Nicholas Baird

12 November 1828–
Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Nicholas

When Nicholas Baird was born on 12 November 1828, in Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Baird, was 44 and her mother, Jane Porteous, was 38.

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Family Time Line

John Baird
1784–
Jane Porteous
1790–1865
John Baird
1813–
Mary Baird
1815–1906
Violet Baird
1830–
Anne Baird
1817–
James Nathan Baird
1819–1908
Agnes Baird
1822–
William Baird
1825–
Nicholas Baird
1828–
Jane Baird
1832–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1830

Age 2

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 4

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 40

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name from Gaelic bàrd ‘bard’, ‘poet’, ‘minstrel’, or of Gaelic Mac an Baird ‘son of the bard’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Nicholas Baird, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Nicholas Baird, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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