The parents of Sarah GRAHAM who married Joseph LAURIE were Henry GRAHAM and Jane McBRIDE. They married in 1873 at Collier Street, Johnstone. Henry’s parents were Henry GRAHAM (agricultural labourer dec) and Jane FLEMING (not dec). Jane McBRIDE’s parents were WIlliam McBRIDE coal miner and Sarah CLYDE (dec). Their children were William GRAHAM born Sarah GRAHAM born

Jane McBRIDE died 23rd January 1949 aged 93 years, 119 Main Street, Dreghorn Her parents were William McBRIDE (coal miner deceased) and Sarah CLYDE (dec). She died from arterio sclerosis (senile) cerebral thrombosis. Present – Henry GRAHAM, son, of 1 Chapel Lane, Galston.

Some extracts from the poor relief records (Dreghorn Poor Relief Records 1897) Henry GRAHAM Record No. 347. Applied on 18 Mar 1879 at 3 pm. Residence – No. 2 Six Rows; born in Paisley, Scotland; married aged 27; occupation – coalminer; religion – Protestant; wholly disabled. Dependants: wife – Jane McBride 24, William G. 4 yr 7mth, Sarah G. 1 yr 11 mth. The only settlement which is open to him appears to be his birth – Paisley. First application. 18 Mar – relieved – approved. Henry GRAHAM Record No. 360. Applied on 31 May 1879 at 7 pm. Residence – 35 Six Rows; born in Johnston, Scotland; married aged 25; occupation – coalminer; religion – Protestant; wholly disabled. Dependants: wife – Jane McBride aged 24, William Graham 4yr 7mth, Sarah Graham 2yr 2mth. There appears to be no settlement by residence. Second application – see No. 347. 31 May – relieved – approved.