Helen Laird

ID# 420, (20 Nov 1861 - 3 Oct 1863)

Helen Laird was born on 20 Nov 1861 at Dykehead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

At 4.40AM
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.

Helen died on 3 Oct 1863 at Dykehead, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, at age 1 year, 10 months and 13 days

Helen Laird
At 4.45pm aged 22 months

Parents: William Laird, Coalminer & Mary Laird MS Gardner

William Laird (X his mark), father was present when she died.1,4

Helen's cause of death on 3 Oct 1863 was from Pneumonia - 8 days.

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


  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, 1861 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 0303. 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. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1863 Western District Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 0141.