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James Fairbairn (1822 - 1890)

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James Fairbairn
Born in Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married in Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Died in Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Biography

Born abt May 1822 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland[1]

Died 27 DEC 1890 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: cert shows James as 74, gen. lab. married to Euphemia REID; s/o Thomas FAIRBAIRN ag lab and Margaret m.s. McLEAN, both dec'd; d. 10:15 pm cod inflamation of lungs, 42 days, inf son George FAIRBAIRN, 116 Roxburgh St, Kelso, reg. Kelso Dec 29th (NB mother's name is assumed to be incorrect, both because of the baptism in Kelso that says James' mother was Helen McLEAN - which is supported by the naming pattern of James and Euphemia's children) [2][3]

Baptized 26 MAY 1822 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: although this bap. is to Thomas F. and Helen McLEAN and James' dth cert says mother Margaret McLEAN - the latter is assumed incorrect, both by naming pattern of children, and because of the existence of this baptism[4][5][6]

Occupations:

1857 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

labourer [7]

Feb 1870/1871

stonecutter [8]
stone breaker [9]

Married 29 NOV 1840 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland[10]

Husband: James Fairbairn
Wife: Euphemia Reid

Census:

1841 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 20 ; Euphemia 20 ; Thomas 4 mos all b cty[11]

1851 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 28 labourer; wife Euphima (sic) 30; Children: Mary 9, Helen 5, Margret (sic) 3; Agness 9mths All b Kelso[12]

1861 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 39 labourer b Kelso; wife Euphemia 40 b Kelso; Children: Mary 18 dtr ; Thomas 17 skinner; Helen 16 dtr; Margaret 14 dtr; Agnes 11, William 8, scholars; James 4 ; George 2; all b Kelso[13]

1871 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 50 stone breaker b. Kelso; Euphemia 50 b Kelso; Children: William 19 skinner; James 13, George 11, Elizabeth 8, all scholars; Euphemia 6 ; All b Kelso[14]

1881 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: James, gen. lab, 58 wife Euphemia, 57, laundress. Children: James, 25 gen. lab, George, 21 rope maker, Mary (CULBERTSON), 37 laundress, all b. Kelso. Also Michael CULBERTSON, 36 son-in-law gen lab b Kelso and Jemima NICHOL, grd dtr 3.[15]

Parents

Husband: Thomas Fairbairn
Wife: Helen McLean
Child: James Fairbairn
Child: William Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 23 MAR 1821
Place: Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: assumes Margaret from James' dth cert is really Helen[16][17][18][19]

Census: 1841 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: FAIRBAIRN: Thomas 50 ag lab b ROX; Assumed wife: Helen 40 ; Assumed son: William 15 b ROX; Also CHISHOLM: Catherine 20, William 20 gardner j(ourneyman); CRAWLEY, ag lab b Scotland; FRESHOLDS b IRL; GRACE; McQUIN; John THOMSON sawyer 60 b ROX[20]

1851 Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Note: FAIRBAIRN: Thomas 64 lab scavanger b BEW; wife Helen 55 b Melrose; Grdson Thomas 6 scholar b Kelso; Lodger: John PEEBLES, 55 hawker b PEE; COIL 66 & 7 both b IRL ; BERRY hawker b HAD[21]

Reference: 14495

  • Fact: Christening (26 May 1822) Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
  • Fact: Residence (1861) Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland


Sources

  1. Source: #S56 Dth 27 Dec 1890 James FAIRBAIRN, reg. Kelso, ROX Dist 793 Pg 28 #84, copy d/loaded May 2008
  2. Source: #S56 Dth 27 Dec 1890 James FAIRBAIRN, reg. Kelso, ROX Dist 793 Pg 28 #84, copy d/loaded May 2008
  3. Source: #S2 Page: Jan 2011
  4. Source: #S1596 Bap. 26 May 1822 James s/o Thomas FAIRBAIRN & Helen MACLEAN, batch C117938, Kelso, Roxburghshire, extracted May 2008
  5. Source: #S56 Dth 27 Dec 1890 James FAIRBAIRN, reg. Kelso, ROX Dist 793 Pg 28 #84, copy d/loaded May 2008
  6. Source: #S2 Jan 2011
  7. Source: #S333 birth cert. son James trans. Stuart H., rcvd May 2001
  8. Marr. 19 Feb 1870 (Manchester) James s/o George WALKER; Ellen d/o James FAIRBAIRN (stonecutter), copy sighted
  9. Source: #S803 Kelso, ROX Reg. 793 ED 10 Pg 11 Sched 67, hsehold of James & Euphemia FAIRBAIRN
  10. Source: #S888
  11. Source: #S800 Kelso, ROX Par. 793 ED 3 Pg 38, hsehold of James & Euphemia FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2011
  12. Source: #S1610 1851 Kelso Burgh, ROX Scotland1851/793 ED 4 F 814 Pg 40 Sched 167, hsehold of James & Euphima FAIRBAIRN, extracted Mar 2008
  13. Source: #S802 Page: Kelso, ROX Reg, 793 ED 10 Sched 187, hsehold of James & Euphemia FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2008
  14. Source: #S803 Kelso, ROX Reg. 793 ED 10 Pg 11 Sched 67, hsehold of James & Euphemia FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2009
  15. Source: #S210 FHL Film 0224041 GRO Ref Volume 793 EnumDist 11 Page 13
  16. Source: #S56 Dth 27 Dec 1890 James FAIRBAIRN, reg. Kelso, ROX Dist 793 Pg 28 #84, copy d/loaded May 2008
  17. Source: #S1596 Marr. 23 Mar 1821 Thomas FAIRBAIRN & Helen MACLEAN, batch M117938, Kelso, Roxburghshire, extracted May 2008
  18. Source: #S801 Kelso, ROX Par. 793 ED 4 Pg 40 Sched 168, hsehold of Thomas & Helen FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2008
  19. Source: #S800 Kelso, ROX Par 793 ED 2, hsehold of Thomas & Helen FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2008
  20. Source: #S800 Kelso, ROX Par. 793 ED 2, hsehold of Thomas & Helen FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2008
  21. Source: #S801 Page: Kelso, ROX Par. 793 ED 4 Pg 40 Sched 168, hsehold of Thomas & Helen FAIRBAIRN, extracted Mar 2008


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