Thomas Wanless

Thomas Wanless

Male 1818 - Est 1900  (82 years)

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  • Name Thomas Wanless 
    Born 1818  Brancepeth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 18 Feb 1818  Whitworth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence Apr 1840  Girsby, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jun 1840  Bank Top, Darlington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jun 1843  Darlington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1851  York (St. Mary Bishophill), Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 24 Oxford Street, York, St. Mary Bishophill Junior (HO107/2354 folio 227)
      Thomas Wanless, hd, md, 33, engine driver, DUR Brancepeth
      Margaret, wife, 35, YKS Scruton
      Thomas, son, 8, scholar, DUR Darlington
      John, son, 5, scholar, DUR Darlington
      John Hutchinson, lodger, single, 23, rail stoker, LANC Newton le Willows
    Census 1861  York (St. Mary Bishophill), Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 10 Oxford St. (RG9/3548 folio 49)
      Thomas Wandless, hd, md, 43, railway labourer, DUR Brancepeth
      Margaret, wife, 45, YKS Scruton
      Thomas, son, 18, mechanical engineer, DUR Darlington
      John, son, 15, scholar, DUR Darlington
    Census 1871  Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 27 Lichfield Street (RG10/5053/folio 13)
      Thomas Wanless, hd, md, 59, augur driver, DUR Durham
      Margaret, wife, 55, YKS Scrunton or Scrouton(?)
      Thomas, son, md, 28, engine fitter, DUR Darlington
      Mary E., son's wife, 35, YKS Wakefield
      Rose, granddaughter, 9, scholar, YKS York
      Annie E., granddau, 4 mos, DUR Gateshead
    Census 1881  Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 7 Chichester St
      Thomas WANLESS Head M Male 62 Brancepeth, Durham, England Engine Driver (R Car)
      Margt. WANLESS Wife M Female 65 Scruton, York, England
      Thomas WANLESS Son M Male 38 Darlington, Durham, England Engine Fitter
      Annie WANLESS Grand Daur Female 10 Gateshead, Durham, England Scholar
      James BYRNE Grand Son M Male 20 Leeds, York, England Broker
      Rose BYRNE Grand Daur M Female 19 York, York, England
      Eveline E. BYRNE Great Grand Daur Female 1 Gateshead, Durham, England
    Census 1891  Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 13 Chichester St. (RG12/4178 folio 116)
      Thomas Wanless age 71 grocer b Gateshead
      Margaret Wanless, wife, 74 b. Gateshead, blind
      Annie Wanless, granddaughter, 20 domestic serv b Gateshead
      Eva Byrne, great-granddaughter, 11 scholar b Gateshead
    Alt Birth Byers Green, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In most censuses, he says he was born at Brancepeth, but his christening record shows his parents lived at Byers Green at the time of his christening. The 2 locations are very close together.
    Residence 1894  Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    7 Chichester Rd 
    • 1894 Whellans Directory, Thomas Wanless , shopkeeper of 7 Chichester Rd, Gateshead
    Died Est 1900  Gateshead Reg. Dist., Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Not found in the Darlington 1841 census.
      Can't find on 1901 census, nor wife.
      Probable death record: Wanless Thomas Gateshead 1900 Dec age 81
      Tony Whitehead descends from this line.
    Person ID I70  16: John Wanless & Isabella Howe
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2009 

    Father John Wanless,   b. 1792-1796, Co. Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Isabella Howe,   b. 1792-1796, Co. Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 May 1817  Brancepeth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret Lazenby,   b. Est 1816, Scruton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1892, Gateshead Reg. Dist., Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1840  Sockburn, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ann Wanless,   b. 4 Jun 1840, Darlington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Thomas Wanless,   b. Abt 1843, Darlington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Wanless,   b. Abt 1846, Darlington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1891, Gateshead Reg. Dist., Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2003 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Parish register.
      8 Mar 1818 Thomas, 1st son of Thos. Wandless & Isabella Howe, Byers Green, labourer
      -- note clerk got father's name wrong, unless John also went by Thomas!

    2. [S19] Parish register.
      15th May 1817 John Wanless & Isabella Howe, both of this Parish, in the presence of William Howe, Mary Howe & George Hills.

    3. [S30] Marriage record/certificate, Darlington Reg. District (Reliability: 3).
      Thomas Wanless, full age, labourer, living Girsby, father John Wanless a labourer, married at Sockburn Parish Church April 25 1840 to Margaret Lazenby, full age, spinster, dad Thomas Lazenby, no occupation given. Witnesses James Lazenby and John Glenton.
      (in possession of Tony Whitehead, copy with Claire Wandless)