Ellen Provan Laird

ID# 424, (9 Nov 1868 - 17 Mar 1918)


Ellen Provan Laird was born on 9 Nov 1868 at Crosshill, Ballieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

LAIRD Ellen Provan
At 9.30PM
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardner
Married: 31 Dec 1860, Manse Old Monkland

William Laird, X his mark, father registered the birth.1,2,3

She was the daughter of William Laird and Mary Gardiner.

Ellen Provan Laird was also known as Helen Laird.



Helen appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of William Laird at Thomson's Land, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD William, Head, M, 31, Coalminer, Old Monkland, Lanark, 2 windows and 2 children at school
LAIRD Mary, Wife, M, 27, Cumbernauld, Dumbarton
LAIRD Charles, Son, 8, Scholar, Old Monkland
LAIRD Alexander, Son, 6, Scholar, Old Monkland
LAIRD Jane, Dau, 4, Old Monkland
LAIRD Helen P, Dau, 2, Old Monkland
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 6mths, Old Monkland
CUNNINGHAM John, Boarder, Unm, 45, Coalminer, Old Monkland.4



Helen Laird married John Fraser Kyle on 29 Jun 1888 at No 15 Dunlop's Rows, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

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

John Kyle,
Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 23
Usual Res: Gardiners Land, Thornwood
Parents: Peter Kyle, Pawnbroker (dec) & Ada Eliza Kyle MS Fraser (dec)
Helen Laird,
Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 19
Used Res: Gardiners Land, Thornwood
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardiner

Witnesses: William Laird & Mary Laird.1,5


As of 29 Jun 1888,her married name was Helen Kyle.

Helen appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of John Fraser Kyle at No 26 Thornwood Rows, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
KYLE John, Head, 26, Coal Miner, Paisley Renfrew
KYLE Helen, Wife, 22, Ballieston Lanark
KYLE Peter, Son, 1, Bothwell Lanark.6



Helen appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of John Fraser Kyle at Provident Place, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
KYLE John, Head, 35, Coal Miner, Howwood Renfrew
KYLE Helen, Wife, 32, Miners wife, Bothwell
KYLE Peter, Son, 11, Scholar, Bothwell
KYLE William, Son, 9, Scholar, Bothwell
KYLE Mary, Dau, 6, Scholar, Bothwell
KYLE John, Son, 1, Bothwell.7



Helen appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of John Fraser Kyle at Provident Building, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
KYLE John, 2 rooms with windows, 7 people in house, Head, 46, Married, Checkweigher , Colliery, worker, Horwood Renfrew
KYLE Helen, Wife, 42, Married 22 yrs, 5 children born, 4 children living, Old Monkland Lanark
KYLE Peter, Son, 21, Single, Grocer, worker, Bothwell
KYLE William, Son, 19, Single, Cledno? Light Attendant, Colliery, worker, Bothwell
KYLE Mary, Dau, 16, Single, Book Keeper, Fishmonger, worker, Bothwell
KYLE John, Son, 11, School, Bothwell
AITKEN Ferdinand, Br, 21, Single, Carpenter Colliery, Worker, New Monkland.8



Helen died on 17 Mar 1918 at Provident Building, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 49 years, 4 months and 8 days

Helen Kyle
Married to John Kyle, Check weigher at Colliery
At 1.05 PM aged 49 yrs

Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Mary Laird MS Gardiner

John Kyle, Widower, was present at her death.1,9



Helen's cause of death on 17 Mar 1918 was from Purpura Haemorrhagica,
(unable to read) ? days.



Helen and John had 5 Known Children.

Children of Ellen Provan Laird and John Fraser Kyle

FatherWilliam Laird (c 1840 - 20 Oct 1905)
MotherMary Gardiner (14 May 1841 - 5 Mar 1931)

Citations

  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, 1868 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 0302. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C116521.
  4. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 008/000 039. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1888 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0066.
  6. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 ED 8A Page 28, via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  7. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 ED 8 Page 24, via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  8. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 014/00 001. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1918 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0054.