Agnes Laird

ID# 4331, (5 Mar 1862 - 6 Oct 1951)


Agnes Laird was born on 5 Mar 1862 at New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland .1
She was the daughter of David Laird and Margaret Campbell.

Agnes appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of David Laird at Schoolwell St, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD David, Head, Mar, 43 (sic), Coalminer, Old Monkland Lanark
LAIRD Margaret, Wife, Mar, 31, Coalminer Wfe, Old Monkland
LAIRD Charles, Son, 14, Draw Boy Pit, Glasgow Lanark
LAIRD Alexander, Son, 12, Draw Boy Pit, Glasgow Lanark
LAIRD Agnes, Daur, 10, Maryhill, Lanark
LAIRD Jeanie, Daur, 7, Stevenston Ayrshire
LAIRD David, Son, 3, Stevenston Ayrshire.2



Agnes appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Foxbar Derry Woman House, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Agnes, 19, Bleachfield Worker, Dreghorn Ayr
LAIRD Jane, 16, Bleachfield Worker, Stevenson Ayrshire
Also Cath Mc Dimack, Bridget Mc Dimack, Margt Mc Dimack, Elizabeth Mc Gourley, Andrew Fearns, Jane McGuire
Catherine McDimack is classified as the Head of the House.3



William and Agnes recorded the birth of Daniel Gillespie on 16 Dec 1882 Kellies Land, Ballieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Daniel Gillespie
(illegitimate)
At 6 AM
Parents: William Gillespie, Colliery Labourer & Agnes Laird, Bleacher

Informants were both parents, William Gillespie x His Mark, Father & Agnes Laird x Her Mark, Mother.4,5



Agnes Laird married William Gillespie on 8 Apr 1889 at St Margarets Church, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Roman Catholic Church

William Gillespie
( X his mark), Agricultual labourer (Bachelor) aged 28yrs.
Usual Res: 29 McDowall St, Johnstone
Parents: Daniel Gillespie, Iron Foundry labourer (dec) & Fanny Gillespie MS Gallacher
Agnes Laird,
( X her mark), Bleacher, (Spinster), aged 27yrs.
Usual Res: 27 Mc Dowall St, Johnstone
Parents: David Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Margaret Campbell (dec)

Witnesses: William Davidson and Ann Diamond.4,6


As of 8 Apr 1889,her married name was Gillespie.

Agnes appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of William Gillespie at 29 MacDowall Street, Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland ;
GILLESPIE Wm, Head, 30, General Lab, Johnstone, Renfrew
GILLESPIE Agnes, Wife, 30, Stevenston Ayr
GILLESPIE Daniel, Son, 8, Scholar, Johnstone Renfrew
GILLESPIE Fanny, Mother, 60, Annuitant, Johnstone Renfrew.7



Agnes appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of William Gillespie at Crosskeys, 17 Rankine Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland ;
GILLESPIE William, Head, Mar, 40, Mason's Labourer, Johnstone Renfrew
GILLESPIE Agnes, Wfie, Mar, 37, Dreghorn (sic)
GILLESPIE Bella, Dau, 7, Scholar, Dundee Forfarshire (Angus.)8



Agnes appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of William Gillespie at 18 Dunty Street Back, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland ;
GILLESPIE William, Head, 50, Mar, Masons Labourer, Worker, Johnstone Renfrew
GILLESPIE Agnes, Wife, 52, Mar 29 years, 1 child born and 1 child living, Linen Thread Mill Worker, Worker, Johnstone Renfrew
HENDRY Mary, Niece, 17, Paper Mill Worker, Airdrie Lanark.9



Agnes died on 6 Oct 1951 at 5 Cartside Avenue, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland , at age 89 years, 7 months and 1 day

Agnes Gillespie
At 4.25 AM aged 89
Widow of William Gillespie, Roadman
Parents: David Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Margaret Campbell (dec)

Daniel Gillespie, Son, from 63 Kilbarchan Road, Johnstone was present when she passed away.4,10



Agnes's cause of death on 6 Oct 1951 was from Carcimoma of breast
Senility (89yrs of age.)



Agnes and William had 2 children.

Children of Agnes Laird and William Gillespie

FatherDavid Laird (c 1836 - 8 Aug 1878)
MotherMargaret Campbell (13 Mar 1838 - 28 Feb 1878)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYRK-56P : 2 January 2015), Agnes Laird, 05 Mar 1862; citing NEW KILPATRICK,DUNBARTON,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.
  2. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Stevenston Ayrshire, ED 2, Line 21, Pg 34, Reg No 615 - two pages.. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  3. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Paisley Abbey Renfrew, ED 1112, Pg 5 Line 7, Reg No 573 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  4. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1883 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/1 13. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1889 Johnston & Elderslie, Renfrew, 559/03 0034.
  7. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Paisley Abbey Renfrew, Ed 9 Pg 19 Rego 559/3 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  8. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Paisley Renfrew, Ed 2 Pg 19, Rego 573/2 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  9. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Johnstone & Elderslie Renfrew, 573/02 007/00 027. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1951 Johnstone & Elderslie, Renfrew, 573/02 0188.