Walter Fairgrieve
Walter Fairgrieve
Walter Fairgrieve
● Walter Fairgrieve, c1899 (FFW)

born in Scotland

Robert Walter Fairgrieve was born on Sunday, 30th August, 1874, in Edinburgh.

The forward signed for Thistle on Friday, 29th June, 1900, having most recently been with Hibernian.

Aged 25, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 15th August, 1900, in a 3-3 draw away to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

There were no goals for Walter during his spell at Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 20th October, 1900, in a 1-0 defeat away to Third Lanark in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 9 occasions.

His club-list included Dalry Primrose, Glasgow Perthshire, Liverpool, Everton, Southampton, Luton Town, Hibernian, Partick Thistle and Heart of Midlothian.

Walter died on Wednesday, 2nd June, 1915, aged 40.


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