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Walter Fairbairn (1861 - 1918)

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Walter Fairbairn
Born in Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap
Died in Newcastle upon Tyne, Dist of All Saints, Northumberland, Englandmap
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Biography

This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[1] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 10 JUN 1861
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland[2]

Death

Death:
Date: 07 MAY 1918
Place: Newcastle upon Tyne, Dist of All Saints, Northumberland, England
Note: assumed to be the 56 yr old reg. Newcastle T Jun qtr 1918 10b/140 as the cert shows his widow as E Fairbairn, although the varnish maker occupation seems somewhat at odds with his earlier railway portering: 56 yrs, of 8 Drydon Tce, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, varnish maker journeyman, cod carcinoma of rectum, operation exhaustion & cardiac failure, cert. by A Smithwaite M.B.; Inf E Fairbairn, widow of deceased, present at death, resid 8 Drydon Tce, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, reg. 8th May, All Saints Sub Dist Newcastle upon Tyne C.B.[3][4][5]

Reference

Reference: 15021

Occupation

Occupation: a railway porter (when he married Elizabeth)
Date: NOV 1884
Place: Clarkston, Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland[6]

Marriage

Husband: Walter Fairbairn
Wife: Elizabeth Roy
Child: Walter Fairbairn
Child: John Fairbairn
Child: Elizabeth Fairbairn
Child: Margaret Fairbairn
Child: Jane Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 28 NOV 1884
Place: Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland
Note: cert. shows marr. after publication, established Ch. Walter was a 23 yr old Railway Porter resid. Clarkston Toll, Clarkston, s/o Walter Fairbairn farm servant and Grace m.s. Armstrong; Elizabeth is a 20 yr old domestic servant resid. (?Dist)bourne Gardens, Glasgow, d/o William Roy, engineman, dec. and Elizabeth m.s. Paton. Witnessed by John McBain and Jane Roy (Elizabeth's younger sister) reg. Dalry Dec 1st[7]
Census:
Date: 1891
Place: East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 29 railway signalman b Canonbie DFS; wife Eliz. 27 b Dalry, AYR; Children: Walter 5 scholar b Cathcart, RFW; John 8 mths b E Kilbride LKS[8]
Census:
Date: 1901
Place: Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 39 coke drawer; wife Elizabeth 37; Children: Walter 15 coal pit pony driver; John 10; Elizabeth 8; Margaret 6; Jane 4 all b SCT[9]
Census:
Date: 1911
Place: Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 49 jobbing gardener b Canonbie, DFS; wife Elizabeth 46 b Paby, AYR marr. 27 yrs 7 children 5 living; Children: Walter 26 coal miner hewer marr. under 1 mth (new wife Mary nee Storey was with her parents and their "under 1 mth old" son), John 20 coal miner shifter below ground, Elizabeth 18 milliner all b East Kilbride, LAN; Jane 14 b Dalton, CUL (all shown as married in transcript, but only Walter actually enumerated as married). Margaret also listed, but crossed out: 16 dom. serv b East Kilbride, Lanark, explained by her also being enumerated as a servant in a separate hsehold)[10][11]
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)[12][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]
Census:
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]
Census:
Date: 1871
Place: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 47 cattle feeder b Morebattle, ROX; wife Grace 49 b Canonbie; Children: Margaret 18 dom serv, Walter 9 scholar both b Canonbie, DFS[19]
Census:
Date: 03 APR 1881
Place: Milltown, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter, 57, ag lab b Morebattle, ROX; wife Grace, 59, b Canonbie, DFS[20]
Census:
Date: 1891
Place: Grindstone Head, Dist of Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 64 ag lab b Kelso, ROX; wife Grace 68[21][22]
Census:
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)[23]

Sources

  1. Fairbairn-704 was created by Lorna Henderson through the import of BeckFairbairnWalterGrace4WTJan2015.ged on Jan 18, 2015. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
  2. Source: #S888 Page: FAIRBAIRN/ARMSTRONG births, batch C118141-?-6035516 R, rechecked Apr 2004
  3. Source: #S806 Page: Haltwhistle, NBL RG13/4828 ED 16 Sched 190 hsehold of Walter & Elizabeth FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2006
  4. Source: #S1595 Page: Dth 1918 Walter FAIRBAIRN, aged 56, reg. Newcastle T, Jun qtr 10b/140, extracted Oct 2007
  5. Source: #S2153 Page: Dth 7 May 1918 Walter FAIRBAIRN, Royal Victoira Infirmary, Newcaslte upon Tyne, reg. All Sts, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, copy rcvd Dec 2008
  6. Source: #S56 Page: Marr. 1884 Walter FAIRBAIRN and Elizabeth ROY, Dalry, AYR Dist 587/ 51 Pg 26, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  7. Source: #S56 Page: Marr. 1884 Walter FAIRBAIRN and Elizabeth ROY, Dalry, AYR Dist 587/ 51 Pg 26, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  8. Source: #S56 Page: 1891 Census East Kilbride LKS Dist 643 ED 1 Pg 3 Sched 12, hsehold of Walter & Elizabeth FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  9. Source: #S806 Page: Haltwhistle, NBL RG13/4828 ED 16 Sched 190 hsehold of Walter & Elizabeth FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2006
  10. Source: #S1599 Page: 1911 Haltwhistle, NBL RG14PN30968 RG78PN1771 RD562 SD1 ED9 SN14, hsehold of Walter & Elizabeth FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2010
  11. Source: #S1599 Page: 1911 Haltwhistle, NBL RG14PN30968 RG78PN1771 RD562 SD1 ED9 SN37, hsehold of Thomas & Frances STOREY, extracted May 2010
  12. Source: #S888 Page: Marr. 18 May 1848 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Grace ARMSTRONG, Stow, MLN
  13. Source: #S1442
  14. Source: #S333 Page: 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
  15. Source: #S55 Page: 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
  16. Source: #S1442
  17. Source: #S203 Page: Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Par. 814, ED: 10; Page: 8; hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, rechecked Mar 2013
  18. Source: #S205 Page: Canonbie, DFS Scotland Par. 814 ED 6 Pg 8 Sched 39, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBURN, extracted Dec 2006
  19. Source: #S820 Page: 1871 Census Canonbie DFS Dist 814 ED 6 Folio 2 Pg 7 Sched 34, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  20. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224046 GRO Ref Volume 814 EnumDist 8 Page 3, rechecked Jan 2004
  21. Source: #S895 Page: Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN
  22. Source: #S212 Page: Grind Stonehead, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Reg. 814 ED 6 Sched 41, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, extracted Mar 2013
  23. Source: #S820 Page: 1901 Census Canonbie, DFS Dist 814 ED 6 Sched 40, hsehold of Walter & Grace FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded Dec 2006
  • Source: S1595 Title: www FreeBMD England http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl Note: transcriptions of the published St Caths indices for English Births Deaths and Marriages 1837 to ??
  • Source: S2153 Title: BDM: General Register Office, England, Certified copies
  • Source: S56 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (1855+) http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  • Source: S806 Title: Census: 1901 UK (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland) via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S888 Title: IGI: FAIRBAIRN extract 1993/4


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