George Munro Wanless

George Munro Wanless

Male 1874 - Est 1948  (74 years)

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  • Name George Munro Wanless 
    Born 1 Jan 1874  Newbottle, County Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891  Newbottle, County Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    mason 
    Witness 22 Jun 1895  Blyth, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    to his brother John's marriage 
    Census 1901  Broomley, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Wanless George 26 DUR Newbottle Builder Contractor
      Wanless Mary 29 London
      Wanless Margaret 4 DUR South Shields
      Wanless Edith 3 DUR South Shields
      Wanless Charles 1 NBL Hollywell Terrace
    Census 1911  Prudhoe, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Gloucester House, West Road
      George Munro Wanless, 36, builder, b. Newbottle DUR
      Mary, 39, married 15 yrs, 6 children, 4 living, b. Paddington, London
      Edith Sarah W, dau, 13, assist wife, b. South Shields DUR
      Charles Urquhart W, son, 11, school, b. Prudhoe NBL
      James Walter W, son, 9, school, b. Prudhoe
      George Munro W, son, 8, school, b. Prudhoe
    Occupation 1911  Prudhoe, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    builder 
    Executor Apr 1913  Prudhoe, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • co-executor of his father's will, with his brother John
    Died Est 7 Nov 1948  Evesham, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Possible 2nd marriage? His son would only be 16, a bit young to marry:
      Marriages Dec 1918 Wanless George M to Sarah Brown Hexham 10bętabĽ667

      Possible probate: George Munro Wanless of Eaton Lodge, Malvern Wells, Worcestershire, died 7 Nov 1948 at 5 Avonside, Evesham, Worcs. Probated London, 1 Jan 1949, to Robert Lowrie Cartwright, guest house proprietor. Effects £865.
    Person ID I39  24: John Wanless & Elizabeth Turner
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2014 

    Father James Wanless,   b. 16 Mar 1848, Newbottle, County Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1910, Prudhoe, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Margaret Patterson Blackhall,   b. Abt 1851, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1913, Prudhoe, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 25 May 1872  Newbottle, County Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • George Wanless and George Wanless Sr. were witnessess at James's wedding.
      The wedding was registered in Houghton-Le-Spring district. Margaret was described as a spinster. The vicar at the wedding was Alfred L. Blagden. The marrage took place at West Herrington Chapel, Newbottle.
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Glasscock,   b. Abt 1872, Paddington, London, Middlesex Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1917, Hexham Reg. Dist., Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Oct-Dec 1895  Hougton-le-Spring Reg. Dist., Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Margaret Emma Wanless,   b. 1896, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Hexham Reg. Dist., Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     2. Edith Sarah Wanless,   b. 1897, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Charles Urquhart Wanless,   b. 1899, Holywell Terrace, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1958, Prestatyn, North Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. James Walter Wanless,   b. 1901, Prudhoe, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. George Munro Wanless,   b. 1902, Prudhoe, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Photos
    George Munro Wanless, his wife Mary Glasscock, and their children, circa 1909
    George Munro Wanless, his wife Mary Glasscock, and their children, circa 1909
    Back row, L-R: my grandmother Mary Wanless (wife of George), my father Charles, Margaret Emma, my grandfather George Munro Wanless.
    Front row, L-R:: unknown baby girl (does not appear in 1901 or 1911 census, so probably died young), James Walter, George Munro, and Edith Sarah.
    Date may be late 1907 to early 1908, if Margaret Emma died in early 1908.
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    George Munro Wanless (1874) close-up
    George Munro Wanless (1874) close-up

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

    2. [S15] Census index, 1901, England, PIECE 4821 FOLIO 16 NBL BROOMLEY ENTIRE (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S10] GRO Index, WANLESS GEORGE MUNRO HOUGHTON 1895 DEC 10A 753 (Reliability: 3).