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Emily (Fairbairn) Whitcher (abt. 1860)

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Emily Whitcher formerly Fairbairn aka Fairburn
Born about in Bermondsey, Surrey, Englandmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in St Paul Bermondsey, Surrey, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 24 Jan 2019
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Emily was born about 1860 [1] [2] Her surname is recorded as both Fairburn (birth reg. index) and Fairbairn (census / marriage images).


Married 2 Apr 1884 St Paul Bermondsey, Surrey, England

cert. shows Edward as 26, a slater, resid. 69 Stamworth St, Bermondsey, s/o Stephen WHITCHER, farmer; Emily as 24 resid. 21 Alscot Rd d/o William FAIRBAIRN, lighterman. Both signed; Wit.: George Frederick TATE, Margaret COX her mark [3]



FAIRBAIN (sic): William 33 lighterman b. Gravesend, KEN; wife Sarah 32 b Bermondsey; Children: Sarah Ann 6, Emily 1 both b. Bermondsey; Boarder Thomas THORPE carter b. Lamb SFK [4]

1891 69 Stamworh St, Bermondsey, London, England

WHITCHER: Edward 33 slater b. Andover, Hants; wife Emily 31 ; Stepson: Arthur FAIRBAIRN 10 b. Bermondsey, LND, Children: Emily M 6, Stephen G 3, all b. Bermondsey, LND; Sister-in-law: Alice FAIBAIRN 16 dom. serv. b. Bermondsey, LND [5]


  1. Patricia Binks
  2. Birth 1860 Q1 Emily FAIRBURN, mother NOWLAN, reg. St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, 1D/94, from GRO Birth/Death index
  3. Marr. 2 Apr 1884 Edward s/o Stephen WHITCHER; Emily d/o William FAIRBAIRN, lighterman, St Paul, Bermondsey, Southwark, SRY, cert. image available London Metropolitan Archives via Ancestry
  4. Civil Par. Bermondsey; Sub Dist St Mary Magdalene, Dist Bermondsey, SRY; RG 9; Piece: 323; Folio: 126; Page: 8; Sched. 44, hsehold of William & Sarah FAIRBAIN (sic), 1861 census images via Ancestry
  5. Civil Par. Bermondsey, Sub Dist St Mary Magdalen, LND; RG12; Piece: 373; Folio: 54; Page: 28; Sched. ; hsehold of Edward & Emily WHITCHER, 1891 census images available

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On 26 Jan 2019 at 02:11 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote: may be of interest.

This Robert's son William is Emily's father

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