Reference Entry

Aird, Sir John, first baronet (1833–1911), civil engineering contractor

Mike Chrimes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30354

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Manufacturing
  • History of Manufacturing and Construction
  • Construction
  • Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

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...

Reference Entry.  1815 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Construction ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.