NameJohn GRAHAM, 3212
Occupation1852: Husbandman
Misc. Notes
See notes on his presumed son Thomas Laidman O1476.
Spouses
1Margaret LAIDMAN, 9981, O1417
Baptism16 Oct 1803, Temple Sowerby, WES
Bapt MemoSt James: Margaret Daughter of William Laidman Husbandman and Jane his Wife Baptized Oct: 16th.
FatherWilliam LAIDMAN , 10064, N1506 (ca1762-1826)
MotherJane BROWN , 10065 (ca1771-1844)
Misc. Notes
Baptism, OPR Temple Sowerby 1803: Margaret, Daughter of William Laidman, Husbandman, and Jane his Wife, Baptised Oct: 16th.

1841 Census return: HO 107/166/7 folio 6 page 5
1841: age 40 (i.e., 40-44), of independent means, at Lowhouse, Wetheral, Cumberland, England, with her mother Jane (70, i.e., 70-74) in a household headed by farmer Peter COLLINSON, his family, a blacksmith and five servants.
Peter Collinson 45 (Male) Farmer No (born in County)
Jane Collinson 40 (Female) Y (born in County)
Elizabeth Collinson 3 (Female) Y (born in County)
Peter Collinson 1 (Male) Y (born in County)
Jane Laidman 70 (Female) Ind(ependent Means) Y (born in County)
Margaret Laidman 40 (Female) Ind(ependent Means) Y (born in County) (sic, actually born Temple Sowerby, Westmorland)
William Wright 25 (Male) B(lack) Smith Y (born in County)
John Park 25 (Male) M(ale) S(ervant) Y (born in County)
John Armstrong 25 (Male) M(ale) S(ervant) Y (born in County)
Robert Pugmoor 25 (Male) M(ale) S(ervant) Y (born in County)
Jane Mavers(?) 15 (Female) F(emale) S(ervant) Y (born in County)
Sarah Brunson(?) 15 (Female) F(emale) S(ervant) Y (born in County)
Note that Margaret's sister Elizabeth, husband Thomas THIRLWALL (as THIRWELL) and family were residing at Froddle Crook and were listed two household schedules prior to this one. [HO 167/166/7 folio 5 page 4]

1851 Census return: HO 107/2431 folio 247 page 4 (Schedule 14)
1851: (as LADYMAN) age 48, unmarried, at Green Head, Dalston, Cumberland, England, housekeeper for William WETHERELL, retired shoemaker
William Wetherell Head Wid(owe)r 66 Retired Shoemaker (born) Westmorland Kirkby Lonsdale
Margaret Ladyman [sic] Serv(an)t 48 Housekeeper (born) Westmorland Temple Sowerby

Summary:
16 Oct 1803 Temple Sowerby (OPR record of her baptism)
7 Apr 1806 Gamblesby, parish of Addingham (OPR record of sister Elizabeth's baptism)
25 Sep 1808 Gamblesby, parish of Addingham (OPR record of sister Jane's baptism)
30 Aug 1811 Gamblesby, parish of Addingham (OPR record of brother John's baptism)
20 Jul 1828 High House farm, Hesket-in-the-Forest (OPR record of baptism of her illegitimate son Thomas at High Head chapel, near Ivegill)
Death: not known
Unmarried
Misc. Notes
See notes on their son Thomas Laidman O1476. This attribution is speculative: no marriage has been found between James Graham and Margaret Laidman, and of course they may never have married.
ChildrenThomas (Illegitimate), 10292, O1476 (ca1828-1895)
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