Alexander Griffin

#6176, (c 1902 - 11 Oct 1958)
     Alexander Griffin was born c 1902 at Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Parents: James Griffin & Margaret Forrest.

Alexander Griffin married Agnes Gibson Scott Nimmo, daughter of Alexander Ross and Janet Scott, on 6 Dec 1935 at The Manse, Wilsontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Alexander Griffin, Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 33.
Usual Res: Hawthorn Buildings, Wilsontown
Parents: James Griffin, Coal Miner (dec) & Margaret Griffin MS Forrest
Agnes Scott Gibson Ross, or Nimmo, Widow, aged 31
Usual Res: 107 Main Street, Forth
Parents: Alexander Ross, Night Watchman & Janet Ross MS Scott (dec)

Witnesses: Mary Ross, Main Street, Forth & John S Griffin, Hawthorn Blds, Wilsontown.1,2

Alexander died on 11 Oct 1958 at Law Hospital, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Alexander Griffin, Coal Miner ( Belt Attendant)
married to Agnes Scott Gibson Ross or Nimmo.
at 9.25PM aged 56 yrs.
Usual Res: 96 Main Street, Forth

Parents: James Griffin, Coal Miner (dec) & Margaret Griffin MS Forrest (dec)

A R Nimmo, Step son, 41 Climpy Road, Forth was the informant.

No editions of the Glasgow Herald available to check for notice.1,3

Alexander's cause of death on 11 Oct 1958 was from Pelvic Abscess - 14 days
Paralytic Ileus - 10 days (intestinal obstruction).

Alexander was buried on 13 Oct 1958 at Wilsontown Churchyard, Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

In memory of Alex Griffin from fellow workers.4
Alexander Griffin - Wilsontown Churchyard

Family: Alexander Griffin and Agnes Gibson Scott Ross


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1935, Forth and Haywood, Lanark 632/02 0025. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1958 Carluke Lanark, 629/00 0536.
  4. [S188] Helen Grant, Scottish Monumental Inscriptions., CD-ROM (Fife Scotland:, Cemetery Headstones, Scottish Monumental Inscriptions CD - Forth - Wilsontown - Image No 66. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Monumental Inscriptions.