Peter Gourlay Laird

ID# 3658, (1 Dec 1879 - 31 Jan 1935)


Peter Gourlay Laird was born on 1 Dec 1879 at Youngs Land, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Peter Gourlay Laird
At 4PM
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardiner
Married: 31 Dec 1860, Old Monkland

William Laird, X his mark, father was present at the birth.1,2

He was the son of William Laird and Mary Gardiner.

Peter 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



Peter witnessed the marriage of Elizabeth Spiers Forrest and Thomas Laird on 29 Mar 1901 The Puvice Hall, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1,4

Peter 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.5



Peter Gourlay Laird married Georgina Hepburn on 31 Dec 1903 at 11 Colebrooke Street, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Baptist Church

Peter Laird
Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 24
Res: Lee's Land, Thorniewood, Uddingston
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardner
Georgina Hepburn
Dyefield Worker, Spinster, aged 21
Res: 11 Colebrooke Street, Cambuslang
Parents: Alexander Hepburn, Coal Miner & Jane Hepburn MS Brown (dec)

Witnesses: William Laird & Jessie Lindsay.1,6



Peter Gourlay Laird witnessed the birth of Jeanie Hepburn Laird on 4 Aug 1904 Lee's Land, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Jeanie Hepburn Laird
AT 5.20 AM
Parents: Peter Laird, Coal Miner & Georgina Laird MS Hepburn
Married: 1903 December 31st, Cambuslang

Peter Laird, Father was present at the birth.1,7



Peter Gourlay Laird recorded Alexander Laird's death on 17 Jan 1906 Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,
Alexander Laird,
Checkweigher
Married to Elizabeth Wotherspoon Hotchkis
At 1.45AM aged 41yrs
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Mary Laird MS Gardiner

Pater Laird, Brother, Lees Land, Thornwood was the informant.1,8



Peter Gourlay Laird witnessed the birth of Mary Gardiner Laird on 2 Jun 1908 Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,

Mary Gardiner Laird
At 10.30 AM
Parents: Peter Laird, Coal Miner & Georgina Laird MS Hepburn
Married: 1903 December 31st, Cambuslang

Peter Laird, Father was present at the birth.1,9



Peter Gourlay Laird witnessed the birth of William Laird on 1 Apr 1911 Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,

William Laird
At 10.30 PM
Parents: Peter Laird, Coal Miner & Georgina Laird MS Hepburn
Married: 1903 December 31st, Cambuslang

Peter Laird, Father was present at the birth.1,10



Peter appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at 2 Lee's Building, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Georgina, Jeanie, Mary and William ;
LAIRD Peter, Head, Mar, 31, Fireman Miner, Worker, Thorniewood Lanark
LAIRD Georgina, Wife, Mar, 31, Married 7 years, 3 Children born and living, Hamilton Lanark
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 6, School, Thorniewood Lanark
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 2, Thorniewood Lanark
LAIRD William, Son, Under 1 mth, Thorniewood Lanark.11



Peter Gourlay Laird witnessed the death of Mary Laird on 5 Mar 1931 135 Old Edinburgh Road, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Mary LAIRD
widow of William Laird, Coal Miner
at 5.40 PM, aged 89 years.
Parents: Andrew Gardner, Canal Boatman (Dec) Ellen Gardner, MS Provan, (Dec)

Peter Laird, Son, of 9 Birkenhead Gardens, Tannochside, was present when she passed away.1,12



Peter Gourlay Laird recorded William Laird's death on 27 Jul 1934 9 Birkenshaw Gardens, Birkenshaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
William Laird
Omnibus Conductor, Single
At 10.15 AM aged 23 years
Parents: Peter Laird, Colliery Fireman & Georgina Laird MS Hepburn

Peter Laird, Father was the informant.1,13



Peter died on 31 Jan 1935 at Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 55 years, 1 month and 30 days

Peter Gourley Laird
Colliery Underground Fireman
Married to Georgina Hepburn
Usual Res: 9 Birkenshaw Gardens, Uddingston
At 7.40 PM aged 55 years.
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Mary Laird MS Gardiner (dec)

George Tod Logan, Son in Law, 17 Langside Avenue, Uddingston was the informant.1,14



Peter's cause of death on 31 Jan 1935 was from Uraemic coma.

Children of Peter Gourlay Laird and Georgina Hepburn

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, 1879 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0506. 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. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1901 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0031.
  5. [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.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1904 Cambuslang Lanark, 627/00 0005.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1904 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0443.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1906 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0011.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1908 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0335.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0148.
  11. [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.
  12. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1931 Bothwell Lanark 625/01 0039 aged 89.
  13. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1934 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0113 aged 23.
  14. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1935 Townhead Glasgow Lanark, 644/06 0133 aged 55.