• [S2] "FAIRBAIRN Analyses", Lorna Henderson (Waikanae, New Zealand) ; Filed in sources folder & notebooks, Waikanae, Kapiti, New Zealand Hereinafter cited as "FAIRBAIRN Analyses."
  • [S102] "OPR East Lothian Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , East Lothian, Scotland, F*R*B*RN; County = East Lothian (ELN); 136 records in total (less ? duplicates); Earliest 1627, latest 1854; Number of parishes: 9 (out of 25 in all). (In progress, 1 parish analysed for name variants - refer ELN (SCT) FAIRBAIRN)

    For further information on coverage of ELN parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); . Hereinafter cited as "OPR East Lothian Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S104] "OPR Berwick Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Berwick, Scotland, F*R*B*RN*; County = Berwick (BEW); 803 records in total ; Earliest 1623, latest 1854; (Analysis incomplete - refer BEW (SCT) FAIRBAIRN)

    For further information on coverage of BEW parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); . Hereinafter cited as "OPR Berwick , Scotland, Births 1538-1854."
  • [S106] "OPR Orkneys Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Orkneys, Scotland, F*R*B*R*N*; County = Orkney (OKI); 2 records in total ; Earliest 1833, latest 1835; (Analysis complete - refer OKI (SCT) FAIRBAIRN)

    For further information on coverage of OKI parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); . Hereinafter cited as "OPR Orkneys Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S108] "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Midlothian, Scotland, F*R*B*RN*; FL*B*RN*; County = Midlothian (MLN); 388 records in total ; Earliest 1595, latest 1854; (Analysis incomplete - refer MLN (SCT) FAIRBAIRN)

    For further information on coverage of MLN parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); . Hereinafter cited as "OPR Midlothian, Scotland, Births 1538-1854."
  • [S110] "OPR Roxburgh Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Roxburgh, Scotland, F*R*B*RN; County = Roxburgh (ROX); 601 records in total ; Earliest 1600, latest 1854; (Analysis incomplete - refer ROX (SCT) FAIRBAIRN)

    For further information on coverage of ROX parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Roxburgh Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); . Hereinafter cited as "OPR Roxburgh Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S2970] Births deaths marriages index, Old Parochial Registers for Parish : Scotland, (1855+) Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland , http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  • [S2971] "OPR Peebles Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Peebles, Scotland, F*R*B*N*; County = Peebles (PEE); 13 records in total ; Earliest 1701, latest 1754; 6 surname spelling variants; Over two parishes only; Refer PEE (SCT) FAIRBAIRN)

    For further information on coverage of PEE parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); . Hereinafter cited as "OPR Peebles, Scotland, Births 1538-1854."
  • [S2972] Wales: FreeBMD, Birth index transcriptions (1837- 1915)
    43 Welsh registrations extracted from Ancestry (which sourced them from FreeBMD) using F*R*B*N* as a search pattern.
    Extraneous FIRBANK etc names caught by the wildcard pattern removed, FindMyPast and Ancestry (FreeBMD) indexes compared, synchronised and discrepancies corrected from image;
    Ancestry has 2 more than found on FMP and fewer transcription errors (compared against index images where there were discrepancies between them).
    FAIRBURN totals included, but that version of the surname belongs to a separate One Name Study (see Links) Ancestry, http://ancestry.com
  • [S2973] Cornwall (ENG): FreeBMD, Birth index transcriptions (1837- 1915)
    9 Cornish registrations extracted from Ancestry (which sourced them from FreeBMD) using F*R*B*N* as a search pattern.
    Extraneous FIRBANK etc names caught by the wildcard pattern removed, FindMyPast and Ancestry (FreeBMD) indexes compared, synchronised; Ancestry, http://ancestry.com
  • [S2974] "OPR Ayr Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Ayr, Scotland, F*R*B*N* pattern; County = Ayr (AYR); 33 records in total ; Earliest 1761 , latest 1852 ; Only in 7 of the 48 parishes in total on SctP. Refer AYR (SCT) FAIRBAIRN)

    For further information on coverage of AYR parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); . Hereinafter cited as "OPR Ayr, Scotland, Births 1538-1854."
 
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