The History of Leith

March 6, 2012

Hugh Baird (engineer)

Hugh Baird (10 September 1770 – 24 September 1827) was a Scottish civil engineer, who designed and built the Union Canal. Born at Westertown, Bothkennar, Stirlingshire, he was the son of Nicol Hugh Baird, surveyor to the Forth and Clyde Canal, and was the younger brother of engineer Charles Baird. for more click here

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