NameWalter LAIDMAN, 2562, N1025
Birth7 Sep 1771, Morpeth, NBL
Baptism11 Oct 1771, Morpeth, NBL Age: <1
Bapt MemoSt Mary the Virgin: Francis Laidman and Mary. Born 7 Sep 1771
Burial4 Aug 1790, Morpeth, NBL
Burial MemoWalter son of Francis Laidman
Walter, probably named in honour of Sir Walter Blackett, is mentioned in his uncle, Rev. William Laidman's will dated 27 November 1781 (q.v).
There is an administration bond in the library of the University of Durham (A100), dated 24 December 1795, which reads: "Know all Men by these Presents, That We Francis Laidman of Morpeth in the County of Northumberland Gentleman William Laidman of Morpeth in the County of Northumberland Gentleman and Thomas Thompson of Morpeth in the County of Northumberland yeoman are held and firmly bound unto the Honourable and Right Reverend Father in God SHUTE, by Divine Providence Lord Bishop of Durham... in the Penal Sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds... to be paid to the said Reverend Father in God..... The Condition of this Obligation is such, that if the above bounden Francis Laidman the natural and lawful Father... of Walter Laidman of Morpeth in the Parish of Morpeth in the County of Northumberland and Diocese of Durham a bachelor deceased...."