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James Fairbairn (abt. 1804 - 1887)

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James Fairbairn
Born about in Oldhamstocks, East Lothian, Scotlandmap
Brother of
Husband of — married in Scotlandmap
Died in Cove, Par. of Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
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Biography

James FAIRBAIRN [1] [2]

Born abt Dec 1804 Oldhamstocks, East Lothian, Scotland [3] [4]

Baptized 24 Dec 1804 [5]

Died 20 Feb 1887 Cove, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland

cert. shows James as 82, farm steward, marr. to Catherine ALAEN, s/o William FAIRBAIRN farm servant and Janet m.s. JOHNSTON both dec'd; d. 4:30am of paralysis of bladder 17 days, inf son Peter, present, reg. 21st Feb [6]

Marriage

Husband: James Fairbairn
Wife: Catherine Allan
abt 1830
Scotland[7]

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; [8]

1861 Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland.

FAIRBAIRN: James 55 farm steward b Oldhamstocks, ELN; wife Catharine 54 b Dunbar, ELN; Children: Barbara 27 dom serv, Peter 20 ploughman, James 23 ag lab, Mary 13 (no occ), Thomas 9 scholar, all b Cockburnspath, BEW [9]

Sources

  1. Source: #S-1
  2. Source: #S205 Parish: Cockburnspath; ED: 1; Page: 17; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1861_136 hsehold of James & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jun 2009
  3. Source: #S205 Parish: Cockburnspath; ED: 1; Page: 17; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1861_136 hsehold of James & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jun 2009
  4. Source #S56: Dth 20 Feb 1887 James FAIRBAIRN, aged 82, reg. Cockburnspath, BEW 731 Pg 1 #2, copy d/loaded Jun 2009
  5. Source #S1640: Bap? 24 Dec 1804 James s/o William FAIRBAIRN & Janet JOHNSTON, reg. Oldhamstocks, ELN 714/0010 373, index searched Jun 2009
  6. Source #S56: Dth 20 Feb 1887 James FAIRBAIRN, aged 82, reg. Cockburnspath, BEW 731 Pg 1 #2, copy d/loaded Jun 2009
  7. Source: #S205 Parish: Cockburnspath; ED: 1; Page: 17; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1861_136 hsehold of James & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jun 2009
  8. Soucre #S203: Cockburnspath, BEW Par. 731 ED 1 Pg 7 Sched 126, hsehold of James & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jun 2009
  9. Source: #S205 Parish: Cockburnspath; ED: 1; Page: 17; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1861_136 hsehold of James & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jun 2009
  • Source: S56 ScotlandsPeople BIrth, Marriage, Death certificates 1855+
  • Source: S1640 ScotlandsPeople OPR index pre 1855
  • Source: S203 1851 Census for Scotland transcripstions via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S205 1861 Census for Scotland transcripstions via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S-1 Ancestry Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members (link removed as went nowhere)


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