Colina Fairbairn1

(circa 1841 - 1911)
FatherWilliam Fairbairn1 (Apr 1794 - 1868)
MotherBeatrix Hay1 (circa 1806 - 1870)


     Colina Fairbairn was born circa 1841 Stornoway, ROC, SCT.1
     Colina Fairbairn married Albert Owen Macrow in 1856 VIC, AUS.2
     Colina Fairbairn died in 1911 176 Riversdale Rd, Auburn, Hawthorn, VIC, AUS; MACROW. —On the 28th August. at "Siluria," 176 Riverside road, Auburn. Colina, the beloved wife of Albert Macrow, aged 71 years.
MACROW. —On the 28th August, at her residence, ' Siluria " 176 Riversdale road, Auburn, Colina, the dearly beloved wife of Albert Macrow, aged 71 years. (yes, two notices, one after the other.)1,3,4


     Colina Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1841 in the Royal Burgh, Par. of Dingwall, ROC, SCT, in the household of William Fairbairn and Beatrix Hay and is assumed to be a dtr.5,6 Colina Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1851 North Beach, Par. of Stornoway, ROC, SCT, in the household of William Fairbairn and Beatrix Hay as daughter of William.1


     The line of Colina Fairbairn Melbourne, VIC, AUS, is/was being researched by John Macrow.
Great Great Grandson of Colonist Albert Owen MACROW husband of Colina Fairbairn who had 10 children in Ballarat 1859 onwards settling in Melbourne in 1890's (Colina being the great granddtr of John Fairbairn marr. Helen Anderson). Email: John.7


Albert Owen Macrow (circa 1835 - Apr 1927)
  • Emma Margaret Macrow8 ( - Jan 1938)
  • Alfred Macrow9 (1864 - )
  • William Macrow10 (say 1865 - Nov 1946)
  • Thomas Albert Macrow11 (circa 1876 - 1891)
ChartsLineage 2b1: John & Helen (ANDERSON) FAIRBAIRN
Last Edited8 Sep 2017


  1. [S1610] FreeCensus, UK online at, SCT1851/88 Stornoway, ROC ED 7 F 1 Pg 72, North Beach, hsehold of William & Beatrix FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jun 2009.
  2. [S3289] Index of births, marriages and deaths, Marr. 1856 Colina FAIRBAIRN & Albert Owen MACROW, reg. VIC # 1152, from Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1949, extracted Oct 2010.
  3. [S5] online at, Dth 1911 Colina MACROW nee FAIRBAIRN, aged 71, reg. Hawthorn, VIC # 9257, from Australia Death Index, 1787-1985, extracted Oct 2010.
  4. [S1918] Newspaper clippings, Dth 28 Aug 1911 Colina MACROW, aged 71, w/o Albert MACROW, published The Argus 29 Aug 1911, online at, extracted Oct 2010.
  5. [S1610] FreeCensus, UK online at, SCT1841/62 Dingwall, ROC ED 3 F 1 Pg 15, in the Royal Burgh, hsehold of Roderick HAY, extracted Jun 2009.
  6. [S201] 1841 Census transcripts, Scotland, via, Par. of Dingwall, ROC, hsehold of Roderick and Mary HAY, extracted Jun 2009.
  7. [S1961] Www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence by LornaHen (1) Corres. re Colina MACROW et al, rcvd Aug 2017.
  8. [S1918] Newspaper clippings, Dth 8 Jan 1938 Emma Margaret Peking, d/o the late Albert & Colina MACROW Auburn, published The Argus 10 Jan 1938, online at, extracted Oct 2010.
  9. [S5] online at, Birth 1864 Alfred so Albert MACROW & Colina FAIRBAIRN, reg. Bulla, VIC #21440, from Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922, extracted Oct 2010.
  10. [S5] online at, Dth 4 Nov 1946 William MACROW, 4 Gasgoyne St, Camberwell, from Deaths The Argus, Fri 8 Nov 1946 pg 2, attached to an ancestry tree, extracted Oct 2010.
  11. [S5] online at, Dth 1891 Thos Albt s/o Albt MACROW & Colina FAIRBAIRN, aged 15, reg. Hawthorn, VIC # 6464, from Australia Death Index, 1787-1985, extracted Oct 2010.
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