James Wanless

James Wanless

Male Abt 1842 - 1902  (~ 60 years)

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  • Name James Wanless 
    Born Abt 1842  Abernethy, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth Abt 1845 
    • Per age on marriage certificate.
    Census 1851  Abernethy, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • North Side West Of Steeple Wynd (326/00 006/00 013)
      James Wanless 42, head, weaver, b. Abernethy
      Isabella Wanless 34, wife, weaver, b. Auchtermuctry, Fife
      David Wanless 14, son, weaver, b. Auchtermuctry, Fife
      Grace Wanless 11, dau, doing housework, b. Abernethy
      James Wanless 9, son, scholar, Abernethy
      Jean Wanless 7, dau, scholar, Abernethy
    Census 1861  Abernethy, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hart(?) or Stout(?) S. Side(?) (326/00 001/page 5)
      David PEARSON, hd, 50, winder(?) [winser?] weaver, PER Abernethy
      Isabella PEARSON, wife, 43, FIF Arngask
      James WANLISS, stepson, single, 19, PER Abernethy
      William WANLISS, stepson, 5, PER Abernethy
    Residence 1864  Findo Gask, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jun 1866  Argaith, Errol, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence May 1868  Grange, Errol, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1871  Longforgan, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (from transcription at ancestry.com)
      Carse Road Cottage
      "Francis" Wanless , 27, ploughman, b. Abernethy
      Mary Wanless , 27, wife, b. Errol
      Amelia Wanless , 6, dau, b. Errol
      Isabella Wanless , 6, dau, b. Errol
      James Wanless , 3, son, b. Errol
      Jane Wanless , 1, dau, b. Longforgan
    Residence Mar 1870-Jan 1872  Longforgan, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Sep 1873  Inchture, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jul 1875-Jun 1877  Collace, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Feb 1879-Nov 1880  Rashyhall, St. Martins Parish, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1881  Dunbarney, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Vol. 347, e.d. 2, p 1 Oudnard Servants House, Dunbarney, PER
      James WANLESS Hd M 39 Farm Servant PER Abernethy
      Mary Ann WANLESS Wi M 37 ---------- PER Errol
      James WANLESS So U 12 Scholar PER Errol
      Jane WANLESS Da - 11 Scholar PER Longforgan
      Mary Ann WANLESS Da - 9 Scholar PER Longforgan
      Elizabeth WANLESS Da - 7 Scholar PER Inchture
      Willahmina WANLESS Da - 5 Scholar PER Collace
      Juliha WANLESS Da - 3 ----------- PER Collace
      Alexander WANLESS So - 2 ----------- PER St. Martins
    Residence Apr 1881-Jun 1883  Oudenard, Dunbarney, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1889  Abbots Grange Cottages, Polmont, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Granddau. Sarah was born there then, and since they lived there in 1891, I assume they also lived there in 1889.
    Census 1891  Polmont, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Abbots Grange Cottages (pg 15)
      James Wanless hd, md, 49, farm servant, Perthshire Abernethy
      Mary Ann wife, md, 47, Perthshire Errol
      Julia dau, 13,scholar, Perthsire Colace
      Alexander son, 11, scholar, Perthshire St. Martins
      Cecelia dau, 9, Perthshire Dumbarney
      Martha dau, 7, scholar, Perthshire Dumbarney
      Betsey au, 6, scholar, Perthshire Forgandenny
      Sarah granddau, 1, Stirlingshire Polmont
    Occupation ploughman, farm servant, shepherd, & cattleman 
    Residence 1902  The Cotton, Aberdalgie, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • death record
    Died 22 Sep 1902  Perth, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Dau. Amelia's birth rec says James & Mary Ann married at Muirhead. All other children say Gask or Gask Parish except Alexander says Trinity Gask.
    Person ID I18  30: James Wanlass & Isabella Mercer/Messer
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2015 

    Father James Wanless,   b. Abt 1808, Aberargie, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1857, Abernethy, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Isabella Messer,   b. Abt 1816, Auchtermuchty, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1878, Abernethy, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1835  Auchtermuchty, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Ann Campbell,   b. Abt 1844, Errol, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1920, Inchture, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1864  Findo Gask, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Amelia Wanless,   b. 22 Aug 1864, Findo Gask, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Isabella Wanless,   b. 17 Jun 1866, Argaith, Errol, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1929, Auchterderran, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. James Wanless,   b. 30 May 1868, Grange, Errol, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1930, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Jane Wanless,   b. 11 Mar 1870, Longforgan, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Ann Wanless,   b. 11 Jan 1872, Longforgan, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     6. Elizabeth Wanless,   b. 20 Sep 1873, Inchture, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Wilhelmina Wanless,   b. 12 Jul 1875, Bowbridge, Collace Parish, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1930, Kinfauns, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     8. Julia Wanless,   b. 25 Jun 1877, Kirkton, Collace Parish, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1948, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. Alexander Wanless,   b. 26 Feb 1879, Rashyhall, St. Martins Parish, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Margaret Mcewan Wanless,   b. 11 Nov 1880, Rashyhall, St. Martins Parish, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1880, St. Martins, Perth, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Cecelia Deans Mclaren Wanless,   b. 3 Mar 1882, Dunbarney, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Martha Rolls Wanless,   b. 17 Jun 1883, Dunbarney, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Betsy Wanless,   b. 8 Sep 1884, Woodent, Forgandenny, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Irvine Wanless,   b. 25 May 1886, Tarhill, Forgandenny, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1887, Polmont, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2007 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    James Wanless (abt 1842-1902) & Mary Ann Campbell (abt 1844-1920), probably taken in Aberdalgie or Perth around 1900
    James Wanless (abt 1842-1902) & Mary Ann Campbell (abt 1844-1920), probably taken in Aberdalgie or Perth around 1900
    Photo supplied by Gail Robertson Reasons.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Census, 1881 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S4] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      Perth, Perth
      22 Sep 1902 Wanliss, James, 62, shepherd, md. to Mary Ann Campbell, The Cotton in Aberdalgie Par, law son of James hand loom weaver dec’d & Isabella Messer dec’d. Alex’r Wanliss son of Queens Barracks, Perth, infd.

    3. [S5] IGI.

    4. [S4] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      Findo Gask, Perth
      24 June 1864 Wanless, James, 19 yrs, ploughman, bach. of Muirhead t-par, law son of James - weaver & Isabella Mercer, to Mary Ann Campbell, 21 yrs, spin., same address, law dtr to Alex? Campbell ploughman & Emily Ferguson. Wit: James Ogilvie, William Campbell.