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Robert Fairbairn (1851 - 1919)

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Robert Fairbairn
Born in Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in St Mathews Ch, New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Kirwee, Canterbury, New Zealandmap
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Robert Fairbairn [1]


Date: 14 Sep 1851
Place: Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotland
Notes: Robert s/o William FAIRBAIRN & Margaret CUNNINGHAM [2]


Notes: cert. shows Robert as 68, labourer, s/o William FAIRBAIRN, carpenter, & Margaret m.s. CUNNINGHAM; cod arterio sclerosis, syncope 3 mths, last seen by J SIMPSON Jul 26th; Buried Kirwee 26th (Anglican); Born Scotland, in NZ 58 years (Tasmania crossed out); Married Tasmania at age 28 to Sophia BLOOMFIELD, widow now aged 63; Issue living M (37,22) F(39, 36,33,1); Informant Constable C ?Derwent?, authorised in writing by undertaker Darfield; Reg. Aug. [3][4]


  1. Source #S57: Birth 13 Jun 1898 Sylvia Irene d/o Robert & Sophia FAIRBAIRN, ref. 1898/8992, extracted Dec 2011
  2. Source #S2970: Birth/bap.? 14 Sep 1851 Robert s/o William FAIRBAIRN & Margaret CUNNINGHAM, Earlston, BEW 736/ 0020 0112, extracted from index Mar 2011
  3. Dth Robert (1919) & Sophia (1938) FAIRBAIRN, Kirwee, CBY, from, extracted Mar 2011
  4. Source #S59: Dth 22 Jul 1919 Robert s/o William FAIRBAIRN & Margaret CUNNINGHAM, Kirwee, CBY, copy rcvd De 2011

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