Elizabeth Wotherspoon Laird

ID# 5905, (1883 - 7 Mar 1960)


Elizabeth Wotherspoon Laird was born in 1883 at Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
She was the daughter of Alexander Laird and Elizabeth Rae Hotchkis.

Elizabeth appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Alexander Laird at Youngs Terrace, Thorniewood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Alexander, Head, 26, Check Weigh Man, Braehead, Lanark
LAIRD Elizabeth, Wife, 27, Ballieston Lanark
LAIRD Elizabeth, Dau, 7, Scholar, Uddingston
LAIRD William, Son, 5, Scholar, Uddingston
LAIRD Jeannie, Dau, 1, Uddingston
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 3, Uddingston.2



Elizabeth witnessed the marriage of Kate Hotchkis and Robert Laird on 29 Jun 1900 15 South Road, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland .3,4

Elizabeth appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Alexander Laird at Youngs Land, Thorniewood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Alexander, Head, 36, Checkweighman, Baillieston Lanark
LAIRD Elizabeth, Wife, 37, Balliston
LAIRD Elizabeth W, Dau, 17, Dressmaker, Bothwell
LAIRD William, Son, 15, Plumber, Bothwell
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 11, Scholar, Bothwell
LAIRD Thomas, Son, 8, Scholar, Bothwell
LAIRD Alexander, Son, 6, Scholar, Bothwell.5



Elizabeth appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Elizabeth Rae Laird at Youngs Building, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Elizabeth, Head, 3 rooms with windows, 7 people present, 47, Widow, (no children details listed), Private Means, Old Monkland
LAIRD Elizabeth, Dau, 27, S, Dressmaker, own account at home, Bothwell
LAIRD William, Son, 25, S, Plumber, worker, Bothwell
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 21, S, Dressmaker, own account at home, Bothwell
LAIRD Thomas, Son, 18, S, Apprentice Electrician, General Engineering, Worker, Bothwell
LAIRD Alexander, Son, 16, S, Apprentice Pattenmaker, General Engineering, Worker, Bothwell
LAIRD Janet, Dau, 6, School, Bothwell.6



Elizabeth Wotherspoon Laird married William Watson on 9 Jun 1911 at The Royal Hotel, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland

William Watson,
Police Constable, Bachelor, aged 25
Usual Res: Muirhead Place Tannochside
Parents: John Watson, Railway Labourer & Mary Ann Watson MS Routledge.
Elizabeth Wotherspoon Laird, Dressmaker, Spinster, aged 27
Usual Res: Young's Land, Thornwood
Parents: Alexander Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Elizabeth Laird MS Hotchkis

Witnesses: William Chalmers & Mary Gardner Laird.3,7


As of 9 Jun 1911,her married name was Watson.

Elizabeth died on 7 Mar 1960 at Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex, England, at age 77 years

Elizabeth W Watson
Aged 76.8



Elizabeth Wotherspoon Watson's estate was probated on 9 May 1960 at London, Middlesex, England,

WATSON Elizabeth Wotherspoon
otherwise Elizabeth of 30 Harcombe Road, Stoke Newington, London. N 16.
married woman died 7 March 1960,
Probate London 9 May to Elizabeth Rae MacNee married woman.
Effects £236 6s 9d.9




Elizabeth and William had 1 Known Child - most likely more.

Child of Elizabeth Wotherspoon Laird and William Watson

FatherAlexander Laird (11 Oct 1864 - 17 Jan 1906)
MotherElizabeth Rae Hotchkis (29 Jan 1864 - 14 Nov 1942)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1883 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0480. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 ED 8A Page 20 via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 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, 1900 Bothwell Lanark 625/1 63.
  5. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01, ED 8, Page 1, via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  6. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 014/00 013. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0059.
  8. [S78] BDM Indexes online: England Civil Registration online, findmypast.co.uk . Online www.findmypast.com/ www.ancestry.co.uk;, 1960 Stoke Newington London, Vol 5d Page 705 aged 76.
  9. [S132] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Adminstrations) 1858-1966, 1960 National Probate Calendar, Page 196, Ancestry.co.uk.