William John Laing (1897 - 1934)

Born: William John Laing
B: 1897 at Enzie, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland
D: 4 June 1934 at 21 Albyn Place, Aberdeen Southern District, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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Biography

William John Laing was the youngest son of Peter Laing and Jane Gauld. He married Jessie (Janet) Moggach (1898-1976) in 1933 and they had one daughter before William died the following year, 1934, a result of septicaemia.

Life events

Date Age Event and location Note
1897 - Birth
Enzie, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland
1
1933 36 Occupation: Restaurant manager
224 Springfield Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2
1934 37 Occupation: Restaurant manager
46 Woodhill Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3
4 Jun 1934 37 Death
21 Albyn Place, Aberdeen Southern District, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4
6 Jun 1934   Burial
Springbank Cemetery, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
5

Footnotes

  1. ScotlandsPeople: LAING, WILLIAM JOHN; sex: M; born: 1897; ref: 152/ 27 Enzie.
  2. The occupation given on his marriage record, as it appears on the image provided by ScotlandsPeople, is illegible. He is described as a restaurant manager when he died the following year. A report of his marriage in the Aberdeen Press and Journal of 3 February 1933, page 3, states the he worked at the Princess Café, Aberdeen. | Source: Marriage record on ScotlandsPeople: LAING, WILLIAM JOHN; spouse: MOGGACH, JESSIE; married: 1933; ref: 156/ 1 Grange (Banff).
  3. His 'usual residence', as stated on his death registration. | Source: Death registration on Scotland's People: LAING, WILLIAM JOHN; age: 37; died: 1934; ref: 168/2 366 Aberdeen Southern District.
  4. Died from septicaemia as a result of a furuncle (= infected hair follicle) on his upper lip. | Source: Death registration on Scotland's People: LAING, WILLIAM JOHN; age: 37; died: 1934; ref: 168/2 366 Aberdeen Southern District.
  5. "LAING. - At a nursing home, Aberdeen, on 4th June, 1934, William John Laing, beloved husband of Janet Moggach and youngest son of the late Peter Laing, stationmaster. Funeral on Wednesday, 6th inst., at 2.30 p.m., from 46 Woodhill Road, to Springbank Cemetery". | Source: Aberdeen Press and Journal, 5 June 1934, page 1. Photograph of gravestone on BillionGraves website at https://billiongraves.com/grave/William-John-Laing/22406367.