NameThomas LAIDMAN, 9459, P1997
Birthca 1834, Ainstable, CUL
Baptism17 Aug 1834, Ainstable, CUL
Bapt MemoAugust 17 Thomas Son of William and Deborah LADYMAN [sic] Towngate Farmer Richard Jackson Curate
Death18 Nov 1889, Brampton, CUL
BurialCumrew, CUL
Burial MemoSt Mary
Occupation1851: Agricultural Labourer; 1861: Farmer’s son; 1868, 1871: Farmer 450 acres; 1881: Farmer of 550 acres
FatherWilliam LAIDMAN , 8368, O1992 (ca1801-1862)
MotherDeborah GRAHAM , 8369 (~1801-1863)
Misc. Notes
Baptism, OPR Ainstable 1834, p.44, entry 343: August 17 Thomas Son of William and Deborah Ladyman [sic] Towngate, Ainstable Farmer Richard Jackson Curate.

1841 census for Ainstable HO 107-171, 171/5, p. 20
Ainstable, Cumberland
William Laidman 40 (Male) Farmer y (born in County)
Deborah Do 40 (Female) y (born in County)
Jane Do 15 (Female) y (born in County)
John Do 12 (Male) y (born in County)
Ann Do 10 (Female) y (born in County)
William Do 8 (Male) y (born in County)
Thomas Do 6 (Male) y (born in County)
Deborah Do 4 (Female) y (born in County)
Christopher Do 1 (Male) y (born in County)
Joseph Bell 20 (Male) y(es, born in County)

1851 census return: H.O. 107/2427 566/1 folio 7 page 7 (Schedule 23, continued on folio 8 page 8)
23 Albyfield, Cumrew
William Laidman, Head, Mar., 49, Farmer of 123 acres of arable land and 280 acres of Mountain land (Employing 1 Labourer), born Westmorland Temple Sowerby
Deborah Laidman, Wife, Mar., 50, Farmer’s Wife, born Cumberland Hesket
John Laidman, Son, U, 22, Ag. Lab. Employed on the farm, born Cumberland Hesket
Ann Laidman, Daur, U, 21, Ag. Lab. Employed on the farm, born Cumberland Hutton
William Laidman, Son, U, 18, Ag. Lab. Employed on the farm, born Cumberland Hutton
Thomas Laidman, Son, U, 16, Ag. Lab. Employed on the farm, born Cumberland Ainstable
Deborah Laidman, Daur., 13, Ag. Lab. Employed on the farm, born Cumberland Ainstable
Christopher Laidman, Son, 11, Ag. Lab., born Cumberland Ainstable
Mary Laidman, Daur., 8, born Cumberland, Cumrew
Tamar Hodgson, Serv., U, 19, Farm Servant, born Cumberland Castlecarrock

1861 census returns: RG9/3906 folio 5 page 5
Alby Field, Cumrew, Cumberland
William Laidman, head, married, 60, Farmer of 400 Acres emp 1 man, born Temple Sowerby, Westmorland
Deborah Laidman, wife, married, 60, Farmers Wife, born Hesket, Cumberland
William Laidman, son, unm. 28, Farmers Son, born Hutton, Cumberland
Thomas Laidman, son, unm. 26, Farmers Son, born Ainstable, Cumberland
Deborah Laidman, daur. unm. 24, Farmers Daughter, born Ainstable, Cumberland
Mary Laidman, daur. unm. 19, Farmers Daughter, born Cumrew, Cumberland

1863: Co-executor (with brother William) and beneficiary of mother's will.

1871 census return: RG10/5208, folio 6, page 5
Albyfield
Thomas Laidman Head of Family Mar. 35 Farmer of 450 acres (born) Ainstable Cumberland
Jane Laidman Wife Mar. 34 Farmer's Wife (born) Cumwhitton Cumberland
Frances Laidman Daur. 4 (born) Cumrew Cumberland
Jane Laidman Daur. 2 (born) Cumrew Cumberland
George Laidman Son 1 (born) Cumrew Cumberland

1881 census return: RG11/5148 folio 5 page 2
Alby Field, Cumrew, Cumberland
Thomas Laidman, head, widower, 48, Farmer (550 A +), born Ainstable, Cumberland
Fanny Laidman, daur. 14, scholar, born Cumrew, Cumberland
Jane Laidman, daur. 12, scholar, born Cumrew, Cumberland
George Laidman, son, 10, scholar, born Cumrew, Cumberland
Thomas Laidman, son, 8, scholar, born Cumrew, Cumberland
Margaret Woodhouse, niece, 8, scholar, born Carlisle, Cumberland
Sarah Metcalf housekeeper unmar 24 (born) Cumrew, Cumberland
George Jackson farm servant unmar 29 (born) Castle Sowerby, Cumberland
John Doyle farm servant unmar 17 (born) Glasgow
Thomas Spedding farm servant unmar 50 (born) Cumwhitton, Cumberland
George Cruddas farm servant unmar 50 (born) Carlisle, Cumberland

Death of a Thomas LAIDMAN was registered in Brampton RD during the December quarter of 1889 [D1889 Brampton 10b 293]

Summary:
17 Aug 1834 Town Gate, Ainstable [OPR record of baptism]
30 Apr 1837 Town Gate, Ainstable [OPR record of baptism of sister Deborah]
4 Oct 1839 Town Gate, Ainstable [OPR record of baptism of brother Christopher]
6 Jun 1841 age 6, at Ainstable [Census]
28 Apr 1842 Albyfield, Cumrew [OPR record of baptism of sister Mary]
30 Mar 1851 age 16, unmarried agricultural labourer on father William's farm [Census]
6 Nov 1867 marriage to Jane BROWN, Brampton RD
28 Feb 1869 married farmer, Albyfield, Cumrew [OPR record of baptism of daughter Jane]
26 Jun 1870 married farmer, Albyfield, Cumrew [OPR record of baptism of son George]
2 Apr 1871 age 35, married farmer of 450 acres, Albyfield, Cumrew [Census]
29 Dec 1872 married farmer, Albyfield, Cumrew [OPR record of baptism of son Thomas]
3 Apr 1881 age 38, widower, farmer of 550 acres, Albyfield, Cumrew [Census]
21 Nov 1889 death at age 55, Cumrew

Laidman family gravestone inscription (in the churchyard, church of St Mary, Cumrew):
IN MEMORY OF
WILLIAM LAIDMAN of Alby Field who died May 21st 1862 Aged 61Years
Also DEBORAH, his Wife, died Augt 6th 1863 aged 62 Years
Also JANE daughter in-law of the above and beloved Wife of THOMAS LAIDMAN, who died at Alby Field Sept 11th 1880 aged 41 years
Also the above THOMAS LAIDMAN died Nov 18th 1889, aged 55 Years
Also GEORGE, Son of the above Thomas and Jane Laidman, who died March 22nd 1891, aged 21 Years
Spouses
1Jane BROWN, 10036
Birthca 1838, Cumwhitton, CUL
Death11 Sep 1880, Brampton, CUL
BurialCumrew, CUL
Burial MemoSt Mary
FatherHugh BROWN , 10732 (ca1810-)
MotherJane DIXON , 16766 (ca1811-)
Misc. Notes
1841 Census Returns: HO 107/168/9 folio 5 page 4
age 4 at Cumwhitton, Cumberland, England, with parents Hugh (30) and Jane (30) BROWN, siblings George (12), John (10), Elizabeth (9), Mary (6) and Hugh (6 months), together with maternal grandfather George DIXON (80) and servants John DIXON, James DAWSON, Mary McMULLAN and Ann ROWELL.
Hugh Brown 30 (Male) Farmer y(es, born in County)
Jane Brown 30 (Female) y(es, born in County)
George Brown 12 (Male) y(es, born in County)
John Brown 10 (Male) y(es, born in County)
Elizabeth Brown 9 (Female) y(es, born in County)
Mary Brown 6 (Female) y(es, born in County)
Jane Brown 4 (Female) y(es, born in County)
Hugh Brown 6 months (Male) y(es, born in County)
George Dixon 80 (Male) Ind(ependant means) y(es, born in County)
John Dixon 30 (Male) M(ale) S(ervant) y(es, born in County)
James Dawson 15 (Male) M(ale) S(ervant) y(es, born in County)
Mary McMullan 15 (Female) F(emale) S(ervant) y(es, born in County)
Ann Rowell 13 (Female) F(emale) S(ervant) y(es, born in County)

1851 Census returns: HO 107/2427 566/1 folio 7 page 7 (Schedule 22)
The Jane BROWN (13) in the household headed by Hugh BROWN at Albyfield, Cumrew, Cumberland, England, is almost certainly the future wife of P1997 Thomas LAIDMAN
Hugh Brown Head Wid(owe)r 41 Farmer of 100 Acres Employing 1 Labourer (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Mary Brown Mother Mar(ried) 62 Farmer's Wife (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
John Brown Son U(nmarried) 20 Ag(ricultural) Lab(ourer) (Employed on the Farm) (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Elizabeth Brown Dau(ghte)r U(nmarried) 18 Ag(ricultural) Lab(ourer) (Employed on the Farm) (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Mary Brown Dau(ghte)r 15 Ag(ricultural) Lab(ourer) Employed at Home (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Jane Brown Dau(ghte)r 13 Scholar (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Hugh Brown Son 11 Scholar (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
William Brown Son 8 Scholar (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Robert Brown Son 4 (born) Cumberland Albyfield
Note that the household schedule for William and Deborah LAIDMAN and family at Albyfield, Cumrew, was 23 (likely to be nextdoor to Hugh BROWN's household) and included Thomas LAIDMAN (16), Jane's future husband.

1861 Census Returns: RG9/3906 folio 6 page 5 (Schedule 24)
age 23, unmarried, at Albyfield, Cumrew, Cumberland, England, with widower father Hugh BROWN (51), siblings Elizabeth (27) and William (17), paternal grandparents John BROWN (73) and Mary BROWN (72) and an agricultural servant Joseph KESWICK (25).
Hugh Brown Head Wid(owe)r 51 Landed Proprietor farmer of 22 acres employing family and 1 man and 1 woman (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Elizabeth Brown Dau(ghte)r Un(married) 27 proprietors F(armer)'s Daughter (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Jane Brown Dau(ghte)r Un(married) 23 proprietors F(armer)'s Daughter (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
William Brown Son Un(married) 17 Farmer's Son (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Joseph Keswick Servant Un(married) 25 Ag(ricultural) Servant (born) Cumberland Wigton
John Brown Grandfather (sic, father) Mar(ried) 73 Retired Farmer (born) Westmorland Appleby
Mary Brown Grandmother (sic, mother) Mar(ried) 72 Housekeeper (born) Cumberland Cumwhitton
Note that the household schedule for William and Deborah LAIDMAN and family at Albyfield, Cumrew, was 23 (likely to be nextdoor to Hugh BROWN's household) and included Thomas LAIDMAN (23), Jane's future husband.

1871 Census return: RG10/5208, folio 6, page 5
Albyfield
Thomas Laidman Head of Family Mar. 35 Farmer of 450 acres (born) Ainstable Cumberland
Jane Laidman Wife Mar. 34 Farmer’s Wife (born) Cumwhitton Cumberland
Frances Laidman Daur. 4 (born) Cumrew Cumberland
Jane Laidman Daur. 2 (born) Cumrew Cumberland
George Laidman Son 1 (born) Cumrew Cumberland

Laidman family gravestone inscription (in the churchyard, church of St Mary, Cumrew):
IN MEMORY OF
WILLIAM LAIDMAN of Alby Field who died May 21st 1862 Aged 61Years
Also DEBORAH, his Wife, died Augt 6th 1863 aged 62 Years
Also JANE daughter in-law of the above and beloved Wife of THOMAS LAIDMAN, who died at Alby Field Sept 11th 1880 aged 41 years
Also the above THOMAS LAIDMAN died Nov 18th 1889, aged 55 Years
Also GEORGE, Son of the above Thomas and Jane Laidman, who died March 22nd 1891, aged 21 Years
Marriage6 Nov 1867, Brampton, CUL
Misc. Notes
1867: Marriage solemnized in the Register Office in the District of Bampton in the County of Cumberland
6 November 1867, Thomas Laidman, 33 years, bachelor, Farmer, [of] Alby Field, [son of] William Laidman (deceased), Farmer, and
Jane Brown, 30 years, spinster, [of] Alby Field, [daur of] Hugh Brown, Yeoman.
Both signed.
Witnesses: Mary Baty, John G. Wheeler.
ChildrenFrances / Fanny , 10037, Q1375 (ca1867-)
 Elizabeth Jane , 10038, Q1260 (1868-)
 George , 10039, Q1258 (ca1870-1891)
 Thomas , 10040, Q1273 (1872-1939)
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