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William Fairbairn (abt. 1756 - 1810)

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William Fairbairn
Born about in Smailholm, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Father of
Died in Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Mar 2018
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William Fairbairn, Schoolmaster of Bowden, then Galashiels. Uncle to Sir William Fairbairn, engineer

Baptized 11 Apr 1756

entry reads April 11th John Fairbairn & Helen Anderson his spouse had a Son baptized William [1]

Occupation Schoolmaster

Died 25 Mar 1810 Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland

aged 53 [2]; Death 1810 William FAIRBAIRN, schoolmaster Galashiels, previously Bowden [3]


  1. OPR: Bap. 11 Apr 1756 William son of John FAIRBAIRN & Helen ANDERSON Smailholm, ROX (on same page as siblings Agnes and Andrew)
  2. Headstone: Old Kirk Cem., Galashiels, SEL
  3. Halls: History of Galashiels (1898), Sect 4 Ch 1 Pg 452

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