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Aird, Sir John, first baronetlocked

(1833–1911)
  • Mike Chrimes

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Aird, Sir John, first baronet (1833–1911), civil engineering contractor, was born on 3 December 1833 in Greenwich, the second son of eight children of John Aird (1800–1876), contractor, and Agnes (d. 1869), daughter of Charles Bennett of Lambeth. His grandfather Robert Aird...

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Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers