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Agnes (Fairbairn) Murray (1850 - 1907)

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Agnes Murray formerly Fairbairn
Born in Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotlandmap
Wife of — married in Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotlandmap
Died in Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotlandmap
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Contents

Biography

Birth

Date: 03 FEB 1850
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: on a page headed "1855 Register of Births", two FAIRBAIRN baptisms: Agnes Daughter of Walter FAIRBAIRN and Grace ARMSTRONG born Feby 3 and baptd March 10th 1850, followed by Margaret's 1853 - and preceded by one for a William s/o William WHITE & Grace ARMSTRONG b. 1845 bap. 1846)[1][2][3][4]

Christening

Christening:
Date: 10 MAR 1850
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland[5]

Marriage

Husband: James Murray
Wife: Agnes Fairbairn
Child: John Murray
Child: Grace Murray
Child: Mary Murray
Marriage:
Date: 15 APR 1875
Place: Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: The absence of James and Agnes from Scottish or English marriage records is explained by this entry from the Gretna Green registers: James Murray from the Parish of Canonbie in the County of Dumfries and Agness Fairbairn from the Parish of Canonbie in the County of Dumfries being both Present and declared themselves husband and wife before me and these other Witnesses this Fifteenth day of April 1875 years by William Lang (signed) James Murray Agnes Fairbairn; Witnesses Agnes Armstrong, James Beattie[6][7][8]
Husband: Walter Fairbairn
Wife: Grace Armstrong
Child: Margaret Fairbairn
Child: Agnes Fairbairn
Child: Margaret Fairbairn
Child: Walter Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 25 FEB 1848
Place: Stow, Midlothian, Scotland
Note: entry reads: Fairbairn Walter, Farm Servant in Cathie, and Grace Armstrong in the Parish of Canonbie gave in their names in order to marriage, and after due proclamation they were married 25th Feb 1848 (cf 18th May date from original info)[9][10][11][12]

Death

Date: 15 OCT 1907
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: cert. shows Agnes as a 57 yr old widow of James MURRAY, labourer, died 9:30am of malignant tumour of the stomach, cert. by ANDERSON, d/o Walter FAIRBAIRN, labourer and Grace m.s. ARMSTRONG, both dec. Inf. son John MURRAY, present[13][14][15]

Census

Date: 30 MAR 1851
Place: Tinnishall, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN (FAIRBURN on fmp): Walter 28 ag lab b Morebattle, wife Grace, 22 (on both fmp and ancestry, should be 27?) b Canonbie; Children (all b Canonbie): William, 5, scholar; Margaret, dtr, 3; Agnes, dtr, 1[16][17]
Date: 1861
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBURN: Walter 37 farm labourer b Morebattle, ROX; Grace 38 b Canonbie; Children: Agnes 11, Margaret 8 both scholars b Canonbie, DFS[18]
Date: 1871
Place: Crugtree, Par. of Hobkirk, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Agnes FAIRBOURN, 21 b Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, gen. servt (domestic) in hsehold of William (67 b England. Landowner & Farmer Of 166 Acres Of Which 154 Are Arable Employing 5 Labourers Also Agent for Life Assurance Office) & wife Mary I (43 b England) OLIVER[19]
Date: 1881
Place: Distington, Dist of Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
Note: MURRAY: James 30 iron works labourer; wife Agnes 31 both b Scotland; Chldren: John 5 scholar, Grace 3 ; Mary 9mths all b Carlisle, CUL; Boarders: SHAW, McLEOD * 2[20][21]
Date: 1891
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: MURRAY: Agnes head, mar. 41 washerwoman b Canonbie DFS; Children: John 15, Grace 13, Mary 10 all scholars b England[22]
Date: 1901
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: MURRAY: Agnes head, widow 51 farm worker gen; Dtr Lizzie A C, 4 both b Canonbie, DFS (parents a couple of houses away)[23]
Date: 1901
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 77 retired ploughman b Newcastleton, ROX; wife Grace 79 b Canonbie DFS; (dtr Agnes 2 hses away)[24]

Reference

Reference: 15020

Sources

  1. Source: #S1442
  2. Source: #S802 Canonbie, DFS Scotland Par. 814 ED 6 Pg 8 Sched 39, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBURN, extracted Dec 2006
  3. Source: #S2480 From Ann's ancestor chart, given at Waikanae, Feb 2007
  4. Source: #S56 Birth 3 Feb/Bap. 10 Mar. 1850 Agnes to Walter FAIRBAIRN & Grace ARMSTRONG, reg. Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, OPR 814/0030 0341, copy d/loaded Mar 2008
  5. Source: #S56 Page: Birth 3 Feb/Bap. 10 Mar. 1850 Agnes to Walter FAIRBAIRN & Grace ARMSTRONG, reg. Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, OPR 814/0030 0341, copy d/loaded Mar 2008
  6. Source: #S56 Birth 1897 Lizzie Ann Cummings Elliot FAIRBAIRN or MURRAY, reg. Canonbie Dist 814/13 Pg 5, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  7. Source: #S208 Distington, Dist of Whitehaven CUL RG11/5182 ED 5 Sched 66 hsehold of James & Agnes MURRAY, extracted Dec 2006
  8. Source: #S5 Marr. 15 Apr 1875 Agnes FAIRBAIRN & James MURRAY, both of Canonbie, from Gretna Green, Scotland, Marriage Registers, 1794-1895, extracted from image Mar 2013
  9. Source: #S888 Marr. 18 May 1848 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Grace ARMSTRONG, Stow, MLN
  10. Source: #S1442
  11. Source: #S333 Marr. 23 Dec 1873 Margaret d/o Walter FAIRBAIRN & Grace ARMSTRONG; Adam s/o Adam & Margaret (YOUNG) YOUNG, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, 814/17, transc. ex BFHS rcvd 2006
  12. Source: #S55 Marr. 25 Feb 1848 Walter FAIRBAIRN, (farm servant, Cathie) & Grace ARMSTRONG (Par. of Canonbie), Stow, Midlothian, 699/00 0050 0242, copy d/loaded Sep 2014
  13. Source: #S56 Marr. 1920 Lizzie Ann Cumming Elliot MURRAY and Hugh CRAIG, reg. Irvine, AYR Dist 595/76 Pg 38, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  14. Source: #S56 Birth 1897 Lizzie Ann Cummings Elliot FAIRBAIRN or MURRAY, reg. Canonbie Dist 814/13 Pg 5, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  15. Source: #S56 Dth 1907 Agnes MURRAY nee FAIRBAIRN, reg. Canonbie, DFS Dist 814 #30 Pg 10, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  16. Source: #S1442
  17. Source: #S203 Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Par. 814, ED: 10; Page: 8; hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, rechecked Mar 2013
  18. Source: #S205 Canonbie, DFS Scotland Par. 814 ED 6 Pg 8 Sched 39, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBURN, extracted Dec 2006
  19. Source: #S205 Page: Hobkirk, Roxburghshire, Reg. 790, ED: 2; Page: 10; hsehold of William OLIVER, extracted Mar 2013
  20. Source: #S210 Scotland Lowlands and Northern Borders, (re)searched Jan 2004
  21. Source: #S804 Distington, Dist of Whitehaven CUL RG11/5182 ED 5 Sched 66 hsehold of James & Agnes MURRAY, extracted Dec 2006
  22. Source: #S56 Page: 1891 Census Canonbie, DFS Dist 814 ED 6 Pg 9, hsehold of Agnes MURRAY, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  23. Source: #S820 Page: 1901 Census Canonbie, DFS Dist 814 ED 6 Sched 43, hsehold of Agnes MURRAY, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  24. Source: #S820 1901 Census Canonbie, DFS Dist 814 ED 6 Sched 40, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  • Source: S1442 Census transcriptions: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, via Dumfries & Galloway FHS Repository: #R83
  • Repository: R83 NZ Geneaological Society
  • Source: S205 1861 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S2480 Corres. re FAIRBAIRN/MURRAY ex Alan T & LornaHen (NZ)
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (1855+) http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  • Source: S802 Census: 1861 UK (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland), via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S820 Scotland: Census images ex GRO Repository: #R146
  • Repository: R146 Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/)
  • Fairbairn-703 was created by Lorna Henderson through the import of BeckFairbairnWalterGrace4WTJan2015.ged on Jan 18, 2015


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