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William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn (1889 - 1964)

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William Ronald Dodds (Ronald) Fairbairn
Born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jul 2014
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William Ronald Dodds was born in 1889. William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn ... He passed away in 1964. [1]


Date: 11 Aug 1889
Place: Red House, Cluny Gardens, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Notes: "only child of Thomas FAIRBAIRN & Cecilia LEEFE" [2]


Date: 31 Dec 1964
Place: Haymarket, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland [3]
Notes: Probate index shows William Ronald Dodds FAIRBAIRN as "of Lochside Cottage, Ruddingston (sic) Village Edinburgh", d. 31 Dec 1964 Edin.; Probate to Marion Frances FAIRBAIRN, Gordon Cosmo FAIRBAIRN, Nicholas Hardwick FAIRBAIRN [4]


Date: 1891
Place: Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland
Notes: FAIRBAIRN: Thomas 36 surveyor of bldgs b Edin; wife Cecelia 36 b ENG; Son William R D 1 b Edin [5]


  1. Research by Sir William Arbuthnot, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
  2. Source #S1
  3. Source #S1
  4. Source #S2: Dth 31 Dec 1964 Probate 17 Mar 1965 William Ronald Dodds FAIRBAIRN, of Lochside Cottage Ruddingtson (sic) Village, Edin., extracted Jul 2013
  5. Source #S212: Edinburgh St Cuthberts Dist of Newington MLN Reg 685/5 ED 117 Pg 14 Sched 57, hsehold of Thomas & Cecilia FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2008
  • Source S1 Digby Tantam, 'Fairbairn, (William) Ronald Dodds (1889-1964)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, extracted Jan 2008
  • Source S2England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
  • Source S212 1891 Census transcriptions for Scotland via ancestry .com

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