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General George Wade


1673 - 1748

British soldier employed after the Jacobite rebellion of 1715 to construct a system of metalled military roads and 40 stone bridges throughout the Scottish Highlands. Wade became a Privy Councillor and Lieutenant-General in 1742, and a Field-Marshal in 1743.


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