Elizabeth Speirs Laird

ID# 8217, (1905 - 14 Aug 1962)

Elizabeth Speirs Laird was born in 1905 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
She was the daughter of Thomas Laird and Elizabeth Spiers Forrest.

Elizabeth appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Thomas Laird at 11 Borestone Crescent, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Thomas, Head, Mar, 33, Miners Hewer, Coal Worker, Old Monkland Lanarkshire
LAIRD Lizzie, Wife, Mar, 33, Married 10 years, 4 Children born and living, Duarrter ? Lanark
LAIRD William, Son, 9, School, Bothwell Lanark
LAIRD Lizzie, Dau, 5, School, Bothwell Lanark
LAIRD David, Son, 3, School, Bothwell Lanark
LAIRD Thomas, Son, 8 mths, Bothwell Lanark.2

Elizabeth died on 14 Aug 1962 at 133 Balornock Road, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 57 years

Elizabeth Speirs Laird
Office Cleaner, Single
Usual Res: 3 Cousins Buildings, Allanvale Road, Bridge of Allan
At 4PM aged 57 years.
Parents: Thomas Laird, Colliery Oversman (dec) & Elizabeth Laird MS Forrest (dec)

Thomas Laird, Brother, 42 Muirside Road, Tullibody was the informant. (This is in Alloa Clackmannanshire only 5.5 miles east of Stirling.)3,4

Elizabeth's cause of death on 14 Aug 1962 was from Cerebral Thrombosis.

FatherThomas Laird (23 Jan 1878 - 30 May 1936)
MotherElizabeth Spiers Forrest (1878 - 25 Feb 1951)


  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1905 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 346. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Stirling Stirlingshire, 490/19/24. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1962 Springburn Glasgow Lanarkshire, 644/4 1063 aged 57.