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Miss Catherine Nancy FairbairnWelfare Supervisor
CATHERINE NANCY FAIRBAIRN
Date and place of birth : 17 November 1894 Dunraven, Balerno, Midlothian, Scotland
Date and place of Death : 1963 in London
Do we have photos of this person? No
Biography: Catherine grew up in the small town of Balerno near Edinburgh with her siblings.
Parents: David Bryce Fairbairn married Elizabeth (Bessie) Cunningham in Currie, 1881
Parents occupation : David was a Carpenter Joiner who had a workshop and also a mill in Balerno. He was born in Balerno and lived there all his life with his family.
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance – Not known
Place of residence at Gretna:
Marital status: Catherine never married
Job title at Gretna : Welfare Supervisor
Travels – Nil known
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information: After WW1 Catherine continued to work. In the 1939 register she was recorded as doing ‘psychiatric social work.’
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