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Mary Cunningham Baird

Welfare Supervisor
Birthplace Dumbartonshire Renton

Biography

MARY CUNNINGHAM BAIRD

“Mrs Young”

Date and place of birth:  1885 Renton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Date and place of death:  1959 Muckhart + Glendevon District, Scotland

Nationality: British

Biography:  Mary had and older brother, John Baird born 1890

Parents: John Campbell Baird married Margaret Whitehall 1884 Bonhill Registration District, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Parents occupation:  John Campbell managed the Dye Works in Bonhill

Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Not known

Occupation: Not known

Place of residence at Gretna: Not known, but after the war Mary’s forwarding address was back to here home, where she had grown up, “Craigandro,” Renton, Dumbartonshir

Job Title at Gretna: Welfare Supervisor

Marital Status: Married 24th July 1917 to John Young, who was killed shortly after in Feb 1918 in a aeroplane accident

Children: Mary and John were married for such a short time, however the newspaper reports at the time of John’s death mentions 2 daughters to this couple.

Travels: Nil known

Awards/Recognitions: Nil known

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References

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