Georgina Hepburn

ID# 8219, (5 Oct 1879 - 27 Mar 1951)

Georgina Hepburn was born on 5 Oct 1879 at 10 Milson Terrace, Cadgour Colliery, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Georgina Hepburn
At 11.50 AM
Parents: Alexander Hepburn, Coal Miner & Jane Hepburn MS Brown
Married: 1861 November 28th, Kilmornock

Jane Hepburn, her x mark, Mother was the informant.1,2

Georgina Hepburn married Peter Gourlay Laird, son of William Laird and Mary Gardiner, on 31 Dec 1903 at 11 Colebrooke Street, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Baptist Church

Peter Laird
Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 24
Res: Lee's Land, Thorniewood, Uddingston
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardner
Georgina Hepburn
Dyefield Worker, Spinster, aged 21
Res: 11 Colebrooke Street, Cambuslang
Parents: Alexander Hepburn, Coal Miner & Jane Hepburn MS Brown (dec)

Witnesses: William Laird & Jessie Lindsay.1,3

As of 31 Dec 1903,her married name was Laird.

Georgina appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Peter Gourlay Laird at 2 Lee's Building, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Peter, Head, Mar, 31, Fireman Miner, Worker, Thorniewood Lanark
LAIRD Georgina, Wife, Mar, 31, Married 7 years, 3 Children born and living, Hamilton Lanark
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 6, School, Thorniewood Lanark
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 2, Thorniewood Lanark
LAIRD William, Son, Under 1 mth, Thorniewood Lanark.4

Georgina died on 27 Mar 1951 at 13 Central Avenue, Viewpark, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 71 years, 5 months and 22 days

Georgina Laird
Widow of Peter Laird, Colliery Fireman
At 4.30 PM aged 71
Parents: Alexander Hepburn, Coal Miner (dec) & Jane Hepburn MS Brown (dec)

Geo T Logan, Son in Law, was present when she died.1,5

Georgina's cause of death on 27 Mar 1951 was from Cerebral Thrombosis
Arterio Sclerosis.

Children of Georgina Hepburn and Peter Gourlay Laird


  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, 1879 Hamilton Lanark, 647/00 0816. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1904 Cambuslang Lanark, 627/00 0005.
  4. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 014/00 003. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1951 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0062 aged 71yrs.