Jessie (Janet) Laing née Moggach (1898 - 1976)

Born: Jessie Moggach | Nickname: Janet | Married name: Jessie Laing
B: 6 December 1898 at Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
D: 1976 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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Biography

Janet (born Jessie) Moggach was born at Anderson's Wards in the Parish of Grange in Banffshire on 6 December 1898. She was the second child of Alexander Moggach (1855-1940) and Jane (Jeannie) Gordon (1876-1950). She trained to be a nurse in Aberdeen, Manchester and Banchory-Ternan. In 1933 she married William John Laing (1897-1934), but was widowed the following year as the mother of an infant daughter. Jane died in Aberdeen in 1976 and is buried with her husband in Springbank Cemetery.

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Life events

Date Age Event and location Note
6 Dec 1898 - Birth
Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
1
1901 2 Residence
Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
2
1911 12 Residence
Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
3
1918 19 Occupation: Trainee nurse
City Hospital, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4
1920 21 Occupation: Trainee nurse
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, Lancashire, England
5
1922 23 Occupation: Trainee nurse
Nordrach on Dee Hospital (Glen O'Dee Hospital), Banchory-Ternan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
6
1933 34 Occupation: Nurse
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
7
1934 35 Residence
46 Woodhill Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
8
10 Dec 1940 42 Death of father, Alexander Moggach
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
9
1 May 1950 51 Death of mother, Jane (Jeannie) Gordon
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
10
1957 57 Residence
23 Belgrave Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
11
1976 76 Death
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
12
1976   Burial
Springbank Cemetery, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
13

Footnotes

  1. Birth record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, JESSIE; sex: F; born: 1898; ref: 156/ 46 Grange (Banff).
  2. 1901 census on ScotlandsPeople: MOFFACH, JESSIE G; census: 1901; sex: F; age: 2; ref: 156/ 1/ 7 Grange Banff. NB: Surname incorrectly indexed as "Moffach", rather than "Moggach".
  3. 1911 census on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, JESSIE; census: 1911; sex: F; age: 12; ref: 156/ 1/ 3 Grange Banff
  4. Details of training hospitals listed on her "Application for Registration of Intermediate Nurses" with the General Nursing Council for Scotland. | Source: Royal College of Nursing; Edinburgh, Scotland; Register of Nurses; Reel Number: 17.
  5. Details of training hospitals listed on her "Application for Registration of Intermediate Nurses" with the General Nursing Council for Scotland. | Source: Royal College of Nursing; Edinburgh, Scotland; Register of Nurses; Reel Number: 17.
  6. Details of training hospitals listed on her "Application for Registration of Intermediate Nurses" with the General Nursing Council for Scotland. | Source: Royal College of Nursing; Edinburgh, Scotland; Register of Nurses; Reel Number: 17.
  7. Marriage record on ScotlandsPeople: LAING, WILLIAM JOHN; spouse: MOGGACH, JESSIE; married: 1933; ref: 156/ 1 Grange (Banff).
  8. Probate record for her late husband: "LAING, William John, Restaurant Manager, 46 Woodhill Road, Aberdeen, died 4 June 1934 at Aberdeen, intestate. Confirmation Aberdeen, 30 August, to Janet Moggach or Laing, residing at 46 Woodhill Road aforeshaid, the relict. Value of Estate, £2453: 7: 6". | Source: Calendar of Confirmations, Scotland, 1934. Entry for William John Laing.
  9. Cause of death: Senile decay, with myocarial degeration and heart failure. | Source: Death record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, ALEXANDER; age: 85; died: 1940; ref: 156/ 10 Grange (Banff).
  10. Death record on ScotlandsPeople: GORDON, JANE; age: 73; died: 1950; ref: 156/ 2 Grange.
  11. Acted as the informant with the registrar after the death of her niece, Maureen Jean Moggach. | Source: ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, MAUREEN JEAN; age: 23; died: 1957; ref: 320/ 226 Stracathro.
  12. Death record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, JESSIE; age: 77; mother's maiden name: GORDON; died: 1976; ref: 304/ 736 Aberdeen
  13. Grave photograph on BillionGraves.com https://billiongraves.com/grave/Jessie-Moggach-Laing/22406368.