David Laird

ID# 4333, (28 Nov 1868 - 26 May 1955)


David Laird was born on 28 Nov 1868 at Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland .1
He was the son of David Laird and Margaret Campbell.

David Laird was baptised on 27 Mar 1870 in St Marys, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland ,

LAIRD
David (Prot) Lawful, born Nov 28th 1868, bapt 27th March 1870.
Parents: David Laird & Margaret Campbell
Sponser: Maryanne Curry
Priest: William Hallinam.2,3



David 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.4



David appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Alexander Laird at Ashgill Rows, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Alexander, Head, U, 21, M, Coalminer, Old Monkland, Lanark
HUGHES Ellen, U, 23, F, Housekeeper, Cambusnethan, Lanark
LAIRD David, Brother, 12, M Scholar, Stevenson, Ayr.5



David appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Meadowhill, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
BONE Allison, Head, Widow, 52, Ayreshire
BONE David, Son, Unm, 19, Coal Miner, Dreghorn Ayrshire
BONE Mary, Dau, Unm, 17, Dreghorn Ayrshire
BONE Janet, Dau, Unm, 15, Dalserf Lanark
BONE Alex, Son, Unm, 13, Scholar, Dalserf Lanark
BONE Allison, Dau, 11, Scholar, Dalserf Lanark
BONE Robina, Dau, 7, Scholar, Larkhall Lanark
LAIRD David, Boarder, Unm, 22, Coal Miner, Ayreshire.6



David Laird married Mary Bone on 16 Sep 1892 at Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Publication according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland

David Laird,
Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 22
Usual Res: 137 Meadowhill, Larkhall
Parents: David Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Margaret Laird MS Campbell
Mary Bone,
Field Worker, Spinster, aged 19
Usual Res: 138 Meadowhill, Larkhall
Parents: James Bone, Coal Miner (dec) & Allison Bone MS Lauchlan

Janet Bone and David Bone were witnesses.2,7



David Laird witnessed the death of Allison Lachlan Laird on 17 Jun 1895 130 Meadowhill, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Allison Lachlan Laird
Single
at 6.20 PM aged 1 4/12 years.

Parents: David Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Bone.

David Laird, Father was present when she passed away.2,8



David appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at 137 Meadowhill Rows, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Mary, David and James ;
LARD (sic) David, Head, Marr, 35, Coal Miner, Stevenston Ayrshire
LARD (sic) Mary, Wife, Mar, 27, Dreghorn Ayreshire
LARD (sic) David, Son, 4, Larkhall Lanark
LARD (sic) James, Son, 2, Larkhall Lanark.9



David recorded the birth of Mary Bone Laird on 13 Oct 1905 10 Meadowhill, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Mary Bone Laird
at 8.30 PM

Parents: David Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Bone
Married: 1892 September 17th, Larkhall

David Laird, father was the informant of the birth (27th Oct 1905.)2,10



David Laird witnessed the death of Mary Laird on 26 Oct 1905 Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,
Mary Laird
Married to David Laird, Coal Miner
At 4.30PM aged 32yrs

Parents: James Bone, Coal Miner (dec) & Allison Bone MS McLachlan

David Laird, Widower was present when she passed away.2,11



David appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at 68 Meadowhill, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
JACKSON David, Head, 41, Mar, Coal Miner Hewer, worker, Hamilton Lanark
JACKSON Elizabeth, Wife, 37, Mar, Married 5 years, 3 children born, 3 children living
JACKSON Jeanie, Dau, 19, Single, Pithead Labourer, Worker, Holytown
LOUDON John, Step Son, 16, Single, Coal Miner Hewer, Worker, Shotts
LOUDON Margaret, Step Dau, 12, School, Bothwell
LOUDON William, Step Son, 8, School, Lesmahgow
LOUDON Elizabeth, Step Dau, 7, School, Shotts
JACKSON Isabella, Dau, 4, Shotts
JACKSON Janet, Dau, 2, Larkhall
JACKSON Thomas, Son, under 1mth, Larkhall
LAIRD David, Lodger, 41, Widower, Coal Miner Hewer, worker, Stevenson Ayrshire.12



David Laird recorded James Bone Laird's death on 8 Sep 1928 Canderside Toll, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
James Bone Laird
Coalminer
Married to Margaret Loudon
at 3.45PM aged 30yrs
Usual Res: 22 Meadowhill, Larkhall

Parents: David Laird, Coalminer & Mary Laird MS Bone (dec)

David Laird, Father, 22 Meadowhill Larkhill was the informant.

RCE:
James Bone Laird, Male, 30yrs.
On 8th September 1928 at 4.30pm at Canderisde Toll, Dalserf
From injuries sustained as the result of a collision between a Motor Lorry and a Motor Cycle which he was riding.
Per Verdict of Jury.
22 October 1928.2,13



David died on 26 May 1955 at 15 Grange Grove, Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland , at age 86 years, 5 months and 28 days

David Laird
Coal Miner (Retired),
Widower of Mary Bone.
at 1.30AM aged 86 years.

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

Charles Laird, Son, was present when he passed away.2,14



David's cause of death on 26 May 1955 was from Coronary Thombosis.



David and Mary had 5 known children.

Children of David Laird and Mary Bone

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:XYYQ-6B2 : 2 January 2015), David Laird, 28 Nov 1868; citing STEVENSTON,AYR,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1870 CPR records Birth and Baptism, Scottish Catholic Archives, Saltcoats St Mary's, MP 60111101. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  4. [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.
  5. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Dalserf Lanark, Reg No 638/2 ED 2 page 53 - via Ancestry. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  6. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Dalserf Larkhall, Lanarkshire - RG 12 638/1 ED 1A Page 8 via Findmypast.co.uk & Ancestry.co.uk - Ancestry have name recorded wrong as Caird.. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1892 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0068.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1895 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0098 - aged 2.
  9. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Larkhall Dalserf Lanarkshire, RG13 638/1 ED6A Page 66 - via Findmypast.co.uk & Ancestry.co.uk - surname is spelt as LARD. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1905 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0409.
  11. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1905 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0170.
  12. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Larkhall Lanark, 1911 638/01 006/00 027. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  13. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1928 Dalserf Lanark, 638/02 0027.
  14. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1955 Prestonpans & Cockenzie, East Lothian, 718/00 0031.