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John Baird

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1798–1859). Scots architect, whose Glasgow practice was second only in importance to that of David Hamilton. He rarely strayed from a sedate Classicism in his work, although there were...

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Baird, Nathaniel Hughes John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 582 words.

British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 20 August 1865, in Yetholm (Roxburghshire); died 1936.

Painter, engraver. Portraits, genre scenes.

Nathaniel Hughes John...

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Baird, John (1798–1859), architect

Charles McKean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 949 words.

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...

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Baird, John (1788–1820), radical

Peter Berresford Ellis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 1583 words.

Baird, John (1788–1820), radical, was, with Andrew Hardie (1792–1820) and James Wilson (1757–1820), one of the three ‘Radical Martyrs’ executed for their part in the Scottish insurrection...

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Baird, Nathaniel Hughes John (20 August 1865)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 553 words.

Nathaniel Hughes John Baird studied in Edinburgh, London and Paris and exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1883

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Baird, John (1799–1861), Church of Scotland minister

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 501 words.

Baird, John (1799–1861), Church of Scotland minister, was born at Eccles, Berwickshire, on 17 February 1799, the eldest son of the Revd James Baird, who was successively minister of...

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946), television engineer

R. W. Burns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television. 1316 words.

Baird, John Logie (1888–1946), television engineer, was born on 13 August 1888 at The Lodge, West Argyle Street, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, the youngest of the four children of...

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John Baird

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1798–1859). Scots architect, whose Glasgow practice was second only in importance to that of David Hamilton. He rarely strayed from a sedate Classicism in his work, although there were...

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Baird, John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 88 words.

LDS

Born 26 Sept. 1906; s of Alexander and Mary A. T. Baird; m 1933, Agnes F., d of Baillie Kerr, Castle Douglas; one s one d; died 21 March 1965...

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Baird, Sir John, Lord Newbyth (bap. 1620, d. 1698), judge

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 651 words.

Baird, Sir John, Lord Newbyth (bap. 1620, d. 1698), judge, was baptized in Edinburgh on 10 September 1620, the son of James Baird (d. 1655) of Little Fiddes and Byth, Aberdeenshire,...

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John Logie Baird

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1888–1946) British inventor

Baird, who was born in Helensburgh, Scotland, studied electrical engineering at the Royal Technical College in Glasgow and then went to Glasgow...

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Baird, John Logie

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 79 words.

(1888–1946). Television inventor.

Baird came from Helensburgh (Dumbartonshire) and studied electrical engineering at Glasgow University. In poor health, he moved to Hastings in ...

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Baird, John Logie

Edited by Market House Books.

in A Dictionary of Scientists

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Biographical Studies. 200 words.

(1888–1946) British inventor

Baird, who was born in Helensburgh, Scotland, studied electrical engineering at the Royal Technical College in Glasgow and then went to Glasgow...

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Baird, John Foster

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 27 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Active in Teddington, near London, during the second half of the 19th century.

Painter. Landscapes.

Baird exhibited in London from...

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Baird, John (1816–93)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 7 words.

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Baird, John (1798–1859)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 126 words.

his Glasgow practice was second only in importance to that of David *Hamilton. He rarely strayed from a sedate ...

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Thompson, John Baird

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 122 words.

CBE 1929

Born Ballymena, Ireland, 20 Dec. 1868; s of late Geo. L. Thompson, Saintfield, Ireland; m 1st, 1895, Kathleen L. (decd), d of Jas Edmiston; three s; 2nd,...

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