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Fairfax, John (1826–1886)

John Fairfax may be distantly related to the newspaper Fairfax dynasty but contrary to what some family historians purport he was not a son of William Fairfax and Elizabeth, née Jesson.

He may have been the son of William Fairfax, upholsterer, and Mary Fairfax, who lived in Leamington Priors, Warwickshire, in 1841.

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'Fairfax, John (1826–1886)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/fairfax-john-24066/text32893, accessed 7 May 2021.

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