God gave him a home; a beautiful residence, adorned with this name, graces the city of Airdrie to-day.
He married Janet Moffat, and lived at first in comfortable circumstances at Airdrie, where he owned a cottage and a croft.
He spent the early part of his life at a coal-mine, near Glasgow (Airdrie), where he all along enjoyed good health.
It is high to hear these young fellows talk of the Raid of Airdrie, the trot of Kilmarnock, and so on, like so many moss-troopers.
Coming so soon after Airdrie and Coatbridge it looks quite like another world.
Before the adoption of the police act in Airdrie, a worthy named Geordie G—— had the surveillance of the town.