(20 Jun 1841 - 13 Dec 1922)
|Father||John Fairbairn1 (circa Mar 1800 - Jul 1872)|
|Mother||Elizabeth Pollard (say 1800 - aft. 1882)|
BDMsRobert Fairbairn was born on 20 Jun 1841 at Picton, Bunbury, WA, AUS.1 He married Fanny Taylor in 1877 ?WA, AUS.2
Robert Fairbairn remarried on 23 Nov 1899 at St George's Cathedral, Perth, WA, AUS, to Frances Sarah Bussell FAIRBAIRN—BUSSELL.—On November 23rd, at St George's Cathedral, Perth, by the Very Rev. Dean Goldsmith, ROBERT FAIRBAIRN, Resident
Magistrate, Fremantle, to FRANCES SARAH, only daughter of the late T. Arthur Bussell, of Blackheath Park, London.3,4
Robert Fairbairn died on 13 Dec 1922 at Pindan, Peppermint Grove, WA, AUS, at age 81; Mr. Robert Fairbairn, ISO., JP., died at his residence, Pindan, Peppermint Grove, early yesterday morning, at the age of 81 years. He was the eldest son of Mr. John Fairbairn, who, with Mrs. Fairbairn, came to Western Australia from England with the Australind Colonisation Company. members of which settled in the Banbury district.
The settlement scheme was a failure, and Mr. Fairbairn's parents went to the Murray district, where they remained until they left the State, and settled in New South Wales. taking with them two brothers and three sisters of the deceased. Mr. Fairbairn was born in
Bunbury. He was educated privately, and, after a short career as a school teacher, he joined the civil service. He advanced in the service, and be was appointed resident magistrate at Greenough in 1873. and later he was resident magistrate in the Toodyny and also in the Sussex districts.
In 1882 Mr. Fairbairn was appointed a commissioner to inquire into the native question in the northern districts. When he had completed the inquiry he was appointed resident magistrate at Bunbury, and later he occupied a similar position at Fremantle. where he distinguished himself during a period of about twenty five years.
Dth notice: FAIRBAIRN.On December 13, 1922, at his late residence, the Pindan, The Esplanade, Peppermint Grove, Cottesloe, Robert Fairbairn, J.P, I.S.O, formerly Resident Magistrate, of Fremantle. and dearly beloved husband of Frances Sarah Fairbairn, aged 81 years.5,6
|Fanny Taylor (say 1845 - Apr 1898)|
|Charts||Robert & Janet (AINSLIE) FAIRBAIRN|
|Last Edited||9 Dec 2011|
- [S1599] Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Robert s/o John FAIRBAIRN, of Berwickshire, from Cyclopedia Western Australia, 1912-13. J BATTYE. 1912-13, extracted Oct 2010.
- [S1599] Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Marr. 1877 Robert s/o John FAIRBAIRN to d/o late Patrick TAYLOR, Candyup, Albany, WA, from Cyclopedia Western Australia, 1912-13. J BATTYE. 1912-13, extracted Oct 2010.
- [S1918] Newspaper clippings, Marr. 23 Nov 1899 Robert FAIRBAIRN, R.M. Freemantle; Frances Sarah only d/o late T Arthur BUSSELL of Blackheath Park, London, St George's Cathedral, Perth, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article/3239434, from The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879-1954) , Tues Nov 28,1899, extracted Nov 2010.
- [S1918] Newspaper clippings, Dth 17 Apr 1925 Frances Sarah widow of Robert FAIRBAIRN (RM of Freemantle), Pindan, Pppermint Grove, Cottesloe, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article/31291119, from The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879-1954), Sat Apr 18, 1925, extracted Nov 2010.
- [S1918] Newspaper clippings, Dth 13 Dec 1922 Robert FAIRBAIRN, Pindan, Peppermint Grove, aged 81 from The West Australian, Thurs 14 Dec 1922, online at http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article23882174, extracted Nov 2010.
- [S1918] Newspaper clippings, Dth 13 Dec 1922 Robert FAIRBAIRN, J.P., I.S.O, Pindan, The Esplanade, Peppermint Grove, Cottesloe, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article/23882158, fromThe West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879-1954) , Thu Dec 14, 1922, extracted Nov 2010.
- [S5] Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Dth 1954 Fanny Ainslie d/o Robert & Fanny J FAIRBAIRN, Perth, WA, #1191, aged 75, from Australia Death Index, 1787-1985, extracted Nov 2010.
- [S1599] Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Birth son to Robert FAIRBAIRN, WA, from Cyclopedia Western Australia, 1912-13. J BATTYE. 1912-13, extracted Oct 2010.