NameRalph LAIDMAN of Kirby Ravensworth, 10993, J1247
Birthbef 1662
Deathca 1731
FatherGeorge LAIDMAN , 10908, I2014 (ca1620-1699)
MotherMary , 10982 (-1697)
Misc. Notes
1703: Bowes Church Seating Plan gives 2 pews for Ralph

Will of Ralph Laidman J1247, 30 August 1730:
In the Name of God Amen I Ralph Laidman of the parish of Kir[by] Ravensworth in the County of York yeom[?] Doe Make & Ordaine this my last Will & Testamt. Imprimis I give & bequeath Unto my son Thomas Laidman in token of my love & respect Thirty pounds having already given & paid him his filliall or childs porson [=portion?] as alsoe the sum of One hundred pounds wch. was given & bequeathed to him in & by the last Will of Thomas Lonsdale his Uncle Item I give & bequeath Unto my two Daughters Elizabeth & Mary Laidman & to Either of them the sum of One hundred & Fifty pounds & doe ordn. & appoynte that the same be in full satisfaccõn & discharge of & for the Bequests or Legacys of [?] pounds againe Given or bequeathed to them in & by the last Will of the sd Thomas Lonsdale & all Other their Respective claim[s] or demands by or Undr. the sd. Will I alsoe give & bequeath Unto my sd two Daugh Daughters Equally to be divided between them All my plate [?lining] & household goods or household stuff & Implems. of my househo[l]d Furniture of what Nature sort Quallity or kind soever the same are or doe [? ?] allowing [thereof?] to my Dear Wife soe long as she shall remain my Widdow the use of such [?] thereof as for the [?] Occasions shall Require the same to be Allotted & [?] for her Use as aforesd by & att the discretion of my good friend dV[?] Thomas Broughill of Barnard Castle And I doe hereby Ordn. & appoynt the sd three [?sevalle ?smalle] Legacys above mentioned be paid wlein the space of twelve months next after my decease & doe hereby charge & subject as well my Reall as personall [?] paymt. thereof Item I give & Devise to my loving Wife during her life all that Messuage house farmhold or Tenemt. [?] the lands & grounds thereunto belonging & called or known by the Name of Robsons House & ground & doe hereby Ratify & confirm the settlemt. of Fifteen pounds [?] of my Estate att Bows heretofor[?] settled or made payable Unto my Sd Wife or to her Use during her life And doe hereby Ord. & declare [?] in full satisfaccion & Discharge of all [?] clai[ms] out of all & every [?] of my Reall or personall Estate [?] colour or pretence of any settlemt. or joynture Or of the [?] or [?] att [next nine or ten words illegible] I give & Devise Unto my eldest son Henry Laidman & to his heirs & assigns forever All my Messuages Lands Tenemt & [?] whatsoever or wheresoever [?] satisfying & [? ?] as well as the three sevall legacys above mentioned As alsoe all & Every my Just debts whatsoever tr to whomsoever due whether by specially or simple contract Itam I give & bequeath Unto my son Henry All Other my Goods Cattelle Chattells Rights Creditts & parsonall Estate whatsoever Except what is given & bequeathed to my two Daughters as above said And doe hereby Constitute & Appoynt my Son Henry Laidman sole Executor of this my last Will.

Signed Sealed published & Declared
by the Testator as his last Will and
Testament in the presence of us who [signed] Ralph Laidman
subscribed out names in his presence
this thirtyeth day of August Ao Dñ 1730

Elizabeth ^her Mlk^ Carter
William [illegible ?Ewer]
Chr: Smales
Deathca 1731
FatherLONSDAILE , 15102
Marriage3 Feb 1693/1694, Bowes, YKS
ChildrenJohn , 10995, K1576 (bp. 1694-1694)
 Elizabeth , 10996, K1468 (bp. 1698->1730)
 Henry , 10859, K1435 (bp. 1701-)
 Thomas , 10947, K1408 (bp. 1704-1752)
 Mary , 10998, K1416 (bp. 1707->1730)
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