Elizabeth Laird

ID# 5900, (6 May 1905 - 1989)

Elizabeth Laird was born on 6 May 1905 at 16 Donaldson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Elizabeth Laird
At 12 Noon
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married: 26 March 1886, Uddingston

Charles Laird, Father was the informant.1,2

She was the daughter of Charles Laird and Catherine Hamilton.

Elizabeth 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.3

Elizabeth Laird married Alexander Kennedy on 26 Dec 1934 at The Manse Bothwell Park, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns, According to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Alexander Kennedy
Butcher (Journeyman), Bachelor, aged 34
Res: 16 Calderpark Avenue, Broomhouse
Parents: James Kennedy, Colliery Engine Keeper (Retired) & Annie Kennedy MS Aitkin (dec)
Elizabeth Laird
Shop Assistant, Spinster, aged 29
Res: 287 Old Edinburgh Road, Tannochside
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner (Retired) & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton (dec)

Witnesses: James Struthers, 15 Lusshill Terrace Broomhouse & Catherine Jack, 18 Fallside Avenue, Uddingston.1,4

As of 26 Dec 1934,her married name was Kennedy.

Elizabeth died in 1989 at Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 83 years

Elizabeth Kennedy MS Laid
Aged 84.5

Family: Elizabeth Laird and Alexander Kennedy

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 www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1905 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0223. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 013/00 039 & 040. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1934 Bellshill Lanark, 625/3 149.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1989 Bellshill Lanarkshire, 566/425 aged 84.