Mary Gardner Laird

ID# 4363, (19 Feb 1877 - 23 May 1888)

Mary Gardner Laird was born on 19 Feb 1877 at Crosshill, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

LAIRD Mary Gardner
At 9.15pm
Parents: Thomas Laird, Coal Miner & Annie Laird MS Colquhoun
married Dec 31 1869, Baillieston

Thomas Laird, father registered the birth.1,2

She was the daughter of Thomas Laird and Ann Colquhoun.

Mary appeared on the 1881 Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Thomas Laird at Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire;
LAIRD Thomas, Head, M, 36, M Coal Miner, Glasgow, Lanark
LAIRD Annie, Wife, M, 33, F, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD Annie, Dau, 11, F, Scholar,Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD Charles, Son, 9, M, Scholar, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD Jane, Dau, 7, F, Scholar, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 4, F, Baillieston, Lanark
LAIRD William Son, 1, M, Baillieston, Lanark
DEANS James, Boarder, W, 47, Coal Miner, Stevenstone, Ayr.3

Mary died on 23 May 1888 at New Row, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 11 years, 3 months and 4 days

Mary Gardner Laird
Single,Aged 11
At 5 AM
Parents: Thomas Laird, Coal Miner & Annie Laird MS Colquhoun

Thomas Laird, father was present when she passed away.1,4

Mary's cause of death on 23 May 1888 was from Heart Disease - 6 months.

FatherThomas Laird (c 1850 - )
MotherAnn Colquhoun (c 1850 - )


  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, 1877 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 0055. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), FHL Film 0203698 GRO Ref Vol 652-1 Enum Dist 9 Page 10. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1888 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 135 aged 11.