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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. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. 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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