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Walter Fairbairn (abt. 1784 - 1859)

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Walter Fairbairn
Born about in Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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No birth/baptism found. Birth estimates include:
abt 1784 (1851 census and headstone),
abt 1787 (death cert. says 72 in 1859
abt 1791 (1841 census, but as that's rounded down to nearest multiple of 5, could be 1786 to 1791) Henderson-2297 20:03, 21 September 2014 (EDT)


Date: 19 Jan 1859
Notes: Dist (Morebatttle) cert #2 reads: Walter Fairbairn, pauper formerly ag lab, married, died 10:30am at Morebattle, aged 72 (h/stone says 75), s/o Archibald Fairbairn ag lab, dec, ad Alison m.s. Crosser, dec; of natural causes, body seen by Henry ?Best? surgeon Kelso as certified by ??, bur. Morebattle Churchyard; Inf. Mary Fairbairn, dtr, present [1]


Date: 1851
Place: Morebattle, ROX, SCT
Notes: FAIRBAIRN: Walter, 66 b Swinton, BEW, pauper, street cleaner; Agnes, 65 b ENG, pauper's wife; dtr Mary, 23 b Morebattle, emp. in house [2]


Place: Morebattle, ROX, SCT


  • Source S56 ScotlandsPeople statutory BDM certificiates
  • Source S203 1851 Census transcripts via ancestry
  • WikiTree profile Fairbairn-28 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by L and others.
  1. Source #S56Dth cert. 19 Jan 1859 Walter s/o Archibald FAIRBAIRN & Alison CROSSER, Morebattle, ROX , copy d/loaded
  2. Source#S203: Morebattle, ROX, Dist 811, entry #11, hsehold of Walter & Agnes FAIRBAIRN

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Total Shared DNA segments between descendants of John & Bessie (FLINT) FAIRBAIRN
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