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date: 06 March 2021

Baird, Charleslocked

(1766–1843)
  • Robert Thorne

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Baird, Charles (1766–1843), engineer and manufacturer of steam-driven machinery, was born on 20 December 1766 at Westertown, near Carron, Stirlingshire, and baptized Gascoigne Baird at Bothkennar on 19 January 1767, one of the ten children of Nicol Baird, superintendent of the Firth and Clyde Canal...

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