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Margaret Wanless - was born on 26 Mar 1797 in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Alexander Wanlass - was born on 26 Mar 1864 in Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland
Alice Elizabeth Wanless - was born on 26 Mar 1864 in St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada
Thomas Wanless - was born on 26 Mar 1882 in Ryhope, Durham, England
Mary Stodhart Wanless - was born on 26 Mar 1894 in St. Andrew, Edinburgh, Scotland

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Tree #20: Robert Wandless & Mary Bastow

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Robert Wandless (1800-1880) was born in Black Fell, Washington parish, Co. Durham, to unknown parents. His father may be named George. He married. Mary Bastow in 1834 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, and in 1864, married Mary Cook at Tanfield, Durham. This database covers his known descendants and ranges from the Leeds, YKS area to the Chilton area of County Durham.

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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

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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 […]