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This is a list of records with NO Wan(d)lesses in them (dead ends; don’t bother searching these), or the records have been extracted to other files on this site. These are mostly from LDS microfilms and were done before 2003; this list is not kept updated.

ENGLAND

Bamburgh, Northumberland baptisms, marriages, burials (bishop’s transcripts) 1812-1837
Embleton, NBL baptisms, marriages, burials 1813-1839
FHL FHL 1068897 Items 1-3: Chapelry of Matfen, Stamfordham – Jan-Jun 1858
FHL 1468834 Items 11-12 (Stamfordham) – 1858

FHL 0991795L Lesbury, NBL parish register
Baptisms 1812-1877
Marriages 1800-1812 (also in IGI; Bell’s index covers 1813-1837)
Burials 1791-1812 (Bell’s index covers 1813-1837; none listed)

FHL 1894208: Bishop Middleham, Durham parish register:
Baptisms: none in 1813-1838; extracted all from 1839-1845; none 1846-1865
Marriages: none in 1835-1837; extracted all 1838-1845; none in 1846-1910
Burials: none in 1794-1812

FHL 0434939: Auckland St. Andrew parish register
Baptisms: extracted all from 1856-1875; 1876-June 1886 was missing from the film; none in July 1886-1910

Liverpool and Prescott parish registers from abt 1812-1837 time frame, no Wan(d)less type names

FHL 1040259
-Gateshead, Durham Wesleyan Methodist circuit baptisms 1837-1849 (this film also contains later baptisms on this circuit, but I didn’t check them)
-Alston (Cumberland) Registers vols. 3 and 4, Epitaphs: Alston Churchyard and Alston Cemetery

FHL 87063 – 1851 census (HO 107/2385) Durham: Bishop Auckland, Auckland St Andrew
Extracted all Wan(d)lesses from this entire roll of film. None found in the following places: Merrington Twp, Middleston Twp, Worleston, Old Park, Whitworth, Spennymoor, Binchester, Newfield, Byers Green, Hunwick, Helmington Twp, Newton Cap, Pollards Lands, South Church, Helmington Row, Coundon, Escomb, Eldon, Windlestone.

FHL 87092 – 1851 census: Ovingham parish; read folios 1 thru 137, which includes Horsley, Wylam, Ovingham, Nafferton, Eltringham, Mickley, Prudhoe, Dinkershogg, and Hedley. None found.

FHL 1867308 (a collection of Durham records) had no Wan(d)lesses in the following parishes/years:
Item 1 1851 census for Coniscliffe, Carlbury, Piercebridge, Cockerton, Archdeacon Newton, Coldsides, Houghton-le-Side; Cleveland Family History Society
Item 1 1851 census for Eggleston, Newbiggin with Bowlers, Forest & Frith with Harwood; Cleveland Family History Society
Item 4 Bishopwearmouth, St. Michael, marriage index, 1878-1901 Calland, L
Item 4 Croxdale, St. Bartholomew, marriage index, 1837-1938 Bowes, I
Item 4 Hartlepool, St. Hilda, marriage index, 1882-1885 Calland, L
Item 4 Byers Green, St. Peter, marriage index, 1845-1890 Bowes, I
Item 7 Darlington, St. Hilda, marriage index, 1889-1917 Calland, L
Item 7 Ryton, Holy Cross, marriage index, 1837-1893 Perkins, A

Hamsterley, Durham burials 1745-1812, transcribed by John Holliday, 1910
Brancepeth, DUR marriages, baptisms and burials 1813-1839 (indexed fiche)

FHL 2193367 Items 3 – 6: baps 1864-1914 St John ( Newcastle)
1870 – birth of Eleanor Rachel Wanless, Westgate Ward — NOT THERE

St. Andrews, Newcastle
FHL 847924: baps 1839-1864
1852 Catherine Isabella to ? & Margaret — NOT THERE

FHL 847919: baps 1844-1864)
1856 – birth of Joseph William Wanless, Westgate Ward — NOT THERE

FHL 847925: (baps 1864-91)
1865 – birth of Joseph Wanless
1868 – birth of Edward Wanless

2193367 item 3 checked 1868-1870 seeking Rachel Wanless birth

[942.82/N1 v22nn] St. Andrews Church, Burials, Newcastle, England – There were no Wanless’ that died after 1851.

0543195 Killingworth & Longbenton 1861 census

1068652: checked 1877-79

No Wanless refs in Easingwold Parish Registers to 1812.

IRELAND

FHL 1559455 Item 4: 1820 dir of Newry, Co. Down, Ireland & area
FHL 100172 Item 1: Wicklow, Ireland – index to marriages thru 1845 (seeking John of Frontenac co)
FHL 101245: Index to marriages in Ireland 1854-1855
FHL 101250: Index to marriages in Ireland 1866-1868
Entire Griffifh’s Valuation of Ireland, on CD
FHL 259218: Newry, Ireland – Church of Ireland baps, mrgs, burials (this is a penciled copybook titled “Dr. Crossle’s histories of Newry families: Newry parish registers”.) Has marriages, 1784-1859; baptisms, 1805-1901; burials, 1817-1878 (with gaps). I checked everything they had between 1804 and 1860. No Wan(d)lesses. Several McWaters and Quinns.

SCOTLAND

FHL fiche 6901043 (Musselburgh parish records)

1841 census: Kirknewton, Tranent,Inveresk (including Musselburgh),
Newton, New Battle, Prestonpans, Pencaitland, Gladsmuir, Preskirk, Cockpen, Dalkeith,
Cranston, Borthwick; on FHL 1042823, Westruther (756) (extracted all), none in Whitsome & Hilton (757), Swinton & Simprim (755), Polwarth (754), Nenthorn (753), Mordington (752), Mertoun (751).

1851 census: all of South Leith extracted; North Leith section 746 books 56 through 62 extracted.

1861 census: none in St. Giles, Edinburgh. All Wan(d)lesses found in 1861 census of Bathgate parish are in the James Wanlass-Margaret Neilson file. None in the parishes of Kirktoun (794) Lillieleaf (795) Linton (796) Makerston (797) on FHL 0103910.

1871 census: none in Newington, Edinburgh; Census; on FHL 0103972, extracted all – there were none in Whitsome & Hilton (757), Swinton & Simprim (755), Polwarth (754), Nenthorn (753), Mordington and Edrington Castle (752), Mertoun (751), Longformacus (750), Legerwood (749), Langton (747), Ladykirk (746), Hutton (745), Hume (744), Foulden (741), Fogo (740), Eyemouth (739), Edrom (738).

Williamson’s Directory for the City of Edinburgh, Canongate, Leith, and Suburbs – 1773/4
1830 Post Office directory/inhabitant list of Edinburgh
Index to Kelso Chronicle Death Notices: 1853 and 1854
Index to Old Parochial Registers

None in Invernessshire.

CANADA

FHL book 971.423/S1 K2m “Mariages de St-AndrĂ©-Est, 1833-1984 (Carillon, Quebec)”
Prescott Co, Ontario book: Marriage Repertoires in Ontario : Comte de Prescott 1839-1974
also none in adj. Storemont or Glengarry counties

UNITED STATES

New York

FHL 1530830 Manhattan bride’s index 1913-14
FHL 1530831 Manhattan bride’s index 1915-16
FHL 1324712 (1882), 1324713 (1883), 1324714 (1884), 1324716 (1886) – Index to Brooklyn NY births; no Wan(d)lesses found

Ohio

Tuscarawas Co
“Tuscarawas Original Death Records, Volume 1, 1867-1884″; Tuscarawas Co Gen Society, 1995
Wood co
book 977.116 X22i 1900: 1900 US census, Wood co, Ohio index

Pennsylvania
FHL 505813 Pittsburgh death indexes (1851-1857)
FHL 0893736 – No Wan(d)less baptisms in “First Presby. Church of Pittsburgh, 1857-1894″
(transcribed by DAR, part of “Early Vital Records of PA”); checked approximately 1862-1872(?)

South Carolina
FHL book 975.791/C1 X2p 1848: “Census of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, for the year 1848 ” – isn’t a census with names, just statistics
FHL 23497: Charleston, SC cross index to property deeds 1800-1881 P-Z – was too washed out to read
FHL book 975.7915 V29h “Marriage and death notices from the Charleston Observer, 1827-1845″
FHL book 975.7915 V2w v.2 “Marriage and death notices from the Southern Patriot, 1815-1848 ” (vol 2 is 1831-1848)
FHL book 975.7915 J3k “History and records of the Charleston Orphan House ” v. 1. 1790-1860
975.7915 W39h Passenger arrivals at the port of Charleston, 1820-1829
Charleston Death records Apr 1830-Sep 1870
FHL 23350: Charleston SC orphan house records