Paul Fairbairn1

(circa 1843 - 27 Oct 1870)
FatherWalter Fairbairn1 (circa 1802 - Oct 1870)
MotherElizabeth Wilson1 (circa 1806 - bet. 1851 - 1871)


     Paul Fairbairn was born circa 1843 Cockburnspath, BEW, SCT.1
     Paul Fairbairn married Alison Smith on 14 Mar 1868 Cockburnspath, BEW, cert. shows Paul as 25, fisherman, resid. Cockburnspath, s/o Walter FAIRBAIRN fisherman & Elizabeth m.s. WILSON (dec'd); Alison as 24 servant, resid. Dunbar, d/o Andrew SMITH fishermand (dec'd) and Catherine m.s. LUMSDEN; Wit: John FAIRBAIRN & Elizabeth FAIRBAIRN; Reg. 16th.2
     Paul Fairbairn died on 27 Oct 1870 "Follow Me", off St Abbs Head, Par. of Cockburnspath, BEW, SCT.3


     Paul Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1851 Cove, Par. of Cockburnspath, BEW, SCT, in the household of Walter Fairbairn and Elizabeth Fairbairn as son of Walter.1
ChartsLineage 1a1: George & Christian (BOOKLES) FAIRBAIRN
Last Edited27 Oct 2017


  1. [S203] 1851 Census transcripts, Scotland, via, Cove, Par. of Cockburnspath, BEW Par. 731 ED 1 Pg 14 Sched 54, hsehold of Walter & Elizabeth FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jul 2008.
  2. [S56] Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855),, Marr. 14 Mar 1868 Paul s/o Walter FAIRBAIRN & Elizabeth WILSON; Alison d/o Andrew SMITH & Catherine LUMSDEN, Cockburnspath, BEW, 731/00 #3, copy d/loaded Mar 2016.
  3. [S56] Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855),, Dth 27 Oct 1870 Walter (67) & Paul (28) FAIRBAIRN, part of the crew of the "Follow Me", drowned off St Abbs Head, Par. of Coldingham, BEW, 731 #16 & 17, copy d/loaded Oct 2017.
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