William Laird was born in 1902 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
He was the son of Thomas Laird and Elizabeth Spiers Forrest.
William appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Thomas Laird at 11 Borestone Crescent, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Thomas, Head, Mar, 33, Miners Hewer, Coal Worker, Old Monkland Lanarkshire
LAIRD Lizzie, Wife, Mar, 33, Married 10 years, 4 Children born and living, Duarrter ? Lanark
LAIRD William, Son, 9, School, Bothwell Lanark
LAIRD Lizzie, Dau, 5, School, Bothwell Lanark
LAIRD David, Son, 3, School, Bothwell Lanark
LAIRD Thomas, Son, 8 mths, Bothwell Lanark.2
|Father||Thomas Laird (23 Jan 1878 - 30 May 1936)|
|Mother||Elizabeth Spiers Forrest (1878 - 25 Feb 1951)|
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1902 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 208. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Stirling Stirlingshire, 490/19/24. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.