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James Fairbairn (abt. 1817 - 1904)

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James Fairbairn
Born about in Whitsome, , Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about in ?Eckford, , Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Died in Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Fairbairn-431 created 9 Jul 2013 | Last modified
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Contents

Biography

This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.

Name

Name: James /Fairbairn/ [1][2]

Birth

Birth:
Date: ABT 1817
Place: Whitsome, , Berwickshire, Scotland[3][4]

Death

Death:
Date: 21 SEP 1904
Place: Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: cert. shows James as 83, gardener (retired) widower of Christina FAIRBAIRN, d 7am of pneumonia duration uncertain, cert. by Geo Henderson M.D.; s/o Ralph FAIRBAIRN, hedger, & Helen m.s. CROW, both dec'd; Inf. grddtr Christina WHITEHEAD, present resid 131 Molineux St, Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Reg.[5][6]

Reference

Reference: 18435

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 10 DEC 2011

Prior to import, this record was last changed 10 DEC 2011 .

Census

Census:
Date: 1891
Place: Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 74 gardener b Whitsome, BEW[7]
Census:
Date: 1901
Place: Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 84 gardener b Whitsome, BEW; Nephew Ralph 50 gen lab b Ancrum, ROX[8]

Marriage

Husband: James Fairbairn
Wife: Christian Nesbit Fairbairn
Child: Jane Fairbairn
Child: Eleanor Fairbairn
Child: Mary Fairbairn
Child: Ralph Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: EST 1842
Place:  ?Eckford, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: date assumed[9][10]
Census:
Date: 1851
Place: Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 33 ag lab b Whitsome, BEW; wife Christiana 32 Eckford, ROX; Children: Jane 8 scholar b Eccles, BEW; Elleanor 7, Mary 5, both scholars, Ralph 2 all b Coldstream[11]
Census:
Date: 1861
Place: Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 44 ag lab b Whitsome, BEW; wife Christina 43 washerwoman and lodging house keeper b Cessford, ROX; Children: Mary 15 (no occ), Ralph 12 scholar, both b Coldstream; Lodgers: William HUNTER 22 blacksmith b Edin; Margaret WILSON 15 serv b England; Thomas (46 ag lab b Ewes, DFS) and wife Janet (36 b Forfar) STOREY; David BROWN 84 cotton weaver b Ladykirk, BEW;[12]
Census:
Date: 1871
Place: Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 55 gardener b Whitsome, BEW; wife Christina 54 b Eckford, ROX; Niece Christina HArgentinaREAVES 7 scholar b England; Lodgers: McDONALD (PER); WILLIAMSON (England); HAMILTON (blacksmith, England); WALLACE (optician, England); Mary TROTTER 20 hawker b Chirnside, BEW; HOLODY 22 groom b Kelso[13]
Census:
Date: 1881
Place: Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: James, 64, general gardener, b Whitsome, Berwickshire, wife Christina, 63 b Cessford, ROX lodging house keeper[14]
Event:
Type: WebHighlight
Note: Are James and Christian distantly related?
Or is it completely coincidence that her family, that of John and Jane (WADDELL) FAIRBAIRN, also have Coldstream connections?[15]

Sources

  • 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: S205 Title: 1861 Census for Scotland, Record Type: Census transcripts, Location: Scotland, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1861 Scotland via Ancestry Publication: 1861 Repository: #R121
  • Source: S207 Title: 1871 Census for Scotland, Record Type: Census transcripts, Location: Scotland, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1871 Scotland via Ancestry Publication: 1871 Repository: #R121
  • 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: S212 Title: 1891 Census for Scotland, Record Type: Census transcripts, Location: Scotland, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1891 Scotland via Ancestry Publication: 1891 Repository: #R121
  • Source: S214 Title: 1901 Census for Scotland, Record Type: Census transcripts, Location: Scotland, Record Info: via http://Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1901 Scotland via Ancestry Publication: 1901 Repository: #R121
  • 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
  1. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224030 GRO Ref Volume 733 EnumDist 2 Page 18, hsehold of James & Christina FAIRBAIRN, extracted pre 1999
  2. Source: #S203 Page: Coldstream, BEW Par. 733 ED 1 Pg 21 or 15, Sched 95, hsehold of James & Christiana FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  3. Source: #S203 Page: Coldstream, BEW Par. 733 ED 1 Pg 21 or 15, Sched 95, hsehold of James & Christiana FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  4. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224030 GRO Ref Volume 733 EnumDist 2 Page 18, hsehold of James & Christina FAIRBAIRN, extracted pre 1999
  5. Source: #S214 Page: Coldstream, BEW Reg 733 ED 1 Pg 21 Sched 140, hsehold of James FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  6. Source: #S56 Page: Dth 21 Sep 1904 James s/o Ralph FAIRBAIRN & Helen CROW, wid./o Christina, Coldstream, BEW 733 Pg 8 #22, copy d/loaded Apr 2009
  7. Source: #S212 Page: Coldstream, BEW Reg 733 ED 2 Pg 4 Sched 24, hsehold of James FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  8. Source: #S214 Page: Coldstream, BEW Reg 733 ED 1 Pg 21 Sched 140, hsehold of James FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  9. Source: #S203 Page: Coldstream, BEW Par. 733 ED 1 Pg 21 or 15, Sched 95, hsehold of James & Christiana FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  10. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224030 GRO Ref Volume 733 EnumDist 2 Page 18, hsehold of James & Christina FAIRBAIRN, extracted pre 1999
  11. Source: #S203 Page: Coldstream, BEW Par. 733 ED 1 Pg 21 or 15, Sched 95, hsehold of James & Christiana FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  12. Source: #S205 Page: Coldstream, BEW Reg. 733 ED 2 Pg 4, Sched 20, hsehold of James & Christina FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  13. Source: #S207 Page: Coldstream, BEW Reg. 733 ED 1 Pg 16 Sched 93, hsehold of James & Christian FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  14. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224030 GRO Ref Volume 733 EnumDist 2 Page 18, hsehold of James & Christina FAIRBAIRN, extracted pre 1999
  15. Source: #S2 Page: Nov 2011

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Lorna Henderson for creating WikiTree profile Fairbairn-431 through the import of FAIRBAIRNJohnWADDELL4DianaWikiTreePlaceUpdated.ged on Jul 9, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Lorna and others.




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