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Robert Fairbairn (1791 - 1880)

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Robert Fairbairn
Born in Thornylaw, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Crailing, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Wilton, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Biography

Robert Fairbairn. [1][2]

Born 05 JUN 1791. Thornylaw, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotland. [3]

Also shows in (reasonably consistently) census records as born about 1796, Bowden, Roxburghshire, Scotland. [4]

Died 15 MAY 1880. Wilton, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: cert. shows Robert as a retired farmer, widower of Mary Hislop died 2:15 am aged 90, of mortification of foot, 3 mths, cert by Geo W Thomson, M.D., s/o Archibald Fairbairn ag lab, and Mary Grierson, both dec'd. Inf. nephew Robert Scott, present, reg. 17th May at Wilton, Registrar James Shiel. [5][6]

Christening: 28 AUG 1791. Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: Robert Fairbairn son to Archbald Fairbairn in Thornylaw and Mary Grierson his wife was born Jun 5th & baptized 28th August 1791 by Mr Scott? Minister. [7]

Marriage

Husband Robert Fairbairn.
Wife Mary Hislop.

Marriage 09 NOV 1817. Crailing, Roxburghshire, Scotland. [8][9]

Census 1841 Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: FAIRBAIRN: Robt 40 flesher; ?wife? Mary 40 both b ROX; Also Margaret DEANS, 15 F.S. b ROX. [10]

1851 Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: FAIRBAIRN: Robert 56 farmer (80 ac emp 4 m) & butcher b Bowden ROX; wife Mary HISLOP, 32 (?52?) b Crailing, ROX; Niece: Mary D FAIRBAIRN, 15 b Melrose, assists in hse; Ceally PURDIE 16 assists in house, b England; Nephew: Wm PURDIE 5 at school, b England;. [11]

1861 Whitmuir, Selkirkshire, Scotland.

Note: FAIRBAIRN: Robert 65 farmer 400 ac emp 2 m 1 b b Bowden ROX; wife Mary 60 b Crailing, ROX; Nephew: William PURDIE 15 shepherd b England; Servants: Isabella CUNNINGHAM; Thomas WADDELL; John WELSH. [12]

1871 Midlem, Par. of Bowden, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: FAIRBAIRN: Robert 75 shepherd b St Bowden (sic), ROX; wife Mary 72 b Crailing;. [13]
Husband Archibald Fairbairn.
Wife Mary Grierson.
Child: Mary Fairbairn.
Child: Agnes Fairbairn.
Child: Isabel Fairbairn.
Child: Robert Fairbairn.
Child: Margaret Fairbairn.
Child: George Fairbairn.
Child: Cecily Fairbairn.

Marriage ABT 25 JUL 1784. Par. of Bowden, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: Sessions 25 July 1784: Archd F. & Mary G. who are said to be married in an irregular way a short time ago, and they themselves declaring the truth of it, were rebuked for taking such a step & exhorted to live for the future in a christian way as man & wife. [14]

Sources

  1. Source: #S56 Birth 5 Jun, bap. 28 Aug 1791 Robert, s/o Archibald FAIRBAIRN & Mary GRIERSON, Thornylaw, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  2. Source: #S205 Selkirk, SEL Reg 778 ED 12 Pg 1 Sched 1, hsehold of Robert & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  3. Source: #S56 Birth 5 Jun, bap. 28 Aug 1791 Robert, s/o Archibald FAIRBAIRN & Mary GRIERSON, Thornylaw, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  4. Source: #S205 Selkirk, SEL Reg 778 ED 12 Pg 1 Sched 1, hsehold of Robert & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  5. Source: #S803 Midlem, Bowden, Reg 783 ED 3 Pg 6 Sched 29 hsehold of Robert & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  6. Source: #S56 Dth 1880 Robert FAIRBAIRN, reg. Dist of Wilton, Roxburghshire, Dist 810 pg 16 #46, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  7. Source: #S56 Birth 5 Jun, bap. 28 Aug 1791 Robert, s/o Archibald FAIRBAIRN & Mary GRIERSON, Thornylaw, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  8. Source: #S205 Selkirk, SEL Reg 778 ED 12 Pg 1 Sched 1, hsehold of Robert & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  9. Source: #S1596 Marr. 1817 Robert FAIRBAIRN & Mary HISLOP, batch M117862, Crailing, ROX, extracted Dec 2007
  10. Source: #S800 Melrose, ROX Par. 799 ED 1, hsehold Robert & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  11. Source: #S203 Melrose, ROX Par. 799 ED 1A Pg 12 Sched 48, hsehold Robert & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  12. Source: #S205 Selkirk, SEL Reg 778 ED 12 Pg 1 Sched 1, hsehold of Robert & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  13. Source: #S803 Midlem, Bowden, Reg 783 ED 3 Pg 6 Sched 29 hsehold of Robert & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  14. Source: #S1141 Kirk Sessions
  • Source: S205 1861 Census transcripts for Scotland, via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855) ex Scotlands People
  • Source: S803 Census: 1871 Census (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland) via Ancestry.com


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