Fairbairn Family

The Lost Fisherman (2)

Uncle Allan and George (fisherman) at Cove harbour approx. 1964.

John Fairbairn (35)

John was born on the 27th April 1846, the third child of James Fairbairn and Agnes Burgon. His father James was born on 12th May 1819 in Cockburnspath and died on the 30th January 1905 in Eyemouth. His mother Agnes was born around 1817.

John's siblings were -

Elizabeth - born approx. 21st July 1842 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
David - born 27th May 1844 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, died 14th October 1881 in Eyemouth Harbour, Berwickshire.
John
Thomas - born 12th June 1848 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. (Married Sarah Anderson on the 24th January 1868 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.)
James - born 13th october 1851 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Alexander - born 12th December 1853 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, died 14th October 1881 in Eyemouth, Harbour, Berwickshire
Paul - born 18th March 1856 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. (Married Isabella Maltman on 28th March 1884 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Alison - born 24th June 1858 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Peter - born 21st Feb 1861 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.

John married Mary Crombie on the 17th October 1873 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire. Mary was born around 1855.

John and Mary had 4 children -

James - born 16th July 1874 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire
Alexander - born 3rd May 1876 inEyemouth, Berwickshire
John - born around 1879
Jane - born around 1881

He belonged to the 'Radiant' boat from Eyemouth.

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John Fairbairn (24)

John was born on the 1st April 1857, the eighth child of William Fairbairn and Jane Burgon. His father William was born on 24th June 1817 in Oldhamstocks, East Lothian and died before 1867. His mother Jane was born around 1821 and died after 1867.

John's siblings were -

David - born around 1841 (Married Mary Johnstone on 5th July 1867 in Penmanshiel, East Lothian.)
Margaret Fairbairn - born around 1844.
Peter - born around 1845.
Alison - born around 1848.
Jane - born around 1850.
Grace - born around 1852.
William - born 13th February 1855 in Cove, Cockburnspath.
John
Elizabeth - born 17th March 1859 in Cove, Cockburnspath.
Thomas - born 22nd April 1862 in Cove, Cockburnspath, died 14th October 1881 in Eyemouth Harbour, Eyemouth.
Mary - born 21st February 1864 in Cove, Cockburnspath.

John was 24 years old, single and no dependants were noted. He belonged to the 'Snowdon' boat from Cove. 

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John Shaw Fairbairn (31)

John was born on the 22nd February 1850, the fourth child of James Fairbairn and Jessie Paterson. His father James was born on 13th February 1822 in Cove, Cockburnspath and died on the 27th October 1870 when he was lost at sea. His mother Jessie was born around 1819/20 and died 18th March 1884 at Cockburnspath.

John's siblings were -

Mary - born about 1846.
James - born 8th December 1847, died 4th October 1935 at Cove Village, Cockburnspath. (Married Alice Young on the 4th June 1875 at Pathhead, Berwickshire.)
John
Jane - born 18th June 1852.
Joan - born between 1853-54.
Thomas - born 16th May 1857 at Cove, Cockburnspath, died 14th October 1881 in sea off coast of Berwickshire.
Janet - Born 28th May 1860.

John married Margaret Crow on the 1st January 1873 in Edinburgh. Margaret was born on 25th February 1852.

John and Margaret had 5 children -

James - born 19th March 1873.
George Crow - born 16th October 1874 in Cockburnspath, died 10th October 1911 at Cove, Cockburnspath.
John - born 3rd September 1876 at Cove, died 23rd April 1950.
Thomas Miller - born June 1879, died 27th September 1880 at Cove.
Thomas Miller - born 1881, died 24th October 1835 in Edinburgh

He belonged to the 'Renown' boat from Cove. 

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John Fairbairn (32)

John was born on the 10th June 1848, the fifth 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.

John's siblings were -

Elizabeth - born approx. 1840
Alison - born on the 28th January 1841.
Helen - born around 1844.
David - born on the 7th January 1845, died 14th October 1881 (Married Janet Mathieson on the 8th July 1870 at Cove, Cockburnspath.)
John
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.

John married Margaret Nicholson

He belonged to the 'Pearl' boat from Cove.