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Charles Fairbairn (1858 - 1925)

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Charles Fairbairn
Born in Kelso, Roxburgh, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in St. Stephen's Church, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in South Yarra, Victoria, Australiamap
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Biography

CHARLES FAIRBAIRN [1] (Fairbairn-1118)

PARENTS. George Fairbairn & Virginia Charlotte (Armytage) Fairbairn

BIRTH. 12 Aug 1858, Kelso, Roxburgh, Scotland

BIRTH. 12 Aug 1858
Name Charles Fairbairn
Gender Male
Birth Date 12 Aug 1858
Birthplace KELSO,ROXBURGH,SCOTLAND
Father's Name George Fairbairn
Mother's Name Virginia Armytage

(Nov 1890). ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT. The engagement is announced of Miss Bessie Osborne of "Merton," Elsternwick, to Mr. Charles Fairbairn, third son of Mr. Thomas [sic, George] Fairbairn, of "Lara" near Geelong.


MARRIAGE. 15 Jul 1891, St. Stephen's Church, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia

MARRIAGE. 15 Jul 1891, Elizabeth Osborne, daughter of James Osborne & Esther Eliza (Houston) Osborne

MARRIAGE. VIC BDM Marriage Reg: #4644/1891
Family name FAIRBAIRN
Given names Chas
Event Marriage
Spouse's family name OSBORNE
Spouse's given name Elizth

MARRIAGE NOTICE. FAIRBAIRN—OSBORNE.—On the 15th inst., at St. Stephen's Church, Elsternwick, by Rev. Phillip Bailhache, incumbent, Charles, third son of George Fairbairn, of Windermere, Lara, to Elizabeth, second daughter of James Osborne, of Merton, Elsternwick.

Children (born in Australia, bef. 1897):

(1) Esther M Fairbairn, b. 2 May 1892, d. aft. 1956, m. Mar 1917, Leonard Lane Wheatley, son of Charles Robertson Eliott Wheatley & Ellen Bingham (Lane) Wheatley
(2) Charles Osborne Fairbairn, b. 3 May 1893, d. 29 Aug 1959, m. 9 Feb 1922, Irene Florence Ridley, daughter of Bishop Latimer Ridley & Florence Ada (Edwards) Ridley

1897. To ENGLAND. On the POLYNESIEN II

Outwards passenger lists Record Series Number (VPRS): 948: [2]
Name Age Departure Date Destination Ship
FAIRBAIRN, CHAS MR, 50, JAN 1897, MARSEILLES VIA PORTS, POLYNESIEN II
FAIRBAIRN, C H MRS, 33, JAN 1897, MARSEILLES VIA PORTS, POLYNESIEN II
FAIRBAIRN, ---- CHILD WITH, 4, JAN 1897, MARSEILLES VIA PORTS, POLYNESIEN II
FAIRBAIRN, ---- CHILD WITH, 3, JAN 1897, MARSEILLES VIA PORTS, POLYNESIEN II
FAIRBAIRN, ---- NURSE WITH, 19, JAN 1897, MARSEILLES VIA PORTS, POLYNESIEN II

(1897). To ENGLAND. Polynesien, French mail steamship 6000 tons, L. Boulard, for Marseilles. Passengers—saloon:— for Marseilles and London—Mr. Chas. Fairbairn, Mrs. Fairbairn, children (two), and nurse, . . .


Children (born in England):

(3) James Valentine Fairbairn, b. 28 Jul 1897, d. 13 Aug 1940, m. 21 Mar 1923, Daisy Olive Forrester, daughter of Charles Forrester & Alice Maud May (Mooney) Forrester

1902. RETURN to AUSTRALIA. On the OLDENBURG

Unassisted passenger lists (1852-1923) Record Series Number (VPRS): 947: [3]
Name Age Ship Arrival Date
FAIRBAIRN, C, 43, OLDENBURG, MAY 1902
FAIRBAIRN, ---- MRS, 35, OLDENBURG, MAY 1902
FAIRBAIRN, ---- MISS, 10, OLDENBURG, MAY 1902
FAIRBAIRN, ---- MASTER, 9, OLDENBURG, MAY 1902
FAIRBAIRN, ---- MASTER, 4, OLDENBURG, MAY 1902
FAIRBAIRN, ---- SERVANT WITH, 32, OLDENBURG, MAY 1902

Children (born in Australia, aft. 1902):

(4) Jessie Berta/Bettine Alberta Fairbairn, b. 3 Jun 1906, d. 14 Feb 1977, m. 14 Jan 1932, Ross Grey (Smith) Grey-Smith, son of Francis Grey Smith & Sybella Ann (Ross) Smith
(5) George Patrick Fairbairn, b. 1 Sep 1908, d. 26 May 1935, m. 6 Apr 1933, Mary Robertson Murray, daughter of Douglas Stuart Murray & Frances Anne Edna (Oliver) Murray

DEATH. 27 Oct 1925, Feenan, Domain road, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

DEATH. VIC BDM Death Reg: #15373/1925
Family name FAIRBAIRN
Given names Charles
Event Death
Father's name FAIRBAIRN George
Mother's maiden name Virginia Charlotte (Armitage)
Place of death SOUTH YARRA
Age 67

DEATH NOTICE. FAIRBAIRN.—On the 27th October, at his residence, Feenan, Domain road, South Yarra, Charles Fairbairn, of Wooloomanata, Lara, aged 67 years.


Death of Spouse: 1 Oct 1919, Feenan, Domain road, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

Sources

  1. Fairbairn, Charles (1858–1925), by Michael D. De B. Collins Persse, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 8, (MUP), 1981 [This is a shared entry with: George Fairbairn & Frederick William Fairbairn]: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/fairbairn-charles-360
  2. FAIRBAIRN FAMILY on the POLYNESIEN II: Outwards passenger lists Record Series Number (VPRS): 948: https://www.prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/explore-topic/passenger-records-and-immigration/outwards-passenger-lists
  3. FAIRBAIRN FAMILY on the OLDENBURG: Unassisted passenger lists (1852-1923) Record Series Number (VPRS): 947: https://www.prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/explore-topic/passenger-records-and-immigration/unassisted-passenger-lists
  • Marriage: VIC BDM Marriage Reg: #4644/1891
  • Death: VIC BDM Death Reg: #15373/1925


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