Margaret Loudon

ID# 7335, (1900 - 18 Dec 1961)

Margaret Loudon was born in 1900 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Parents: James Loudon & Elizabeth Farr.

Margaret appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of David Laird at 68 Meadowhill, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
JACKSON David, Head, 41, Mar, Coal Miner Hewer, worker, Hamilton Lanark
JACKSON Elizabeth, Wife, 37, Mar, Married 5 years, 3 children born, 3 children living
JACKSON Jeanie, Dau, 19, Single, Pithead Labourer, Worker, Holytown
LOUDON John, Step Son, 16, Single, Coal Miner Hewer, Worker, Shotts
LOUDON Margaret, Step Dau, 12, School, Bothwell
LOUDON William, Step Son, 8, School, Lesmahgow
LOUDON Elizabeth, Step Dau, 7, School, Shotts
JACKSON Isabella, Dau, 4, Shotts
JACKSON Janet, Dau, 2, Larkhall
JACKSON Thomas, Son, under 1mth, Larkhall
LAIRD David, Lodger, 41, Widower, Coal Miner Hewer, worker, Stevenson Ayrshire.1

Margaret Loudon married James Bone Laird, son of David Laird and Mary Bone, on 23 Jan 1920 at Manse, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland

James Laird,
Caol Miner, Bachelor, aged 21
Usual Res: 68 Meadowhill, Larkhall
Parents: David Laird, Caol Miner & Mary Laird MS Bone (dec)
Margaret Loudon,
Colliery Worker, Spinster aged 20
Usual Res: 68 Meadowhill, Larkhall
Parents: James Loudon, Coal Miner (dec) & Elizabeth Jackson previously Loudon MS Farr

Witnesses: Thomas McG?? & Mary Craigons ?
(very hard to read.)2,3

As of 23 Jan 1920,her married name was Laird.

Margaret Laird married John McMunn in 1935 at Larkhall, Lanark, Scotland ,

John McNumm to Margaret Laird/ Loudon.4

As of 1935,her married name was McMunn.

Margaret died on 18 Dec 1961 at 46 West Clyde Street, Larkhall, Lanark, Scotland , at age 61 years

Margaret McMunn
Married to 1st James Laird, Coal Miner
2nd John McMunn, Colliery ?? Worker (retired)
at 7.25 PM aged 61 years.

Parents: James Loudon, ? Stone Quarryman (dec) & Elizabeth Loudon afterwards Jackson MS Farr (dec)

J McMunn, Widower was present when she passed away.2,5

Margaret's cause of death on 18 Dec 1961 was from Diabetes Mellitus & Coronary Thrombosis.

Margaret was buried in Dec 1961 at Larkhall Cemetery, Larkhall, Lanark, Scotland ,

Fondest Memory of
My Dear Wife
and Our Dear Mother
Margaret Loudon
Wife of John McMunn
Died 18th Dec 1961
aged 61 Years.
Also the Above
John McMunn
Died 18th Nov 1970
aged 77 Years.
Give Them Eternal Rest
Also their Daughter
Died 10th October 1992
Aged 65 Years.

Worthy of the Name Mother.6

Margaret and John McMunn
Larkhall Cemetery
www.scottish monumential

Margaret and James had 3 Known Children, may be more.

Child of Margaret Loudon and James Bone Laird

Family: Margaret Loudon and John McMunn


  1. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Larkhall Lanark, 1911 638/01 006/00 027. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1920 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0023. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1935 Larkhall Lanark, 638/01 0034.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1961 Larkhall Lanark, 638/00 0106.
  6. [S43] Cemetery Records , Scottish Monumental - Larkhall Cemetery CD2. img 1218. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.