Dates18th-20th centuries
Person NameBlaikie family; family
ActivityJohn Blaikie (d 1826) founded the firm of John Blaikie and Sons, plumbers and brass founders, which operated until the 1920s. Three of his sons, John, Thomas and David Blaikie, formed the company Blaikie Brothers, engineers and iron founders at Footdee Iron Works, and two sons served as Lord Provost of Aberdeen: John Blaikie of Craigiebuckler from 1833 to 1835, and Sir Thomas Blaikie, from 1839 to 1846.
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