Last name: FAIRBAIRN
Titles and Honours:
Date of Election: 1853-01-25
Honorary Member? No
Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No
Place of Residence: Surrey
Born 1789 - died 1874
School in Mullochy in Ross-shire
Apprenticed to enginewright.
Worked with Robert Stephenson in panning & execution of Britannia & Conway bridges across Menai Straits
Corresponding member of the French Institute.
Pres of Mechanical Section of British Assoc for Advancement of Science
Member of jury for Mechanical Dept of Exhibition of Industry in Paris, 1855.
Married 1816 Dorothy Marr, 7 sons 1 daughter.