Tuesday, June 07, 2016

LFR 7 June 2016 - Number 898

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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 24th 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
1700 - Christen: Issac LAWES-2161, Cripplegate MDX UK
1748 - Burial: Alice LAWS-8141, St.James Clerenwell MDX, Harl Soc Vol XX
1781 - Death: Sally LAWS-19570, Billerica, Middlesex Co. MA USA
1783 - Birth: Robert LAWES-783, Drayton NFK UK
1836 - Birth: George LAWS (RN 87033) -24447, Dover KEN UK

                                             The Castle, Dover KEN UK

1840 - Marriage: William WESTLAKE-23176 and Phoebe LAWS-13694, Hackney MDX UK
1843 - Birth: Fannie LAWS-20638,
1846 - Baptism: Elizabeth Masters LAWS-29667, Great Yarmouth NFK UK

                                                Great Yarmouth NFK UK

1853 - Birth: Mary E LAWS-5178, Sullivan NH USA
1857 - Birth: Thomas  LAWS (Ag Lab, Horsman on Farm)-5103, Copdock SFK UK
1858 - Marriage: Leonard Herbert James CHRISTIAN-39118 and Gwendoline Ivy LAWES-39117,             Thanington St Nicholas KEN UK
1862 - Death: James LAWS-6449, Maida Vale MDX UK
1863 - Marriage: Albert Decatur LAWS-36482 and Sarah Elizabeth ROBBE-36483,
1863 - Marriage: George CHAT-7112 and Sarah LAWS-7992, Frimley SRY UK
1868 - Baptism: Jemima LAWS-5568, Stanwell MDX (St Mary the Virgin)
1868 - Birth: Jemima LAWS LAWS-5568, Frimley SRY UK
1870 - Marriage: Wightman LAWES (Ag Lab) -2704 and Hannah FISHER-11418,
          Taverham NFK (St Faith)
1877 - Death: Alfred LAWS (Aged 2 mth) -16359, Litcham NFK UK

                                                         Litcham NFK UK

1880 - Birth: Mabel Grace LAWS-35593, Bathurst NSW AUSTRALIA
1888 - Birth: Frederick  LAWS (Farmer & ARMY Private 81502)-3004, Prudhoe NBL UK

                                                The Castle Prudhoe NBL UK

1895 - Birth: Richard LAWS-33463, Southwark SRY UK
1896 - Baptism: Ethel Jane LAWES-27121, Droxford HAM UK
1900 - Marriage: William James LAWES Gardener) -2535 and Eliza Mary BASKETT-37263,                   Leyton ESS UK
1913 - Birth: John Kenneth LAWS (M D) -17928, Texarkana, Bowie Co TX USA
1914 - Birth: J Spencer LAWS-18249,
1940 - Residence: Harold LAWS-34911, Hove SSX UK
1942 - Death: Edward Lionel LAWS- (ARMY Gunner 992298) 22266, Libya
1944 - Death: William H LAWS (Pvte 1st Class US Army 12056420) -36673,
1946 - Death: Arthur Fairbank LAWS-29181,
1958 - Death: Edna LAWS-41769, Vanderbugh Co IN United States
1960 - Death: Arthur William LAWES-40175, Salisbury WIL UK
1996 - Burial: Charles M  LAWS (TEC5 US Army)-16661, Bear DE USA
1998 - Death: Lyle LAWS-19742,
2004 - Death: Mary LAWES-14599, Manley NSW AUSTRALIA
2012 - Burial: Anthony Joseph LAWS-38127, Parramatta NSW AUSTRALIA

1829 - Baptism: Ann CLEGG-25821, Manchester LAN UK
1849 - Birth: Louisa WHITE-8116, Pimlico MDX UK
1852 - Birth: Hannah FISHER-11418, Horsford NFK UK
1888 - Birth: Margaret E BROWN-42203, Haywood Co NC USA
1903 - Birth: Hannah A WHITE-31853, Southwark SRY UK

               The Cathedral, Southwark SRY UK

1939 - Burial: George DAKER -21444, Stanley cun Wrenthorpe WRY UK
1954 - Death: Georgina KIRK-21527, Kingston Upon Hull ERY UK

Kingston Upon Hull ERY UK

1960 - Death: Richard Arthur STAPLETON-23088, Illogan, Portreath CON UK
1996 - Cremation: Queenie Florence E BROADLEY-40578, Southampton HAM 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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