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John Baird (2)

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John Baird, of the Canal Basin Foundry, Glasgow (presumably Canal Basin Foundry Co)

c.1776 Born

1802 Started Shotts Iron Works; remained as managing partner for the next 40 years[1]

1803 Married Mary Murray at Shotts[2]

1841 John Baird 65, iron master, lived at Shotts Iron Works with Mary Baird 65, Charles S Baird 30, iron master, Miss Margue Baird 20[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1872/08/09
  2. BMD
  3. 1841 census