Sir Peter Fairbairn

Died aged c. 62

Sir Peter Fairbairn (1799–1861) was a Scottish engineer, inventor, and mayor of Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Fairbairn House Originally known as Woodsley House, this monumental villa was built in 1840 for Sir Peter Fairbairn, the textile engineering magnate, and Mayor of Leeds 1858-59. Queen Victoria stayed here in 1858 when she came to open the Town Hall.

Clarendon Road, Leeds, United Kingdom where they built