Fairbairn Family

The Lost Fisherman (1)

fishing boats in Eyemouth harbour

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Alexander Fairbairn (28)

Alexander was born on 11 December 1853 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, the sixth child of James Fairbairn and Agnes Burgon. His father James was born on 12 May 1819 in Cockburnspath and died on 30 January 1905 in Eyemouth. His mother Agnes was born around 1817 in Eyemouth.

Alexander's siblings were -

Elizabeth - born on 28 June 1842 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. She married Robert Stott on 29 April 1862 in Eyemouth.
David - born on 27 May 1844 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, died 14 October 1881 in Eyemouth Harbour, Berwickshire.
John - born on 27 April 1846 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, died 14 October 1881 in Eyemouth Harbour, Berwickshire. (Married Mary Crombie on 17 October 1873 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.)
Thomas - born on 12 June 1848 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. (Married Sarah Anderson on 24 January 1868 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.)
James - born on 13 October 1851 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
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Paul - born on 18 March 1856 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. (Married Isabella Maltman on 28 March 1884 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Alison - born on 24 June 1858 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Peter - born on 21 Feb 1861 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.

Alexander was 28 years old, single and no dependants were noted. He belonged to the 'Radiant' boat from Eyemouth.

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 David Fairbairn (17) 

David was born on 1 January 1864 in Dunglass Mill, the first child of Christopher Fairbairn and Mary Lawrie. His father Christopher was born on 29 November 1825 in Oldhamstocks, East Lothian and died on 27 November 1897 in Edinburgh. His mother Mary was born about 1831 and died on 12 March 1912 at Cove, Cockburnspath.

David's siblings were -

David
Michael - born on 6 August 1865 in Cove, Cockburnspath, died on 18 March 1909 in Edinburgh. Michael actually died in a cab between High Street and Infirmary, Edinburgh. Cause of death was syncope, aneurism of aorta. (Married Elizabeth Nicholson on 28 June 1895 in North Leith, Edinburgh.)
Margaret Knox - born on 11 March 1868 in Cove, Cockburnspath, died on 17 May 1942 at The Church, Cockburnspath. Margaret who was single, suffered cardiac failure whilst attending the church on a Sunday.
John - born on 21 April 1870 in Cove, Cockburnspath, died 14 October 1954 at 10 Cove, Cockburnspath. (Married Isabella P Fairbairn on 23 June 1899 at Cove, Cockburnpsath.)
Christopher - born on 10 Feb 1872 at Cove, Cockburnspath, died 28 Dec 1939 at 18 Cove, Cockburnspath.

David was 17 years old, single and no dependants were noted. He belonged to the 'Snowdon' boat from Cove.

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David Fairbairn (34)

David was born on the 7th January 1845, the fourth child of Thomas Fairbairn and Helen Anderson. His father Thomas was born on 2nd October 1812 in Stearch-Ho Toll, Oldhamstocks. His mother Helen was born around 1816 and died on the 18th February 1855 at Cove, Cockburnspath.

David's siblings were -

Elizabeth - born approx. 1840
Alison - born on the 28th January 1841.
Helen - born around 1844.
David
John - born on the 10th June 1848, died 14th October 1881 in Eyemouth Harbour, Berwickshire.
Grace - born on the 17th April 1851.
? - born on the 1st January 1855 in Cove Village, died on the 1st January 1855 in Cove Village, Cockburnspath.

David married Janet Mathieson on the 8th July 1870 in Cove, Cockburnspath. Janet was born on 16th May 1846 in Cove Village, Cockburnspath.

David and Janet had 4 children -

Thomas - born around 1872
Jane A - born around 1874
Robert James M - born around 1879
David - born around 1880

He belonged to the 'Snowdon' boat from Cove.

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David Fairbairn (37)

David was born on 27 May 1844, the second child of James Fairbairn and Agnes Burgon. His father James was born on 12 May 1819 in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire and died on the 30 January 1905 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. His mother Agnes was born around 1817.

David's siblings were -

Elizabeth - born on 28 June 1842 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. She married Robert Stott on 29 April 1862 in Eyemouth.
David
John - born on 27 April 1846 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, died on 14 October 1881 in Eyemouth Harbour, Berwickshire. Married Mary Crombie on 17 October 1873 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.)
Thomas - born on 12 June 1848 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. (Married Sarah Anderson on 24 January 1868 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.)
James - born on 13 October 1851 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Alexander - born on 11 December 1853 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, died 14 October 1881 in Eyemouth Harbour, Berwickshire.
Paul - born on 18 March 1856 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. (Married Isabella Maltman on 28 March 1884 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.)
Alison - born on 24 June 1858 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Peter - born on 21 February 1861 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.

David was 37 years old, single and no dependants noted. He belonged to the 'Radiant' boat from Eyemouth.