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Fairclough Early Origins



The surname Fairclough was first found in Lancashire (located in northwest England and dates back to 1180), where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Fairclough Spelling Variations


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Fairclough Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fairclough, Faircloth, Faircliff, Faircluff and others.

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Fairclough Early History


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Fairclough Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fairclough research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1594, 1677, 1621 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Fairclough History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fairclough Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fairclough Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fairclough Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fairclough Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Margery and Margret Fairclough settled in Virginia in 1699

Fairclough Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Myrven Fairclough, aged 25, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance"
  • Thomas Fairclough, aged 33, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Shackamaxon"

Fairclough Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Fairclough, aged 32, a railway labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fairclough (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fairclough (post 1700)



  • Wilfred Fairclough, Head of the division of Design at Kingston Polytechnic
  • Hon. Ellen Louks Fairclough (1905-2004), Director of Hamilton Trust and Savings and prominent Canadian Politician
  • Anthony Fairclough, British Public Official, Director of the Central Unit on Environmental Pollution
  • Norman Fairclough (b. 1941), emeritus Professor of Linguistics at Lancaster University

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Fairclough Historic Events


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Fairclough Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Robert Fairclough, English Donkey man from England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

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Fairclough Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Other References

  1. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  6. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  7. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
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The Fairclough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fairclough Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 18 June 2015 at 19:17.

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