Baird Baronets


Baird Baronets

There have been five creations of baronets with the surname Baird. They are listed in order of creation.

Baird of Newbyth, Haddington, first Creation (1660)

:Created in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia
*Sir James Baird, 1st Baronet
*Sir William Baird, 2nd Baronet
*Sir John Baird, 3rd Baronet MP for co.Edinburgh 1715-1722 (extinct)


=Baird of Newbyth, Haddington, second Creation (4 November 1680)= :Created in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia.
*Sir William Baird, 1st Baronet
*Sir John Baird, 2nd Baronet MP for Edinburghshire 1715-1722 (extinct)


=Baird of Sauchtonhall, Edinburgh (28 February 1695)= :Created in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia.
*Sir Robert Baird, 1st Baronet
*Sir James Baird, 2nd Baronet
*Sir Robert Baird, 3rd Baronet
*Sir David Baird, 4th Baronet
*Sir William Baird, 5th Baronet
*Sir James Gardiner Baird, 6th Baronet
*Sir James Gardiner Baird, 7th Baronet
*Sir William James Gardiner Baird, 8th Baronet
*Sir James Hozier Gardiner Baird, 9th Baronet
*Sir James Richard Gardiner Baird, 10th Baronet
*Sir James Andrew Gardiner Baird, 11th Baronet (extant)


=Baird of Newbyth, Haddington, third Creation (13 April 1809)= :Created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.
*Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet
*Sir David Baird, 2nd Baronet
*Sir David Baird, 3rd Baronet DL (1832 – 12 October 1913). Born in Prestonkirk, Haddingtonshire, Baird succeeded his father in the baronetcy as the eldest surviving son in 1852. He served as an officer with the 74th Regiment of Foot in the Xhosa Wars of 1851 and 1852; in the Crimean War, and was on Lord Clyde's staff during the Indian Mutiny. He was subsequently a Captain in the 98th Regiment of Foot, and was promoted Major. He was a member of two famous London clubs: the Army and Navy Club, and White's Club. Baird was also was Deputy Lieutenant for the counties of Haddingtonshire and Midlothian. He married, Ellen, daughter and heiress of Charles Stuart, 12th Lord Blantyre, in 1864. At the turn of the century they inherited Lennoxlove near Haddington and settled Newbyth House upon his son and heir David Baird (1865).
*Sir David Baird, 4th Baronet
*Sir David Charles Baird, 5th Baronet
*Sir Charles William Baird, 6th Baronet (extant)

Baird of Urie (8 March 1897)

:Created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.
*Sir Alexander Baird, 1st Baronet Lord Lieutenant of Kincardine, 1889-1920
*Sir John Lawrence Baird, 2nd Baronet. He was subsequently created Viscount Stonehaven in 1938 with which title the baronetcy then merged:Extant

External links

* [http://www.kittybrewster.com/ancestry/baird.htm Baird family tree]

References

*"Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed & Official Classes for 1903", 29th edition, London, 1903, p.108.

References

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