Mary Laird

ID# 6479, (1881 - 12 Sep 1963)


Mary Laird was born in 1881 at Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland .1
She was the daughter of Charles Laird and Mary Knox.

Mary appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Mary Laird at 82 Raise Street, Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Mary, Wife, Mar, 30, Ireland
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 10, Scholar, Ardossan Ayr
LAIRD John, Son, 7, Scholar, Ardossan Ayr
LAIRD Ellen, Dau, 2, Saltcoats Ayr
LAIRD Charles, Son, 5, Saltcoats Ayr
LAIRD Maggie, Dau, 1, Saltcoats Ayr




Charles is missing from the 1891 Census, was he down the mine that night or had he changed occupation and become the Steamship stoker as stated on Mary's death certificate. ?2



Mary Laird married Samuel Kerr on 9 Feb 1900 at 14 Arthur Street, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland ,

After Publication according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland

Samuel Kerr,
Railway Guard, Bachelor, aged 24
Usual Res: 14 Arthur Street, Saltcoats
Parents: William Kerr, Farmer & Alice Kerr MS McClune (dec)
Mary Laird,
Laundrey Worker, Spinster, aged 20
Usual Res: 14 Arthur Street, Saltcoats.
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Knox

Witnesses: John Cook & Hannah Norwood.3,4


As of 9 Feb 1900,her married name was Kerr.

Mary appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Samuel Kerr at 12 Kirkgate Street, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland ;
KERR Samuel, Head, 24, Railway Guard, Ireland
KERR Mary, Wife, 20, Ardrossan Ayr
McCORMICK James, Boarder, 11, Scholar, Govan Lanark
McCORMICK Isabella, Boarder, 9, Scholar, Govan Lanark.5



Mary Laird married Michael Daly on 22 Jan 1916 at St Mary's Church, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland ,

After Publication according to the forms of the Roman Catholic Church.

Michael Daly,
Munation Worker, Bachelor, aged 32.
Usual Res: 14 West Campbell Street, Paisley
Parents: John Daly, Blacksmith (dec) & Catherine Daly MS Boylan (dec)
Mary Laird,
Widow, aged 33.
Usual Res: 14 West Campbell Street, Paisley
Parents: Charles Laird, Ship Stoker & Mary Laird MS Knox.

Witnesses: Father P Fogarty & Catherine Ferry.3,6


As of 22 Jan 1916,her married name was Daly.

Mary died on 12 Sep 1963 at 12 Barncule Terrace, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland , at age 82 years

Mary Daly
Married to:
1st Samuel Kerr, Locomotive Driver
2nd Michael Daly, Concrete Box Maker
At 9.40 AM aged 81yrs.
Parents: Charles Laird, Seaman (dec) & Mary Laird MS Knox (dec)

Michael Daly, Widower was the informant.

No notice in Glasgow Herald.3,7



Mary's cause of death on 12 Sep 1963 was from Cardio Vascular Degeneration
Rheumatoid Arthritis.



Mary and Samuel had unknown children.



Mary and Michael had unknown children.

Family: Mary Laird and Samuel Kerr

Family: Mary Laird and Michael Daly

FatherCharles Laird (5 Apr 1857 - c 1905)
MotherMary Knox (bt 1851 - 1861 - 9 May 1940)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1881 New Ardrossan, Ayr, 576/02 0149. 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 Old Ardrossan Ayr, ED1 Pg 25 Reg 576/1 - 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 Stevenston Ayr, 615/00 0006.
  5. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Ardrossan Ayr, Ed 4 Pg 8 Rego 576/1 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1916 Paisley Renfrew, 573/01 0087.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1963 Paisley Renfrew, 573/01 1100.