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Eleanor (Fairbairn) Walker (1844 - 1926)

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Eleanor "Helen" Walker formerly Fairbairn
Born in Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Romley, Cheshire, Englandmap
Fairbairn-466 created 9 Jul 2013 | Last modified | Last edit: 30 Nov 2017
18:38: Lorna Henderson edited the Biography, Father Status Indicator and Mother Status Indicator for Eleanor (Fairbairn) Walker. (added census data/links) [Thank Lorna for this]
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Biography

Eleanor aka Helen Fairbairn [1]

Mentioned as "Aunt Helen" in an 1899 letter from James Fairbairn to his granddaughter, daughter of Mary Pattison nee Fairbairn [2]

Born 2 Feb 1844 Coldstream, , Berwickshire, Scotland [3]

Died 18 May 1926 Romley, Cheshire, England [4]

Baptized 1848 Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland

bulk baptism on page headed 1848:
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 [5] [6]

Census

1871 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; [7]

1881 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; [8]

1901 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 [9]

1911

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 [10]

Reference: 59787

Links

Eleanor/Helen in the Fairbairn One Name Study - Lorna's personal pages
Eleanor/Helen on the pages hosted at the Guild of One Name Studies
Helen on FamilySearch

Sources

  1. Source: #S203 Coldstream, BEW Par. 733 ED 1 Pg 21 or 15, Sched 95, hsehold of James & Christiana FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  2. Copy of letter shared by Alan Taylor
  3. Source #S1: Birth 2 Feb 1844 (entered 1848) Helen d/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian Nisbet FAIRBAIRN, Coldstream, BEW (bulk bap. Helen, Mary, Ralph), copy held
  4. Source: #S203  : Coldstream, BEW Par. 733 ED 1 Pg 21 or 15, Sched 95, hsehold of James & Christiana FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009
  5. Source #S1: Birth 2 Feb 1844 (entered 1848) Helen d/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian Nisbet FAIRBAIRN, Coldstream, BEW (bulk bap. Helen, Mary, Ralph), copy held
  6. Source: #S56 Birth or bap. 2 Feb 1844 Helen d/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian NISBET, Coldstream, BEW 733/00400178, index searched Apr 2009
  7. Source #S2: 1871: Par. Cathedral, Cheetham, Dist Manchester, LAN RG10/4061 ED 2 F 82 Pg 37 Sched 187, hsehold of Isabella WALKER
  8. Source #S2: 1881: Newton, Dist Prestwich, LAN RG11/4013 ED 18 F 34 Pg 9 Sched 41, hsehold of James & Ellen WALKER
  9. Source #S2: 1901: Broughton, Dist Salford, LAN RG13/3725 ED 26 F 120 Pg 37 Sched 224, hsehold of James & Ellen WALKER
  10. Source #S2: 1911: Romiley, Sub Dist Bredbury, Dist Stockport, CHS RG14; Piece: 21347; ED 6; hsehold of James & Ellen WALKER
  • WikiTree profile Fairbairn-466 created by Lorna Henderson through the import of FAIRBAIRNJohnWADDELL4DianaWikiTreePlaceUpdated.ged on Jul 9, 2013.


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