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laidley Early Origins



The surname laidley was first found in Selkirk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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laidley Spelling Variations


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laidley Spelling Variations



Although the name, laidley, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Laidlaw, Laidlay, Laidler, Laidley, Ladlyle and others.

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laidley Early History


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laidley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laidley research. Another 188 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1590, and 1603 are included under the topic Early laidley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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laidley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laidley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early laidley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the laidley family name laidley, or who bore a variation of the surname were

laidley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Laidley, who landed in Virginia in 1774 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

laidley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Laidley, who settled in Philadelphia in 1805
  • J. Laidley, who arrived in San Francisco in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name laidley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name laidley (post 1700)



  • William Sidney Laidley (1839-1917), American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Kanawha County, 1872-73 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas H. Laidley Jr., American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Greene County, 1873-74 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Osborn Laidley (1791-1863), American politician, Delegate to Virginia State Constitutional Convention, 1829-30 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John B. Laidley, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Cabell County, 1885 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. G. Laidley, American politician, Postmaster at Parkersburg, Virginia, 1805-06 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The laidley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laidley Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 1 February 2016 at 09:45.

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