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James Fairbairn (abt. 1747)

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James Fairbairn
Born about in Kelso, , Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married in Kelso, , Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
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James /Fairbairn/ [1][2]


ABT APR 1747
Kelso, , Roxburghshire, Scotland[3]



Data Changed

14 MAY 2012

Prior to import, this record was last changed 14 MAY 2012 .


given the Learmond witness at the marriage of James Fairbairn to Christian Jardin, poss. the James marr. to Christian JERDAN is assumed to be the one bap. 1747 to James FAIRBAIRN & Margaret LEARMONTH- BUT I would expect his parents to be a Robert and a Christian, given that Christian JERDAN appears to be the d/o Charles JERDAN and Margaret YETHOLM. Perhaps because Robert predates the marriage this threw the naming pattern out? Discounting Robert makes the naming pattern fit[4]


18 APR 1747
Kelso, , Roxburghshire, Scotland[5]


14 JUN 1772
Kelso, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Two entries in Kelso register, one false start in 1771 14 Apr, which entry reads: "James Fairbairn of and (sic) Christian Jerdan both of this Parish are to be proclaimed in order to marriage here upon Sunday the 14th of April 1771 - Witnesses David Semple and James Muir Not Married"
And another 14 Jun 1772 "James Fairbairn and Chrisitan Jardin are to be proclaimed in order to marriage on the 14th June 1772 Witnesses Robert McCrose? and William Learmond N.B. The same parties were once formerly proclaimed but no marriage then ensued" (which first event may well have been prompted by the birth of their son Robert in March 1771)[6][7][8][9][10][11]
30 JUN 1734
Kelso, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
entry for 28 Jun reads: James Fairbairn and Margaret Learmont both in this Parish to be proclaimed in order to marriage in Kelso Kirk on Sab: the thirtieth Inst for the first time Wit: John Robeson Ricd(?) Wright John Learmont Francis Fairbairn pledged ten shill sterling[12][13]


  • Source: S110 Title: OPR Roxburghshire, Scotlands People, FAIRBAIRN Births, Author Address:, Recipient Address: Roxburghshire, Scotland Abbreviation: OPR Roxburghshire, Scotland, FAIRBAIRN Births 1538-1854 Author: Scotlands People Index Publication: 1538-1854
  • Source: S1308 Title: EM FAIRBAIRN: Stitchel, Roxburghshire, Scotland, Recipient: L McIntosh (1:1), Address: Winthrop, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Author E-mail: Abbreviation: EM FAIRBAIRN ex Stitchel Author: Liz ROWE Note: Ped. source #1308 Repository: #R29 Call Number: ROWE, Liz
  • Repository: R29 Name: Filed under Borders Correspondence Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ
  • Source: S2 Title: FAIRBAIRN Analysis, Author Address: Abbreviation: FAIRBAIRN Analysis Author: Lorna Henderson Repository: #R155
  • Repository: R155 Name: Fairbairn OneNameStudy Address: Country:
  • Source: S55 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Burial entries (to 1854), Record Type: Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), File Number: Abbreviation: BDM: Scotlands People entries to 1854
  • Source: S888 Title: IGI: FAIRBAIRN extract, Subject: FAIRBAIRN Abbreviation: FAIRBAIRN IGI extract 1993/4 Publication: 1993 & 1994 addenda Repository: #R58 Call Number: FAIRBAIRN
  • Repository: R58 Name: IGI255 Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ Note: downloaded computerised igi entries
  1. Source: #S888 Page: extracted Jan 2000
  2. Source: #S1308 Page: Nov 1999
  3. Source: #S2 Page: Jun 2009
  4. Source: #S2 Page: Jun 2009
  5. Source: #S2 Page: Jun 2009
  6. Source: #S888 Page: Marr. 14 Apr 1771 James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, batch M117937, Kelso, Roxburghshire, extracted c 1999
  7. Source: #S55 Page: Marr. 14 Apr 1771 (not married) James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, Kelso, Roxburghshire, 793/ 0060 0162 , copy d/loaded Jun 2009
  8. Source: #S55 Page: Marr. 14 Jun 1772 James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, Kelso, Roxburghshire, 793/ 0060 0163 , copy d/loaded Jun 2009
  9. Source: #S110 Page: Birth (bap?) 31 Mar 1771 Robert s/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, Kelso, ROX 793/ 0030 0272, extracted from index Mar 2008
  10. Source: #S888 Page: Marr. 14 Jun 1772 James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JARDIN, batch M117937, Kelso, Roxburghshire, extracted c 1999
  11. Source: #S1308 Page: Nov 1999
  12. Source: #S888 Page: extracted Jan 2000
  13. Source: #S55 Page: Marr. 28 Jun 1734 James FAIRBAIRN & Margaret LEARMONT, Kelso, ROX 793/0060 0044, copy d/loaded Jun 2009


Thank you to L Henderson for creating WikiTree profile Fairbairn-293 through the import of FAIRBAIRNJamesLEARMONTHMargaret4WikiTreePlaceUpdated.ged on May 3, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by L and others.

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