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Annie Bell Wanless - was born on 27 Feb 1887 in Providence, Webster Co, Kentucky, USA
Thomas Frederick Wanless - was born on 27 Feb 1898 in Gateshead, Northumberland, England
James Wanless - was born on 27 Feb 1902 in St. Peter, Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Infant (boy) Wanless - was born on 27 Feb 1919 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

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Tree #24: John Wanless & Elizabeth Turner

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John Wanless, b. abt 1802 near Bamburgh, Northumberland, England, married Elizabeth Turner in the early 1820s. They lived for over 40 years in Newbottle, Durham, where John was a blacksmith. This database primarily documents descendants of their sons George Wanless (a coal miner who lived for over 30 years near Seaham Colliery, Durham with his wife Jane Ann Hunter), and James Wanless (who lived at Newbottle with his wife Margaret Blackhall).

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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 BritishNewspaperArchive.co.uk and The Times (London) Digital […]