William Wanless

William Wanless

Male 1886 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name William Wanless 
    Born 31 Jul 1886  Scone, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    School 1899  Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sharp's Institution 
    • Admitted to Sharp's Institution on 14 Sept 1899
      William Wanless, son of William Wanless of Bonhard Meal Mill, born 31 July 1886
    IMMI 7 Jul 1912  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Arriving on the Scandinavian on 7 Jul 1912 at Quebec, Quebec
      Wanliss, William, age 25, single, born Scotland, Scotch race, destination Calgary, Alberta, a miner in Scotland, intends to be a farm labourer in Canada, has been a farm labourer for 2 yrs from 1909-1911 and a miner for 1 year in 1911-1912, Presbyterian, will travel by Can. Pac. Railroad
    Military 1916  Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Attestation Paper
      William Wanless, lives 405 8th St, Bridgeland, Calbary, Alberta, Canada, born at Scone near Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. Next of kin: Isabella Wanless, mother, of Lovers Lane, Scone nr. Perth. Born 31 July 1887. Trade: groom, single, has not served in military, is willing to serve overseas. Age 28, 5 ft 2.5" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, Presbyterian, hernia operation scar on right.
      Dated 24 Feb 1916 at Calgary.
    Census 1921  Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 832 5th Ave NE
      William Wanless, 34, b. Scotland, immigrated 1912, Presbyterian, helper in Railway Shops
      Georgina, 30, wife, b. Scotland, immigrated 1912
    Occupation 1923  Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • machinist's helper
    Residence 1932  Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • Birth record: Scone, Perth
      31 Jul 1886 Wanless, Wiliam at Newmains, law son of Wiliam a Ploughman & Isabella Cuthbert, They married 3 Dec. 1875. The father signed

      Likely burial, although birth is 2 yrs off, which could be transcription error or misinformation from the informant: WANLESS, WILLIAM 1888-1952 (buried in Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta)

      Possible daughter-in-law:
      Wanless, Ruth E. 1919-1975 (buried in Stavely IOOF cemetery, Stavely, Alberta)

      http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/loc_hist/lh_page.asp?Goto=livb0413
      Ruth Walker married a Wanless and lived in Calgary until her death in 1975. Appears she was b. 1908-1928 in Stavely, Alberta and moved to Calgary in 1935. [The Butte Stands Guard: Stavely and District, Stavely, Alberta, 1976]
    Person ID I40  30: James Wanlass & Isabella Mercer/Messer
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2015 

    Father William Miller Wanless,   b. 17 Aug 1855, Abernethy, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1946, Scone, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Isabella Cuthbert,   b. Abt 1850, Lossiemouth, Elgin, Moray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1927, Scone, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1875  Collace, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Photos
    Children (adults) & grandchildren of William Miller Wanless (center front) and Isabella Cuthbert (dec'd)
    Children (adults) & grandchildren of William Miller Wanless (center front) and Isabella Cuthbert (dec'd)
    probably taken in Calgary, Alberta, Canada where Wm (Jr) and Georgina lived. Photo has 1932 on back.
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet

    Family Georgina Younger,   b. Est 1886, Blackford, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1916  Scotland (Probably Perth) Or Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Isabella Cuthbert Wanless
     2. David Wanless,   b. Est 1921, (Probably) Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George Wanless,   b. Est 1925-1930, (Probably) Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2007 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Parish record (per Romeril film), PARISH REGISTER (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S4] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      Collace, Perth
      3 Dec 1875 Wanless, William, 20 yrs, bach, ploughman of Tibbermuir, Perthshire, law son of James a hand loom weaver dec'd & Isabella Messer, to Isabella Cuthbert, 26 yrs, spin., servt, law dtr of George Cuthbert a farmer & Catherine Caunt dec'd. Wit: John Harrow, James Wanless.