Maggie Kerr Riddell was born on 15 February 1894 at 28 Woodside Walk in Hamilton. Her parents were Francis and Janet (Kerr) Riddell and her father drove a van for a bakery. When the 1901 census was enumerated the family still lived at the Woodside Walk address and Maggie attended school.
Ten years later Maggie lived with her family at Gertrude Cottage on 7 Scott Street and worked with her sister, Martha, as an assistant at a fruit produce shop. She married Alexander Paterson on 18 August 1926 at her parents home, Gertrude Cottage, according to the forms of the Christian Brethren. She was 32 years old and worked as a shop assistant in her father's confection shop. They had at least one son.
Maggie Kerr (Riddell) Paterson died in 1997 in Lesmahagow, a district of Lanarkshire, Scotland.
1901 Scotland Census, Parish: Hamilton; ED: 14; Page: 32; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1901_338
1911 Scotland Census, 02/04/1911 Riddell, Francis (Census 1911 647/00 014/00 014)
Scotland, Statutory Registrations, 1855-2013, 1894 Riddell, Maggie Kerr (Statutory Births 647/00 0268)
Scotland, Statutory Registrations, 1855-2013, 1926 Paterson, Alexander - Riddell, Maggie Kerr (Statutory Marriages 647/00 0176)
Scotland, Statutory Registrations Index, 1855-2013, 1997 Paterson, Maggie Kerr (585/00 0023)