Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Philip Henry Laing

From Graces Guide

Philip Henry Laing (1849-1907), shipbuilder, of Sir James Laing and Sons

1849 Born in Bishop Wearmouth, Durham, son of James and Mary Laing; baptised in Chapelry of Deptford, Deptford, Durham[1]

1861 James Laing 38 and Philip H Laing 11 were visitors in Newcastle[2]

1868 Entered St John's College, Cambridge

1881 A shipbuilder, living with his father in Bishopwearmouth[3]

c.1888 Seems to have married Dolores around this time

1907 Died in London; under one version of the probate, his estate was to be handled by his widow Dolores Mary Laing[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. national probate calendar