William Laird Wood

ID# 8212, (1901 - 1977)

William Laird Wood was born in 1901 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
He was the son of John Wood and Elizabeth Laird.

William appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of John Wood at 18 Crofthead Street, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
WOOD John, Head, 39, Mar, Plasterer (House), Worker, Glasgow Lanark
WOOD Elizabeth, Wife, 35, Mar, Married 17 years, 5 Children Born, 3 Living, Ballieston Lanark
WOOD Sarah, Dau, 16, Single, Dressmaker, Worker, St Andrews Fife
WOOD William, Son, 9, School, Glasgow Lanark
WOOD John, Son, 6, School, Glasgow Lanark
GIBSON James, Boarder, 20, Single, Grocers Assistant, Worker, Wigtownshire
MOFFATT William, Boarder, 25, Single, Assurance Agent, Prudential, Worker, Dumfriesshire.2

William Laird Wood recorded Elizabeth Wood's death on 11 Nov 1945 County Hospital, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Elizabeth Wood
Widow of John Wood, Plasterer
Usual Res: 18 Crofthead Street, Uddingston
At 5.15 PM aged 69yrs
Parents: William Laird, Coalminer (dec) & Mary Laird MS Gardner (dec)

W L Wood, Son, 18 Crofthead Street, Uddingston was the informant.3,4

William died in 1977 at Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 76 years

William Laird Wood
Aged 75.5

FatherJohn Wood (8 Sep 1871 - a 1911)
MotherElizabeth Laird (5 Jan 1876 - 11 Nov 1945)


  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1901 Kelvin Lanark, 644/9 848. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 10/15. Hereinafter cited as 1911 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, 1945 Dalziel Lanarkshire, 639/ 475 aged 69 yrs.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1977 Bellshill Lanark, 566/237 aged 75.