John Fairbairn1

(circa Jun 1777 - bet. Sep 1867 - Dec 1867)
FatherJohn Fairbairn2,3,4 (circa Oct 1740 - )

BDMs

     John Fairbairn was born circa Jun 1777 Ulgham, NBL, ENG.5,4 He was baptized on 3 Jul 1777 Ulgham, NBL.4
     John Fairbairn married Mary Catchside in 1812 Stamfordham, NBL, ENG.6
     John Fairbairn died bet. Sep 1867 - Dec 1867 reg. Dist of Hexham, NBL, ENG.7
Although John's census data consistently shows him as born Ulgham, he has at least a passing connection to the nearby Stamfordham where there is a FAIRBAIRN family close in age and sharing many of the same forenames, relatively uncommon amongst FAIRBAIRN families overall (eg Sarah, Matthew).
His two eldest known childen, William & John are shown in registers as born and baptised at Stamfordham to John, no mother's name shown, at dates (1812 and 1814) shortly after a Stamfordham marriage to a Mary Catchside (1812).
Census data adds at least a Mary and an Ann to the family of John, with Ann's birthplace recorded in census data as born at Ovingham.
Non conformist baptism records for Horsley Independent exist from Mary (1816) through to Ann (1823) at Ovingham which explicitly name their mother as Mary
The working assumption is that she is therefore Mary CATCHSIDE.8,9,10

Census

     John Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1841 Horsley High Barns, Dist of Ovingham, NBL, ENG, as FAIRBAIRN: John 60 farmer; William, John both 25, ag lab, Mary 20 all b Cty; Ag Lab Matthew BROWN; F.S. Jane HOGG 20 both b Cty; (NB enumerators were instructed to round ages down to the nearest multiple of 5).11
     The census of 1851 showed John, with his sons William and John, Horsley Barns, Dist of Hexham, NBL, ENG, enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: John 73 wid. farmer 155 ac emp 5 labs b Ulgham, NBL; Sons: William 38, John 36 both b Stamfordham; Grdnephew Thomas FENWICK 13 b North Bothal, NBL; Serv. ARMITAGE 24 b Haddon on the Wall, NBL; Visitor: Cathrine HAWKINS 16 hse serv. b IRL.5
     John Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1861 Horsley High Barns, Dist of Hexham, NBL, ENG, enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: John 83 wid. farmer 155 ac emp 4 labs 1 boy, b Ulgham, NBL; Children: William 48, John 46 both b Stamfordham; Ann 36 b Ovingham, NBL; Grdchildren (ARKLEY): Mary 11 b Newcastle All Saints; Sarah 10, Matthew 8 both b Newcastle St John; (John's dtr Mary married a John ARKLEY in 1845) Servants: Margaret HOGG 21 dairymaid b Ponteland (subsequently married John's son William); William NOBLE? NOBBE? 39 carter b Sebergham, CUL (Sister Sarah next door).12,13 He appeared on the census of 1861 in a Cottage, Horsley High Barns, Dist of Hexham, NBL, ENG, as neighbour of Sarah Fenwick.14

DNA Info

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Family

Mary Catchside (circa Aug 1784 - bet. 1823 - 1841)
Children
  • William Fairbairn5 (Sep 1812 - aft. 1881)
  • John Fairbairn5 (Jun 1814 - aft. 1861)
  • Mary Fairbairn15 (Mar 1816 - )
  • Matthew Fairbairn16 (Apr 1818 - )
  • Sarah Fairbairn17 (Mar 1820 - )
  • Ann Fairbairn12 (Mar 1823 - )
ChartsWilliam FAIRBAIRN at Ulgham (NBL)
Last Edited17 Jun 2015

Citations

  1. [S2868] Google Books online at books.google.com, Marr. 1812 Mr John FAIRBAIRN to Miss CATCHSIDE, at Stamfordham, from Monthly magazine and British register, Volume 33, pg 291, publ 1 Feb 1812, extracted Jul 2011.
  2. [S208] 1881 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Civil Par. Walbottle, Sub Dist Stamfordham, Dist Castle Ward, NBL RG11; Piece: 5099; Folio: 5; Page: 1; Sched. 1, hsehold of John FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2012.
  3. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Bap. 2 Jul 1779 Sarah d/o John FAIRBAIRN, Ulgham, NBL, from England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, batch P00433-1 film 0252488, 0252489, extracted Apr 2012.
  4. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Bap. 3 Jul 1777 John s/o John FAIRBAIRN, Ulgham, NBL, from England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, batch P00433-1 film 0252488, 0252489, extracted Apr 2012.
  5. [S202] 1851 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Horsley Barns, Sub Dist Bywell, Dist Hexham, NBL HO107 Piece: 2414; Folio: 12; Page: 17; Sched 58, hsehold of John FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2012.
  6. [S2868] Google Books online at books.google.com, Marr. 1812 Mr John FAIRBAIRN to Miss CATCHSIDE, at Stamfordham, from Monthly magazine and British register, Volume 33, pg 291, publ. 1 Feb 1812, extracted Jul 2011.
  7. [S1595] Www FreeBMD ENG online at http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Dth 1867 John FAIRBAIRN, aged 90, reg. Hexham, NBL 10b/179, extracted Apr 2012.
  8. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Birth 12 Mar Bap. 3 Jun 1816 Mary d/o John & Mary FAIRBAIRN, Independent, Horsley by Wylam, NBL, from England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, batch C08045-1 film 0825353 (RG4 1580), extracted Apr 2012.
  9. [S2] Lorna Henderson, "FAIRBAIRN Analysis", Jul 2011, updated Apr 2012.
  10. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Birth 17 Mar Bap. 9 May 1823 Ann d/o John & Mary FAIRBAIRN, Independent, Horsley by Wylam, NBL, from England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, batch C08045-1 film 0825353 (RG4 1580), extracted Apr 2012.
  11. [S200] 1841 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Civil Par. Ovingham, Sub Dist Bywell, NBL HO107; Piece: 841; Book: 7; ED: 10; ; Page: 4; hsehold of John FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2012.
  12. [S204] 1861 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Horsley High Barns, Sub Dist Bywell, Dist Hexham, NBL RG 9; Piece: 3857; Folio: 9; Page: 12; Sched 1, hsehold of John FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2012.
  13. [S1599] Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Marr. 1845 Q2 Mary FAIRBAIRN & John ARKLEY, Dist of Hexham, NBL, 25/304, extracted Apr 2012.
  14. [S204] 1861 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Civil Par. Horsley, Sub Dist Bywell, Dist Hexham, NBL RG 9; Piece: 3857; Folio: 9; Page: 12; Sched. 2, hsehold of Sarah FENWICK, extracted Apr 2012.
  15. [S200] 1841 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Civil Par. Ovingham, Sub Dist Bywell, Tindall Hundred, NBL HO107; Piece: 841; Book: 7; ED: 10; ; Page: 4; hsehold of John FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2012.
  16. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Birth 29 Apr Bap. 15 Jul 1818 Matthew s/o John & Mary FAIRBORN, Independent, Horsley by Wylam, NBL, from England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, batch C08045-1 film 0825353 (RG4 1580), extracted Apr 2012.
  17. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Birth 21 Mar Bap. 18 Apr 1820 Sarah d/o John & Mary FAIRBAiRN, Independent, Horsley by Wylam, NBL, from England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, batch C08045-1 film 0825353 (RG4 1580), extracted Apr 2012.
 
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