David Laird was born in 1889 at Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
He was the son of Alexander Laird and Elizabeth Kerr.
David appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Alexander Laird at Red Row S S P R, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Alexander, Head, Mar, 31, Coal Miner, Stevenson Ayreshire
LAIRD Elizabeth, Wife, Mar, 25, Cambusnethan Lanark
LAIRD Bella, Dau, 5, Dalserf Lanark
LAIRD David, Son, 1, Dalserf Lanark.2
David 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
David 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
David Laird married Sarah Park on 29 Dec 1911 at Ashgillhead, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland
Coalminer, Bachelor, aged 22
Res: Ashgill Dalserf
Parents: Alexander Laird, Coalminer & Elizabeth Laird MS Kerr (dec)
Farm Servant, Spinster, aged 21
Res: Ashgillhead Dalserf
Parents: George Park, Coalminer (dec) & Sarah Gilchrist previously Park MS Smith
Witnesses: Willie Smith & Helen Park.5,6
A Number of possible deaths exist.
1917 a 27 & 30 yr old, Service Returns
1946, 59yrs Partick = 1887
1950, 60yrs St Ninians = 1890
1963, 73 yrs Coatbridge/Old Monkland = 1890
1967, 76yrs Cambuslang = 1891
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Family: David Laird and Sarah Park
|Father||Alexander Laird (18 Jul 1859 - 11 Jun 1929)|
|Mother||Elizabeth Kerr (25 Aug 1865 - 14 Aug 1894)|
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1889 Dalserf Lanark, 638/02 0056. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Dalserf Lanarkshire, RG12, ED 2 Page 13 - via Ancestry.co.uk and Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
- [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: 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.
- [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Dalserf Lanark, 1911 638/02 002/00 013. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
- [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, 1911 Dalserf Lanark, 638/2 19.