Hearing; son of John Braidwood (I) (dates unknown and not involved in deaf education), and nephew of Thomas Braidwood (I), (q.v.). In 1770, joined his uncle Thomas Braidwood (I) in the operation of the Braidwood school for the deaf at Edinburgh, Scotland, as assistant teacher. Later married Thomas Braidwood (I)'s daughter and had 2 sons and 2 daughters of his own. After his death from pulmonary disease, his widow and sons continued the Braidwood academy.
Dictionary of National Biography, v.2 p.1108.
1756-24 September 1798