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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 Atlanti c. 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

laidley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Laidley settled in Philadelphia in 1805
  • J. Laidley 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
  • Thomas H. Laidley Jr., American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Greene County, 1873-74
  • John Osborn Laidley (1791-1863), American politician, Delegate to Virginia State Constitutional Convention, 1829-30
  • John B. Laidley, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Cabell County, 1885
  • J. G. Laidley, American politician, Postmaster at Parkersburg, Virginia, 1805-06

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    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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