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William Fairbairn (abt. 1755 - 1809)

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William Fairbairn
Born about in Betshiel, Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
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Died in Bedshiel, Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
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William Fairbairn [1]

Baptized 28 Oct 1755 Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland

entry reads: Baptised William Fairbairn Lawfl son of William Fairbairn in Betshiel and Alison Clinkscale his spouse [2]

Buried Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland

H/stone #378 (symbolic stone - picture in MI book): "Here lies William FAIRBAIRN in Bethshiel who died 18.8.1809 aged 54 years..." [3]


  1. Source #S56: Dth 28 Jul 1856 James s/o William FAIRBAIRN & May CARTER, reg. Sprouston, ROX Dist 807 Pg 4 #10, copy d/loaded May 2008
  2. Source #S55: Bap. 28 Oct 1755 William s/o William FAIRBAIRN (Betshiel) & Alison CLINKSCALE, Par. of Greenlaw, BEW 743/00 0010 0063, copy d/loaded Nov 2010
  3. Source #S2849: Greenlaw MIs H/stone 378
  • Source S56 BDM certificates 1855+ from ScotlandsPeople
  • Source S55 Old Parish Register entries 1854+ from ScotlandsPeople
  • Source S2849 Berwickshire Monumetnal Inscriptions 4 Greenlaw, Published by the Borders Family History Society, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland

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