farmer, age 73, mar. to Agnes HENDERSON 1852, d. Oct 17th 1894, 5am (no place transcribed, dist from Sct P), lawful s/o Archibald F (farm mgr - dec.) and Janet F. ms SCOTT. Cert. by Dr Wm CULLEN, inf. Archibald F., son, reg. 22 Oct.
Place: Greenwells Glenburney, Par. of Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Archibald, ag. lab. 50, not b. cty, Janet 40, b cty. Assumed children: John 20, joiner; Helen 25, Walter 15, ag lab; Catharine 12, all but John b cty.
Morebattle, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
FAIRBAIRN: Walter, 29 unm, b St Boswells, farm labourer, mother Janet SCOTT, widow, 64 b St Boswells, sister Margaret FAIRBAIRN widow, 26 b St Boswells, sister Catherine FAIRBAIRN, mar, 22 b St Boswells, niece Jessie ORMISTON, 6 b Melrose.
Selkirk, , Selkirkshire, Scotland
FAIRBAIRN: Walter 39 b Melrose, ROX; farm steward of 187 ac; wife Agnes 38 b Melrose, ROX; Children: Betsy 6 scholar, Archibald 4, Agnes 2, Helen 9mths all b Selkirk; Also mother-in-law Betsy HENDERSON, 73 b Melrose, ROX; Boarder: John SCOTT 48 gardner b Perth; Servant Janet WINTRUP 20 dairymaid b Bowden, ROX
, , Selkirkshire, Scotland
(previous page assumed to hold Walter and Agnes as parents, and hopefully Betsy)
FAIRBAIRN: Children (all b Harehead(?) SEL: Archibald, 14 scholar; Agnes 12; Helen 10; James 8
Whitmuir Cottage, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotland
Walter farm steward, 59 b Bowden, wife Agnes 58 b Melrose. Children (all b Selkirk and unm): Archibald, 24 shepherd, Helen, 20, James 18.
Mertoun, , Berwickshire, Scotland
FAIRBAIRN: Walter 67 farmer b St Boswells, ROX; wife Agnes 63 b Galashiels, ROX; Children: Archibald 29, Helen 25, James 23 all b Selkirk; Servant: Robert PORDEN (as transcr) 20 b England
Source: S1771 Title: EM FAIRBAIRN/COCKBURN ex Susan McL, Address: Edinburgh, Scotland, Abbreviation: EM FAIRBAIRN/COCKBURN ex Susan McL Author: Susan A McLEOD (30189) Recipient: L McIntosh (1)
Source: S1960 Title: EM FAIRBAIRN: Borders ex Sanna G, Address: North Carolina, USA, Author E-mail: Abbreviation: EM FAIRBAIRN: Borders ex Sanna G Author: Sanna F Ross Recipient: Lorna & GenForum FAIRBAIRN,
Source: S203 Title: 1851 Census for Scotland, Record Type: Census transcripts, Location: Scotland, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1851 Scotland via Ancestry Publication: 1851 Repository: #R121
Repository: R121 Name: Ancestry.com Address: Country: USA
Source: S210 Title: 1881 Census for UK, Record Type: Census transcripts, Location: UK, Record Info: via Family Search/LDS CDs Abbreviation: Census: 1881 UK via FamilySearch/LDS Publication: 1881 Repository: #R21
Repository: R21 Name: LDS library Address: State: Utah Country: USA Note: films and cd roms
Source: S333 Title: BDMs, Scotland death indices, & researcher extracts, Compiler Address: GRO, SCT Abbreviation: BDM searches at GRO Scotland
Source: S56 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855), Record Type: Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), File Number: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php Abbreviation: BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855
Source: S802 Title: Census: 1861 Ancestry, Record Type: Census (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland), Location: UK, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1861 Ancestry Publication: 1861 Repository: #R121
Source: S805 Title: Census: 1891 Ancestry, Record Type: Census (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland), Location: UK, Record Info: Via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1891 Ancestry Publication: 1891 Repository: #R121
↑ Source: #S805 Page: Mertoun, BEW Reg 751 ED 1 Pg 10 Sched 44, hsehold of Walter & Agnes FAIRBAIRN, extracted Mar 2008
Date: 04 DEC 2012
Prior to import, this record was last changed 04 DEC 2012
Thank you to L Henderson for creating WikiTree profile Fairbairn-278 through the import of FAIRBAIRNJamesLEARMONTHMargaret4WikiTreePlaceUpdated.ged on May 3, 2013 and merging it with profile Fairbairn-376 from the import of FairbairnArchibaldScottJanet3Gen4WikiTreeJun2013PlaceUpdated.ged on Jun 26, 2013.
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