Alexander Scott Wanless

Alexander Scott Wanless

Male 1858 - 1887  (29 years)

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  • Name Alexander Scott Wanless 
    Born 16 Apr 1858  Hume, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  South Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Vol. 685-2, e.d. 15, p 10 53 Montgomery St., South Leith, EDINBURGH
      James BELL Hd M 57 Railway Porter ---- Chapel, Haddington
      Margaret BELL Wi M 48 ----------- OKI Orphir
      William BELL So U 16 Clerk (Comm. Agent) EDIN Edinburgh
      Alex. S. WANLESS Lgr U 22 Draper ROX Hume Orchard
    Occupation 1881  South Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • draper; was listed as a tweed warehouseman in his 1887 death record
    Died 5 Nov 1887  4 Princes Street, Wilton, Roxburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Birth record: Hume, Berwick
      16 Aug 1858 Wanless, Alexander Scott at Hume Orchard, law son of
      Richard a farm servant & Janet Watherstone. The father infd.

      Witnessed brother John's marriage in 1882.
    Person ID I526  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  [3, 4
    Family ID F191  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    (L-R)Andrew, Robert, & Alexander Scott Wanless (sons of Richard W & Jessie Weatherstone)
    (L-R)Andrew, Robert, & Alexander Scott Wanless (sons of Richard W & Jessie Weatherstone)
    L-R) Believed to be Andrew (1864-1945), Robert (1860-1929), and Alexander Scott Wanless (1858-1887), the 3 youngest sons of Richard Wanless & Jessie Weatherston. Back of photo says "Alex, Bob, Andrew right to left".

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] Wanlass Births, Deaths, Marriages (Romeril film), Romeril, Christina H., (notes filmed by FHL in 1968).

    2. [S101] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      Wilton, Roxburgh
      5 Nov 1887 Wanless, Alexander Scott, 29, tweed warehouseman, d. 4 Princes St, law son of Richard Wanless a railway waggon disinfector dec’d & Jessie Weatherston. Robert Wanless a brother inf’d.

    3. [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).

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