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Dennis Wanless - was born on 6 Feb 1875 in Oregon
Radford Graham Wanless - was born on 6 Feb 1889 in Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada
Clara M. Wanless - was born on 6 Feb 1910 in Pocahontas Co, West Virginia

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Tree #27: Scottish Church Records

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All Wan* names extracted from the LDS's Scottish Church Records (computer file) and Old Parochial Registers (fiche) indexes for all of Scotland and the Surname Indexes to Marriages and Christenings for selected counties. The LDS estimates that about 60% of Scotland's population from 1500 to 1855 is represented in these indexes. This database contains over 800 people and over 200 marriages, arranged into small family trees and supplemented by some census entries and vital records.

Welcome to Wanless Web!

This genealogy site hosts the family histories of all forms of the Wanless name. If you are a Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wanliss, Wandlass, or Wanlace, you will probably find your family represented here. If not, we want to know about you! Step in, relax, explore the site, and learn about the fascinating people who bear this surname in all its forms.

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Thomas Wanless/Florence Bucknall tree integrated with Merrington tree

I’ve been meaning to do this for weeks now…tree 13, Thomas Wanless & Florence Bucknall of Brisbane, Australia, has been proven to be part of tree 31, Ralph Wanless of Kirk Merrington, Durham, so I […]

Major revamp of Wanless Web

Wanless Web has been completely redone (still working on it). The site now uses WordPress instead of static pages, to make it easier to update. I’ve integrated – to some extent – WordPress and TNG […]

Newspaper Extracts from England, Scotland, and Wales

Source: The Gale Group’s 19th Century British Newspapers data set (offered at some universities, the British Library, and occasionally on free trial at other sites); now available as the and The Times (London) Digital […]