Archibald Fairfowl

(1791-)
FatherArchibald Fairfowl (say 1750-)
MotherMargaret Niven (say 1755-)
Archibald Fairfowl, cabinet maker, son of Archibald Fairfowl and Margaret Niven, was born in Ecclesmachan, Linlithgow, Midlothian, ScotlandG, on 19 March 17911,2 and baptized in Edinburgh, MidlothianG.1 He married in Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG, on 19 June 1820, Grace Gordon Murray.3
     In 1841 Archibald was living at 48 West Richmond Street, St Cuthberts, EdinburghG, and was recorded in the census as Archibald Fairfowl, a cabinet maker, aged 45+ and born in Scotland. Living with him were his children, Michell, 20+, Archibald, 10+, Grace, 15+, and Christian, 15+.4
     In 1851 Archibald was living at 50 North Richmond Street, St Cuthberts, EdinburghG, and was recorded in the census as Archibald Fairfowl, cabinet maker, head of household, aged 60 and born in Ecclesmachan, Linlithgow. Living with him were his son Archibald, 23, and daughter
Grace, 26.5
     In 1861 he was living at 25 Gifford Park, St Cuthberts, EdinburghG, and was recorded as Archibald Fairfoul, cabinet maker, head of household, aged 72 and born in Linlithgow. Living with him was his unmarried daughter Grace, aged 36.6

Children of Archibald Fairfowl and Grace Gordon Murray

  • Michael Murray Fairfowl b. 4 Mar 1821
  • Margaret Crichton Fairfowl b. 12 Sep 1822
  • Grace Fairfowl b. 20 Jun 1824
  • Christian Fairfowl b. 11 Jan 1826
  • Archibald Fairfowl+ b. 2 Sep 1827, d. before 1903
  • Helen Fairfowl b. 15 Feb 1829
  • Alexander Brunton Fairfowl b. 18 Mar 1830

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptism, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (Scotland Births and Baptisms, LDS FamilySearch), 1066687, "Archibald Fairfowl, b. 19 Mar 1791, bap. [no date], s. of Archibald Fairfowl & Margaret Niven."
  2. Census.
  3. Marriage, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (Scotland Marriages, LDS FamilySearch), 1066690, "19 Jun 1820, Archibald Fairfowl & Grace Gordon Murray."
  4. "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.
  5. "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.
  6. "1861 Scotland census", database, Ancestry.com, ED 59, p. 3, roll CSSCT1861_128
    25 Gifford Park, Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Midlothian
    Archibald Fairfoul, 72, head, b. Linlithgow, cabinet maker
    Grace G Mc Fairfoul, 36, dau, b.Edinburgh, dressmaker.
Last Edited17 Sep 2012
 

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