Helen Provan Gardner Laird

ID# 5898, (20 Jul 1901 - 1967)

Helen Provan Gardner Laird was born on 20 Jul 1901 at 13 Donaldson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Helen Provan Gardner Laird
At 1.30 AM
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married: 26 March 1886, Bothwell

Charles Laird, father was present at her birth.1,2

She was the daughter of Charles Laird and Catherine Hamilton.

Helen appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Charles Laird at 16 Donaldson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
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

Helen Provan Gardner Laird married James Westwood Struthers in 1932 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland .4

As of 1932,her married name was Struthers.

Helen died in 1967 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, at age 65 years

Helen Provan G Struthers MS Laird
Aged 66.5

Family: Helen Provan Gardner Laird and James Westwood Struthers

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, 1901 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0381. 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, 1932 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0001.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1967 Bothwell Lanarkshire, 625/562 aged 66.