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John Laird (1834-1898), engineer and ship builder of Laird Brothers.
1834 Born the son of John Laird
Educated at Winnick and Cheltenham College.
Apprenticed to Mr. Moon, a Brazilian Merchant, for 5 years.
During the Crimean War, went to Toulon, South of France and learnt Naval matters.
1860 Returned to England.
1898 Died aged 63 on January 25th.
1898 Obituary