Archibald Fairfowl

(1827-before 1903)
FatherArchibald Fairfowl (1791-)
MotherGrace Gordon Murray (say 1800-)
Archibald Fairfowl, printer's manager, son of Archibald Fairfowl and Grace Gordon Murray, was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG, on 2 September 18271,2 and baptized at St Cuthbert's Church, EdinburghG.2 He died before 1903. He married first at St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG, on 25 June 1851, Janet Keir, daughter of John Keir and Ann Garvie.3 He married second at Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG, on 28 July 1870, Catherine Elder.4
     In 1841 Archibald was living at 48 West Richmond Street, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG, in the household of his father Archibald, and was recorded in the census as Archibald Fairfowl, aged ten+ and born in Midlothian.5
     In 1851 he was living at 50 North Richmond Street, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, ScotlandG, in the household of his father Archibald, and was recorded as Archld Fairfowl, printer, aged 23 and born in Edinburgh.6
     In 1861 Archibald was living at 14 Canning Place, St Cuthberts, EdinburghG, and was recorded in the census as Archibald Fairfowl, stereotype printer, head of household, aged 33 and born in St Cuthberts, Edinburgh. Living with him were his wife Janet, 35, and their children, Ann G, 8, Janet K, 4, and John K, aged one. There was also a female domestic servant in the household. Archibald and Janet's other son, Archibald, aged 7, was visiting Janet's parents in Kinglassie at the census date (7/8 April.)7
     In 1871 he was living at 3 Summerhall Place, St Cuthberts, EdinburghG, and was recorded as Archibald Fairfowl, stereotype printer, head of household, aged 43 and born in Newington, Edinburgh. Living with him were his second wife Kair [Catherine], 33, and Archibald's eleven-year-old son John by his first marriage.8
     In 1881 he was living at West Preston Street, St Cuthberts, EdinburghG, and was recorded as Arch Fairfowl, printers manager, head of household, aged 54 and born in Edinburgh. Living with him were his wife Catherine, 42, and their children, Fred, 9, Maggie, 7, Jemima, 5, and Kate, aged three.9
     In 1891 he was living at 10 West Preston Street, St Cuthberts, EdinburghG, and was recorded as Archibald Fairfowl, an electrotyper, head of household, aged 62 and born in Edinburgh. Living with him were his wife Catherine, 52, and their children, Frederick, 19, Maggie, 17, Jemima, 15, and Kate, aged 13.10

Children of Archibald Fairfowl and Janet Keir

  • Ann Garvie Fairfowl b. 17 Apr 1852
  • Archibald Fairfowl b. 11 Jan 1854
  • Janet Keir Fairfowl b. 11 Jul 1856
  • John Keir Fairfowl b. 24 Oct 1859

Children of Archibald Fairfowl and Catherine Elder

  • Frederick William "Fred" Fairfowl b. 11 Jun 1871
  • Maggie Elder Fairfowl b. 14 Jun 1873
  • Jemima Fairfowl b. c 1875
  • Kate M Fairfowl b. c 1877

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Baptism, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (Scotland Births and Baptisms, LDS FamilySearch), 1066761, "Archibald Fairfowl, b. 2 Sep 1827, bap. [no date] St Cuthberts, s. of Archibald Fairfowl & Grace Murray."
  3. Marriage, St Cuthbert's, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (Scotland Marriages, LDS FamilySearch), 1066767, "25 June 1851, Archibald Fairfowl to Janet Keir d. of John Keir."
  4. Marriage, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (Scotland Marriages, LDS FamilySearch), 6035516, "28 July 1870, Archd Fairfowl & Catherine Elder."
  5. "1841 Scotland census", database, Ancestry.com, ED 26, p. 4
    48 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh St Cuthberts
    Archibald Fairfowl, 45+, cab mak, b. Scotland
    Michell Fairfowl, 20+, ag lab, b. Midlothian, Scotland
    Archibald Fairfowl, 10+, b. Midlothian, Scotland
    Grace Fairfowl, 15+, b. Midlothian, Scotland
    Christian Fairfowl, f, 15+, b. Midlothian, Scotland.
  6. "1851 Scotland census", database, Ancestry.com, ED 15, p. 23, roll CSSCT1851_182
    50 N Rich St, Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Midlothian
    Archibald Fairfowl, 60, head, b. Ecclesmachan, Linlithgow, cabinet maker
    Archld Fairfowl, 23, son, b. Edinburgh, printer
    Grace Fairfowl, 26, dau, b. Edinburgh, dressmaker.
  7. "1861 Scotland census", database, Ancestry.com, ED 72, p. 7, roll CSSCT1861_129
    14 Canning Place, Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Midlothian
    Archibald Fairfowl, 33, head, b. St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, stereotype printer
    Janet Fairfowl, 35, wife, b. Kinglassie, Fifeshire
    Ann G Fairfowl, 8, dau, b. St Cuthberts, scholar
    Janet K Fairfowl, 4, dau, b. St Cuthberts
    John K Fairfowl, 1, son, b. St Cuthberts
    Grace Henderson, 17, servant, b. Penicuick, Midlothian, domestic servant.
  8. "1871 Scotland census", database, Ancestry.com, ED 99, p. 3, roll CSSCT1871_166
    No 3 Summerhall Place, Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Midlothian
    Archibald Fairfowl, 43, head, b. Q S Edinr, Newington, stereotype printer
    Kair Fairfowl, 33, wife, b. Q S Edinr, Newington
    John Fairfowl, 11, son, b. Newington Q S, Edinr, scholar.
  9. "1881 Scotland census", database, Ancestry.com, ED 83, p. 6, roll cssct1881_293
    W Preston Street, Edinburgh St Cuthberts
    Arch Fairfowl, 54, head, b. Edinburgh, printers manager
    C Fairfowl, 42, wife, b. Edinburgh, printers wife
    Fred Fairfowl, 9, son, b. Edinburgh, scholar
    Maggie Fairfowl, 7, dau, b. Edinburgh, scholar
    Jemima Fairfowl, 5, dau, b. Edinburgh, scholar
    Kate M Fairfowl, 3, dau, b. Edinburgh.
  10. "1891 Scotland census", database, Ancestry.com, ED 67, p. 7, roll CSSCT1891_355
    10 West Preston Street, Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Midlothian
    Archibald Fairfowl, 62, head, b. Edinburgh, electrotyper
    Catherine Fairfowl, 52, wife, b. Edinburgh
    Frederick Fairfowl, 19, son, b. Edinburgh, architect
    Maggie Fairfowl, 17, dau, b. Edinburgh
    Jemima Fairfowl, 15, dau, b. Edinburgh, scholar
    Kate Fairfowl, 13, dau, b. Edinburgh, scholar.
Last Edited17 Sep 2012
 

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