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Luke Wanlass - was born on 1 Apr 1793 in Harper Town, Lambley, Northumberland, England
Robert Halliwell Wanless - was born on Est Apr 1826 in Heaton, All Saints, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, England
Mary Wanless - was born on 1 Apr 1858 in Ingoe, Stamfordham, NBL, England
Margaret Kinnison Wanless - was born on 1 Apr 1880 in St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Edward Arrivee Wanless - was born on 1 Apr 1890 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, Ohio, USA

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Tree #16: John Wanless & Isabella Howe

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John Wanless (b. 1792-1796) married Isabella Howe in 1817 in Brancepeth, Durham, England. Of their children: Thomas b. 1819 married Margaret Lazenby & lived around Darlington & Gateshead; William b. abt 1825 married Jane Wright and was a coal miner around Leadgate, Trimdon Grange, Cornforth, Quarrington, Newton Cap, Kelloe, Tow Law, and Wolsingham (William's grandson John b. 1896 married Ellen Davison & immigrated to Australia in 1922); Robert b. abt 1829 immigrated to Braidwood, Will Co, Illinois, USA by mid-1870 and married Mary Ann Swansbrough there; Jane b. abt 1833 married Edward Nicholson and immigrated to Braidwood,Will Co, Illinois about 1871.

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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 and The Times (London) Digital […]