Robert Wanless

Robert Wanless

Male 1860 - 1929  (68 years)

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  • Name Robert Wanless 
    Born 24 Sep 1860  Gordon, 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 
    with his parents, as a watchmaker journeyman, 
    Census 1891  Wilton, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with his mother 
    • Robert son, un, 30, watchmaker, BER Gordon
    Moved to 1901  Earlston, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation
    • watchmaker
    Residence 1901  39 Lochend Road, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Mar 1929  George Square, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Birth transcribed from Romeril film:
      Gordon, Berwick
      24 Sep 1860 Wanless, Robert, at East Gordon law son Richard an agr lab & Jessie Weatherstone the father signed the register.

      Witnessed brother Richard's 2nd marriage in 1893 in South Leith, Edinburgh.
    Person ID I529  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 Elizabeth Thomson Paton,   b. 15 Mar 1863, Anstruther Easter, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Jul 1894  Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Alexander Scott WANLASS,   b. 30 Jul 1895, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1898, Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Amelia "Millie" Margaret Paton WANLASS,   b. 21 May 1899, Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Thomas Paton WANLASS,   b. 22 Jan 1902, Earlston, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Robert WANLASS,   b. 13 Nov 1904, Earlston, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1911, Morningside, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2003 
    Family ID F198  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. [S101] Parish record (per Romeril film).
      George Sq, Edinburgh
      17 Mar 1929 Robert, 68, md to Elizíth Thompson Paton, s/o Richard & Jessie Weatherstone; dau Millie 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).
      Kirkcaldy, Fife
      17 Jul 1894 Wanless, Robert, 34 yrs, bach, watchmaker, 40 Elm Row, Edinburgh, law son of Richard Wanless a railway employee dec'd & Jessie Weatherstone, to Elizabeth Thomson Paton, 31 yrs, spin, clerkess of 12 John St, Kirkcaldy, law dtr of Frederick Paton a watchmaker dec'd & Amelia Daily. Wit: Andrew Wanless, Aggie B. Melville.