Gordon Granville Aird

7 April 1896–19 January 1946 (Age 49)
Woodville Park, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Gordon Granville

When Gordon Granville Aird was born on 7 April 1896, in Woodville Park, South Australia, Australia, his father, John Richard Aird, was 42 and his mother, Marion Lawrie, was 31. He married Hilda Edith Mary Swain on 9 November 1920, in Beverley, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 19 January 1946, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 49, and was buried in Cheltenham, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Gordon Granville Aird
1896–1946
Hilda Edith Mary Swain
1893–1996
Marriage: 9 November 1920
Lyall Alexander Aird
1922–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 November 1920
Beverley, South Australia, Australia
children

(1)

    Lyall Alexander Aird

    Male1922–2012Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1901

Age 5

First Federal election.
1901

Age 5

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1911

Age 15

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place named with Gaelic àird(e) ‘height’, ‘promontory’, or ‘headland’, from the adjective àrd ‘high’, ‘lofty’, cognate with Latin arduus ‘steep’, ‘difficult’. There is one such place near Hurlford in Ayrshire, and another in Inch, Wigtownshire. See also Ard .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Gordon Granville Aird, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Gordon Granville Aird in SA BDM indexes - birth
  • Gordon Granville Aird in SA BDM indexes - death

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