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Agnes (Fairbairn) Davidson (abt. 1818 - 1884)

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Agnes Davidson formerly Fairbairn
Born about in Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 14 Nov 1839 in Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified 28 Mar 2018 | Created 18 Oct 2011
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Agnes Fairbairn

Born abt 1818 Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland [1]

no official record found - as per rest of family, all rather record shy

Died 22 May 1884 Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland

Cert reads: "Agnes Davidson, married to John Davidson paper mill worker, died 1884 May 22 10 30 pm Chirnside, 67, d/o Walter Fairbairn, labourer, dec. and Agnes, m.s. unknown, dec.; of natural decay, not certified. Informant John Davidson, widower, present.[2]
Memorial card reads: 'In affectionate remembrance of .... who died at Chirnside 22 May 1884 aged 67 years' [3]

Married 14 Nov 1839 Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland

Husband: John Davidson
Wife: Agnes Fairbairn
OPR entry reads: "John Davidson of Chirnside and Agnes Fairbairn of Edrom Parish were married". The entry immediately preceding this was the marriage of Andrew Jeffrey and Margaret Hogg, their future son-in-law's parents [4]


1851 Harelawside, Par. of Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland

Davidson: John, head, farm servant, 33 b Chirnside, BEW, Agnes wife 33 b Morebattle, BEW (sic). Children: Agnes, 11, scholar b Morebattle; Allison (should be Helen!), 9, b Bunkle, BEW; John, 7, scholar, b Chirnside, BEW; Mary, 5, Walter, 2 both b Edrom, BEW; Jas (should be Adam!), 1m b Coldingham, BEW. [5]

1861 Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland

DAVIDSON: John, head, ag lab, 44 b Chirnside; Agnes wife, 43, b Morebattle; Children: Hellen (sic) 19, paper mill worker, b Buncle; John, 16, paper mill worker b Chirnside; Mary 14 paper mill worker b Edrom; Walter, 12, paper mill worker b Edrom; Adam, 10, scholar b Coldingham; George, 6 scholar, James, 3 both b Dunse [6]


Agnes on :


  1. Source #S203: Dist 7 householder's schedule 65, hsehold of John & Agnes DAVIDSON, p/copy held, taken 1994/5
  2. Source #S56: Dth cert. 22 May 1884 Agnes DAVIDSON d/o Walter FAIRBAIRN & Agnes (unknown), Chirnside, BEW, copy held
  3. Family Memorabilia
  4. Source #S55: Marr. 14 Nov 1839 John DAVIDSON to Agnes FAIRBAIRN, Chirnside, BEW, (p/copy held, taken 1994/5)
  5. Source #S203: Dist 7 householder's schedule 65, hsehold of John & Agnes DAVIDSON, p/copy held, taken 1994/5
  6. Source #S962: Chirnside Dist 2 Schedule 11, hsehold of John & Agnes DAVIDSON, extracted ?Sep/Oct 1994/5?
  • Source S55 ScotlandsPeople OPR entries 1854-
  • Source S56 ScotlandsPeople BDM certificates 1855+
  • Source S70 1851 Census for Coldingham (BEW) consulted ScotlandsPeople
  • Source S962 1861 Census for Scottish Borders
  • WikiTree profile Fairbairn-27 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.

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Rejected matches › Agnes Davidson (1820-)

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