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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, who settled in Virginia in 1699

Fairclough Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Myrven Fairclough, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Constance.htm
  • Thomas Fairclough, aged 33, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Shackamaxon" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 20 January 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SHACKAMAXON 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/shackamaxon1853.shtml.

Fairclough Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Fairclough, aged 32, a railway labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [3]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)



  • Anna Fairclough (b. 1957), birth name Anna MacKinnon, American politician, Member of the Alaska House of Representatives (2013-)
  • Adam Fairclough (b. 1952), British historian of the United States, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Professor of American History at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands
  • Percy Fairclough (1858-1947), English amateur footballer who made one appearance for England in 1878
  • Paul Fairclough (b. 1950), English current manager of the England C national football team
  • Norman Fairclough (b. 1941), British emeritus Professor of Linguistics at Lancaster University
  • Michael Joseph "Mick" Fairclough (b. 1952), former Irish professional footballer
  • Lora Diane Fairclough (b. 1970), English LPGA professional golfer
  • Leslie "Les" Stuart Fairclough (1902-1951), English professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s, and 1930s
  • Leonard Fairclough (1853-1927), English stonemason, founder of Leonard Fairclough & Son in 1883 which later merged to become Amec Foster Wheeler plc, one of United Kingdom's largest engineering businesses with 40,000 employees
  • Eric Fairclough (1962-1996), Canadian politician, MLA for Mayo-Tatchun (1996-2011), Leader of the Yukon New Democratic Party (2001-2002)
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 10) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Constance.htm
  2. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 20 January 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SHACKAMAXON 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/shackamaxon1853.shtml.
  3. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  4. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 10) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  10. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
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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.

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