Thomas Laird

ID# 2727, (c 1850 - )


Thomas Laird was born c 1850 at Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland .
He was the son of Charles Laird and Jean Hutchison.

Thomas appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Charles Laird at Patterson's Row, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD, Charles, Head, Married, 38, Coalminer, born (Unknown) - very difficult to read could be Stirling ??
LAIRD, Jane, Wife, M, 35, Govan, Lanark
LAIRD, David, Son, U, 15, Trapdoor Keeper, Old Monkland, Lanark
LAIRD, Robert, Son, U, 13, Drawer in a coalpit, Old Monkland, Lanark
LAIRD, William, Son, 10, Drawer in a coalpit, Old Monkland, Lanark
LAIRD, Jane, Dau, 8, Scholar, Barony of Glasgow, Lanark
LAIRD, Charles, Son, 6, Scholar, Barony of Glasgow, Lanark
LAIRD, Eleanor, Dau, 4, Govan, Lanark
LAIRD, Thomas, Son, 1, Govan, Lanark.1



Thomas appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of James Park at Overton Hamlet, Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland ;
PARK James, Head, 53, Coalminer, Cumnock Ayr
PARK Jean, Wife, 44, Govan, Lanark
LAIRD Helen, Daughter, 14, Govan
LAIRD Thomas, Son, 10, Scholar, Govan
LAIRD Agnes, Daughter, 8, Govan.2



Thomas Laird married Ann Colquhoun on 31 Dec 1869 at The Manse, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Thomas Laird, Coalminer (Bachelor) aged 21, Baillieston, Old Monkland
Parents: Charles Laird, Coalminer (dec) and Jane Laird MS Hutcheson (dec)
Ann Colquhoun, X her mark, (Witness David Donald), (Spinster) aged 19, Baillieston, Old Monkland
Parents: Andrew Colquhoun, Gardener, and Ann Colqhoun MS Craig (dec)

Witnesses: David Donald and Helen Gardiner.3,4



Thomas recorded the birth of Mary Gardner Laird on 19 Feb 1877 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.3,5



Thomas appeared on the 1881 Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, also listed in the household was Annie, Annie, Charles, Jane, Mary and William ;
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.6

Thomas Laird witnessed the death of Mary Gardner Laird on 23 May 1888 New Row, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
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.3,7



Thomas recorded the birth of Mary Gardner Laird on 21 May 1889 7 Reid & Stewart Row, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

LAIRD Mary Gardner
at 5PM
Parents: Thomas Laird, Coal Miner & Ann Laird MS Colquhoun
Married: 31 Dec 1869, Baillieston, Old Monkland

Thomas Laird father registered the birth.3,8

Children of Thomas Laird and Ann Colquhoun

FatherCharles Laird (c 1813 - bt 1853 - 1855)
MotherJean Hutchison (23 Apr 1815 - 20 Apr 1862)

Citations

  1. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Gorbals Film No 166, 627B Govan/Strathbungo - 1851 Govan Lanark 644/02 137/02 005. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  2. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Dreghorn Ayrshire, ED 5 Line 12, page 30 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1861 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, Old Monkland (Western District) Lanark 652/01 0005 - 1870. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1877 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 0055.
  6. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: 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.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1888 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 135 aged 11.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1889 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0295.