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John LAIDMAN, of Killmond Wood

Male 1640 - 1696  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name John LAIDMAN 
    Suffix of Killmond Wood 
    Born ca 1630-1640 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1696 
    Buried 13 Apr 1696  Bowes, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mr., of Killmondwood
    Person ID I10744  Our Family History
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2013 

    Father John LAYDMAN, of Killmond Wood,   b. Abt 1600,   d. 1693  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Family ID F8947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian ALDERSON,   d. 1692 
    Married 26 Apr 1691  Bowes, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Christian LAIDMAN,   b. ca 1650-1663,   d. 1663  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. John LAIDMAN,   b. ca 1650-1666,   d. 1666  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Isabell LAIDMAN,   b. ca 1650-1670,   d. 1670  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. George LAIDMAN,   b. ca 1650-1679,   d. 1692  (Age ~ 13 years)
     5. Jane LAIDMAN,   b. ca 1680-1692,   d. 1693  (Age ~ 1 years)
     6. Mary LAIDMAN, of South Flatts
     7. Anthony LAIDMAN
     8. John LAIDMAN, of Killmond Wood,   d. 1703, Barnard Castle, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. John LAIDMAN, of South Flatts,   d. 1716
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F7848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Apr 1691 - Bowes, YKS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Apr 1696 - Bowes, YKS Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bowes, Kilmond Wood in 2002
    Bowes, Kilmond Wood 2002
    Home of John Laidman.
    Bowes, Kilmond Wood in 2002
    Bowes, Kilmond Wood 2002

  • Notes 
    • 1691: of Melwaters
      1696: of Kilmondwood

      Durham Record Office, Ref No. D/HH 10/8/1
      Copy of the will of William Hutchinson of Clements Inn, Middlesex, Esquire [dated 30 September 1693]. Recites his erection of an almshouse for six poor people and a school for the children of the parish of Bowes. Devises his real estate in Streethead and Romaldkirk to William Fielding [sic] of Startforth, Charles Whitwell of Gilmonby, Henry Bourne of Cotherstone George Edwards of Barnard Castle and others upon trust to be used to maintain the six poor alms people etc. The Rector of Romaldkirk is to act as custodian of the almshouse. The inmates are to be protestants chosen from the townships of Romaldkirk parish (one from Cragg, one from Lartington and Naby, one from Cotherstone, one from Hunderthwaite, Briscoe, Hury or Baldersdale, another from Mickleton, Lenton, Holwick or Lune and the sixth from Romaldkirk). Inmates may be male or female, married or single but may not marry after admittance. No blind or diseased person to be admitted and all to be over 60 years. Drunkards, brawlers, blasphemers, adulterers, fornicators etc. shall be displaced. Recites that the schoolmaster at Bowes receives the profits of Sleightholme farm for a stipend. Devises this with a £5 rent charge out of East and West Annams, Bowes to trustees William Fielding, Michael Wrightson, William Hanbury, Percival Brunskell, Thomas Brunskell, Robert Harrison and William Dixon, Charles Whitell, John Laidman the younger, James Richardson, Lionel Mitchell, Thomas Hanby, John Bailey Kipling and John Allison, George Edwards, Charles Garfoot and John Johnson to pay £10 p.a. to the schoolmaster at Bowes and use the rest of the income to maintain the schoolhouse. The governors are to be substantial men, inhabitants of Bowes and Startforth. Specified method of appointment of schoolmaster, outline of his duties and the syllabus. The children of those inhabitants who have withdrawn from using the corn mill purchased by the testator to be penalised. 50 to 60 scholars to be the normal complement. Those of poor people in the parish of Bowes to be taught free [Copy early 19th Century]
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