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Thomas Fairbairn (1850 - 1924)

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Thomas Fairbairn
Born in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Midlothian, Scotlandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Oxnam, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[1] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


Name: Thomas /Fairbairn/ [2]


Date: 18 JAN 1850
Place: Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland[3][4][5][6]
Date: ABT 1852
Place:  ?Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: according to his h/stone[7]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 18 JAN 1850


Date: 05 APR 1924
Place: Oxnam, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: 72[8][9]


Reference: 14200


Place: Oxnam, Roxburghshire, Scotland[10]


Husband: Thomas Fairbairn
Wife: Annie Buckham
Date: 1893
Place: Midlothian, Scotland
Note: date assumes correct id from SPeople index, but it seems a bit later than expected[11]
Date: 1901
Place: Shotheads, Par. of Oxnam, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: THomas 46 lab b Jedburgh, ROX; wife Annie 42 b Oxnam, ROX; Son James 12 scholar b Jedburgh, ROX[12]
Husband: Thomas Fairbairn
Wife: Margaret Henderson
Child: George Fairbairn
Child: Margaret Fairbairn
Child: Thomas Fairbairn
Child: Isabella Fairbairn
Date: 17 DEC 1842
Place: Ancrum, Roxburghshire, Scotland[13][14][15]
Date: 1851
Place: Weaselton, Par. of Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Thomas 35 ag lab b Morebattle ROX; wife Margaret 33 b Kirkton, ROX; Children: George 6, Margaret 5 both b Ancrum, Thomas 20 mths b Jedburgh[16]
Date: 1861
Place: Southdean, Par. of Southdean, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Thomas, ploughman, 44 b Morebattle; wife Margaret 49 b Kirkton, ROX; Children: Margaret 15 ag lab b Ancrum; Thomas 11 scholar b Jedburgh; Isabella scholar 7 b Jedburgh;[17]
Date: 1871
Place: Par. of Ancrum, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Thomas, 55 ag lab b Morebattle; wife Margaret 59 b Kirton, ROX; Dtr Margaret 24 ag lab b Ancrum; Son Thomas 21 ag lab b Jedburgh[18]
Date: 1881
Place: Oxnam, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Thomas, 65 b Morebattle, farm serv; wife Margaret, 67 b Hobkirk, son Thomas, farm serv unm 30, b Jedburgh.[19]


  1. Fairbairn-753 was created by Lorna Henderson through the import of FBJamesLINDSAYAgnes4WTJun2015.ged on Jun 16, 2015. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
  2. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224043 GRO Ref Volume 802 EnumDist 1 Page 10
  3. Source: #S962
  4. Source: #S1596 Page: FAIRBAIRN/HENDERSON births, batch C117928, extracted Oct 2005
  5. Source: #S56 Page: 1871 Census: Ancrum, ROX Dist 780 (ED2?) Page 9, copy d/loaded Oct 2005
  6. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224043 GRO Ref Volume 802 EnumDist 1 Page 10, extracted c 2000
  7. Source: #S869
  8. Source: #S869
  9. Source: #S56 Page: Dth 1924 Thomas FAIRBAIRN, index searched Oct 2005
  10. Source: #S869
  11. Source: #S56 Page: Marr. 1893 Thomas FAIRBAIRN and Annie BUCKHAM, index searched Oct 2005
  12. Source: #S806 Page: Shotheads, Par. Oxnam, Roxburghshire, Reg 802A ED 1 Sched 65, hsehold of Thomsa & Annie FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2008
  13. Source: #S962
  14. Source: #S1596 Page: Mar. 1842 Thomas FAIRBAIRN and Margaret HENDERSON, batch M117805, rechecked Oct 2005
  15. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224043 GRO Ref Volume 802 EnumDist 1 Page 10, extracted c 2000
  16. Source: #S801 Page: Jedburgh, ROX Scotland Par. 792 ED 3A Pg 17 Sched 76, hsehold of Thomas & Margaret FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2006
  17. Source: #S962
  18. Source: #S56 Page: 1871 Census: Ancrum, ROX Dist 780 (ED2?) Page 9, copy d/loaded Oct 2005
  19. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224043 GRO Ref Volume 802 EnumDist 1 Page 10
  • Source: S1596 Title: IGI: Online searches, Subject: Online search: assorted surnames Note: citations without an "extracted MMM YYYY" are generally pre 1999 Repository: #R149
  • Repository: R149 Name: Family Search (LDS) Note:
  • Source: S210 Title: 1881 Census transcripts, UK via Family Search/LDS CDs Repository: #R21
  • Repository: R21 Name: LDS library
  • Source: S56 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855)
  • Source: S869 Title: MIs: ROX Oxnam Publication: Borders Family History Society, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland
  • Source: S962 Title: CENSUS: 1861 Borders: ROX: Maxton; Morebattle; Southdean. BEW: Chirnside Publication: GRO, Scotland, 1861

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