NameMary AISLABIE, 10747
Birth11 May 1740, Bowes, YKS
Death21 Apr 1803, Bowes, YKS Age: 62
Death Memoaged 62
Burial17 Apr 1803, Bowes, YKS
FatherThomas AISLABIE , 19978
MotherBridget , 19979
Misc. Notes
Bowes Churchyard MI - Grave No. 235 Headstone:
In Memory of
Jonathan Laidman of Bowes
who departed this Life Jany
Ye 13th 1810 Aged 72
Also Mary his Wife
who departed this Life April
Ye 21st 1803 Aged 62
Also of JOHN LAIDMAN, Son of
the above, who died March 21st
1837 Aged 67 Years

Although the headstone records Mary Aislabie as dying on 21 April 1803 aged 62, the Parish Register gives her burial as *17* April 1803! This could be the result of a misreading of the MI...
Spouses
Birthca 1737
Baptism22 Jun 1737, Bowes, YKS
Bapt Memoson of Jonathan Laidman
Death13 Jan 1810, Bowes, YKS
Death Memoaged 72
Burial17 Jan 1810, Bowes, YKS
Occupation1761: Mason; 1792 Mason; 1810 Farmer
FatherJonathan LAIDMAN of Gilmonby , 10774, K1955 (ca1693-1771)
MotherJane HANBY , 10775 (ca1699-1761)
Misc. Notes
The Universal British Directory, London, 1792, gives a list of householders at that date.
Where the letter "F" appears after a name, it signified that the person is a freeholder.
Traders, Etc.
LAIDMAN, Jonathan. F. Mason


The Will of Jonathan Laidman dated 10 January 1810 reads:
In the Name of God Amen; I Jonathan
Laidman of Bowes in the North Riding of the
County of York being in Perfect mind and memory
thank God, do hereby make this my last will and
Testament in manner following that is to say I
order that at my Decease my two Son's [sic] Thomas
and John Laidman be my Joint Executors to dispose
and pay the several Legacies and other payments ac=
=cording as I do hereby order, I order that my Son Thomas
Laidman do then enter upon and enjoy at my Decease
the Dwelling House, Outhouses and Parcels of Land
situate in the Town and Township of Gilmonby
which belonged to my Brother Thomas Laidman,
also that he do then enter upon the East Low-field,
formerly belonging [to] John Aisleby, also I order that
my said Son do then enter upon and enjoy the
allotment upon Gilmonby Moor; I further order that
my said Son Thomas Laidman do pay or cause to
be paid to Jane Laidman Widdow of my Brother
Thomas Laidman Ten Pounds in the Year for and
during her Natural life, out of the Estate left me
by my said Brother, also I order that my said
Son do pay or cause to be paid to the said Jane
Laidman Forty Pound being money owing her.
Also I order that Seventy Pound had of Mr. Taylor
which was made use of, for purchasing Stock for


for [sic] my said Thomas be paid by him, also one
half of the Seventy Pound borrowed of Henry Nicholson
the other half to be paid by my son John, I also
order that my Son Thomas do pay or cause to be
paid to my Daughters Mary, Jane, Bridget, and Ann
Fifty Pound each at one Year after my Decease; I
likewise order that my Son John do enter upon and
enjoy at my Decease the Dwelling House Outhouses
and all the Land formerly belonging to myself, and
the Cow-close purchased of John Aisleby and all
the Stock and Crop thereon, and all my Husbandry
Gear and Milk Vessel whatsoever, also Two Bedsteads
one of them furnished, the Clock, the Kitchin Table,
Dressor and Rails, Six common Chairs, and a Pannel
Chest, also all the Crop that may be upon Gilmonby
Estate at the Time of my Decease, and to enjoy
the Herbage of the Land at Gilmonby till Old Lady
Day, and what Crop as may then remain upon the
said Lands that my Son John have liberty to
to [sic] use the same as he thinks fit; I further order that
my Son John do pay or cause to be paid to my Son
Jonathan Laidman One Hundred Pound, and to
his Son John Five Pounds; I order that my said Son
do pay or cause to be paid to his Three Sisters Mary
Bridget and Ann Sixty Pounds each and to my Daughter
Jane Fifty Pound one Year after my Decease; I also

order that my Three Daughters Mary Bridget and
Ann do receive of my Son John fifty Pound each
Three Years after my Decease, I further order that
my Household furniture except those before men=
=tioned be equally Divided among my said Three
Daughters according to their own Discretion, I also
order that my Son Thomas do pay or cause to be
paid to his Neece Mary Dent Five Pounds one
Year after my Decease; Lastly I order that my two
Son's [sic] Joint Executors do receive whatever is due to me
not mentioned, and to pay my Funeral Expence
and any other Debts that may be due to me not
mentioned.
Signed, Sealed, Published and
Declared, as my last Will and
Testament, Revoking all Will's [sic]
heretofore made, this Tenth
Day of January One Thousand
Eight Hundred and Ten ~~~
[signed] Jonathan Laidman
We whose names
are under written
so Witness to the
assignment of the
said Jonathan Laidman
and in Presence of
each other -----
Goerge Deanham
James Sayer
Robt. Thornborrow


Bowes Churchyard MI - Grave No. 235 Headstone:
In Memory of
Jonathan Laidman of Bowes
who departed this Life Jany
Ye 13th 1810 Aged 72
Also Mary his Wife
who departed this Life April
Ye 21st 1803 Aged 62
Also of JOHN LAIDMAN, Son of
the above, who died March 21st
1837 Aged 67 Years


Durham Record Office, Ref No. D/HH 3/4/55
Legacy Duty receipts for Jonathan Laidman deceased, 5 May - 1 December 1813 (1 file).
An Account of the Real Estate of Jonathan Laidman late of Bowes in the County of York, Farmer who died 17 Jan 1810
Execs: Thomas Laidman (M1891) and John Laidman (M1884), both of Bowes aforesaid, Farmers.
(1) Bridget Laidman (now Bridget Shaw) (N1922) a Daughter, Legacy of £160
(2) Ann Laidman (now Ann Wilson), (N1912) Daughter, Legacy of £50
(3) Mary Laidman, (N1933) a daughter of the Deceased, Legacy £160

(1) Ref No. D/HH 3/4/54
9 June 1810 Consistory Court of Richmond.
Probate of the will of Jonathan Laidman of Bowes, Yorks., (dated 10 January 1810) devising property in Gilmonby (late belonging to the testator's brother Thomas) to his son Thomas with East Low Field and an allotment on Gilmonby Moor (charged with £10 p.a. to Jane, widow of testator's brother Thomas); devises other real estate including the Cow Close purchased of John Aislaby to his son John; miscellaneous legacies (parchment, 2 membranes, pendant seal).
Marriage13 May 1761, Bowes, YKS
Misc. Notes
Jonathan Laidman of Golmonby, a mason, married Mary Aislabie or Aisleby, of Bowes.
Wits: John Coats, William Copeland
ChildrenJonathan , 8819, M1986 (bp. 1765-1850)
 Thomas , 10748, M1891 (ca1762-1832)
 John , 10749, M1884 (ca1769-1837)
 Jane , 10750, N1887 (bp. 1775-1776)
 William , 10752, N1892 (bp. 1771-1772)
 William , 10753, N1894 (bp. 1773-1773)
 Mary ‘Mally’ , 15200, N2064 (ca1777-1818)
 Jane , 10751, N1890 (bp. 1780-)
 Bridget ‘Biddy’ , 10069, N1922 (ca1784-1840)
 Ann , 10755, N1912 (bp. 1787-)
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