Musings by Sally Hunter on various people with Wanless as a middle name. People are removed from this page once they are linked into a tree.
Format: birthdate, name, PARENTS / probable wanless connection
Chris 15 Dec 1799 William Wanless ROBERTSON Father: WILLIAM ROBERTSON Mother: JEAN MARSHALL
10 Aug 1817 Elizabeth Wanless KIDD Father: DAVID KIDD Mother: ELIZABETH LIVINGSTON – possible dau or granddau of James Livingston & Margaret Wanless md 1776 Perth ?
5 Jul 1835 Robert Wanless MONCRIEFF Father: THOMAS MONCRIEFF Mother: AGNES STEELE
8 Oct 1848 Janet Wanliss SHAW Father: ANDREW SHAW Mother: MARGARET MCLAUCHLAN
9 Mar 1813 James Wanlass SIME Father: David Sime, Mother ? / David is probably the brother of Agnes Sime, wife of James Wanless, manufacturer of Dundee. David probably named his son after his brother-in-law.
14 Feb 1836 John Wanlis ADAM Father: JOHN ADAM Mother: JEAN MCFAULD
6 Mar 1871 Margaret Wanless BROWN Father: ALEXANDER BROWN Mother: ELIZA TULLIS
Birth 1 Oct 1862 William Wanles ROBERTSON Father: WILLIAM ROBERTSON Mother: MARGARET ROBERTSON
Birth 2 Jun 1859 George Wanless GILLIES Father: ROBERT GILLIES Mother: MARY DUNLOP
Robert Gillies is probably the brother of Elizabeth Gillies who married George Graham Wanless,
so likely he named his son after his brother-in-law
1861 census – High Street, Irvine, Ayrshire
Robert Gillies, hd, 38, grocer, b. Irvine
Mary Dunlop, wife, 39, b. Irvine
Mary Gillies, dau, 12, b. Mabole, Ayr
William G, son, 9, b. Mabole
Robert G, son, 7, b. Glasgow, Lanark
Catherine, dau, 4, b. Glasgow
George W. Gillies, 1, b. Irvine