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Walter Fairbairn (abt. 1823 - 1903)

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Walter Fairbairn
Born about in Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married in Stow, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Died in Grindestone Head, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotlandmap
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Biography

Name

Name: Walter /Fairbairn/ [1]

Birth

Date: ABT 1823
Place: Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland[2]

Marriage

Husband: Walter Fairbairn
Wife: Grace Armstrong
Child: Margaret Fairbairn
Child: Agnes Fairbairn
Child: Margaret Fairbairn
Child: Walter Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 25 FEB 1848
Place: Stow, Midlothian, Scotland
Note: entry reads: Fairbairn Walter, Farm Servant in Cathie, and Grace Armstrong in the Parish of Canonbie gave in their names in order to marriage, and after due proclamation they were married 25th Feb 1848 (cf 18th May date from original info)[3][4][5][6]

Death

Date: 13 NOV 1903
Place: Grindestone Head, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: cert. transcription reads: Died 1am Guidestone Head ( assumed to actually be Grindstone Head, or a local name for it?), age 80, pauper labourer, mar. to Grace Armstrong; s/o Walter Fairbairn, labourer, dec. and Agnes m.s. unknown, dec. Cause: old age, Inf: A Burns, Inspector of the Poor[7]

Census

Date: 1841
Place: Belford, Par. of Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Walter FAIRBAIRN 15 (45 on ancestry 15 on fmp), ag lab b. ROX; also George HALL 20 ag alb[8]
Date: 30 MAR 1851
Place: Tinnishall, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN (FAIRBURN on fmp): Walter 28 ag lab b Morebattle, wife Grace, 22 (on both fmp and ancestry, should be 27?) b Canonbie; Children (all b Canonbie): William, 5, scholar; Margaret, dtr, 3; Agnes, dtr, 1[9][10]
Date: 1861
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBURN: Walter 37 farm labourer b Morebattle, ROX; Grace 38 b Canonbie; Children: Agnes 11, Margaret 8 both scholars b Canonbie, DFS[11]
Date: 1871
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 47 cattle feeder b Morebattle, ROX; wife Grace 49 b Canonbie; Children: Margaret 18 dom serv, Walter 9 scholar both b Canonbie, DFS[12]
Date: 03 APR 1881
Place: Milltown, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter, 57, ag lab b Morebattle, ROX; wife Grace, 59, b Canonbie, DFS[13]
Date: 1891
Place: Grindstone Head, Dist of Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 64 ag lab b Kelso, ROX; wife Grace 68[14][15]
Date: 1901
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 77 retired ploughman b Newcastleton, ROX; wife Grace 79 b Canonbie DFS; (dtr Agnes 2 hses away)[16]

Occupation

Occupation: a farm servant
Date: FEB 1848
Place: Cathie, Par. of Stow, Midlothian, Scotland[17]
Occupation: a labourer, when dtr Margaret married
Date: 1873
Place:  ?Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland[18]

Reference

Reference: 15016

Sources

  1. Source: #S1442
  2. Source: #S1442
  3. Source: #S888 Marr. 18 May 1848 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Grace ARMSTRONG, Stow, MLN
  4. Source: #S1442
  5. Source: #S333 Marr. 23 Dec 1873 Margaret d/o Walter FAIRBAIRN & Grace ARMSTRONG; Adam s/o Adam & Margaret (YOUNG) YOUNG, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, 814/17, transc. ex BFHS rcvd 2006
  6. Source: #S55 Marr. 25 Feb 1848 Walter FAIRBAIRN, (farm servant, Cathie) & Grace ARMSTRONG (Par. of Canonbie), Stow, Midlothian, 699/00 0050 0242, copy d/loaded Sep 2014
  7. Source: #S333 Dth 1903 Walter FAIRBAIRN, transcr. Stuart H, pre 2000
  8. Source: #S201 Belford, Par. of Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Par. 801 ED: 6; Page: 3; in hsehold with George HALL, extracted Sep 2014
  9. Source: #S1442
  10. Source: #S203 Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Par. 814, ED: 10; Page: 8; hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, rechecked Mar 2013
  11. Source: #S205 Canonbie, DFS Scotland Par. 814 ED 6 Pg 8 Sched 39, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBURN, extracted Dec 2006
  12. Source: #S820 1871 Census Canonbie DFS Dist 814 ED 6 Folio 2 Pg 7 Sched 34, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  13. Source: #S210 FHL Film 0224046 GRO Ref Volume 814 EnumDist 8 Page 3, rechecked Jan 2004
  14. Source: #S895 Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN
  15. Source: #S212 Page: Grind Stonehead, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Reg. 814 ED 6 Sched 41, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, extracted Mar 2013
  16. Source: #S820 1901 Census Canonbie, DFS Dist 814 ED 6 Sched 40, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  17. Source: #S55 Marr. 25 Feb 1848 Walter FAIRBAIRN, (farm servant, Cathie) & Grace ARMSTRONG (Par. of Canonbie), Stow, Midlothian, 699/00 0050 0242, copy d/loaded Sep 2014
  18. Source: #S333 Marr. 23 Dec 1873 Margaret d/o Walter FAIRBAIRN & Grace ARMSTRONG; Adam s/o Adam & Margaret (YOUNG) YOUNG, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, 814/17, transc. ex BFHS rcvd 2006
  • Source: S1442 Census transcriptions: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, via Dumfries & Galloway FHS Repository: #R83
  • Repository: R83 NZ Geneaological Society
  • Source: S201 1841 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S333 BDMs, Scotland death indices, & researcher extracts from GRO, SCT
  • Source: S55 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Burial entries (to 1854) http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php
  • WikiTree profile Fairbairn-34 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.
  • Fairbairn-702 was created by Lorna Henderson through the import of BeckFairbairnWalterGrace4WTJan2015.ged on Jan 18, 2015 and merged


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