John Wanless

John Wanless

Male Abt 1825 - 1899  (~ 74 years)

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  • Name John Wanless 
    Born Abt 1825  Cupar, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 11 Sep 1825  Cupar, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1841  Falkland, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • High Street (parish 428 ED 2 page 7) - with Andrew Pryde and Wm Tait, both 20, both journeyman gardeners
      John Wanles, 15, apprentice gardener, Y
    Census 1851  Brompton, Kensington, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Earls Court House Establishment for Nervous Ladies (HO107/1469 folio 94)
      ...lots of attendants & servants, plus the inmates, which includes a lot of governesses...
      John Wanlets [Wanless], single, 28, gardener, Scotland
    Residence Abt 1853  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Feb 1857  New Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Goswell Lane 
    Residence Jan 1860  Laws, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census Apr 1861  Monifieth, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Laws Cottage (310/00 008/00 003)
      John Wanless, 35, gardener, FIFE Cupar, 2 rooms with 1 or more windows
      Ann, wife, 33, FOR Strathmartin
      John, son, 3, England
      Jane, dau, 1, FOR Monifieth
    Residence Dec 1861  St. George, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    39 India Place  
    Residence 1864-1866  Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    32 Wright's Houses 
    Census 1871  St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 19 Drumdryan Street (p 10, Civil Parish of St Cuthberts, schedule 63)
      John Wanlass, Head, 45, Jobing Gardener, Cupar, Fifeshire
      Ann Wanlass, Wife, 42, , Bridgefoot, Forfarshire
      John, Wanlass, Son, 14, Schoolar, Tidmarsh, Berkshire,
      England
      Jean Wanlass, Daug, 12, Scholar, Moniefieth, Forfarshire
      Robert Wanlass, Son, 10, Schoolar, Edinburgh
      Ann Wanlass, Son, 8, Schoolar, do.
      Margaret Wanlass, Daug, 5, , do.
      Rooms With One or More Windows: 2
    Residence 1870-1873  St. Giles, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    19 Drumdrayan St. 
    Census 1881  St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Vol. 685-5, e.d. 108, p 7 60 Grange Loan, Edinburgh St. Cuthberts
      John WANLESS Hd M 56 Gardener FIF Couper
      Anne WANLESS Wi M 54 --------- FOR Dundee
      John WANLESS So U 28 Cadman ENG ----------
      Jane WANLESS Da U 21 Laundress FOR Moniefieth
      Anne WANLESS Da U 16 Shop Girl ---- Edinburgh
      Margaret WANLESS Da U 14 Scholar ---- Edinburgh
      James WANLESS So U 8 Scholar ---- Edinburgh
    Residence 1884-1888  7 Sciennes, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • per children's marriage & death records
    Census 1891  St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • page 9, 23 Lauriston St.
      John Wanless, hd, 66, 'gardner', b. Cupar, Fifeshire, has 4 rooms with one or more windows
      Ann, wife, 67, b. Forfarshire
      John, son, single, 34, cabman, b. England
      James, son, single, 18, cabman, b. Edinburgh
      Ann McDougall, grandchild, 2, b. Edinburgh
    Occupation master gardener 
    Residence 1891  St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    23 Lauriston St 
    Residence 1896  46 Earl Grey St, St. George, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Nov 1899  Calinton, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Parents from marriage record.

      Dau. Ann & Margaret's birth recs says they married in August 1856 at Windsor. Dau. Elizabeth's says 22 Feb 1856. Robert's (earliest) says 24 Feb 1857. None is exactly right, according to their marriage record!
    Person ID I20  45: James Wanless & Helen Skeen
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2010 

    Father John Wanless,   b. 1783, Balmacron, Meigle, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1871, Cupar, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Agnes Litster or Lister,   b. Abt 1783, Kemback, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1869, Cupar, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1807  Kemback, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Emily Agger,   b. Est 1823-1830,   d. 1855, Marylebone District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1851  St. Marylebone, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ann Adams,   b. Abt 1827, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1892, St. George, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1857  New Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. John Wanless,   b. 1857, Tidmarsh, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1912, St. Giles, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Jane Wandless,   b. 27 Jan 1860, Laws, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1929, Dalry & Gorgie, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Robert Wandless,   b. 31 Dec 1861, St. George, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1884, Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     4. Ann Wandless,   b. 19 Jun 1864, Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1888, Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     5. Margaret Wandless,   b. 30 Apr 1866, Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Wandless,   b. 22 May 1870, St. Giles, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1871, St. Giles, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. James Wanless,   b. 6 Jan 1873, St. Giles, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1947, Stow, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 6 May 2003 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Death cert of John Wanless, 1899, Edinburgh
    Death cert of John Wanless, 1899, Edinburgh
    s/o John Wanless & Agnes Lister/Litster, husband of Ann Adams

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Census, 1881 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3] Parish record (per Romeril film).

    3. [S3] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      Calinton, Edinburgh
      13 Nov 1899 Wanless, John, 71, gardener, widower of Annie Adamson, poor house, Craiglockhart, this par, parentage not stated. Violet Wanless, dau in law, inf’d

    4. [S16] Old Parochial Registers, Film 1040112 Frame 252 (Reliability: 3).
      Agnes Litster & John Wanlass

    5. [S14] Marriage certificate (civil), ancestry.com (Reliability: 3).
      John Wandless, full age, bachelor, gardener, of St Marylebone, father John Wandless a gardener, married Emily Agger, full age, spinster, St Marylebone, father Samuel Agger a carpenter, married by banns, witnessed by Benjamin Row & Mary Ann(?) [or Maugtor?] Green

    6. [S14] Marriage certificate (civil), Windsor Reg. District (Reliability: 3).
      Married at the parish church of New Windsor, county of Berks, 22 Feb 1857, John Wandless, full age, widower, gardener, lives Goswell Lane, father John Wandless a gardener
      Ann Adams, full age, spinster, lives Goswell Lane, father John Adams a farmer
      Married after banns by Joseph Augustus Miller, curate.
      Witnesses Wm Badden, Wilhelmina Badden

    7. [S3] Parish record (per Romeril film), children's birth records agree that they married at Windsor, although the dates are wrong (Reliability: 3).