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David Wanless - was born on 25 Nov 1857 in Cockenzie, Tranent Parish, Haddington, Scotland
George Hogg Wanless - was born on 25 Nov 1882 in St. Giles, Edinburgh, Scotland
Herbert McDonell Wanless - was born on 25 Nov 1885 in Point Fortune, East Hawkesbury Twp, Prescott Co, Ontario, Canada
Edna Forrest Wanless - was born on 25 Nov 1892 in Homer, Morgan Co, Ohio, USA
Lillian M. Wandless - was born on 25 Nov 1914 in Joliet, Will Co, Illinois, USA

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Tree #43: John Wanless & Anne Miller

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This database follows a portion of the family of John Wanless (believed to be a son of John Wanless and Susannah Johnson) and his wife Anne Miller, primarily through their sons John (b. 1806) and Richard (b.1812). John (first wife unknown, 2nd wife Elizabeth Easton) was a tailor in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, living at the end of his life in Elswick. John's son John (b. 1832) married Helen/Ellen Gibbon(s) and moved his family to Co. Durham in the late 1850s, living first around East Rainton and finally settling about 1865 in Eighton Banks, Lamesley. Richard (wife Mary Kirk) was a moulder in Newcastle. His only surviving son John (wife Elizabeth Marshall) moved to Westoe, South Shields, Durham & many descendants remained in that area.

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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 […]

19th Century Births, Marriages, Deaths in Newspapers

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Source: Gale Group 19th Century British Newspapers and The Times Digital Archive

The Newcastle Courant etc (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England), Friday, April 1, 1870

Born at Newcastle, in Westmoreland terrace, on the 26th […]