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Archibald Fairbairn (abt. 1848 - 1906)

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Archibald Fairbairn
Born about in Melrose, , Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married in Ladhope, , Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Died in Galashiels, , Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Date: ABT 1848
Place: Melrose, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: death implies 1849, igi 94 addenda says birth date = chr date from OPR index. 1881 cens. confirms place and implies 1848[1][2]


Date: 23 SEP 1906
Place: Galashiels, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: cert. shows Archibald as 57, joiner, married to Annie ANDERSON, died 4:30am of cerebral haemorrhage, s/o John FAIRBAIRN joiner and Jessie m.s. DOUGLAS, both dec'd, inf son Alexander, present, reg. Galashiels Sep 24th[3][4]


Reference: 13918
Reference: ANDERSON, An

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Date: 13 JUN 2012

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Date: 05 FEB 1848
Place: Melrose, , Roxburghshire, Scotland[5]


Husband: Archibald Fairbairn
Wife: Annie Anderson
Child: Elizabeth E Fairbairn
Child: John George Fairbairn
Child: Alexander Murray Fairbairn
Date: 24 OCT 1873
Place: Ladhope, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: John's 1878 birth cert says Galashiels, Melrose[6][7]
Date: 1881
Place: Melrose, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Arch, 33 joiner, b Melrose, wife Annie 30 b Wilton. Dtr Elizabeth b Jedburgh, son John b Dunse[8]
Date: 1891
Place: Galashiels, , Selkirkshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Archibald 43 joiner b Melrose, ROX wife Anne 40 b Hawick, ROX; Children: Elizabeth E 15 mill worker jobber b Jedburgh ROX; John G 12 scholar b Dunse, BEW; Alexander M 4 b Gala (sic) SEL[9]
Date: 1901
Place: Galashiels, , Selkirkshire, Scotland
Note: Archibald, 53, joiner, worker, b Melrose Roxburghshire, wife Annie, 50, b Hawick, ROX. Dtr Lizzie, 25, b Jedburgh, confectioner, own account; Alexander 13, scholar, b Galashiels, SEL.[10]
Husband: John Fairbairn
Wife: Jessie Douglas
Child: Archibald Fairbairn
Child: George Douglas Fairbairn
Child: Joan Fairbairn
Child: John Fairbairn
Child: John Fairbairn
Child: Walter Fairbairn
Child: Margaret Fairbairn
Child: Janet Fairbairn
Date: 18 JUN 1847
Place: Melrose, , Roxburghshire, Scotland[11][12][13]
Date: 1851
Place: Melrose, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: John, 34, journeyman cabinetmaker, b St Boswells, wife Jessie, 29, b Lauder, BEW. Sons: Archibald 5(sic) and George 7 (sic) both b Melrose.[14]
Date: 1861
Place: Abbotsford, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: By 1861 a "further four children were included". Assumed to be Joan, John (James), John and Walter.
John, 43, carpenter, head, b Melrose, Jessie, 37, wife, b Lauder. Children: Archibald, 13; George, 11; Joan, 9; James, 7; John, 4; all scholars b Melrose, Walter, 2, b Melrose.[15]
Date: 1871
Place: Melrose, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: John 54 head, joiner b St Boswells, ROX; wife Jane 47 b Lauder, BEW; Children (all b Melrose ROX): Archibald 23 joiner; Geroge 21 joiner; John 14 scholar; Walter 12 scholar; Margaret 9 scholar (Janet assumed to be on next page)[16]


  • 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 Repository: #R9
  • Repository: R9 Name: filed Borders Correspondence Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ
  • Source: S56 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855), Record Type: Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), File Number: Abbreviation: BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855
  • Source: S620 Title: OPR INDEX: Roxburghshire, Scotland; New Register House, Edinburgh, Subject: Births marriages OPR index, Location: Roxburghshire, Scotland Abbreviation: Roxburghshire, Scotland: OPR INDEX Repository: #R22 Call Number: notebook and database
  • Repository: R22 Name: Filed in sources folder & notebooks Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ
  • 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: #S333
  2. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224037 GRO Ref Volume 776-B EnumDist 7 Page 35
  3. Source: #S333 Page: Dth 1906 Archibald FAIRBAIRN, ?extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5?
  4. Source: #S56 Page: Dth 23 Sep 1906 Archibald FAIRBAIRN, reg. Galashiels, SEL Dist 775 Pg 51 #151, copy d/loaded May 2008
  5. Source: #S620
  6. Source: #S888
  7. Source: #S56 Page: Birth 1878 John George FAIRBAIRN, s/o Archibald FAIRBAIRN & Annie ANDERSON, Dist 735 pg 28 #84, copy d/loaded Oct 2007
  8. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224037 GRO Ref Volume 776-B EnumDist 7 Page 35
  9. Source: #S56 Page: 1891 Census: Galashiels SEL Dist 775 - 9 Page 22 Schedule #108, copy d/loaded May 2005
  10. Source: #S56 Page: 1901 Census FAIRBAIRN ROX Dist 775/1 page 25 schedule #130 printed Apr 2002
  11. Source: #S333 Page: Death cert John F 1890 trans. S Hepburn July 2001
  12. Source: #S888
  13. Source: #S1771 Page: Apr 2002 ex mar. cert John (James) F. to Christina COCKBURN
  14. Source: #S1771 Page: May 2002 ex 1851 ROX census
  15. Source: #S1771 Page: May 2002 ex 1861 ROX census
  16. Source: #S820 Page: 1871 Census: Melrose, ROX Dist 799 - 3 Page 16 Schedule #96, hsehold of John & Jane FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded May 2005


Thank you to Lorna Henderson for creating WikiTree profile Fairbairn-363 through the import of FairbairnArchibaldScottJanet3Gen4WikiTreeJun2013PlaceUpdated.ged on Jun 26, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Lorna and others.

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