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John Loudon McAdam (1756–1836) by unknown artist, c. 1830 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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McAdam, John Loudon (1756–1836), builder and administrator of roads, was born in the west-coast town of Ayr, at 22 Sandgate, on 21 September 1756, the youngest child and second son of James McAdam of Waterhead (c.1718–1770), and his wife, Susannah Cochrane (...

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McIntosh, Hugh (1768–1840), civil engineering contractor, was born on 4 December 1768 at Milntown of Kildrummie, Nairn, the second son of David McIntosh (c.1730–1790) and Margaret Tolmie. The family had an agricultural background. After a brief education at Inverness he went south in search of work with the canal contractor ...