William Laird

ID# 425, (6 Apr 1872 - 27 Jun 1946)


William Laird was born on 6 Apr 1872 at Thomson's Land, Ballieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

LAIRD William
At 7.15AM
Parents: William Laird, Coal miner & Mary Laird MS Gardner
Married: 31 Dec 1860, Manse Old Monkland

William Laird, X his mark, father registered the birth.1,2

He was the son of William Laird and Mary Gardiner.

William 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



William Laird married Marion Reid on 7 Dec 1893 at Erctaria Hall, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland

William Laird Jnr
Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 21
Res: Gardner's Land, Thornwood
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardner
Marion Reid
Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 21
Res: Gardner's Land, Thornwood
Parents: William Reid, Coal Miner & Elizabeth Reid MS Hair (sic - Hare)

Witnesses: James Sanderson & Janet Hutchison.1,4



William Laird witnessed the birth of Elizabeth Reid Laird on 3 Jan 1895 151 Bothwell Park Rows, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Elizabeth Reid Laird
At 6.30 PM
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Marion Laird MS Reid
Married: 1893 Dec 7th Bothwell

William Laird, Father was present at the birth

(Was also Known as Lizzie.)1,5



William Laird witnessed the birth of Mary Gardner Laird on 15 Jul 1898 Bothwell Park Cottages, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Mary Gardner Laird
At 7.40AM
Parents: William laird, Colliery Overseaer & Marion Laird MS Reid
Married Dec 7th 1893, Bothwell

William Laird, Father was present at the birth.1,6



William Laird witnessed the birth of William Laird on 22 Mar 1900 Cockhill Place, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

William Laird
At .30AM
Parents: William Laird, colliery Oversman & Marion Laird MS Reid
Married: 1893 Decemer 7th, Bothwell

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



William Laird witnessed the birth of Agnes Reid Laird on 19 Mar 1902 Central Building, Uddingston, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Agnes Reid Laird
At 3.15 AM
Parents: William Laird, Under Manager at Colliery & Marion Laird MS Reid
Married: 1893 December 7th Uddingston

William Laird, Father, was present at the birth.1,8



William witnessed the marriage of Georgina Hepburn and Peter Gourlay Laird on 31 Dec 1903 11 Colebrooke Street, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1,9

William died on 27 Jun 1946 at Providence, Rhode Island, USA, at age 74 years, 2 months and 21 days

William Laird
Aged 74
Born 1872
Married to Marion Reid Laird
Parents: William Laird & Mary Gardiner.10

Children of William Laird and Marion Reid

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, 1872 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 0144. 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, 1893 Bothwell Lanarkshire, 625/1 73.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1895 Bellshill Lanark, 625/3 28.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1898 Bellshill Lanarkshire, 625/3 336.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1900 Bellshill Lanarkshire, 625/3 187.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1902 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 184.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1904 Cambuslang Lanark, 627/00 0005.
  10. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8FJ-7TS : 6 December 2014), William Laird, 27 Jun 1946; citing Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, reference ; FHL microfilm 2,168,075.