Archibald Burns was born c 1880 at Lanarkshire, Scotland .
Archibald Burns married Nellie Provan Gourlay, daughter of Peter Brown Gourlay and Elizabeth Gardner, in 1904 at Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
Archibald Burns witnessed the death of Elizabeth Gourlay on 14 Jun 1907 12 Margaret Place, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Widow of Peter Gourlay, Coal Miner
at 10am aged 64yrs.
Parents: Alexander Gardiner, Labourer (dec) and Helen Provan (dec)
Archibald Burns, Son in Law was present at her death.2,3
Archibald appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, also listed in the household was Nellie ;
BURNS Archabald, 2 people in house, Head, 32, Mar, Coal Miner Hewer, Worker, Dalserf Lanark
BURNS Nellie, Wife, 30, Mar, married 6 years, no children, Dalserf Lanark.4
Archibald died on 15 Oct 1953 at Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
No death notice in the Glasgow Herald.5
Archibald was buried in Oct 1953 at "Larkhall Cemetery", Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
ILMO her mother Elizabeth Gardiner d. 4.6.1907 aged 84yrs, her father Peter Gourlay d. 10.3.1887 aged 55yrs.
Also the above Archibald Burns d. 15.10.1953 aged 74yrs.
Also the above Nellie Gourlay d. 3.11.1968 aged 87yr.6
Archibald and Nellie Burns
photo courtsey www.scottish-monumental-inscriptions.com
Family: Archibald Burns and Nealy Provan Gourlay
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1904 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0085. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1907 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0086.
- [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Larkhall Lanark, 1911 638/01 007/00 018. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1953 Stonehouse Lanark, 656/00 0127 aged 74.
- [S188] Helen Grant, Scottish Monumental Inscriptions., CD-ROM (Fife Scotland: www.scottish-monumental-inscriptions.com), Cemetery Headstones, Larkhall Cemetery CD1 - image No 954. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Monumental Inscriptions.