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William Wanless - was born on 28 Oct 1840 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Mary Wandless - was born on 28 Oct 1848 in Seaham Harbour, Durham, England
Jessie Thomson Munro Wanless - was born on 28 Oct 1882 in St. George, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Anna Jane Wandlass - was born on 28 Oct 1889 in Southwick, Durham, England
Betty Jane Wanless - was born on 28 Oct 1922 in

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Tree #40: Thomas Wandlass & Elizabeth Pearson

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Thomas Wanless (b. est 1700) married Elizabeth Pearson in 1725 in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England. Their children were all born there, as were the children of their son Robert (b. 1730) and his wife Elizabeth (unknown).

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Thomas Wanless & Ann Marshall moved to tree 52

Moved the 45-person tree of Thomas Wanless & Ann Marshall from the catch-all database (tree 100) into tree 52 (John Wanless and Ann Harpley/Hartley). We’re 90% sure Thomas is a son of John and added […]

George Wandless & Ann Lax moved to the Lumley-area tree

Moved the family of George Wandless & Ann Lax from the Strays tree into tree 35. Realized that Ann Lax Wandless was the Ann Wandless who married Thomas Turnbull, because their son William Turnbull b. […]

Wanlesses mentioned in the Alnwick Mercury newspaper

Extracted from the Alnwick (Northumberland) Mercury at

Alnwick Mercury 1 June 1857 Deaths – At Australia, lately, aged 60, Mr. Wm. Wanless, blacksmith, formerly of Rock, near this town.

Alnwick Mercury 2 June 1862 […]