John Wetherston Wanless

John Wetherston Wanless

Male 1856 - 1935  (79 years)

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  • Name John Wetherston Wanless 
    Born 23 Feb 1856  Hume, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  Wilton, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • railway guard, with parents
    Occupation 1881-1892 
    • railway guard, first in Wilton, ROX and then in Edinburgh; later a railway station master
    Died 11 May 1935  Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Birth transcribed from Romeril film: Hume, Berwick
      23 Feb. 1856 Wanless, John Wetherston at Hume Orchard law son of
      Richard, a farm servt & Janet Waterston the father informed.

      Hume is between Kelso and Greenlaw.
    Person ID I525  3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2003 

    Father Richard Wanless,   b. 1824, Crailing, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1885, Wilton, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Janet "Jessie" Weatherston(e),   b. 1821-1822, Nether Blainslie, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1901, Wilton, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1847  Dunbar or Greenlaw, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F191  Group Sheet

    Family Jane Fleming,   b. Abt 1857, Teviothead, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1928, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1882  Blythswood, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Richard Stoddart (or Stothart) Wanless,   b. 3 Jun 1883, Wilton, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1953, Falkirk, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. (Girl) Wanless,   b. 23 Aug 1886, Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1886, Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Mary Stodhart Wanless,   b. 26 Mar 1894, St. Andrew, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1894, St. Andrew, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2003 
    Family ID F192  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    John Wetherston 'Jack' Wanless (1856-1935)
    John Wetherston "Jack" Wanless (1856-1935)
    John Wetherston "Jack" Wanless (1856-1935) & his wife Jane Fleming & their son Richard Stoddart/Stothart Wanless (1883-1953). Probably taken about 1883-84, based on Richard's apparent age.

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      Hawick, Roxburgh
      11 May 1935 John, 77, railway station master retired, wid of Jane Fleming, s/o Richard & Jessie Weatherson; son R.S. Wanless of Falkirk infd.

    2. [S115] Wanlass Births, Deaths, Marriages (Romeril film), Romeril, Christina H., (notes filmed by FHL in 1968), SON ANDREW'S BIRTH RECORD SAYS THEY MARRIED AT DUNBAR (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S128] Surname Index to Berwick Marriages, M117435 FR 699; MARRIED AT GREENLAW, BERWICK; SPELLED JESSIE WEATHERSTON (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S101] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanark
      15 Aug 1882 Wanless, John, 26 yrs, bach, railway clerk of 4 Princes St, Wilton, Hawick, law son of Richard a railway waggon inspector & Jessie Weatherstone, to Jane Fleming, 25 yrs, spin. of 11 Green Terrace, Hawick, law dtr of Thomas Fleming a cowfeeder & Mary Stoddart. Wit: Alex'r Scott Wanless & Maggie Kennedy.