Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday 31st October 2016 - Number 1045

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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. 


Happpy Haloween

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Family Events from our database, for today 31st October

BIRTHS baptisms etc

1830 - Baptism: Benjamin LAWS (Shoemaker) -4420, Norwich NFK UK

1831 - Birth: Samuel LAWS (Ag Lab / Farmer / Innkeeper)-3428, Stratton Strawless NFK UK

1847 - Birth: Robert LAWS (Coal Miner) -5936, Queen Street, Tynemouth NBL UK

1856 - Birth: Frederick LAWS (Relieving officer) -5758, Litcham NFK UK

1860 - Birth: Florence Maria LAWES-253, Mortimer Road, Kingsland MDX UK

1888 - Birth: William Edward LAWES-40967, Birmingham WAR UK

1889 - Birth: Robert LAWS (Horse Trainer - Below Ground)-20039, Bedlington NBL UK

1896 - Birth: Clinny LAWS-41645, 

1909 - Birth: Robert Henry LAWES-27977, Droxford HAM UK

1924 - Birth: Albert LAWS-42518, 

1927 - Birth: David LAWS-20249, Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA

1929 - Birth: Dorethea Mary LAWS-32326, Whitley Bay NBL UK


1802 - Marriage: Edward LAWS-6720 and Mary SELMS-8099, Rochester KEN UK

1805 - Marriage: George FORD-11461 and Elizabeth LAWS-11460, Wonston HAM UK

1824 - Marriage: William NUTBEAM-338 and Elizabeth LAWES-335, Breamore HAM UK

1847 - Marriage: Cuthbert Reavley LAWS (Railway Locomotive Driver) -5242 and Jane                       TALBOT-5244, Kingston Upon Hull ERY UK

1857 - Marriage: James DUNSTER (Ag Lab) -27036 and Hannah LAWS-27037, Lympne Castle           KEN UK

1858 - Marriage: John LAWS (Labourer) -5811 and Emily STANNER-5812, Litcham NFK UK

1861 - Marriage: Charles LAWS (Brickmaker) -25768 and Mary Pandora MAKEPEACE-                   25769, Mudgee (Weslyan Church)  NSW AUSTRALIA

1863 - Marriage: James LAWS (Ag Lab)-522 & Mary Ann LAKE-528, South Creake NFK UK

1923 - Marriage: Walter Percy CANNELL-3460 and Alice Edith LAWS- 
          (Apprentice dressmaker) 3459, Haveringland NFK UK

1927 - Marriage: Thomas Carlyle LAWS-18620 and Jeanie Mae BEAVER-18621, 


1865 - Death: Edward James LAWS-38146, Petersham NSW AUSTRALIA

1892 - Death: William LAWS (Master Mariner 31142) -8676, 

1936 - Death: William LAWS-20855, Brentwood ESS UK
          Resided Colchester ESS UK

1936 - Death: Arthur Stanley LAWS-11996, Southend-on-Sea ESS UK
          Resided Westcliff on Sea ESS UK

1942 - Death: George Edward  LAWES (ARMY Serjeant 799415)-22195, 

1942 - Death: George Prior LAWS (Bricklayers Labourer)-5681, Poole DOR UK

1943 - Death: Winifred Mary LAWS (Spinster) -27246, Darlington DUR UK

1960 - Burial: Fulton LAWS (Sgt US Army)-16702, Long Island NY United States

1979 - Death: Andrew John LAWS-22617, Kingston Upon Hull ERY UK

1983 - Death: George James LAWS-12047, AUSTRALIA

1993 - Death: Jerri Jennie LAWS-22782, Ogden UT United States

1999 - Death: Don LAWES-14529, Winston Hills NSW AUSTRALIA

2006 - Cremation: John LAWS (Radio Ham G6ZOR/G0CXG) -28883, Cowpen Bewley DUR UK


1936 - Residence: Mary BURNETT-11997, Westcliff on Sea ESS UK

1939 - Occupation: Fred Mclean LAWS (Railway Signalman) -36215, 

1939 - Occupation: Fred LAWS- (Railway Shunter 5713 LNER) 15453, 

1960 - Arrival: Frederick George LAWS (Engineer) -15909, Southampton HAM UK


1831 - Birth: Benjamin HARPER-26806, Feltwell NFK UK

1919 - Birth: Elizabeth Victoria HIGGS-29794, Kensington MDX UK


1863 - Marriage: William ROBINSON (Mason) -6656 and Elizabeth CHARTERS-6650, Blennerhasset CUL UK


1978 - Death: Christabel Mary KEELER-3470, Horsford NFK UK

1888 - Death: Isabella Annandale JOHNSTON-34552, LONDON UK

1937 - Death: Katherine STANLEY-27140, Ossining (Hospital) NY 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 crypt

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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