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George Fairbairn (abt. 1830 - 1897)

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George Fairbairn
Born about in Leitholm, Eccles, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Duns, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
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George Fairbairn [1]

Born about Mar 1830 [2] Leithem, Par. of Eccles, Roxburghshire, Scotland [3]

Baptized 12 Mar 1830 Eccles, Roxburghshire, Scotland[4]

Died 25 Jan 1897 Salsibury St (11), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

cert. shows George as 66, retired builder, marr. to Catherine AITCHISON; s/o George FAIRBAIRN builder dec'd and Isaballa m.s. ?HEDDIE?; d. 2:45pm of weak heart, spinal decay; Inf. grddtr Isabella FAIRBAIRN, present; reg. 27th [5]


1891 Salisbury St (11), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: George 61 house agent b Leitholm, BEW; wife Catherine 60 b Foulton, HAD; Grdhildren: Isabella 12 b Leith, Geo 11 b Edin, both scholars; Lodger PYPER, ROBERTSON both police constables[6]


  1. #S1
  2. Based on baptism
  3. Source #S212: Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Dist Canongate, MLN reg. 685/3 ED 37 Sched 76, hsehold of George & Catherine FAIRBAIRN
  4. Source #S1640: Birth/Bap. 12 Mar 1830 George s/o George FAIRBAIRN & Isabel RIDDEL, Eccles, BEW 737/ 0040 0171
  5. Source #S56: Dth 25 Jan 1897 George s/o George FAIRBAIRN & Isabella ?HEDDIE?, Canongate, MLN, 685/03 0061
  6. Source #S212: Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Dist Canongate, MLN reg. 685/3 ED 37 Sched 76, hsehold of George & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2011
  • Source S1640 Scotlands People OPR Index of BDMs (pre 1855):
  • Source S56 Scotlands People BDM certificates (1855+):
  • Source S212 1891 Census transcriptions for Scotland via
  • Source S1

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