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Grace Wanless - was born on 31 Jul 1856 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland
William Wanless - was born on 31 Jul 1886 in Scone, Perth, Scotland
John Bolam Wanless - was born on 31 Jul 1889 in Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England
Norman Victor Wanless - was born on 31 Jul 1903 in Fort William, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

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Tree #53: Joseph Wanlace & Jane Oxley Pinder

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Joseph Wanlace was probably born at Wallington, Hartburn, Northumberland abt 1782. He married Jane Oxley (widow Pinder) in 1805 and they lived in North Shields, NBL. He was a mariner and she ran a tavern.

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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 […]