Wills

Index to Scottish Wills for Wanless, Wanliss, Wandless, etc.

from www.scottishdocuments.com

Dates are in UK format (day, month, year). The date is the date the will was recorded by the court. The date of the will and probate will be in the actual document. These wills are recorded in “testament registers”, which have been filmed by the LDS. To locate the appropriate microfilm in the FHL catalog, look under Scotland, county name, Probate Records. For example: Scotland – Angus – Probate Records will turn up the testament registers for the St Andrew’s Commissary Court. In time, these wills will be available for purchase as downloaded digital images from the Scottish Documents web site above.

Surname Given Date Description Court
Wandles David 30/8/1606 tenant in Balthyok, and Elizabeth Small, his spouse, parish of Kinnoull, 30 August 1606 St Andrews Commissary court
Wandless Robert 7/9/1626 maltman, burgess of Dundee Brechin Commissary Court
Wandles Margaret 18/3/1637 in Pitneppie, parish of Newtyld, 18 March, 1637 St Andrews Commissary court
Wandless David 28/11/1640 maltman, burgess of Dundee, and Isobel Lessills, his spouse Brechin Commissary Court
Wandles Helen 9/8/1641 spouse to Andrew Potter, skipper in Easter Wemyss, 9 August 1641 St Andrews Commissary court
Wanles Alexander 18/4/1649 in Over Kilfauns, 18 April 1649 St Andrews Commissary court
Wandless John 1/11/1662 maltman, burgess in Dundee, and Janet Millar, his spouse Brechin Commissary Court
Wandless Robert 24/1/1672 maltman, burgess in Dundee Brechin Commissary Court
Wandless Robert 20/10/1767 late weaver in Dundee Brechin Commissary Court
Wandlass or Wanless Margaret 9/10/1818 Relict of Lieut. John Kelley of the R. N., Arbroath St Andrews Commissary court
Wandlass or Wanless Margaret 16/3/1819 Relict of Lieut. John Kelley of the R. N., Arbroath St Andrews Commissary court
Wandlass or Wanless James 1/3/1823 Manufacturer, Perth Road, Dundee St Andrews Commissary court
Wandlass James 5/3/1823 manufacturer at Perth Road, Dundee, parish Liff St Andrews Commissary court
Wanliss David 22/11/1832 Tenant of Jamesfield of Carpow Perth Sheriff Court
Winlaws George 04/01/1866 Boot and Shoemaker, Berwick upon Tweed, d. 19/06/1865 at Berwick aforesaid, testate Probate of Will and Codicils Non-Scottish Courts SC70/6/4

Probate Edinburgh Sheriff Court Wills SC70/4/102

Note of Probate only Edinburgh Sheriff Court Inventories SC70/1/128

Wanliss John 4/12/1868 Sometime Farmer at Saint Magdalenes near Perth thereafter residing at Croft House by Perth Perth Sheriff Court (41 pages)
Wanliss or Drummond Janet 08/11/1877 residing sometime at Crofthouse, by Perth, thereafter at Moncrieff Terrace, Craigie, Perth, widow of John Wanliss, Tenant, Jamesfield of Carpow, thereafter Farmer, Saint Magdalene’s, near Perth, d. 14/08/1876 at Moncrieff Terrace, testate Perth Sheriff Court SC49/31/106 (91 pages!!!)
Wanless Andrew 12/10/1887 Portrait Painter, 1 Crescent Lane, Dundee, d. 09/10/1887 at Dundee, intestate Dundee Sheriff Court SC45/31/39
Wanless Richard 27/04/1887 4 Princes Street, Hawick, d. 20/02/1885 at Hawick, intestate (Inventory) Jedburgh Sheriff Court SC62/44/79