Isabella Gardiner McFarlane Laird

ID# 3660, (28 Feb 1887 - 1977)
Isabella Young nee Laird
photo courtsey of Alex Lees & Marie Brown
Photograph by Alex


Isabella Gardiner McFarlane Laird was born on 28 Feb 1887 at Gardiners Land, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Isabella Gardiner McFarlane Laird
At 3.30PM
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardiner
Married: 30 Dec 1860, Old Monkland

William Laird, father registered the birth.1,2

She was the daughter of William Laird and Mary Gardiner.

Isabella appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of William Laird at Gardiners Buildings, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD, William, Head, M, 51, Coal Miner, Employed, Airdrie, Lanark, 2 rooms with windows
LAIRD, Mary Gardiner, Wife, M, 49, Glasgow, Lanark
LAIRD, Mary, Dau, Unm, 20, House Keeper, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD, William,Son, Unm,18, Coal Miner, Employed, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD, Robert, Son, Unm, 17, Coal Miner, Employed, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD, Elizabeth, Dau, Unm, 15, General Servant, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD, Thomas, Son, 13, Coal Miner, Employed, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD, Peter, Son, 11, Scholar, Uddingston, Lanark
LAIRD, Janet, Dau, 9, Scholar, Uddingston, Lanark
LAIRD, Bella, Dau, 4, Uddingston, Lanark.3



Isabella appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of William Laird at 5 Lees Land, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD, William, Head, Mar, 60, Coal Miner, Worker, Old Monkland Lanarkshire, 2 rooms with windows
LAIRD, Mary, Wife, Mar, 59, Miners wife, Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire
LAIRD, Peter, Son, S, 20, Coal Miner, Worker,Bothwell, Lanark
LAIRD, Isabella, Daur, S, 14, Scholar, Bothwell, Lanark.4



Isabella appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Mary Laird at 5 Lees Building, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Mary, Head, 69, Widow, (no other info recorded :-< ), Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire
LAIRD Bella, Dau, 24, Single, Confectioner ShopKeeper, Worker, At Home, Bothwell Lanark.5



Isabella Gardiner McFarlane Laird married John Young on 7 Oct 1932 at Church of Scotland Manse, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns, According to the Forms of the Church of Scotland.

John Young,
Shoemaker (Master), (Widower) aged 65
Usual Res: 157 Old Edinburgh Road, Thornwood.
Parents: George Young, Shoemaker (Master) (dec) & Agnes Young MS Anderson (dec)
Isabella Gardiner McFarlane Laird,
Confectioner, (Spinster) aged 45
Usual Res: 135 Old Edinburgh Road, Thornwood
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Mary Laird MS Gardiner (dec)

Witnesses: Graham Perrie, 22 Laighmuir St, Uddingston & Margaret Guy, 43 Thorniewood by Uddingston.1,6


As of 7 Oct 1932,her married name was Young.

Isabella was in the photo with Margaret Stewart Gartshore taken in 1955;
Photo taken at Bill and Kate's Wedding.7



Isabella died in 1977 at Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 89 years

Isabella Gardiner Young MS Laird
Aged 90.8



Isabella and John had No known children of this marriage.

Family: Isabella Gardiner McFarlane Laird and John Young

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, 1887 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0120. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/1 008/1 40. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  4. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell Lanark, Piece 625/ Folio 8 Page 21. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  5. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 014/00 003. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1932 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0093.
  7. [S194] Letter or email from Alexander Lees (Scotland) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email family photos March 2014.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1977 Coatbridge North Lanarkshire, 562/00 0357 - aged 90.