REID, John, (b.c.1813), engineer. ROYAL SCOTTISH SOCIETY OF ARTS MEDAL. Silver medal inscribed "To John Reid F.R.S.S.A. Engineer and Manager Edinr & Leith Gas Coy. for his Paper On water supply, with a Description of the New Water Works designed & erected by him at Montrose read 23rd Feby 1863 No 4066 The Silver Medal." 49mm. Eimer1350. VF
Probably John Reid, gas engineer, found in the 1861 census, in Leith, who was born about 1813 in Perth.