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George Laing                                 1866-1941
George was born on 13 May 1866, the son of James and Theresa Talbot Laing, at Sunderland, County Durham. He married Annie Mulholland Stobart.
Annie Mulholland Stobart             1863-1950
Annie was born on 20 January 1863, the daughter of Henry Stobart and Annie Mulholland, at Hurst Green, Sussex.
I have identified the following children:
  Henry George Stobart Born 26 May 1891   Ford, Northumberland Died 31 May 1916
Claire Margaret Anne Born 27 Dec 1892   Ford, Northumberland Married St Clair Eric Mulholland Stobart
Gilbert James Born 17 Jul 1895   Etal, Northumberland; Died 12 Mar 1915
Olive Cicely Born 8 Aug 1896   Etal, Northumberland Married Gerald Moffat Christie
Philip Sydney Born 14 Nov 1898   Crookham, Northumberland Married Doris Evelyn Macintosh

Birth of Parents
George Laing b: 13 May 1866  c: 11 Jun 1866   St. Michael's, Bishopwearmouth   1866 2Q Sunderland 10a 541
son of James and Theresa Talbot Laing, Thornhill

Annie Mulholland Stobart b: 20 Jan 1863  c: 7 Apr 1863       Bodiam, Sussex
the daughter of Henry Stobart and Annie Mulholland, Hurst Green, Sussex

Marriage
11 Jun 1890
George Laing
Annie Mulholland Stobart
St. Andrews, Totteridge, Hertsford       1890 2Q Barnet 3a 317

1891 Census RG12-4270 6 April 1891 Ford Northumberland
East Flodden House
George Laing
Annie (Wife)
Emily O. Stobart (SisLaw)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 24
Age 28
Age 26
Farmer

Living on own means
Sunderland
Hurst Green
Colton
Durham
Sussex
Staffordshire
13 May 1866
20 Jan 1863
abt 1864

Children
Henry George Stobart Laing b: 26 May 1891       Ford, Northumberland                 1891 2Q Glendale 10b 465
son of George Laing and Annie Mulholland Stobart
Claire Margaret Anne Laing b: 27 Dec 1892       Ford, Northumberland
daughter of George Laing and Annie Mulholland Stobart
Gilbert James Laing b: 17 Jul 1895       Etal, Northumberland                 1895 3Q Glendale 10b 478
son of George Laing and Annie Mulholland Stobart
Olive Cicely Laing b: 8 Aug 1896       Etal, Northumberland                 1896 4Q Glendale 10b 470
daughter of George Laing and Annie Mulholland Stobart
Philip Sydney Laing b: 14 Nov 1898       Crookham, Northumberland                 1899 1Q Glendale 10b 479
son of George Laing and Annie Mulholland Stobart

1901 Census RG13-4848 1 April 1901 Ford Northumberland
The Grange, New Etal
George Laing
Annie M. (Wife)
Age 34
Age 37
Farmer Sunderland
Hurst Green
Durham
Sussex
13 May 1866
20 Jan 1863

1901 Census RG13-4848 1 April 1901 Ford, Northumberland
Manor House, Etal Village
Theresa T. Laing
Louise H. (Sister)
Rupert A. Paget (GRson)
Mabel D. Leather (GRdau)
Claire A. M. Laing (GRdau)
Age 41
Age 28
Age 18
Age 8
Age 8
  Sunderland
Sunderland
Newcastle
Ceylon
Ford
Durham
Durham
Northumberland

Northumberland
28 May 1859
8 Dec 1872
abt 1882
abt 1892
27 Dec 1892

1901 Census RG13-2801 1 April 1901 Belbroughton, Worcestershire
Church House
Henry J. T. Stobart
Frances G. (Wife)
Avril F.
Doris J. K.
Marjorie L.
Went G. (Cousin)
Gilbert J. Laing (Nephew)
Cicily O. Laing (Niece)
Alice M. Frearson (Visitor)
Plus 4 Servants
Age 33
Age 33
Age 4
Age 4
Age 1
Age 34
Age 5
Age 4
Age 24
Glass Manuf. Wakton
Etherley
Clent
Clent
Clent
Etherley
Etal
Etal
Barton Stacy
Northampton
Durham
Worcestershire
Worcestershire
Worcestershire
Durham
Northumberland
Northumberland
Hampshire
abt 1867
abt 1867
abt 1896
abt 1896
abt 1899
abt 1866
17 Jul 1895
8 Aug 1896
abt 1876

1901 Census RG13-2801 1 April 1901 Clent, Worcestershire
Clent Grove
George F. Chance
Mary K. (Wife)
Roger J. F.
Katherine D.
William H. S.
Eustace G. St. C.
Eleanora C. Bedford (Niece)
Philip S. Laing (Nephew)
Plus 6 Servants
Plus Visitor's Servant
Age 46
Age 40
Age 8
Age 7
Age 4
Age 2
Age 19
Age 2
Glass Manuf.





(Visitor)
(Visitor)
Handsworth
Langton
Clent
Clent
Clent
Clent
London
Crookham

Berwick
Staffordshire
Yorkshire
Worcestershire
Worcestershire
Worcestershire
Worcestershire

Northumberland

Northumberland
abt 1854
abt 1860
abt 1892
abt 1893
abt 1896
abt 1898
abt 1881
14 Nov 1898

1911 Census RG14-5 3 April 1911 Beech Hill, Berkshire
The Priory, Reading   (17 Rooms)
George Laing
Annie (Wife)
Cicely (Dau)
Lilias Cowan (Niece)
Kate Humphreys-Jones (Boarder)
Plus 5 Servants
Age 44
Age 48
Age 14
Age 15
Age 28
Farmer



Governess
Sunderland
Hurst Green
Ford
Umbala
Port Elizabeth
Durham
Sussex
Northumberland
India
South Africa
abt 1866
abt 1863
8 Aug 1896
abt 1895
abt 1882

IN Memory of
LIEUTENANT HENRY GEORGE STOBART LAING
H.M.S. "Indefatigable", Royal Navy
Who Died Age 24
ON
31 May 1916

Son of George and Annie M. Laing,
of 80, Crescent Rd., Reading

REMEMBERED WITH HONOR
PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
DEVON

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION
The Times, Wednesday, June 7, 1916

Officers of the Royal Navy who lost their lives in the North Sea Battle on May 31, 1916

  H.M.S. Indefatigable - Lieutenant Henry George Stobart Laing, aged 25, was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. George Laing, of Hadlow Down, Sussex, and grandson of the late Sir George Laing, of Etal Manor, Northumberland, and Sunderland, the eminent shipbuilder. He entered Osborne in January, 1905, and passed out of Dartmouth as Chief Cadet, receiving the King's Gold Medal and Dirk, presented by the Admiralty. He was a good all round athlete and an officer of marked merit.

Death
George Laing Died Dec 1941, Age 75,   Eastbourne, Sussex       1941 4Q Eastbourne 2b 179

Death
Annie Mulholland (Stobart) Laing Died 27 Mar 1950, Age 88,   Eastbourne, Sussex       1950 1Q Eastbourne 5h 294

LONDON   30 May 1950                         Probate
LAING, Annie Mulholland, of 35 Vicarage-road, Eastbourne, widow, died 27 March 1950, Probate, London, 30 May, to Philip Sydney Laing, farmer, Claire Margaret Annie Stobart, widow, and Walter George Burt, solicitor.   Effects £1,179 18s. 9d.

SPECIAL THANKS  to Barbara Christie, of Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada, a descendant of Olive Cicely Laing (1896-1957), for many of the details provided above.