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Family: James Harper LAIDMAN / Isabella Ann SNOWDON (F231)

m. 29 Jun 1912


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  • Father | Male
    James Harper LAIDMAN

    Born  19 Apr 1883  Hull, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Dec 1964  San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  29 Jun 1912  Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Teresa M. SULLIVAN | F2259 
    Married  1944   
    Father  James Harper LAIDMAN | F422 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Hannah HEAD | F422 Group Sheet 

    Isabella Ann SNOWDONMother | Female
    Isabella Ann SNOWDON

    Born  13 Aug 1885  Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Oct 1933  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Norfolk, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John SNOWDON | F6091 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Janet (Jessie) Murdoch GUTHRIE | F6091 Group Sheet 

    Robert LAIDMANChild 1 | Male
    Robert LAIDMAN

    Born  D1913  Southampton RD, HAM Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  D1913  Southampton RD, HAM Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    James Snowdon LAIDMANChild 2 | Male
    James Snowdon LAIDMAN

    Born  19 Nov 1914  Southampton, HAM Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Jul 1964  Thornwood, Westchester County, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  6 Jul 1964  Arlington, Fairfax County, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Gloria Leona FITZPATRICK | F211 
    Married  1 Jul 1941  Yonkers, Westchester County, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    John Neil LAIDMANChild 3 | Male
    John Neil LAIDMAN

    Born  7 Apr 1916  Southampton, HAM Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jun 1993  Berlin, Worcester County, MD, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Audrey M (Private) GREENWELL | F656 
    Married     

    Joan Mary LAIDMANChild 4 | Female
    Joan Mary LAIDMAN

    Born  25 Mar 1918  Newcastle upon Tyne, NBL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2006   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Anthony HALL | F460 
    Married  17 Apr 1976  Pilsdon, DOR Find all individuals with events at this location

    William Edward LAIDMANChild 5 | Male
    William Edward LAIDMAN

    Born  21 Nov 1919  Hull, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Dec 2009  Nazareth, Northampton Co., PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Virginia Eleanor VAUGHN | F657 
    Married  28 Jun 1947  Bethlehem, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Photos
    Antwerp, Belgium, St. Boniface Anglican Church
    Antwerp, Belgium, St. Boniface Anglican Church
    where James Harper and Isabella married in 1912. St. Boniface was built 1906-1909.
    Wedding photo of James Harper and Isabella, 1912.
    Wedding photo of James Harper and Isabella, 1912.
    Photo in possession of Geoffrey Wade Laidman (2002).
    Isabella (left) & Jessie (centre) Snowdon ca 1900
    Isabella (left) & Jessie (centre) Snowdon ca 1900
    The person on the right is probably Marguerite Guthrie, aunt to the other two girls. Photo supplied by Jacky Snowdon, wife of Jonathan Snowdon, 2013

  • Notes 
    • District of: British Consul General for Belgium at Antwerp
      1912. MARRIAGE solemnized at Antwerp, in the British Consulate General
      No. 15 June 29 1912
      James Harper LAIDMAN, 29, Bachelor, Naval Architect, Claremont, the Avenue, Southampton, [father] James Harper Laidman, Naval Architect
      Isabella Ann SNOWDON, 26, Spinster [no profession], 345 Longue rue d’Argile, Antwerp, [father] John Snowdon, Marine Engineer
      Married in the British Consulate General according to the Provisions of the Foreign Marriage Act, 1892 by me Cecil Hertslet H.M.’s Consul General
      This marriage was solemnized between us,
      James H. Laidman
      Isabella A. Snowdon
      in the presence of us,
      Harry Tuck Sherman U.S. Vice and Deputy Consul General
      John Snowdon
      Edward Sellers

    Married:
    • St Boniface


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