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Lillian (Fairbairn) Woods (1900 - 1976)

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Lillian Woods formerly Fairbairn
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdommap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Carleton, Ontario, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in Ottawa, Canadamap
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Categories: Migrants from England to Canada | Capital Memorial Gardens, Ottawa, Ontario.

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Lillian (Fairbairn) Woods was born in , England.


Lillian was born in 1900. [1]

In April 1901 the Fairbairn family lived in Byker, Newcastle, Northumberland, England [2] John Fairbairn (30) & Arabella A Fairbairn (27) with Ethel Fairbairn (5), Robert Fairbairn (4), Lilly Fairbairn (1) and Isabella E Fairbairn (1/12).

Arabella Fairbairn & family emigrated from England to join up with John, arriving in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 28 September 1908 on board SS Kensington. [3]

Victor Angus Woods (22) from 188 Maple St, Ottawa, married Lily Fairbairn (20) from Newcastle, England on 2 June 1920 in Carleton, Ontario, Canada. Parents David John Woods & Alice O'Hara and John Fairbairn & Arabella Gordon. [4]

In 1921 the Woods family lived at 449 Lisgar St, Wellington Ward, Ottawa. Victor A Woods (23) salesman & Lily Woods (21). [5]

She passed away in 1976, aged 77 in hospital. [6] She was buried at Capital Memorial Garden.

Loving sister to Mrs E. Lapointe (Ethel) Burlington, Ont; Mrs Gordon Giles (Pat) and Gordon Fairbairn, both of Ottawa.


  1. England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915
  2. 1901 England Census
  3. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
  4. Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936
  5. 1921 Census of Canada
  6. Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Journal (Death Notice) 2 June 1976

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