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Meet the Bairds

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young-malcolm-baird-wTHREE members of John Logie Baird's family are seen in this picture taken in April 1952.

It shows the TV inventor's older sister Annie and his children Diana and Malcolm being presented with a television set from the Scophany Television Company.

The same day a plaque was unveiled at the former St Bride's Church (West Parish Church) Manse at the corner of West Argyle Street and Suffolk Street where John Logie Baird was brought up.

The presentation took place six years after the inventor died at the age of 57 in Bexhill-on-Sea after suffering a stroke.

Diana is now Mrs Richardson and lives in Uddingston. Malcolm, who is an emeritus professor of engineering and lives in Canada, is hon president of Helensburgh Heritage Trust.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 26 February 2013 17:35 )  

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John Hume-wThe final Open Meeting of the season will be on Wednesday March 29 at 7.30pm at the Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, Helensburgh. Professor John Hume willl speak on the history of some West Dunbartonshire churches.

Winter Talks 2016-17

  • Wednesday September 28 2016 — Ewan Kennedy: The Leiper Legacy
  • Wednesday October 26 — The Rev David Clark: Helensburgh Boys Brigade Centenary
  • Wednesday November 30 — Ian MacEachern: The Luss Slate Quarries

  • Wednesday January 25 2017 — Bill Anderson: The Anderson (Local Collection) Trust
  • Wednesday February 22 — Dr Andrew Bicker: Recent Archaelogical Discoveries on the West Coast of Scotland
  • Wednesday March 29 — Professor John Hume: West Dunbartonshire Churches and their history

Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, at 7.30pm prompt.

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