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Agnina Sime Wanless - was born on 30 Aug 1844 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Richard A. Wanless - was born on 30 Aug 1856 in
Henry Richard Wanless - was born on 30 Aug 1858 in Rotherhithe, Surrey, England
Hannah Goulden Mary Wandlass - was born on 30 Aug 1877 in Cornhill, Southwick, County Durham.
Peter Wanless - was born on 30 Aug 1884 in Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

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Tree #3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland

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George Wanless (b. early 1730s) is probably related to the Wanless family of Auchope farm in Tree #2. Their tombstones are close together in the Yetholm Kirkyard. This tree includes the following subtrees & migrations:
-- John Wanless & Nellie Willis (Canada and USA)
-- Thomas Wanless & Elizabeth Jones (Argenteuil, QUE)
-- Lt. Col. John Wanless & Maria Gates (Colorado, Arizona, and Mexico)
-- Archibald Wanless (Charleston, South Carolina)
-- Captain John Andrew Wanless (Kansas/Oklahoma/Missouri)
-- John Wanless & Isabella Ewen (Roxburghshire, Berwickshire, & Edinburgh Scotland; Leeds, Yorkshire; Salt Lake City, Utah; Montreal, Canada; Australia).

Welcome to Wanless Web!

This genealogy site hosts the family histories of all forms of the Wanless name. If you are a Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wanliss, Wandlass, or Wanlace, you will probably find your family represented here. If not, we want to know about you! Step in, relax, explore the site, and learn about the fascinating people who bear this surname in all its forms.

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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 […]