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William Thompson LAIDMAN

William Thompson LAIDMAN

Male 1806 - 1844  (37 years)

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  • Name William Thompson LAIDMAN 
    Born 20 Sep 1806 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jan 1844  Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Jan 1844  Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St Mary
    Person ID I10208  Our Family History
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2016 

    Father John LAIDMAN,   d. 9 Aug 1827, Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Hannah Bainbridge THOMPSON,   b. Abt 1784,   d. 28 Sep 1839, Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1804  Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St Mary
    Notes 
    • 14 Jan 1804, John Laidman of the P[arish] Christ Church, Surrey and
      Hannah Thompson of this Parish. By licence.
      Witnesses: Wm. Milburn, Hannah Jibson, Jane White
    Photos
    Barnard Castle, Bank 2002
    Barnard Castle, Bank 2002
    This is the area of Barnard Castle John was living in around 1851, quite possibly in his father's old place.
    Barnard Castle MI 1
    Barnard Castle MI 1
    IN MEMORY OF.
    WILLIAM THOMPSON.
    who died July 16th 1794,
    AGED 62.
    Also RACHEL THOMPSON.
    wife of the above, Wm THOMPSON
    who died August 11th 1831.
    AGED 88.
    Also JOHN LAIDMAN,
    Son in Law of the above WILLIAM
    and RACHEL THOMPSON, who died
    August 9th 1827, Aged 47.
    Likewise HANNAH BAINBRIDGE
    LAIDMAN, wife of the above
    JOHN LAIDMAN who died
    September 28th 1839 Aged 55.
    Also WILLIAM THOMPSON,
    LAIDMAN, Son of the above,
    JOHN and HANNAH
    BAINBRIDGE LAIDMAN, who died
    January 8th 1844 Aged 37.
    Family ID F7243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane STOBBARD,   b. Abt 1807,   d. D1840, Teesdale RD, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1829  Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St Mary. County Durham Marriage Index (DMI).
    Children 
     1. John LAIDMAN,   b. D1837, Sunderland, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1859, Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F7469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann WAISTELL,   b. 1809, Brough, WES Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1892, Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1841  Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St Mary
    Notes 
    • 7 Oct 1841, William Thompson Laidman, of full age, widower, Auctioneer, The Bank, son of John Laidman, Auctioneer
      Ann Waistell,..........?
      Both signed. Licence
      Wits: William Foster, Mary Ann Foster
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F2576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1829 - Barnard Castle, DUR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1841 - Barnard Castle, DUR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 1844 - Barnard Castle, DUR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jan 1844 - Barnard Castle, DUR Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Barnard Castle MI 1
    William Thompson Laidman’s grave in Barnard Castle, St Mary. It reads:
    IN MEMORY OF.
    WILLIAM THOMPSON.
    who died July 16th 1794,
    AGED 62.
    Also RACHEL THOMPSON.
    wife of the above, Wm THOMPSON
    who died August 11th 1831.
    AGED 88.
    Also JOHN LAIDMAN,
    Son in Law of the above WILLIAM
    and RACHEL THOMPSON, who died
    August 9th 1827, Aged 47.
    Likewise HANNAH BAINBRIDGE
    LAIDMAN, wife of the above
    JOHN LAIDMAN who died
    September 28th 1839 Aged 55.
    Also WILLIAM THOMPSON,
    LAIDMAN, Son of the above,
    JOHN and HANNAH
    BAINBRIDGE LAIDMAN, who died
    January 8th 1844 Aged 37.
    Barnard Castle, Bank 2002
    Barnard Castle, Bank 2002
    Although we do not know the exact house, this is the area of Barnard Castle that William Thompson Laidman lived in.

  • Notes 
    • The baptismal register of St George the Martyr, Southwark reads under “Christened in October 1806”:
      19 William Thompson Son of John & Hannah Bainbridge Laidman born 20th of September

      Letter supplied by Neil Edsal Laidman, whereabouts of original unknown:

      Barnard Castle, Jany 28th 1839
      Dear Cousin [probably N1115 Samuel Laidman]
      Your letter I received on the 10th of Novr and was sorry to hear of your illness but I hope this letter will find you Perfectly recovered and your Wife and Family well as it leaves us.
      You must excuse me not writing sooner as I wished to furnish you with as many particulars as possible, I have had a Journey into Wensleydale with that view since I got your letter, I think I named to you in my last that Sarah Sedgewick had Greengate & Nopells[?] for her life tim, I find my late uncle’s debts in Borrowed Money to be £410 besides some Interest unpaid for which I stand accountable exclusive of the Legacies which amount to £220
      I beg Particularly that you will not think that I ever advised or persuaded late uncle to do anything injurious to you or any other Person. Since you left this Country up to the time of Uncle’s death I have only been three times in Wensleydale twice of which was to see my poor aunt I knew nothing of his circumstances till after his Death.
      I am willing to send you the money in the manner you proposed but you will by this letter understand that I have a deal to meet and would not like to make things worse if possible therefore if you could do conveniently with about one half at the time the other Part in six months or so would suit me better if this can not be done then I must raise the money by some means, you must send me a letter dated the 6th of June or after as the legacy is not due till that time and it is necessary that I should know that you are then living
      Cous[in?] Thos Hooker has not arrived in this Country yet, Give my kind love to your wife and Family and believe me I remain your ever affectionate Cousin - - - - -
      W.T.Laidman

      NB. Please to let me know how your family are getting on and the state of the Country as we have heard some very unpleasant things My Brother Thomas will be in Lower Canada (if living) he belongs to the 43rd light Regt

      Note: ‘Cousin Thomas Hooker [ID 21374] is the son of the writer’s aunt Mary Laidman [M1983] who married William Hooker [ID 12295].

      1841 census return: HO107/305/4 folio 17 page 29
      Barnard Castle, Bank
      William Laidman, 34, Auctioneer, N[ot born in county]
      John Laidman, 31, Mariner, N [O1554]
      Ann Laidman, 22, Indp, Y [O1465]
      Martha Laidman, 17, F.S. [Female Servant], Y [P1423]

      Monumental inscription, St Mary, Barnard Castle:
      IN MEMORY OF.
      WILLIAM THOMPSON.
      who died July 16th 1794,
      AGED 62.
      Also RACHEL THOMPSON.
      wife of the above, Wm THOMPSON
      who died August 11th 1831.
      AGED 88.
      Also JOHN LAIDMAN,
      Son in Law of the above WILLIAM
      and RACHEL THOMPSON, who died
      August 9th 1827, Aged 47.
      Likewise HANNAH BAINBRIDGE
      LAIDMAN, wife of the above
      JOHN LAIDMAN who died
      September 28th 1839 Aged 55.
      Also WILLIAM THOMPSON,
      LAIDMAN, Son of the above,
      JOHN and HANNAH
      BAINBRIDGE LAIDMAN, who died
      January 8th 1844 Aged 37.

      1834 Pigott's Directory of the North of England
      Barnard Castle
      Auctioneers
      LEIDMAN, William, Bank

      Durham Record Office, Ref No. D/HH 3/1/38/19
      • 18 August 1840
      • (1) William Skinner the elder, William Skinner the younger, and George Skinner, all of Stockton, Esquires
      • (2) Harrison Proctor of Barnard Castle, druggist
      • (3) Mary Eales of Barnard Castle, widow (and admin-istratrix of Robert Eales, yeoman)
      • (4) William Laidman of Barnard Castle, auctioneer
      • (5) John Fryer of Barnard Castle, farmer
      • (6) Margaret Winskill of Barnard Castle, spinster
      • Draft release by (1) and (2) to (6) of several messuages, dyehouses and premises in Bridge Gate, Barnard Castle, subject to a mortgage of £200 to George Brownless. Recites previous deeds
      • Consideration: £78 12s. 6d. by (6) to (1); £33 7s.6d. by (6) to (3)


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