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George Fairbairn (1799 - 1885)

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George Fairbairn
Born in Garrich, Nenthorn, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [uncertain] and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Legerwood, Berwickshiremap
Descendants descendants
Died in Lowick, Northfield, Northumberland, Englandmap
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Biography

George Fairbairn son of George Fairbairn and Jane Law

Born 24 Apr 1799 Garrich, Nenthorn, Berwickshire, Scotland [1]

Baptized 12 May 1799 Nenthorn Kirk, Berwickshire, Scotland

entry reads: "this day George Fairbairn tenant to W Murray in Garrich had a child baptized (who was born the 24th of April last) called George" [2]

Died 27 Feb 1885 Northfield, Lowick, Dist of Glenadale, Northumberland, England

NB Headstone transcription has 27 Feb 1883 but the matching death index is 1885, so year assumed incorrect in transcription [3] [4]

Married 4 Dec 1818 Legerwood, Berwickshire

Husband: George Fairbairn
Wife: Margaret Loch or Lough
entry for 4 Dec shows: George Fairbairn & Margaret Lough, marriage legally solemnized [5]
Children:
George Fairbairn 1820 - 1849
Adam Fairbairn 1821 - 1876
Archibald Fairbairn 1823 - aft 1895
William Fairbairn 1824 - 1903
Elizabeth/Betty Fairbairn abt 1827 - aft 1871
Jean/Jane Fullerton (born Fairbairn) 1829 - 1909
Andrew Fairbairn 1831 - 1879
Christina Brown (born Fairbairn) 1833 - 1887
Alison Fairbairn 1835 - ?
Margaret Steward (born Fairbairn 1837 - ?
Ann Cecilia Fairbairn 1840 - 1879

Lived

1841 Halfland Hse, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: George, 40, ag lab; Margaret, 40, both b. outside Cty. Presumed children: Adam, 20, ag lab b ROX; Archibald, 18, ag lab b ROX; William, 15, ag lab b ROX; Elisabeth, 13, ag lab b outside Cty; Jean, 11; Andrew 9; Christian, 7; Alison, 5; Margaret 3; Anne 1 all b outside Cty[6]

1851 Black Chesters, Par. of Alnham, Northumberland, England

FAIRBAIRN: George 51 shepherd, Margaret 53 both b SCT; Children: Christina 17, Alise 15, Ann 11 scholar all b SCT. Visitor James DILL? marr. 30 shepherd b NBL [7]

1861 Carham, Northumberland, England

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
George Fairbairn Head M 62 Scotland
Margaret Fairbairn Wife F 63 Scotland
Margaret Staward Daughter F 23 Scotland
Ann Cecilia Fairbairn Daughter F 21 Scotland
Richard Staward Son In Law M 26 Scotland
William Humphrey Boarder M 21 Scotland [8]

Sources

  1. Source #S55: Birth 24 Apr Bap. 12 May (Nenthorn Kirk) 1799 George s/o George FAIRBAIRN, tenant to W MURRAY, Garrich, Nenthorn, BEW, 753/00 0010 0123
  2. Source #S55: Birth 24 Apr Bap. 12 May (Nenthorn Kirk) 1799 George s/o George FAIRBAIRN, tenant to W MURRAY, Garrich, Nenthorn, BEW, 753/00 0010 0123
  3. Source #S1595: Death 1885 George FAIRBAIRN, aged 85, Dist of Glendale, NBL 10b/280, extracted Jul 2008
  4. Source #S2729: H/stone George & Margaret (LOCH) FAIRBAIRN, Lowick?, NBL, transcr. online at http://www.myheritage.com/person-2012650_92112_92112/george-fairbairn, extracted Mar 2012
  5. Source #S55: Marr. 4 Dec 1818 George Fairbairn & Margaret Lough, Legerwood, Berwickshire, 749/00 0010 203, copy d/loaded Aug 2009
  6. Source #S1610: SCT1841/811 Yetholm-Roxburghshire ED 4 Civil Parish: Yetholm Folio: 3 Page: 2, hsehold of George & Margaret FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2004
  7. Alnham, Dist of Rothbury, NBL HO107/2423 F 6 ED 2 Pg 4 Sched 13, hsehold of George & Margaret FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jul 2008
  8. Source #S204: Hsehold of George Fairbairn, Carham, Northumberland, England, from FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7KK-HCG : 14 January 2016)

Census: 1861 Carham, Northumberland, FHL film # 0543201, Parish of Carham, Shidlaw, p. 33, # 18. Census: 1871 Lowick, Northumberland, Glendale dist., subdist. Ford, enumeration district # 11, FHL film 849456, p Census: 1881 Lowick, Northumberlandshire, FHL film 1342239, p. 9 # 34 and # 33. Death: Feb 27 1883 Lowick Northfield Northumberland Death: 1885 Dist of Glendale, Northumberland, England Burial: Feb 1883 Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland Family members Parents: George Fairbairn 1776 - ? Jean Fairbairn (born Law) 1776 - ? Wife: MARGARET Fairbairn (born Loch) 1799 - 1883 Siblings: Margaret Fairbairn 1801 - ? Andrew Fairbairn 1815 - 1899 Archibauld Fairbairn 1801 - ?


  • Source S55 ScotlandsPeople BDM images prior to 1855
  • Source S1595 FindMyPast England/Wales BDM index
  • Source S2729 MyHeritage family trees
  • Source S202 1851 Census images for England via Ancestry.com
  • Source S204 1861 England, Scotland and Wales census, database and images, from FamilySearch via partner findmypast; citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • Source S1610 FreeCen transcriptions for Scotland


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