Alison Fairbairn1

(circa 1811 - 13 January 1891)
FatherWalter Fairbairn2 (cir. 1784 - Jan 1859)
MotherAgnes Robinson2 (cir. 1786 - Apr 1863)
Relationship3rd great-aunt of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Alison Fairbairn was born cir. 1811 Morebattle, ROX, SCT.1,3
     Alison Fairbairn married Peter Stewart on 22 Nov 1839 in the Par. of Yetholm, ROX, SCT.1,4
     Alison Fairbairn died on 13 Jan 1891 83 Castlegate, Jedburgh, ROX, SCT; aged 81, informant son-in-law Thomas Mabon.1,3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Alison Stewart and Peter Stewart appeared on the census of 7 Jun 1841 Burn Wynd, Jedburgh, ROX, SCT, and are assumed to be husband and wife. They were enumerated as STEWART: Peter 50 ag lab b SCT; Alison 30 b ROX; Marian 13, Agnes 8 mths both b ROX. (Marian looks like she might belong to a first marraige for Peter.)5
     Alison Stewart appeared on the census of 1851 Town Yetholm, Par. of Yetholm, ROX, SCT, enumerated as STEWART: Alison 41 widow, biscuit baker & dealer of sweetmeat, pauper, ag lab b Morebattle; Children: Agnes 9 b Yetholm; Gilbert 8 b Jedburgh, both scholars.6
     Alison Stuart appeared on the census of 1861 31 Canongate, Jedburgh, ROX, SCT, as neighbour of William Hood and Ann Hood.7 Alison Stuart appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1861 at 23 Canongate, Jedburgh, ROX, SCT, in the household of Thomas Mabon and Agnes Mabon as mother-in-law of Thomas Mabon.8
     The census of 1871 showed Alison Stewart in the household of her dtr Agnes and her husband Thomas Mabon 69 Castlegate, Jedburgh, ROX, SCT, enumerated as MABON: Thomas 35 woolspinner b Jedburgh; wife Agnes 29 b Yetholm; Children: Alice 10, Patrick S 5 both scholars, Agnes 3 all b Jedburgh; Step mother Alison HOOD, 60 b Jedburgh(presumed to be mother-in-law Alison Stewart nee Fairbairn as I can't find her anywhere else, Hood being both the married name of Alison's sister Ann living nearby, and her brother Archibald's wife's surname.)9 Alison Stuart appeared on the census of 1881 at 83 Castlegate, Jedburgh, ROX, SCT, in the household of Thomas Mabon and Agnes Mabon as mother-in-law of Thomas Mabon.10

Names

     Her surname was recorded as Stuart both in the 1861 & 1881 census and in the 1839 Yetholm OPR record of marriage.8,4,10

External links

     Click here to see Alison's page on WikiTree, a (free) collaborative on-line tree.11

Family

Peter Stewart (cir. 1791 - bet. 1843 - 1851)
Children
  • Agnes Stewart+1 (Apr 1841 - bet. 1891 - 1901)
  • Gilbert Stewart6 (Dec 1842 - aft. 1851)
ChartsFAIRBAIRN
John & Bessie (FFLINT) FAIRBAIRN
Ancestors & siblings of Les Henderson
Last Edited15 Jun 2014

Citations

  1. Amanda MABON, "EM FAIRBAIRN/STEWART ex Amanda M," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Rcvd Jan 2008.
  2. Amanda MABON, "EM FAIRBAIRN/STEWART ex Amanda M," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Dth 1891 Alison STEWART nee FAIRBAIRN, rcvd (phone conversation) Jan 2008.
  3. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Dth 1891 Alison STEWART nee FAIRBAIRN, reg. Jedburgh, Dist 792 #5, aged 81, index searched Jan 2008.
  4. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Marr. 22 Nov 1839 Alison FAIRBAIRN & Peter STUART, Yetholm, Dist 811, index searched Mar 2008.
  5. 1841 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Jedburgh, ROX Par. 792 ED 1, hsehold of Peter & Alison STEWART, extracted Jan 2008.
  6. 1851 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Yetholm, ROX Par. 811 ED 1 Pg 12 Sched 54, hsehold of Alison STEWART, extracted Jan 2008.
  7. 1861 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Jedburgh, ROX Reg 792 ED 14 Pg 5 Sched 28, hsehold of William & Ann HOOD, extracted Jan 2008.
  8. 1861 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Jedburgh, ROX Reg. 792 ED 14 Pg 7 Sched 39, hsehold of Thomas & Agnes MABON, extracted Jan 2008.
  9. 1871 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Jedburgh, ROX Reg. 792 ED 4 Pg 4 Sched 22, hsehold of Thomas & Agnes MABON, extracted Jan 2008.
  10. 1881 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Jedburgh, ROX Reg. 792 ED 4 Pg 2 Sched 6, hsehold of Thomas & Agnes MABON, extracted Jan 2008.
  11. WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, Oct 2011.

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