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

Michael 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

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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 went south from Fortrose, Ross-shire, early in the ...

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