Helen lawful daughter of James Fairbairn and Christian Nisbet Fairbairn was born 2nd Feby 1844
Mary lawful daughter of the above was born 18 March 1846
Ralph lawful son of the above was born 19th Sept 1848 
Cheetham, Manchester, Lancashire, England
WALKER: Isabella 48 widow, hsekeeper; Son: James 26 marr. joiner; wife: Ellen 26; Grdson George 7 mos; Son George 17 van driver; All b Kelso, ROX; Lodger William MARTIN, un, 29 shopman shoe trade b IRL; 
Newton, Prestwich, Lancashire, England
WALKER: James joiner; wife Ellen 37 both b SCT; Children: George 10 scholar b SCT; Christine 8, James 6, Edwin 4, all scholars, Robert 2 all b Manchester, LAN; 
Broughton, Lancashire, England
WALKER: James 56 joiner; wife Ellen 57 both b SCT; Chidren: Edwin 22 24 bricklayer, Robert 22 gardener (day), Isabella E 19, John 14, all b Manchester, LAN 
WALKER: James 67 retired joiner, building trade, b. Kelso, ROX; wife Ellen 67 marr. 43 yrs 8 children, 7 still living, b. Coldstream, BEW; Son George 42 single, plumber, building trade, b. Coldstream, BEW; Grddtr: Nellie PARKER 11 b. Peel Green, Manchester 
Eleanor/Helen in the Fairbairn One Name Study - Lorna's personal pages
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Eleanor by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Eleanor: