton HAM (St Mary)


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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