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Thomas Wanless - was born on 24 Feb 1809 in Wallsend, Northumberland, England
Robert Wanless - was born on 24 Feb 1812 in Mount, Washington, Durham, England
Alice Catherine Wanless - was born on 24 Feb 1866 in St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada
Isabella Wanless - was born on 24 Feb 1867 in
George Wanless - was born on 24 Feb 1890 in Poplar, London, Middlesex, England

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Tree #37: John Wanless & Eleanor Trotter

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John Wanless (abt 1777-1819) & his wife Eleanor Trotter lived most of their adult lives at Raby Park, Staindrop parish, Durham, England. Primary locations for their children are Staindrop, Gainford, and surrounding areas.

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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 […]