no image

William Fairbairn (abt. 1842 - aft. 1911)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
William Fairbairn
Born about in Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died after [location unknown]
Profile last modified
This page has been accessed 136 times.


William Fairbairn [1]

Born abt 1842 Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland


Husband: William Fairbairn
Wife: Mary Elliot
21 Dec 1866
Windywalls, Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Notes: cert reads: after banns, Est Ch of Sct William, farm serv 24 of ?Bastle? Hill, Eccles, s/o James Fairbairn farm serv, dec. and Mary m.s. Barron marr. Mary Elliot dom serv 28 of Windywalls, Par. of Sprouston, d/o John Elliot farm serv and Henrietta m.s. Cruther? Min R BROOMFIELD, of Sprouston, Wit: John FAIRBAIRN and May FAIRBAIRN [2]:


1861 Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Notes: FAIRBAIRN: Mary 44 b Eccles, BEW; Children: William 18 ploughman, John 17 ploughman, Isabella 14 ag lab, May 12, Robert 9 scholars all b Ednam, ROX; [3]

1881 Bankhead, Linton, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Notes: FAIRBAIRN: William 38 farm steward b Ednam; wife Mary 41 b Castleton, ROX; Children: Janet 16 scholar b Sprouston; James 13 scholar b Roxburgh, ROX; Henrietta 12 scholar b Nenthorn BEW; John 10, Mary 7, Isabella 6, Elizabeth 4, all scholars b Linton, ROX; Robert 1 b Linton [4]


  1. Source #S56: Informant for father James' death 1856
  2. Source #S56 Marr. 1866 William FAIRBAIRN and Mary ELLIOT, Dist 807 Pg 2 #4, copy d/loaded Jan 2006
  3. Source #S205: Sprouston, ROX Reg 807 ED 1 Sched 23 hsehold of Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2008
  4. Source #S209:Linton, ROX: FHL Film 0224042 GRO Ref Volume 796 EnumDist 1 Page 10, hsehold of William & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2006
  • Source S56 BDM certificates 1855+ from ScotlandsPeople
  • Source S205 1861 Census transcriptions for Scotland via
  • Source S209 1881 Census transcriptions for Scotland via

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

No known carriers of William's Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA have taken yDNA or mtDNA tests and no close relatives have taken a 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA "Family Finder" test.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.


William is 24 degrees from Sharon Caldwell, 29 degrees from Burl Ives and 28 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

F  >  Fairbairn  >  William Fairbairn