Andrew Wanless

Andrew Wanless

Male 1858 - Bef 1940  (81 years)

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  • Name Andrew Wanless 
    Born 14 Nov 1858  South Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  Newhaven, North Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 11 Wester's Close
      John Liston, 56, fisherman, everybody born Newhaven
      Isabella, wife, 46
      Isabella, dau, 25
      Barbara, dau, 23
      John, son, 20, fisherman
      Ann, dau, 18
      Andrew Wanless, lodger, 12, scholar
      -- several other Liston families are on the preceding page; they are probably all relatives of Andrew's mother
    Census 1881  Monkwearmouth Shore, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • RG11/5008, f 35, p 63 4 Bloomfield St., Monkwearmouth Shore, DUR
      --lodging with Pace family (see census page at Wanless Web for details)
      AndrewWANDLESS Lg U 22 Mariner SCT-------
      --Note this is near Sunderland where his brother Neil was.
    Residence 1887  Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), Saturday, December 24, 1887
      Cardiff - At the examination of candidates for masters and mates certificates held at Newport this week, Mr. Andrew Wanless of 31 Tudor road, Riverside, Cardiff, was successful in obtaining his certificate as 2nd mate. He was prepared by Captain H.C. Mills (Navigation School) in Cardiff.
    Census 1891  Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (RG12/4395/folio 83 pg 38) - in the pub of David & Catherine Griffith:
      Andrew Wandless, lodger, 29, mariner, b. Leith, Scotland
    Occupation mariner 
    Died Bef Jul 1940 
    Notes 
    • Not found in 1861 census yet. - not with siblings & grandmother. Likely he was at sea.
      Not found in 1901 Wales, England, or Scotland census. Wife is in Bishopwearmouth in 1901; Andrew was probably at sea.
    Person ID I3  42: William Wanless & Euphan/Euphemia Boyd of Dundee
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2010 

    Father Neil Wanless,   b. 17 Jun 1825, South Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1878, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Barbara Liston,   b. Abt 1828, Newhaven, North Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1861, At Sea On Her Husband's Ship Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1849  South Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet

    Family Dora Annie Taylor,   b. Abt 1868, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1940, Ilford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 1899  Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      Birth record: South Leith, Edinburgh
      14 Nov. 1858 Wanless, Andrew at 15 Broad Wynd, Leith, law son of Neil a seaman & Barbara, sister Agnes Wanless the grandmother informed
      --does this mean Agnes was a nun, or is this a transcription error?

    2. [S6] Parish register, FHL 1067777 Marriages of South Leith, Edinburgh, page 126, proclamations of marriages, Aug 1849 (Reliability: 3).
      Neil Wanless, seaman, residing in No. 11 Broad wynd, Leith, and Barbara Liston, also residing there, daughter of Andrew Liston, fisherman, Newhaven, were three times proclaimed in order to marriage in the Parish Church of South Leith 12th August 1849 and were married at Leith 17th August 1849 by the Rev'd John Thomson, Leith.

    3. [S21] GRO Index, Wanless Andrew Cardiff 1899 Dec 11a 544 - page match to Dora Annie Taylor (Reliability: 3).