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 BritishNewspaperArchive.com

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 […]

Newspapers: Durham County Advertiser, Shields Daily Gazette

Extracted from the Durham County Advertiser at BritishNewspaperArchive.com

Durham County Advertiser, Friday, 13 Apr 1860 Lanchester Police Court – Catherine Wanlass, of Shotley Bridge, servant, charged with stealing a cotton dress, the property of Mary […]

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 BritishNewspaperArchive.co.uk and The Times (London) Digital […]

19th Century Births, Marriages, Deaths in Newspapers

Births in the newspapers

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 […]

British Periodicals 1843-1899

Periodicals Extracts from England, Scotland, and Wales

Source: The Gale Group’s 19th Century British Periodicals data set (offered at some universities, the British Library, and occasionally on free trial at other sites) and The Times […]

Morpeth Herald 1859-1892

Extracts from the Morpeth Herald newspaper (Morpeth, Northumberland, England)

extracted by Valerie Taylor, 2008

Deaths

Wandless-Apr 27th 1861- Morpeth , 21st inst, aged 50, William engine man N.Shields

Wanlace-June 28th 1862-Kirkwhelpington, 18th inst, aged 78 […]