Charles Laird

ID# 5895, (28 May 1894 - 1969)

Charles Laird was born on 28 May 1894 at 36 New Row, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Charles Laird
At 7.40pm (1st Twin)
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married 26th March 1886, Bothwell

Charles Laird, father was present at the birth of the twins.1,2

He was the son of Charles Laird and Catherine Hamilton.

Charles appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Charles Laird at 16 Donaldson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Charles, Head, Mar, 38, Coal Miner Hewer, Born Lanarkshire
LAIRD Catherine, Wife, Mar, 35 , Lanarkshire
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 14, Tannochside Lanark
LAIRD William, Son, 13, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD James, Son, 11, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 9, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Charles, Son, 7, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Katie, Dau, 7, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Esther, Dau, 3, Tannochside.3

Charles appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Charles Laird at Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire;
LAIRD Charles, 11 people in house with 2 rooms with windows. Head, 47, Mar, Coal Miner Hewer, Worker, Dykehead Lanark
LAIRD Catherine, Wife, 46, Mar, married 25yrs, 10 children born and living, Old Monkland
LAIRD William, Son, 23, S, Coal Miner Hewer, Worker, Glasgow
LAIRD James, Son, 21, S, Collier Clerk, Worker, Glasgow
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 20, S, Confectionery Process Worker, Worker, Aitkenhead
LAIRD Charles, Son, 17, S, Coal Miner Drawer, Worker, Aitkenhead
LAIRD Catherine, Dau, 17, S, Aitkenhead
LAIRD Esther, Dau, 14, S, School, Aitkenhead
LAIRD Helen, Dau, 10, S, School, Tannochside
LAIRD Andrew, Son, 8, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Elizabeth, Dau, 6, Scholar, Tannochside.4

Charles Laird married Jessie McCormack on 16 Sep 1924 at 4 Ataole Gardens, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns
According to the Forms of the Congregational Church in Scotland

Charles Laird
Coal Miner (Bachelor) aged 30
Res: 16 Donaldson Place Tannochside
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Jessie McCormack
Confectionery Worker (Spinster) aged 26
Res: 4 Crofthead Street, Uddingston
Parents: Daniel McCormack, Winding Engine Keeper & Isabella McCormack MS Roy

Witnesses: Isabella McCormack, 4 Crofthead Street, Uddingston & Andrew Moultrie, 78 West Avenue, Viewpark Uddingston.1,5

Charles died in 1969 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 74 years

Charles Laird
Aged 75
(this may be incorrect, certificate needs to be ordered to prove.)6

Family: Charles Laird and Jessie McCormack

FatherCharles Laird (31 Jan 1863 - 12 May 1938)
MotherCatherine Hamilton (10 Mar 1866 - 22 Nov 1930)


  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, 1894 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0216. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell Lanark, ED 9 Page 233 via Rego No 625/01. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  4. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 013/00 039 & 040. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1924 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0083.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1969 Bothwell Lanark, 625/385 aged 75
    could also be 1965 625/217 aged 72.