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William Fairbairn (abt. 1828 - abt. 1891)

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William Fairbairn
Born about in Gravesend, Kent, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Biography

William was born about 1828 to Robert Fairbairn and Elizabeth Ann Cotton. He passed away about 1891.

Born abt Apr 1828 Gravesend, Kent, England [1] [2]

Baptized 20 Apr 1828 St Peter & St Paul, Milton by Gravesend, Kent, England [3]

Died abt 1891

assumed to be the William of the right age registered 1st qtr of 1891 (as was a Sarah likewise)

Family

Married 30 Oct 1853 St John the Evangelist, Lambeth Surrey, England

Husband: William Fairbairn
Wife: Sarah Nolan
cert. shows William as a waterman s/o Robert FAIRBAIRN waterman & lighterman; Sarah as d/o William NOLAN, corn porter; Both of full age and resid. New Cut; Wm signed, Sarah her mark; Wit: William Charles WILLMOTT, G CLEAVER [4]

Children:

Emily Fairbairn (marr. Whitcher)
Henry Fairbairn
Robert Fairbairn
George Fairbairn
Alice Fairbairn [5]

Census

1841 East Lane, Bermondsey, Southwark, Surrey, England

FAIRBAIRN (indexed as FAIRBANKS): Robert 52 waterman, Elizabeth 48; Robert 23 waterman, David 18 waterman ap, Susannah 15, William 13, George 10, none born county; Henry 7 b. SRY [6]

1851 6 Horseleydown Pl , St John's Southwark, Surrey, England

FAIRBURN: Elizabeth head 59 wid. pensioner on merchant seaman's fund b Maldon, ESS; Children: David 28 waterman & lighterman, Susannah 25 mantle maker, William 24 lighterman's appr, George 20 broker & collector of debts, all b Gravesend, KEN; Henry 16 errand boy b Bermondsey, SRY [7]

1861 21 Cross St North, Bermondsey, Southwark, Surrey, England

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 [8]

1871 43 Malbty St , Bermondsey, St Olave Southwark, Surrey, England

FAIRBAIRN (indexed as FAULMAN): William 43 lighterman b Gravesend, KEN; wife Sarah 41 b Bermondsey SRY; Children: Emily 11, William 7, Henry 5, Robert 10 mos, all b Bermondsey [9]

1881 32 Grange Walk, St Olave Southwark, Surrey, England

FAIRBAIRN: William 53 journeyman lighterman b Gravesend; wife Sarah 51 b LND; Children: Emily 21 dressmaker; Robert 10, George 8, Alice 6 all scholars; Henry 16 carman; All b London [10]

Sources

  1. Bap. 20 Apr 1828 William son of Robert & Elizabeth Ann FAIRBAIRN, Milton next Gravesend, Kent, from "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911,", https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJD2-SHK5
  2. 1841 Census: Hundred Brixton (Eastern Division) Sub Dist St James Dist Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, SRY HO107/1048 Bk 4 ED 9 F 13 Pg 8, hsehold of Robert & Elizabeth FAIRBAIRN (indexed as FAIRBANKS), image available Ancestry.com
  3. Bap. 20 Apr 1828 William son of Robert & Elizabeth Ann FAIRBAIRN, Milton next Gravesend, Kent, from "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911,", https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJD2-SHK5
  4. Marr. 30 Oct 1853 William s/o Robert FAIRBAIRN & Sarah d/o NOLAN, from Saint John The Evangelist, Lambeth, Register of marriages, P85/JNA3, Item 049, image available Ancestry.com, original data London Metropolitan Archives
  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 Ancestry.com
  6. 1841 Census: Hundred Brixton (Eastern Division) Sub Dist St James Dist Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, SRY HO107/1048 Bk 4 ED 9 F 13 Pg 8, hsehold of Robert & Elizabeth FAIRBAIRN (indexed as FAIRBANKS), image available Ancestry.com
  7. 1851 Census: St John's Southwark, Dist St Olave SRY HO107/1559 ED 3 F 313 Pg 11 Sched 50, hsehold of Elizabeth FAIRBURN,
  8. 1861 Census: Civil Par. Bermondsey; Sub Dist St Mary Magdalene, Dist Bermondsey, SRY; RG 9; Piece: 323; Folio: 126; Page: 8; Sched. 44, hsehold of Wiliam & Sarah FAIRBAIN (sic), image available Ancestry.com
  9. 1871 Census: Par. Bermondsey, Sub Dist St Mary Magdalen, Dist of St Olave Southwark, SRY RG10/632 ED 12 F 68 Pg 11 Sched 73, hsehold of William & Sarah FAIRBAIRN (indexed as FAULMAN), image available Ancesry.com
  10. 1881 Census: Sched 236, hsehold of William & Sarah FAIRBAIRN, image available Ancestry.com


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