NameCharles John LAIDMAN, 3349, O1168
Birthca 1825, Exeter, DEV
Baptism17 Jul 1825, Exeter, DEV
Bapt MemoAll Hallows
Death8 Sep 1874, Exeter, DEV
OccupationPublic Accountant
FatherJohn LAIDMAN , 3125, N1169 (1798-1879)
MotherFanny MARCHANT , 3126 (1794-1875)
Misc. Notes
1841 census return: HO107/266/19 folios 8-9 pages 38-39
Castle Street, Exeter, Devon
John Laidman, 43, Solicitor, N
Fanny Laidman, 45, Y
Charles Laidman, 16, Y
Francis Laidman, 10, Y
William Laidman, 6, Y
Martha Laidman, 2, Y
Charles Richards, 19, Clerk, Y
+ 2 servants

1851 census return: HO107/1486 folio 23 page 38
9 Devonshire Street, Marylebone
Rebecca Marchant, Joint Head, U, 60, Wd, born Devon Whitestone
Ann Marchant, Joint Head, U, 45, born Devon Whitestone
Charles Laidman, Nephew, U, 25, Solicitor’s Managing Clerk, born Exeter City
Henry Lovegrove Laidman, Nephew, U, 23, Clerk Adjutant General’s Office, born Exeter City
Francis Marchant Laidman, Nephew, U, 19, Medical Student Charing Cross Hospital, born Exeter, City of
Sarah Passmore, Servant, U, 20, House Servant, born Exeter, City of

1861 census: Unmarried, living at Marine Parade, Dawlish with his married sister Fanny Laura, her husband William J. Richards and their children.

1861 census return: RG9/1401 folio 7 page 8
Marine Parade, Dawlish, Devon
William J. Richards, Head, Mar, 33, Wine Merchant, born Devonshire, Exeter
Fanny L. Richards, Wife, Mar, 31, Wife of Do., born Devonshire, Exeter
William C. Richards, Son, 5, son, born Devonshire, Exeter
Laura E. Richards, Dau, 4, Dau, born Devonshire, Exeter
Charles J. Laidman, Brother in law, Un, 35, Public Accountant, born Devonshire, Exeter
Julia Laidman, Cousin, Un, 24, Lady, born London
Caroline W. Toby, visitor, Un, 41, Lady, born Devonshire Keaton
Jane Drew, Serv, Un, 25, Cook, born Devonshire Okehampton
Jane Toleman, Serv, Un, 23, House Serv, born Devonshire [?Rockbeare]
Mary E. Hockaday, Serv, Un, 30, Nurse, born Devonshire Silverton

The London Gazette, no. 22513, 24 May 1861, p. 2209:
Commissions signed by the Lord Lieutenant of the
County of Devon.
1st Exeter and South Devon Rifle Volunteers.
Charles John Laidman to be Ensign. Dated 30th
April, 1861.

Index to Quarter Session Records 1867-1876 page 98:
8 April 1868
Charles John Laidman, official assignee in bankruptcy of Newcastle.
Freemason in the Northumberland Lodge.
Marquis of Zetland, Master of Lodge from South Shields.

[Note: The London Gazette contains hundreds of bankruptcy hearings between 1863 and 1874 where Charles John Laidman of Newcastle is appointed official assignee]

The London Gazette, no. 24090, 28 April 1874, p. 2300:
1st Devonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps.
Lieutenant Charles John Laidman resigns his
Commission. Dated 29th April, 1874.

The London Gazette, no. 24147, 3 November 1874, p. 5222:
Pursuant to the Act of Parliament 22nd and 23rd Vic.,
cap. 35, intituled "An Act to further amend the Law
of Property, and to relieve Trustees."
NOTICE is hereby given, that all creditors and other
persons having any claims or demands upon or
against the estate of Charles John Laidman, formerly of
the city of Exeter, afterwards of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in
the county of Northumberland, but late of the city of
Exeter, Gentleman, deceased (who died on the 8th day of
September, 1874, at No. 9, Bedford-circus, in Exeter afore-
said, intestate, and of whose personal estate and effects
letters of administration were granted out of the District
Registry attached to Her Majesty's Court of'Probate at
Exeter, on the 8th day of October, 1874, to me, the under-
signed, John Laidman, of the city of Exeter, Gentleman,
the father of the deceased), are hereby required to send
the full particulars, in writing, of such claims and demands
to me, at my office, No. 9, Bedford-circus, Exeter, on or
before the 17th day of December, 1874, after which last-
named day I, the said administrator, shall proceed to dis-
tribute the assets of the said deceased amongst the persons
entitled thereto, having regard only to the debts, claims,
and demands of which I shall then have had notice, and I,
the said administrator, will not be answerable or account-
able to any person or persons of whose debts, claims, and
demands I shall not then have had notice.—Dated this
31st day of October, 1874.
JOHN LAIDMAN, No. 9, Bedford-circus, Exeter,
Solicitor, the above-named Administrator.

The Argus (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), Tuesday 17 November 1874:
LAIDMAN.—On the 8th September, at Summerlands,
Heavitree, Exeter, Charles John Laidman, Esq.,
aged 51 years.

1874 LAIDMAN Charles John 8 Oct Effects under £800: Administration of the effects of Charles John Laidman formerly of the City of Exeter afterwards Newcastle upon Tyne in the County of Northumberland but late of Exeter Gentleman a bachelor who died 8 September 1874 at 9 Bedford Circus Exeter was granted at Exeter to John Laidman of Exeter Gentleman the Father and Next of Kin.
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