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Walter Fairbairn (abt. 1842 - aft. 1891)

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Walter Fairbairn
Born about in Dalrymple, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 14 Apr 2013
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Biography

Walter Fairbairn [1]

Born abt 1842 Dalrymple, Ayrshire, Scotland[2]

Died after 1891 possibly at Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland[3]

Family

Husband Walter Fairbairn
Wife: Catherine Nixon

Married 30 NOV 1866 Nunsland, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland

cert. shows Walter as 25, labourer, resid. Nunsland by Ayr, s/o Walter FAIRBAIRN and Jane m.s. BROWN; Catherine as 25 Dom. Serv. resid. ?Macmairster? by Ayr, d/o John NIXON & Jean m.s. JOHNSTON; Wit: Samuel FAIRBAIRN & Margaret McCULLOCH[4][5]
Children:
Elizabeth
George
Jane
John

Occupation

Brickwork Labourer [6]

Census

1851 South Hill, Par. of Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: Walter 50 ag lab b Ireland; wife Jane 50 b Ireland; Children: Samuel 15 ag lab b Maybole, AYR; Walter 10, Jane 5 both b Dalrymple, AYR[7]

1861 Gateside, Par. of Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: Walter 62 ag lab b Ireland; wife Jane 62 b Ireland; Children: Walter 17 ag lab, Jane 14 both b Dalrymple, AYR[8]

1871 Newton, Par. of Newton on Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: Walter 29 Labourer b "Deduganph" (Dalrymple?), AYR; wife Cathrine 29 b Ireland; Children: Elizabeth 2 b Tarbolton, AYR; George 7 mths b Newton Ayr, AYR;[9]

1881 Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: Walter 39 Iron Work Labourer b Dalrymple, AYR; wife Cathrine 39 b Ireland; Children: Elizabeth 12 b Tarbolton, AYR; George 10 b Ayr, AYR; Jane 7 b Dalmelington, AYR; John 5 b Dreghorn, Ayrshire, all scholars[10]

1891 Kirkton, Par. of Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: Walter 49 General Labourer b Dalrymple, AYR; wife Cathrine 51 b Ireland; Children: George 19 Blacksmith (Journeyman) b Newtown, AYR; John 15 Mason (Apprentice) b Dreghorn, AYR[11]
Parents (Walter's page in Fairbairn One Name Study)
Father: Walter Fairbairn
Mother: Jane Brown
Marriage
EST 1825
 ?Ireland[12]

Sources

  1. Source: #S1960 Marr. 30 Nov 1866 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Catherine NIXON, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Dist 578 #125, rcvd Mar 2001
  2. Source: #S212 Kilmaurs, AYR; Reg. 598 ED: 4; Page: 1; Sched. 4, hsehold of Walter & Cathrine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  3. Source: #S212 Kilmaurs, AYR; Reg. 598 ED: 4; Page: 1; Sched. 4, hsehold of Walter & Cathrine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  4. Source: #S55 Marr. 30 Nov 1866 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Catherine NIXON, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Dist 578 #125, copy d/loaded Mar 2016
  5. Source: #S2970 Marr. 30 Nov 1866 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Catherine NIXON, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Dist 578 #125, extracted from index Mar 2001
  6. Source #S1
  7. Source: #S203 South Hill, Kirkmichael, AYR; Par. 600 ED: 1; Page: 7; Sched. 17, hsehold of Walter & Jane FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  8. Source: #S205 Gateside, Kirkmichael, AYR; Reg. 600 ED: 1; Page: 4; Sched. 16, hsehold of Walter & Jane FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  9. Source: #S207 Newton on Ayr, AYR; Reg. 578/2 ED: 3; Page: 6; Sched. 31, hsehold of Walter & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  10. Source: #S209 Kilmaurs, AYR; Reg. 598 ED: 7; Page: 2; Sched. 10, hsehold of Walter & Cathrine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  11. Source: #S212 Kilmaurs, AYR; Reg. 598 ED: 4; Page: 1; Sched. 4, hsehold of Walter & Cathrine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  12. Source: #S201 Airdhill Cottage, Par. of Dalrymple, Ayrshire, Par. 588 ED 1 Pg 12, hsehold of Walter & Jane FREEBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  • Source: S55 ScotlandsPeople: Statutory Birth Death Marriage registers 1855+
  • Source: S1960 Corres. re Borders FAIRBAIRNs between Sanna G (North Carolina) and Lorna (Plus on GenForum)
  • Source: S201 1841 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S203 1851 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S205 1861 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S207 1871 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S209 1881 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S212 1891 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S2970 Scotland: Births deaths marriages 1855+: Statutory Registers Index ScotlandsPeople
  • Source: S1 Research of Carleane (Pitts-Hunter) Tang via Scotland's People
  • WikiTree profile Fairbairn-238 created by L Henderson through the import of FAIRBAIRNWalterCORBETTJane4WikiTreeMyHeritagePlaceUpdated.ged on Apr 14, 2013. (Reference: 24041)


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On 19 Mar 2016 at 22:28 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

Fairbain-5 and Fairbairn-238 appear to represent the same person because: Census documents, and Walter's marriage cert. to Catherine show Walter as FairbaiRn (and Catherine as NIXON, as does the death cert. of son George Fairbairn. See also http://fairbairn.lornahen.com/p70762.htm



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