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Baird, John (1798-1859), architect

Charles McKean

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/62890

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Baird, John (1798-1859), architect, was born at Dalmuir, Old Kilpatrick. He was apprenticed to an architect relative, John Shepherd, in Glasgow in 1813, during which time the firm was apparently responsible for completing the west terrace of Peter Nicholson's Carlton Place. (Baird's future chief assistant, Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, was to ...

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