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William Fairbairn (abt. 1842 - aft. 1911)

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William Fairbairn
Born about in Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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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

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