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Robert Allen Fairbairn (1842 - 1915)

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Robert Allen Fairbairn
Born in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Warepa, Otago, NZmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Taieri Beach, Otago, New Zealandmap
Fairbairn-810 created 9 Mar 2016 | Last modified
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Death 8 Jun 1915 [1] Taieri Beach Otago, New Zealand [2]

Census 1851 Nook Farm, Par. of Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: James 40 farm labourer b Oldhamstock, ELN; wife Catharine 43 b Dunbar, ELN; Children: Barbara 17, Peter 15, James 13, all field labourers; Robert 11, John 7 all scholars; Janet 5, Mary 3, all b Copath, BEW; [3]


  1. Source #S57: Dth 8 Jun 1915 Robert FAIRBAIRN, ref. 1915/4441 aged 74, extracted Feb 2012
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  3. Soucre #S203: Cockburnspath, BEW Par. 731 ED 1 Pg 7 Sched 126, hsehold of James & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jun 2009
  • "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 October 2017), Robert Fairbairn and Jane Houliston, 1864; citing Marriage, New Zealand, New Zealand, Wellington; registration number 1864/5546.

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On 24 Mar 2016 at 11:17 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

Fairbairn-812 and Fairbairn-810 appear to represent the same person because: Look like the same person to me

On 10 Mar 2016 at 23:15 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

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