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William Fairbairn (abt. 1827 - 1891)

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William Fairbairn
Born about in Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in Croft Cottages , Kelsomap
Descendants descendants
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Died in Shielstock Braes, Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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William FAIRBAIRN son of James FAIRBAIRN, ploughman & Isabella m.s. CAMPBELL [1]

Baptized 25 Jun 1827 Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Died 18 May 1891 Shielstock Braes, Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Notes: cert. shows William as 60 ploughman, marr. to Hannah BROWN; s/o James FAIRBAIRN, ploughman & Isabella m.s. CAMPBELL, both dec'd; d.8:30pm of chronic bronchitis, malignant disease of liver; inf son James, present, reg. May 22nd [2]


1851 Roxburgh Mains, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Notes: LAIDLAW: John 40 farm steward b Roxburgh; wife Isabel 45 b Eccles; Stepsons (FAIRBAIRN): Robert 24 blacksmith, William 23 farm servant b Sprouston, ROX; Servant Margaret BARCLAY 16 b Sligo, IRL[3]

Reference: 14531


  1. Source #S56: Dth 19 May 1891 William FAIRBAIRN, Morebattle, ROX Dist 801 Pg 3 #7, copy d/loaded Mar 2009
  2. Source #S56: Dth 19 May 1891 William FAIRBAIRN, Morebattle, ROX Dist 801 Pg 3 #7, copy d/loaded Mar 2009
  3. Source #S820:1851 Census Roxburgh: Dist 803/2/2 Pg 23 Sched 86, hsehold of John & Isabel LAIDLAW, copy d/loaded May 2006
  • Source S56 BDM certificates ex ScotlandsPeople
  • Source S820 Census images ex ScotlandsPeople

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