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date: 20 February 2020

Baird, Jameslocked

  • Arthur H. Grant
  • , revised by Iain F. Russell


Baird, James (1802–1876), ironmaster and philanthropist, was born at Kirkwood in Lanarkshire on 5 December 1802, the fourth son of Alexander Baird (d. 1833), farmer, and Jean, the daughter of James Moffat. He attended the Old Monkland parish school, and may have attended classes at ...

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