Wills: 1858 and later

Index to Wan(d)less wills in England 1858-1919

Contributed by Gill Winstanley.

This is a complete transcription of the index except where 2 fiches were unavailable: 1899 and 1919. If a year seems to be missing, it is because there were no variant spellings of Wanless found.

1858-1874

WHO IS THIS?
1859 WANLACE, JANE
4th November Effects under £100 “The Will with a Codicil of Jane Wanlace late of Milburn Place, North Shields in the County of Northumberland, Widow deceased who died on or about 4 October 1859 at the Borough of South Shields in the County of Durham was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by the oath of Isabella Urwin (Wife of Matthew Urwin of South Shields, Marine Storage Dealer) the Daughter and the sole Executrix.” Jane Oxley, widow of Joseph Wanlace, mariner
1859 WANLASS, Robert
9th December Effects under £50 “Letters of Administration of the Personal Estate of Robert Wanlass, late a Seaman belonging to the Merchant Ship “”Albinus”” a Batchelor deceased who died 6 October 1858 at Sea, were granted at the Principal Registry to John Wanlass of the Borough of Middlesborough in the County of York, Publican the Brother and one of the Next of Kin of the said Deceased he having been first sworn.”
1860 WANLACE, MARY
18th February Effects under £450 “The Will of Mary Wanlace formerly of Odiham but late of Basingstoke both in the County of Southampton, Widow who died 17 January 1860 at Basingstoke was proved at Winchester by the oaths of David Stephen White of Maidstone in the County of Kent, Timber Merchant and Edward White of Basingstoke, Timber Merchant, the Executors” Mary possibly Fenwick, widow of Mark Wanlace
1861 WANLESS, JOHN
10th September Effects under £300 “The Will of John Wanless late of Stockton in the County of Durham, Yeoman deceased who died 8 July 1861 at Stockton was proved at Durham by the oath of Timothy Crosby of Stockton, Attorney at Law and Solicitor, the sole Executor”
1862 WANLESS, MARK
23rd May Effects under £100 “The Will of Mark Wanless late of Chilton Moor in the County of Durham, Colliery Agent deceased who died 6 April 1862 at Chilton Moor was proved at Durham by the oath of Ann Wanless of Chilton Moor, Widow the Relict, and the sole Executrix.”
1862 WANLESS, WILLIAM
19th August Effects under £200 “The Will of William Wanless late of the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne, Attorney at Law deceased who died 20 July 1862 at Sea on a voyage from London to Newcastle upon Tyne, by the oath of Elizabeth Stirling Wanless of Westmoreland Terrace in Newcastle upon Tyne, Widow the Relict and the sole Executrix.”
1863 WANLESS, WILLIAM
29th July Effects under £300 “The Will of William Wanless late of Bishop Wearmouth in the County of Durham, Master Mariner deceased who died 19 March 1863 at the Parish of Sunderland in the said County, was proved at Durham by the oath of Ann Wanless of Bishop Wearmouth, Widow the Relict and the sole Executrix.”
1864 WANDLESS, LUKE
11th May Effects UNDER £800 “The Will of Luke Wandless late of Hedworth in the County of Durham, Contractor deceased who died 27 March 1864 at Hedworth, was proved at Durham by the oaths of Mary Wandless of Hedworth, Widow the Relict, Robert Wilson of Bishop Auckland in the said County, Agent and Thomas Davison of Coxhoe in the said County, Grocer, the Executors.”
1864 WANLESS, ROBERT
12th October Effects under £300Double Probate passed at Durham June 1872 “The Will of Robert Wanless formerly of Burnt Houses near Chester le Street but late of Burnopfield, both in County Durham, Viewer deceased who died 24 September 1864 at Burnopfield, was proved at Durham by the oath of Elizabeth Wanless of Burnopfield, Widow the Relict and one of the Executors.”
1864 WANLESS, WILLIAM
15th July Effects under £20 “The Will of William Wanless late of Pottery Field in the Township of Hunslet in the Borough of Leeds in the County of York, Gardener deceased who died 14 December 1862 at Hunslet, was proved at Wakefield by the oath of John Wanless of Hunslet, Milk Dealer, the Son and the sole Executor.”
1866 WANDLESS, Robert
30th May Effects under £300 “Letters of Administration of the Personal Estate and Effects of Robert Wandless late of Monkwearmouth Shore in the County of Durham, Publican deceased who died 8 March 1866 at Monkwearmouth Shore, were granted at Durham to Margery Wandless of Monkwearmouth Shore, Widow the Relict she having been first sworn.”
1867 WANLACE, MARK
12th June “Effects under £4,000Admin (with Will) of goods unadministered passed at Newcastle upon Tyne April 1880.” “The Will of Mark Wanlace late of Gunnerton in the Parish of Chollerton in the County of Northumberland, Husbandman deceased who died at Gunnerton was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by the oath of Mark Wanlace of Gunnerton, Husbandman, the Son the sole Executor.”
1867 WANLESS, WILLIAM
30th July Effects under £450 “The Will of William Wanless late of Richmond in the County of York, Painter deceased who died 10 July 1867 at Richmond was proved at York by the oaths of James Robinson of Richmond, Draper, Joseph Whitell of Richmond, Grocer and Thomas Wanless of Richmond, Painter, the Brother, the Executors.”
1868 WANLACE, GEORGE
15th April “Effects under £4,000″ ” The Will of George Wanlace late of Cambo Saugh House near Cambo in the County of Northumberland, Farmer deceased who died 15 February 1868 at Cambo Saugh House was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by the oaths of Robert Wanlace of Boland Grebe near Belsay in the County aforesaid, Farmer the Brother and Mark Wanlace of Eland Green near Ponteland in the County aforesaid, Farmer, the Son, the Executors.”
1870 WANDLESS, ANTHONY MUNCASTER
3rd September Effects under £200 “Letters of Administration of the Personal Estate and Effects of Anthony Muncaster Wandless late of Coundon in the County of Durham, Sinker, a Widower deceased who died 3 August 1870 at Leasingthorne Colliery in the County aforesaid, were granted at Durham to Alexander Wandless of North Seaton Colliery in the Parish of Woodhorn in the County of Northumberland, Sinker the Brother and one of the Next of Kin, he having been first sworn.”
1871 WANDLESS, LUKE
21st December Effects under £450 “The Will of Luke Wandless late of Bishop Auckland in the County of Durham, Engineer, who died 25 February 1870 at Bishop Auckland was proved at Durham by Robert Wilson of Blue Row near Bishop Auckland, Forgeman, the sole Executor.”
1871 WANLESS, ROBERT
30th October “Effects under £200Resworn at the Stamp Office March 1872

Under £20″

“Administration of the Effects of Robert Wanless late of Albion Place, Sutton Oak near St Helens in the County of Lancaster, Mining Surveyor, a Widower who died 21 September 1871 at Kirby in the said County, was granted at Liverpool under the usual Limitations to John Barlow of Church Road, Walton near Liverpool in the said County, Gentleman, the Grandfather and Guardian of Alfred Barlow Wanless and Ada Catherine Wanless, Spinster, Minors and of Clara Wanless, Spinster, an infant, the children and only Next of Kin.”
1872 “WANDLESS, ELIZABETHheretofore CRAWHALL
4th June Effects under £450 “Administration of the Effects of Elizabeth Wandless (Wife of Luke Wandless) (heretofore Crawhall, Widow) late of Stanhope is the County of Durham who died 15 March 1867 at Stanhope, was granted at Durham to Robert Wilson of Blue Row near Bishop Auckland in the said County, Forgeman, the sole Executor of the Will of the said Luke Wandless”
1872 WANLESS, ELIZABETH
15th June Effects under £200 “The Will of Elizabeth Wanless late of Stockton in the County of Durham, Widow who died 1 December 1871 at Stockton, was proved at Durham by Ellen Stephenson of Stockton, Widow, the Grand-daughter, the sole Executrix. “
1872 WANLESS, ROBERT
8th June Effects under £300 “The Will of Robert Wanless formerly of Burnt Houses near Chester le Street but late of Burnopfield, both in the County of Durham, Viewer who died 24 September 1864 at Burnopfield was proved at Durham by William Sedgwick of Church Merrington in the said County, Farmer, one of the surviving Executors. Former Grant at Durham October 1864.”
1873 WANLESS, ANN MARGARET
7th April Effects under £300 “The Will of Ann Margaret Wanless late of 207 Albany Road, Camberwell in the County of Surrey, Spinster who died 16 March 1873 at 207 Albany Road, was proved at the Principal Registry by Thomas Jeffery of 207 Albany Road, Wheelwright, the sole Executor.”
1873 WANLESS, JOHN
22nd October Effects under £160 “The Will of John Wanless late of 36 Alexandra Place in the Borough and County of Newcastle upon Tyne who died 27 April 1873 at 36 Alexandra Place was proved at the Principal Registry by Henry Dixon of 36 Alexandra Place, Tailor, one of the Executors.”
1873 WANLESS, MARGARET
31st July Effects under £200 “Administration of the Effects of Margaret Wanless (Wife of Niel Wanless) late of Sunderland in the County of Durham who died 17 November 1872 at Sunderland was granted at Durham to the said Niel Wanless of Sunderland, Master Mariner.”
None in 1874.

1875-1910

1875 WANDLASS JOHN 8th October WHO IS THIS?
“Effects under £3,000″ “The Will with a codicil of John Wandlass late of Southwick in the County of Durham, Yeoman who died 17 April 1875 was proved at Durham by Michael Scarth, Chemist and William Herod, Agent both of Southwick two of the Executors”
1875 WANDLESS JOHN 15th November
Effects under £200 “The Will of John Wandless formerly of Wallsend but late of Bigge’s Main near Wallsend both in the County of Northd. Horse Driver who died 11 October 1875 at Bigge’s Main was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by Robert Grant, Engineman and George Wilson, Coal & Lime Merchant both of Wallsend the Executors”
1877 WANLESS JOSHUA PAUL 22nd September
Effects under £450 “The Will of Joshua Paul Wanless formerly of 98 St. Ann’s Road, Notting Hill in the county of Middlesex but late of 5 Clifton Road, Moseley Road, Birmingham in the County of Warwick, Gentleman who died 30 July 1877 at 5 Clifton Road was proved at the Principal Registry by Joshua Charles Wanless of 2 Romberg Villas, Brighton Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, Merchant’s Clerk the Son and Anthony Jacques Cheeper of St Paul’s Chambers, 15A Paternoster Row in the City of London, Commercial Traveller the Executors”
1878 WANLESS JOHN 24th July
“Personal Estate under £6,000″ “The Will of John Wanless late of 95 Gloucester Road in the Borough & County of Newcastle upon Tyne, Architectural Draughtsman, who died 12 June 1878 at 95 Gloucester Road was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by Eleanor Wanless of 95 Gloucester Road, Widow the Relict and George Lawson Carlisle of 231 Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Grocer the Executors”
1879 WANLACE MARK 22nd December
“Personal Estate under £3,000″ “Admin of the Personal Estate of Mark Wanlace late of Little Harle Well House in the Parish of Kirkwhelpington in the County of Northumberland, Farmer, a batchelor who died 5 June 1879 at Morpth in the said County, was granted at Newcastle upon Tyne to Joseph Wanlace of Bolam in the said County, Farmer, the Brother and only next of kin.”
1879 WANLACE ROBERT 6th June
“Personal Estate under £5,000″ “The Will of Robert Wanlace late of Bolam in the Parish of Bolam in the County of Northumberland, Farmer, who died on 4 May 1879 at Bolam was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by Isabella Ann Wanlace of Bolam, Spinster, the Daughter one of the Executors”
1879 WANLESS HARRIET 5th November
Personal Estate under £100 “Admin of the Personal Estate of Harriet Wanless (wife of James Wanless) late of Gateforth in the Parish of Brayton in the County of York who died 12 June 1879 at Gateforth was granted at Wakefield to the said James Wanless of Gateforth, Farmer”
1879 WANLESS NEIL 25th January
Personal Estate under £200 “The Will of Neil Wanless late of 44 Amberley Street Sunderland in the County of Durham who died 7 November 1878 at 44 Amberley Street, was proved at Durham by Mary McPherson Wanless of 44 Amberley Street, Widow the Relict the sole Executrix.”
1880 WANDLESS WILLIAM 13th MARCH
Personal Estate under £100 “The Will of William Wandless late of Easington Lane in the Township of Hutton le Hole in the County of Durham, Grocer who died 10 August 1871 at Easington Lane was proved at Durham by John Welch of South Garesfield near Linz Green in the said County, Retuired Schoolmaster the surviving Executor.”
1880 WANLACE MARK 19th April
“Personal Estate under £3,000″ “Admin (With the Will) of the Personal Estate of Mark Wanlace late of Gunnerton in the Parish of Chollerton in the County of Northumberland, Husbandman who died 25 March 1867 at Gunnerton left unadministered by Mark Wanlace the Son the sole Executor & Residuary Legatee was granted at Newcastle upon Tyne to Joseph Wanlace of Bolam in the said County, Farmer, the administrator of the Personal Estate of the said Mark Wanlace. Former Grant at Newcastle upon Tyne June 1867.”
1881 WANDLESS WILLIAM 22nd February
Personal Estate £150 “Admin of the Personal Estate of William Wandless late of 36 Berkley Street, Jarrow-on-Tyne in the County of Durham, Blacksmith, a Widower who died 25 January 1881 at 36 Berkley Street was granted at Durham to Mary Ellen Wandless of 36 Berkley Street, Spinster, the Daughter and one of the Next of Kin.”
1882 WANLESS JOHNSON 4th May
“Personal Estate £392Resworn June 1882 £940. 8s.” “Admin of the Personal Estate of Johnson Wanless late of 109 Dover Road, Folkestone in the County of Kent, Engineer, who died 26 March 1882 at the Lunatic Asylum for the said County at Chartham in the said County, was granted at Canterbury to Susanna Wanles of 109 Dover Road, Widow the Relict.”
1882 WANLESS THOMAS 4th August
Personal Estate £537 16s. 1d. “The Will of Thomas Wanless formerly of Richmond but late of 21 Blossom Gate, Ripon both in the County of York, Yeoman who died 11 June 1882 at Ripon, was proved at Wakefield by Thomas Wilde of Richmond, Accountant and Richard Pearson of Littlethorpe Grange near Ripon, Maltster, the surviving Executors.”
1884 WANLESS MARY ANN 17th July
Personal Estate £199 1s. 9d. “Admin of the Personal Estate of Mary Ann Wanlesss late of Mantes Seine et Oise in France, Spinster wo died 28 April 1883 at Mantes was granted at the Principal Registry under the usual limitations to Susanna Wanless of 11 Canterbury Road, Folkestone in the County of Kent, Widow the lawful Attorney of Henry Wanless the Brother and one of the Next of Kin now residing in France.”
1885 WANLACE ROBERT 10th June
Personal Estate £40 “The Will of Robert Wanlace late of Netherwitton in the County of Northumberland, Husbandman who died 15 April 1885 at Netherwitton was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by Isabella Dunn of Netherwitton, Widow the Sister the sole Executrix.”
1886 WANLESS ELEANOR 16th July
Personal Estate £690 “The Will of Eleanor Wanless formerly of 120 Gloucester Road but late of 24 Percy Street, both in the City & County of Newcastle upon Tyne, Widow who died 23 June 1886 at 24 Percy Street, was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by Hannah Younghusband (wife of Thomas Younghusband) of 22 Greys Yard, Percy Street, the Sister the sole Executrix.”
1886 WANLESS THOMAS 30th April
Personal Estate £195 6s. “The Will of Thomas Wanless late of West Cramlington in the County of Northumberland, Miner who died 15 April 1886 at West Cramlington was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by Robert Clough of West Cramlington, General Merchant and James Stephenson Edgar of Shank House, Cramlington in the said County, Grocer and Draper, the Executors.”
1887 WANDLESS ROBERT 7th January
Personal Estate £13 “The Will of Robert Wandless late of Barnard Castle in the County of Durham who died 16 November 1885 at Barnard Castle was proved at Durham by James Wandless of Barnard Castle, Joiner and William Wandless of Hexham in the County of Northumberland, Weslyan Minister, the Sons the Executors.”
1887 WANLACE JOHN 23rd April
Personal Estate £239 2s. “The Will of John Wanlace late of Morpeth in the County of Northumberland, Confectioner who died 15 January 1887 at Morpeth was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by Annabella Wanlace, Widow the Relict and Barbara Wanlace, Spinster the Daughter, both of Morpeth, the Executrixes.”
1887 WANLESS GEORGE 21st October
Personal Estate £140 “The Will of George Wanless late of 16 Derby Crescent, Dewsbury Road, Leeds in the County of York who died 4 October 1887 at 16 Derby Crescent was proved at Wakefield by Ellen Wanless of 16 Derby Crescent, Widow the Relict, the sole Executrix.”
1888 WANLACE JOSEPH 14th September
Personal Estate £146 12s. 1d. “Admin of the Personal Estate of Joseph Wanlace late of Newbiggin near Hexham in the County of Northumberland, Coachman who died 8 July 1888 at Newbiggin was granted to Jane Wanlace of Newbiggin, Widow the Relict.”
1888 WANLESS ANN 8th August
Personal Estate £198 13s. 4d. “The Will of Ann Wanless formerly of 7 Derby Street but late of 50 Nile Street both in Sunderland in the County of Durham, Widow who died 25 July 1888 at 50 Nile Street, was proved at Durham by Jane Ellener Joseph (wife of Nissan Joseph) of Sunderland, the Niece the sole Executrix.”

None in 1889-90.

1891 WANLACE ISABELLA ANN WHO IS THIS?
11th August “Personal Estate £3,969 12s. 6d.Resworn Dec 1893 £3,369 12s. 6d.” “The Will of Isabella Ann Wanlace formerly of Bolam afterwards of Morpeth both in the County of Northumberland, but late of Majorca in the Colony of Victoria, Spinster who died 3 March 1891 at Majorca was proved at the Principle Registry by Angus Blackburn Tallantyre, Clothier and Draper and Isabella Blackburn Tallantyre, Spinster both of Haltwhistle in the said County, the Executors.”
1891 WANDLESS ISABELLA
18th July “Personal Estate £3,263 14s. 6d.” “Probate of the Will of Isabella Wandless (wife of Joseph Wandless) late of Marina View in the City of Cork who died on or about 10 April 1891 at same place granted 2 May 1891at Cork to William John Wandless of Villette Road, New Hendon, Sunderland, County Durham, England, Officer in Her Majesty’s Customs & Thomas Wandless of Marina View, Accountant, the Executors”
1891 WANLESS ANN
27th February “Personal Estate £1,601 2s. 10d.” “The Will of Ann Wanless late of Norton in the County of Durham, Spinster who died 26 December 1890 at Norton was proved at Durham by Timothy Crosby of Greylands, Norton, Solicitor the sole Executor.”
1891 WANLESS ANN
8th December Personal Estate £72 5s. “The Will of Ann Wanless formerly of 10 Duke Street but late of Bridge Street, Alnwick in the County of Northumberland, Widow who died 7 December 1890 at Bridge Street was proved at Newcastle upon Tyne by William Wanless of Alnwick, Cabinet Maker, theSon the sole Executor” Ann Hedley, w/o Robert Wanless
1891 WANLESS GEORGE
18th March “Personal Estate £3,263 14s. 6d.” “The Will of George Wanless late of South Durham Colliery in the Township of Eldon in the County of Durham, Engineer who died 12 February 1891 at South Durham Colliery was proved at Durham by Isabella Elizabeth Wanless, Widow the Relict, and Fenwick Darling, Mining Engineer both of South Durham Colliery, the Executors.”
1894 WANLESS GEORGE
Effects £25 “Of New Shildon, County Durham, Signalman died 17 October 1867, Administration (with Will) Durham 12 June to James Robson Wandless, Engine Driver”
1894 WANLESS ANNE
Effects £358 12s. 6d. “Of 18 Howard Road, Dorking, Surrey (wife of Thomas Wanless) died 18 March 1894, Administration London 6th April to the said Thomas Wanless, Retired Butler.”
1894 WANLESS JOHN
Effects £93 “Of 6 Short Street, New Shildon, County Durham, Engine Driver died 23 December 1880, Probate Durham 3 October to Elizabeth Wanless, Widow.”
1894 WANLESS ROBERT
Effects £40 “Of New Shildon, County Durham, Boilersmith died 8 January 1872, Administration Durham 2 October to James Robson Wanless, Engine Driver.”
1895 WANDLESS GEORGE
Effects £93 15s. “Of 1 Varna Street, Southwick, County Durham, Shipwright died 6 November 1894, Probate Durham 28 August to Hugh Jackson, Miner.”
1895 WANLESS William
Effects £978 1s. 1d “Of Glanton, Northumberland died 16 January 1895, Probate Newcastle upon Tyne 18 March to Christopher Thompson Merchant & the Reverend John Scott, Presbyterian Minister.” s/o William Wanless & Margaret Gray;widower of Ann Ewart
1896 WANLESS WILLIAM
Effects £230 10s. “Of Alnwick, Northumberland, Fishing Rod Maker died 10 December 1895, Probate London 29 January to Eleanor Wanless Wanless, Widow.”
1898 WANDLESS WILLIAM
“Effects £5,190 2s.” “Of 25 High Street West, Sunderland, Fruiterer dided 24 May 1898, Probate Durham 21 July to Thomas Wandless, Slate-Merchant & William Park Hornsby, Foreman Iron-Shipwright.”
1899 WANDLESS JOHN GEORGE
Effects £812. 1s. of 2 Cromwell Place, Hockley, Essex, Died 19 January 1899. Probate London 24 February to Elizabeth Emma Wandless, Widow.
1899 WANLESS JOHN
Effects £153 of the Woodlands, Bedworth, Warwickshire, Miner. Died 24 March 1899. Administration Birmingham 19 May to Annie Wanless, Widow.
1899 WANLESS MARY JANE
Effects £390. 3s. 11d of the Vicarage, Driffield, Yorkshire, Spinster. Died 25 June 1899. Probate London 26 July to Charles Ernest Hay, Esquire.
1900 WANLESS ISABELLA ELIZABETH
“Effects £5,877 4s. 1d.” ” Of Edon, County Durham, Widow died 23 August 1900, Probate Durham 31October to Fenwick Darling, Mining-Engineer and Thomas Smith Ramsay, Colliery Clerk.”
1901 WANDLESS WILLIAM JOHN
Effects £267 “Of 37 Mayfield Street, Spring Bank, Kingston upon Hull, Customs Officer died 25 April 1901, Administration York 23 May to Matilda Wandless, Widow.”
1901 WANLESS THOMAS
“Effects £2,785″ “Of 18 Howard Road, Dorking, Surrey died 15 December 1900, Probate London 22 January to Jane Wanless and Elizabeth Goble Cox, Spinsters and Samuel Bouttell, Printer.”
1902 WANDLESS MARY
Effects £67 9s. 9d. “Of 82 Coltman Street, Kingston upon Hull, Widow died 14 March 1902, Probate York 22 March to Thomas Kelsey Train, Sailmaker.”
1903 WANLESS JOHN EDWARD
Effects £80 “Of the “”Stockton”” Hotel, High Street, Redcar, Yorks, Innkeeper died 18 February 1903, Probate York 13 May to Mary Ann Wanless, Widow.”
1904 WANLESS JOSHUA CHARLES
Effects £439 2s. 6d. “Of 127 Bristol Road, Birmingham, Accountant-Clerk died 14 September 1904 at the Queen’s Hospital, Birmingham, Administration (with Will) Birmingham 17 October to Annie Wanless, Widow.”
1904 WANLESS THOMAS
“Effects £3,312 13s. 8d.” “Of 10 Sea View Terrace, Ryhope, County Durham died 12 October 1904, Probate Durham 8 November to John Richardson, Co-operative Society’s Secretary and Henry Johnson, Master Blacksmith.”
1905 WANDLESS JAMES the elder
Effects £252 18s. 3d. “Of 46 Double Row, Eldon, County Durham died 23? December 1904, Probate Durham 24 January to Henry Septimus Currey, Schoolmaster and James Berry, Deputy Overman.”
1905 WANLESS JOHNSON
“Effects £6,839 2s. 8d.Resworn £7,089 2s.8d.” “Of 31 Westborough, Scarborough, Painter & Paperhanger, died 28 February 1905, Probate York 28 June to Louisa Wanless, Widow and Henry Wanless and Charles Edward Wanless, Painters & Decorators.”
1905 WANLESS MARY ANN
Effects £252 18s. 4d. “Of 54 Hill Street, Middlesborough, Widow died 9 March 1905 at 7 Millbank Terrace Redcar, Yorks, Probate London 27 March to George Dean Wycherley, Licenced Victualler.”
1905 WANLESS WILLIAM
Effects £393 2s. 8d. “Of Church Street, St Helens, Lancs, Draper died 27 November 1902, Probate Liverpool 21 February to Mary Ann Wanless, Widow.”
1906 WANLESS ANNIE
Effects £267 15s. “Of 127 Bristol Road, Birmingham, Widow died 8 March 1906, Administration Birmingham 23 March to James Berry, Farm Labourer.”
1906 WANLESS HENRY
Effects £299 11s. “Of the “”Board”” Inn, Iveston, Leadgate, County Durham died 16 May 1906, Administration Durham 16 August to Isabella Wanless, Widow.”
1906 WANLESS MARY
“Effects £16,918 4s.” “Of 281 Beverley Road, Kingston upon Hull (wife of Thomas Wanless) died 8 November 1906, Probate London 28 December to the said Thomas Wanless, Gentleman, James Alfred Jameson, Fire Brick Manufacturer and James Hindle, Mineralwater Manufacturer.”
1907 WANDLESS JAMES
“Effects £1,077 3s. 2d.” “Of Barnard Castle, County Durham, died 15 February 1907, Probate Durham 7 March to Mary Ann Wandless, Widow.”
1907 WANDLESS SARAH JANE
Effects £463 3s. 6d. “Of Barnard Castle, County Durham, Spinster died 20 January 1907, Probate Durham, 11 March to the Reverend William Wandless, Weslyan-Methodist Minister and Mary Ann Wandless (wife of Robert Wandless).”
1907 WANLESS WILLIAM
“Effects £1,497 18s. 5d.” “Of Haredean, Longhorsley, Northumberland, Farmer died 24 August 1906. Administration (Limited) Newcastle upon Tyne 2 January to John Wanless, Farmer.”
1908 WANDLESS ANN ELIZABETH
Effects £150 “Of 15 Bellerby Terrace, West Hartlepool (wife of Matthew Wandless) died 20 March 1908,Probate Durham 20 May to the said Matthew Wandless, Master Mariner.”
1909 WANDLESS THOMAS
Effects £22 5s. 6d. “Of 42 Cleasby Terrace, Darlington, died 3 December 1909, Administration Durham 23 December to John Wandless, Slate Merchant.”
1909 WANLESS CHRISTOPHER
Effects £465 “Of 48 Wayman Street, Sunderland, died 12 July 1909, Probate Durham 7 August to William Wanless, Pattern Maker & Matthew Laing, Colliery Clerk.”
1909 WANLESS ISABELLA
Effects £352 15s. 8d. “Of Taylor Street, Consett, County Durham, Widow died 4 October 1908, Probate Durham 2 February to William Thomas Fleming, Engineer & Jessie Fleming (wife of the said William Thomas Fleming).”
1909 WANLESS ROBERT WILLIAM
Effects £303 6s. 4d. “Of 7 Coney Close, Birtley, County Durham died 16 December 1908 at the Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, Probate Durham 21 August to George Riddle, Cashier and Ebenezer Court, Commercial Clerk.”
1910 WANDLESS ROBERT
“Effects £1,405 17s.6d.” “Of Barnard Castle, County Durham, died 9 July 1910, Probate Durham 17 September to William Wandless, Weslyan-Methodist Minister.”
1910 WANLESS GEORGE
“Effects £1,027 18s.” “Of 123 Sorley Street, Sunderland died 9 October 1909, Probate Durham 1 February to William Wanless and Thomas Wanless, Gunmakers.”

1911-1919

WHO IS THIS?
1911 WANDLESS, MARY
Effects £94 14s 8d “Of Bishop Auckland, County Durham (Wife of John Hall Wandless) died 28 December 1910. Probate Durham 19 April To Mary Hannah Coates (Wife of Robert Garry Frederick Coates) and Annie Louisa Whaling (Wife of Joseph Whaling).”
1911 WANLESS, LOUISA
Effects £359 17s 4d “Of 31 Westborough, Scarborough, Widow, died 29 April 1911. Administration York 27 July to Harry Wanless, Decorator.”
1911 “WANLESS, MARY
OR GIBSON
“Of 5 Battlefield Cres, Glasgow, Widow, died 3 July 1903. Confirmation of William Alexander Wanless, Tea Warehousman and Edward Westmoreland, Solicitor. Sealed London 20 April.” Mary Gibson, widow of George Graham Wanless in database 2
1911 WANLESS, MARY ANN
Effects £404 15s “Of 48 Wayman Street, Sunderland, Widow died 11 March 1911. Probate Durham 29 March to William Wanless, Pattern Maker and Matthew Laing, Colliery Clerk. “
1912 WANLESS, THOMAS
Effects £307 1s 5d “Of 43 Church Road, Tweedmouth, Berwick upon Tweed, Gardener, died 8 November 1912. Probate Newcastle upon Tyne 20 November to Robert Wilkinson, Railway Guard.”
1913 WANDLESS, WILLIAM
“Effects £2,637 2s 5d” “Of King Street, Barnard Castle, County Durham, died 13 April 1913. Probate Durham 18 June to Ellen Alicia Wandless, Widow, Florence Annie Wandless, Spinster and Christopher Simpson Smith, Gentleman.”
1913 WANLESS, ELIZABETH
Effects £251 4s “Of 2 Ventnor Street, Kingston upon Hull, Widow, died 13 January 1913 at Kingston upon Hull. Probate York 12 February to Florence Selina Sanderson (Wife of Arthur Sanderson).”
1913 WANLESS, ISABELLA
Effects £210 “Of 78 Park Lane, Gateshead (Wife of John Wanless) died 14 September 1912 at Hawthorn Cottage, Mickley, Northumberland. Probate London 30 January to the said John Wanless, Cartman”
1913 WANLESS, JAMES
Effects £270 7s 4d “Of Beaumont Terrace, Prudhoe, Northumberland, Labourer, died 23 February 1910. Probate Newcastle upon Tyne 24 April to John Alexander Wanless, Miner and George Munro Wanless, Builder.”
1913 WANLESS, MARGARET PATTERSON
Effects £279 14s 10d “Of 26 Beaumont Terrace, Prudhoe, Northumberland, Widow, died 26 April 1913. Probate Newcastle upon Tyne 2 July to William Blackhall Wanless, Miner.”
1913 WANLESS, ROBERT
Effects £956 12s 6d “Of Marine Road, Amble, Northumberland, died 20 June 1913. Administration London 16 July to Lizzie Maria Wanless, Widow. “
1914 WANDLESS, JAMES
“Effects £1,016 17s 9d” “Of Trimdon Grange, County Durham, died 26 April 1914 at the Willows, Ashbrooke Road, Sunderland. Administration Durham 17 June to George Johnson Wandless, Surveyor.”
1914 WANLESS, BRIDGET
Effects £289 3s 4d “Of School Row, Page Bank, County Durham (Wife of Luke Wanless) died 2 December 1914. Probate Durham 29 December to Thomas Baker, Miner.”
1914 WANLESS, THOMAS EDWARD
Effects £98 11s 8d “Of 4 High Chapel Row, Fatfield, County Durham, died 20 March 1914. Administration Durham 21 April to Jane Ann Wanless, Widow.”
1915 WANDLESS, ALEXANDER JOHNSTONE
Effects £142 5s “Of Ivy Bank, Wigton Road, Carlisle, Private 25th Royal Fusiliers died 23 June 1915 at Bukoba, East Africa. Probate London 28 August to William Hood Wandless, Chemist.”
1915 WANDLESS, WILLIAM
Effects £431 “Of 24 Stanley Street, Blyth, Northumberland, Retired Tailor & Draper, died 23 February 1915. Probate Newcastle upon Tyne 10 April to Edward Baron, Foreman Joiner and James Frederick Hetherington, Grocers Assistant.”
1915 WANLESS, THOMAS
“Effects £61,926 3s 4d” “Of 9 & 11 Shields Road, Byker, Northumberland, Grocer & Provision Merchant, died 17 June 1914 at Swalwell, Whickham Bank, County Durham. Probate Newcastle upon Tyne 5 March to George Thomas Wanless and John William Wanless, Grocers & Provision Merchants.”
1916 WANDLESS, MATTHEW
“Effects £1,150 12s 9d” “Of 27 Grasmere Street, Gateshead, died 11 October 1916. Administration (with Will) Durham 10 November to Matthew Young Wandless, Commercial Traveller.”
1916 WANLESS, JOHN
Effects £35 11s “Of 9 Century Terrace, Catchgate, Annfield Plain, County Durham, died 7 April 1916 at the Military Isolation Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire. Administration Durham, 26 May to Robert Wanless, Miner.”
1916 WANLESS, WILLIAM MORGAN
Effects £979 19s 1d “Of the Willows, Westerhope, Northumberland, Grocer, died 25 March 1916. Probate Newcastle upon Tyne 14 April to Mary Wanless, Widow.”
1916 WANLESS, WILLIAM SINCLAIR
Effects £132 “Of 57 Noble Street, Sunderland, died 17 March 1916. Administration Durham 1 September to William Wanless, Retired Engineer’s Fitter.”
1917 WANLESS, ANDREW
“Effects £1,147 4s 1d” “Of 25 Stanhope Gardens, Ilford, Essex, died 7 June 1917 at sea. Administration (with Will) London 26 September to Dora Annie Wanless, Widow.”
1917 “WANLESS, ELIZABETHOR GILLIES
“Of Annieslea, Upper Sutherland Crescent, Helensburgh, Widow died 28 May 1917. Confirmation of William Gillies, Writer and Miss Mary Gillies. Sealed London 2 August.”
1918 WANDLESS, JOHN
Effects £586 16s 10d “Of 144 Bede Burn Road, Jarrow, County Durham, died 9 May 1918. Probate Durham 15 October to Sarah Isabella Wandless, Widow.”
1918 WANLACE, LANCELOT
“Effects £7,987 19s” “Of Seaton Burn House Cottage, Seaton Burn, Northumberland, Land Agent, died 15 June 1918. Probate Newcastle upon Tyne, 27 August to Anne Wanlace, Spinster.”
1918 WANLESS, ROBERT
Effects £156 8s 7d “Of the Plough Hotel, Alnwick, Northumberland, Private, North Staffordshire Regiment, died 31 July 1917 in France. Administration (with Will) Newcastle upon Tyne, 5 April to Catherine Wanless, Spinster.”
1918 WANLESS, WILLIAM TINKLER
“Effects £1,072 5s” “Of 10 Salem Street South, Sunderland, died 15 July 1918. Probate Durham 12 October to Robert Wanless, Foreman Engineer.”
1919 WANDLESS MARY ANN of Barnard Castle, County Durham, Widow. Died 6 June 1913. Probate Durham 9 October to Annie Mary Bell (Wife of George Bell) and the said George Bell, Grocer. Effects £748. 3s. 4d.
1919 WANLESS ELEANOR of Stobbs Cottage, Holywell Village, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, Widow. Died 19 April 1919. Administration Newcastle Upon Tyne 17 September to George Jacques Dixon, Labourer. Effects £117
1919 WANLESS ELIZABETH of Walworth Gate, Heighington, County Durham, Widow. Died 16 February 1919. Probate London 4 April to Thomas Edwin Wanless, Waggon Builder. Effects £355. 10s. 3d.