1871 Census

1871 Scotland Census

Complete index extracted from Scotland’s People and sorted by GROS Data and then age to show census households. Full census households for some entries appear below the index table.

Year Surname Forename Sex Age District City/County GROS Data Comments
1871 WANLESS JAMES M 40 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 004/01 046
1871 WANLESS WILLIAM M 49 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 004/01 047
1871 WANLESS ALISON F 38 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 004/01 047
1871 WANLESS MARY A F 19 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 004/01 047
1871 WANLESS JANE F 12 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 004/01 047
1871 WANLESS MARGARET F 8 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 004/01 047
1871 WANLESS WILLIAM M 0 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 004/01 047
1871 WANLESS JAMES M 52 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 006/01 014
1871 WANLESS JANE F 52 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 006/01 014
1871 WANLESS ROBERT M 17 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 006/01 014
1871 WINLESS HELEN F 46 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 006/01 029
1871 WINLESS JAMES M 40 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 006/01 029
1871 WINLESS GEORGE M 6 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 006/01 029
1871 WINLESS MARGARET F 4 ST PETER DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/01 006/01 029
1871 WANLASS ROBERT M 63 ST MARY DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/02 009/02 008
1871 WANLASS MARGARET F 54 ST MARY DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/02 009/02 008
1871 WANLASS ELIZABETH F 26 ST MARY DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/02 009/02 008
1871 WANLASS JANET F 21 ST MARY DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/02 009/02 008
1871 WANLASS JOHN M 18 ST MARY DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/02 009/02 008
1871 WANLASS ANN F 16 ST MARY DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/02 009/02 008
1871 WANLESS MARY F 20 ST MARY DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/02 014/02 028
1871 WANLESS JOHN M 38 ST CLEMENT DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/03 007/03 028
1871 WANLESS JAMES M 45 ST CLEMENT DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/03 010/03 019
1871 WANLESS MARY F 44 ST CLEMENT DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/03 010/03 019
1871 WANLASS MARGRET F 29 ST CLEMENT DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/03 018/03 027
1871 WANLASS JAMES M 28 ST CLEMENT DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/03 018/03 027
1871 WANLASS THOMAS M 4 ST CLEMENT DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/03 018/03 027
1871 WANLASS ROBERT M 2 ST CLEMENT DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/03 018/03 027
1871 WANLASS ELIZA JANE F 0 ST CLEMENT DUNDEE CITY ANGUS 282/03 018/03 027
1871 WANLESS AGNES F 39 MONTROSE ANGUS 312/00 020/00 009
1871 WANLESS JANE ANN F 10 MONTROSE ANGUS 312/00 020/00 009
1871 WANLESS ALEXINA F 8 MONTROSE ANGUS 312/00 020/00 009
1871 WANLESS ELIZABETH F 3 MONTROSE ANGUS 312/00 020/00 009
1871 WANLISS FRANCIS [James] M 27 LONGFORGAN ANGUS [Perth] 377/00 002/00 011
1871 WANLISS MARY F 27 LONGFORGAN ANGUS 377/00 002/00 011
1871 WANLISS AMELIA F 6 LONGFORGAN ANGUS 377/00 002/00 011
1871 WANLISS ISABELLA F 4 LONGFORGAN ANGUS 377/00 002/00 011
1871 WANLISS JAMES M 3 LONGFORGAN ANGUS 377/00 002/00 012
1871 WANLISS JANE F 1 LONGFORGAN ANGUS 377/00 002/00 012
1871 WINISLEWIS JOSEPH M 24 BLYTHSWOOD GLASGOW CITY LANARK 644/06 012/06 008
1871 WINISLEWIS ELIZABETH F 21 BLYTHSWOOD GLASGOW CITY LANARK 644/06 012/06 008
1871 WANLESS JAMES M 32 ANDERSTON GLASGOW CITY LANARK 644/08 088/08 021
1871 WANLESS ELIZABETH F 31 ANDERSTON GLASGOW CITY LANARK 644/08 088/08 021
1871 WANLESS AGNES A F 3 ANDERSTON GLASGOW CITY LANARK 644/08 088/08 021
1871 WANLESS ELIZABETH F 42 ANDERSTON GLASGOW CITY LANARK 644/08 095/08 009 Full entry below.
1871 WANLAIS MARGARET F 47 ARMADALE WEST LOTHIAN 662/02 001/02 017
1871 WANLAIS JAMES M 45 ARMADALE WEST LOTHIAN 662/02 001/02 017
1871 WANLAIS JAMES M 24 ARMADALE WEST LOTHIAN 662/02 001/02 017
1871 WANLAIS JANET F 15 ARMADALE WEST LOTHIAN 662/02 001/02 017
1871 WANLAIS HELEN F 11 ARMADALE WEST LOTHIAN 662/02 001/02 017
1871 WANLAIS ALEXANDER M 7 ARMADALE WEST LOTHIAN 662/02 001/02 017
1871 WANLAIS JOSEPH M 4 ARMADALE WEST LOTHIAN 662/02 001/02 017
1871 WINDLASS JANE F 21 TORPHICHEN WEST LOTHIAN 671/00 005/00 005
1871 WANLISS MARY F 25 CORSTORPHINE EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 678/00 004/00 001
1871 WANLESS AGNES F 21 ST GEORGE EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 048/01 027
1871 WANLESS JANET F 27 ST GEORGE EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 053/01 001 likely d/o Ewen Wanless
1871 WANLIES JANET M F 36 ST GEORGE EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 055/01 037 likely daus of John W & Janet Moon
1871 WANLIES AGNES F 21 ST GEORGE EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 055/01 037
1871 WANLESS GEORGE M 49 ST GEORGE EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 084/01 013 George Graham Wanless & Mary Gibson
1871 WANLESS MARY F 26 ST GEORGE EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 084/01 013
1871 WANLASS MARGARET F 18 ST GEORGE EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/01 110/01 004
1871 WANLESS ELIZABETH F 30 ST ANDREW EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/02 038/02 010
1871 WANLASS JOHN M 45 ST GILES EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/04 088/04 010
1871 WANLASS ANN F 42 ST GILES EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/04 088/04 010
1871 WANLASS JOHN M 14 ST GILES EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/04 088/04 010
1871 WANLASS JEAN F 12 ST GILES EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/04 088/04 010
1871 WANLASS ROBERT M 10 ST GILES EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/04 088/04 010
1871 WANLASS ANN F 8 ST GILES EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/04 088/04 010
1871 WANLASS MARGARET F 5 ST GILES EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/04 088/04 010
1871 WONLESS JAMES M 44 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 025/05 007
1871 WONLESS CHRISTINA F 44 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 025/05 007
1871 WONLESS WILLIAM M 17 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 025/05 007
1871 WONLESS ALEXANDER M 15 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 025/05 007
1871 WONLESS ISABELLA F 12 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 025/05 007
1871 WANLESS MARGARET F 32 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 074/05 003
1871 WANLESS ROBERT M 52 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 115/05 001
1871 WANLESS MARGARET F 43 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 115/05 001
1871 WANLESS MARGARET F 16 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 115/05 001
1871 WANLESS JOHN M 15 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 115/05 001
1871 WANLESS JESSIE F 13 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 115/05 001
1871 WANLESS JANE F 5 NEWINGTON EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 685/05 115/05 001
1871 WANLESS ANDREW M 12 LEITH NORTH EDINBURGH CITY MIDLOTHIAN 692/01 018/01 027 Full entry below
1871 WANLESS BARBARA F 18 ABERLADY EAST LOTHIAN 702/00 002/00 001
1871 WANLASS JESSIE F 49 DUNBAR EAST LOTHIAN 706/00 012/00 006
1871 WANLASS JANET F 77 WESTRUTHER BERWICK 756/00 001/00 001
1871 WANLASS RICHARD M 76 WESTRUTHER BERWICK 756/00 001/00 001

Angus

Montrose – Poors House, near Panmure Barracks (312/00 024/page 19)
…list of inmates…
Ann Wanless, pauper inmate, widowed, 74, housewife, Perth, St. Martin’s

Dundee – 2 Peters Court, St. Andrew Dundee (282/04 006/04 002)
Boarding in the house of David & Christina Langair or Lumgair, with several other boarders:
Robert Wanless, boarder, single, 21, french polisher, FOR Montrose

Dundee – Soap Work Lane (parish 282/3 ED 18a page 2)
Mary Carse, head, 67, b. Dundee
Grace Wanlise, boarder, 33, mill worker, b. Dundee
Grace Wanlise, daughter, 15, mill worker, b. Dundee
James Wanlise, son, 4, b. Dundee
William Wanlise, son, 2, b. Dundee

Dundee – 1 Crescent Lane (eccl. parish of St. Mary’s), civil parish St Andrew’s (282/04 023/04 032)
Elizabeth Morgan, hd, single, 48, b. FOR Kirriemuir
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John Wanless, hd, 49, patternmaker, PER Inchture
Susan, wife, 48, PER Kinnaird
Andrew, son, 26, photographic artist, PER Kinnaird
John S., son, 14, scholar, FOR Dundee
Catherine R., dau, 9, scholar, FOR Dundee
————
David Anderson, hd, 36, master baker employing 6, b. FOR Kirriemuir
Ann, wife, 34, b. FOR Lochee
James, son, 12, scholar, FOR Dundee

Berwickshire

Lauder (parish 748) (FHL 0103972 Page 10 Boghall #34)
Alexander Scott Head Mar 60 Carpenter Berwick, Lauder
Agnes ” Wife Mar 47 Berwick, Lauder
[others not transcribed]
Thomas Wanless Boarder unm 17 Apprentice Carpenter Berwick, Westruther

Greenlaw, Easter Hawlaws Cottage (743)( 2nd group FHL 0103972 Page 6 #19)
Richard Wanless Head Mar 46 Ag Lab Roxburgh, Crylan
(3 Children 5-13, 2 rooms w/ windows)
Jessie ” daur unm 20 Ag Lab Berwick, Coldstream
Jane ” daur unm 18 Ag Lab Berwick Stichele [?]
Richard ” son unm 16 Ag Lab ” ”
John ” son unm 15 Ag Lab ” ”
Alexander ” son 12 scholar ” ”
Robert ” son 10 scholar ” Gordon
Andrew ” son 6 scholar ” Gordon

Greenlaw (FHL 0103972 1st group, Page 13 #93)
John Milne Head Mar 48 U. P. Minister Banffshire, Rothienay [?]
Marian ” Wife Mar 40 Midlothian, Stowe
Margaret C. Wanless serv unm 22 General servant East Lothian, Dunbar

Gordon, Middlethird farmhouse (742) (F0103972, 2nd group, Page 5 #22 )
Catherine S. Henderson widow Head 44 f Farmer of 1050 acres of which 794 arable employing 21 laborers, Berwick, Whitsome,
(2 children 5-13 14 rooms with windows)
Selby H Henderson son 10 scholar Berwick, Gordon
Kate ” daur 7 scholar Berwick, Gordon
James H. ” son 5 ” ”
Charles ” son 1 ” ”
Elizabeth Dodds serv unm 33 housemaid Roxburgh, Smallholm
Alice Wanless serv unm 21 nurse Berwick, Westruther
Christian Dodds serv unm 22 cook Roxburgh, Smallholm

Gordon, Gordon Mill (742) (FHL 0103972, 2nd group, Page 2 #13
John Wanless Head Mar 50 Head Ag Lab Rox Eckford
Alison ” Wife Mar 44 Berwick, Westruther
Richard ” son unm 19 Ag Lab Berwick, Westruther
Margaret ” daur unm 15 Ag Lab Berwick, Westruther
Agnes ” daur unm 10 scholar Berwick, Westruther

Lanarkshire

Glasgow – 552 St. Vincent St., Barony civil parish, Anderston reg. district (644/08 005/08 010)
..in house of Duncan & Agnes Bennett…
James Lang, lodger, 23, commercial traveller, Perth, Alyth
John Linton(?), 21, commercial clerk, Dunse, Berkshire [Berwickshire?]
David Wanles, 24, salesman, Perth, Collace

Glasgow – 19 Royal Crescent, civil parish of Barony, quoad sacra parish of Sandyford
Ann Blair Gillies, hd, single, 39, mistress of boarding school, AYR Irvine
Elizabeth Wanless, sister, married, 42, teacher of music, AYR Irvine
Robert Allair, boarder, widower, 36, engineering draughtsman, AYR Dundawald
Jane Aitken, boarder, single, 16, scholar, AYR Dalry
Agnes Findlay, boarder, single, 16, scholar, LANARKS Old Monkland
Isabella Brask or Brash, servant, single, 32, cook, Lanarks, Glasgow
Mary McAlpine, servant, single, 17, housemaid, AYR Irvine

Midlothian

Newhaven, North Leith, Edinburgh – 11 Wester’s Close
John Liston, 56, fisherman, everybody born Newhaven
Isabella, wife, 46
Isabella, dau, 25
Barbara, dau, 23
John, son, 20, fisherman
Ann, dau, 18
Andrew Wanless, lodger, 12, scholar

Perthshire

Abernethy – 54 High Street (326/00 002/page 11)
Jane MILLER, head, widowed, 69, PER Calfargie or Culfargie
James BROWN, son, single, 29, labourer, FIF Broomhill
Jean WANLASS, niece, single, 26, cotton weaver, PER Abernethy
– James was called James Brown Miller in 1861

Cargill – Cargill Mains (338/00 002/00 004)
John Wanliss, hd, single, 32, farmer of 400 acres w/ 18 labourers & 2 boys, Perth, Perth
Servants:
Isabella Anderson, 25, PER Dull
Jane McPherson, 31, INV Kingussie
Duncan Ferguson, 52, PER Comrie
David Wallace, 33, FIF Largo
James Jordan, 24, FIF Falkland
William Wallace, 22, FIF Carbee
John Harrow, 20, FIF Coupar(?)
David Cragie, 22, FIF Aldie
Alexander Donaldson, 15, FIF Dunlogie
Daniel McElhone, 20, Ireland, County Tyrone

Forgandenny – Gallowmuir, Dunning Road (353/00 001 page 1)
Alexander Macintosh, 49, farmer of 170 acres w/ 2 boys, Forfar, Kindoldrum
Hellen, wife, 52, Forfar, Kettins
…their children…
William Wanless, servant, 15, farm servant, Perth, Abernethy

Perth – St. Leonard’s, Croft House, Craigie Burn Road (387/00 013/page 44)
Janet Wanliss, widowed, 69, income from interest, Perth, Errol
Elizabeth, daughter, single, 26, Perth, Perth
Mary Brodie, servant, 14(?), Perth, Cargill

Roxburghshire

Dryburn, Linton, Roxburghshire
Davis Oliver 30, b. Cavers, ROX, master joiner employing 5 men & 1 boy
Isabella Oliver 26, wife, b. Collace, Perth
William Ives Oliver 3, son, b. Cavers, ROX
Thomas Oliver 22, brother, b. Cavers, ROX, joiner
Adam Oliver 17, brother, b. Cavers, ROX, joiner apprentice
William Oliver 10, nephew, b. Jedburgh ROX, scholar
Isabella Steel 1, niece, b. Ancrum ROX
Isabella Wanless, 60, mother-in-law, b. Kinnoull, Perth
John Ross Wanless 22, brother-in-law, b. Collace, Perth, joiner
Robert Little 15, visitor, b. Cavers, ROX, tailor apprentice
Elizabeth Paterson 14, domestic servant, b. England
– Isabella (Nairn) Wanless is the mother of Isabella Oliver & John Ross Wanless