Elizabeth Spiers Forrest

ID# 8214, (1878 - 25 Feb 1951)


Elizabeth Spiers Forrest was born in 1878 at Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Elizabeth Spiers Forrest
Parents: David Forrest, Coal Miner & Elizabeth Forrest MS Speirs.1



Elizabeth Spiers Forrest married Thomas Laird, son of William Laird and Mary Gardiner, on 29 Mar 1901 at The Puvice Hall, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

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

Thomas Laird
Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 23
Res: 5 Double Row, Thornwood
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardner
Lizzie Speirs Forrest
Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 23
Res: 24 Double Row, Thornwood
Parents: David Forrest, Coal Miner & Elizabeth Forrest MS Speirs

Witnesses: Peter Laird & Christina Forrest.2,3


As of 29 Mar 1901,her married name was Laird.

Elizabeth appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Thomas Laird at Youngs Land, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD Thomas, Head, Mar, 23, Coal Miner, Bothwell Lanark
LAIRD Elizabeth, Wife, Mar, 23, Miners Wife, Bothwell Lanark.4



Elizabeth 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.5



Elizabeth died on 25 Feb 1951 at 12 Cousine's Buildings, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire, Scotland , at age 73 years

Elizabeth ( Forrest) Laird
Widow of Thomas Laird, Collery Oversman
At 1.30 AM, aged 74
Parents: David Forrest, Coal Miner (dec) & Elizabeth Forrest MS Speirs (dec)

Thomas Laird, Son, 13 Paris Avenue, Denny was the informant.

(Forrest) was crossed out.2,6



Elizabeth's cause of death on 25 Feb 1951 was from Arteriosclerosis
Myocardial Degeneration
Left Ventricular Failure - 14 days.



Elizabeth and Thomas had 4 Known Children - may be more.

Children of Elizabeth Spiers Forrest and Thomas Laird

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1878 Hamilton Lanark, 647/83. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  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 www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1901 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0031.
  4. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell Lanark, Reg 625/1 ED 8 Page 4 - via Ancestry. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  5. [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.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1951 Logie Stirlingshire, 485/ B15 Aged 74 yrs.