Alexander Laird

ID# 7328, (5 Apr 1897 - )

Alexander Laird was born on 5 Apr 1897 at 12 Auchonharvie Row, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland ,

Alexander Laird
At 11AM

Parents: Alexander Laird, Coal Miner & Elizabeth Laird, MS Pryde
Married 1894 June 21st Stevenston

Alexander Laird, Father was the informant of the birth.1,2

He was the son of Alexander Laird and Elizabeth Pryde.

Alexander appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Alexander Laird at 12 Auchenharvie Row, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Alex, Head, Marr, 42, Coal Miner, Stevenston Ayrshire
LAIRD Elizabeth, Wife, Marr, 44, Blairgowrie, Perthshire
LAIRD David, Son, 12, Scholar, Dalserf Lanark
LAIRD Alex, Son, 4, Stevenston Ayrshire.3

Alexander appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Alexander Laird at 12 Ashgill Rows, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Alexander, Head, 52, Mar, Fireman, Coal Mine, Worker, Stevenson Ayr
LAIRD Elizabeth, Wife, 58, Mar, Married 16yrs, 1 child born and living, Blairgowrie Perth
LAIRD David, Son, 21, Single, Miner, Coal Mine, worker, Dalserf Lanark
LAIRD Alexander, Son, 14, S, Miner, Coal Mine, worker, Stevnson Ayr
LAIRD Mary, Neice, 5, School, Larkhall, Lanark.4

Alexander Laird witnessed the death of Alexander Laird on 11 Jun 1929 5 Woodside, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Alexander Laird
Colliery Fireman
(Married to Elizabeth Pryde)
At 6.30PM aged 69yrs

Parents: David Laird, Coalminer (dec) & Margaret Laird MS Campbell (dec)

Alexander Laird, Son, 30 B Fallin Stirling, was present when he passed away.1,5

     Research Note:
Again uncertain regarding information about Alexander Laird.
In 1929 he was living in Stirlingshire.
More research is required.

FatherAlexander Laird (18 Jul 1859 - 11 Jun 1929)
MotherElizabeth Pryde (c 1857 - 6 Sep 1931)


  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, 1897 Stevenston Ayrshire, 615/00 0103. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Stevenston Ayrshire, RG 13 Reg No 615, ED 7 Page 51 - via Ancestry. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  4. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Dalserf Lanark, 1911 638/02 002/00 013. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1929 Dalserf Lanark, 638/02 0025.