Jane Laws

Jane Laws

Female Abt 1825 - 1886  (~ 61 years)

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  • Name Jane Laws  [1
    Born Abt 1825  West Herrington, Co. Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1881  Whitworth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dwelling 124 Geo St
      Source FHL Film 1342183 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4922 Folio 9 Page 11
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      Jane WANLESS W 56 F Herrington, Durham, England
      Rel Head Occ Wid Of Coal Miner
      John WANLESS U 24 M Flimby, Cumberland, England
      Rel Son Occ (Miner) Coal Miner
      Robert** WANLESS U 19 M Hensingham, Cumberland, England
      Rel Son Occ Colliery Standing Engine Fireman
      Maria WANLESS U 18 F Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
      Rel Daur
      Jessie WANLESS 11 F Bp Auckland, Durham, England
      Rel Grand Daur
      ** Robert should be Reuben
    Died Jul-Sep 1886  Newfield, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • A Dorothy Laws age 50 is visiting Jane in 1851 - her mother?
    Person ID I168  8: Percival Wanlis & Grace Tomson
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2013 

    Father Robert Laws,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F113  Group Sheet

    Family Robert Wanless,   b. 24 Feb 1812, Mount, Washington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1879, Newfield, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1849  Darlington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane Wanless,   b. Abt May 1850, Shildon, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1875, (probably) Bishop Auckland, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     2. Dorothy Wanless,   b. Abt 1852, Flimby, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1873, Auckland Reg. District, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
     3. Luke Wanless,   b. 1853, Flimby, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1935, Bowburn, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Margaret Wanless,   b. 1854, Flimby, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1873, Auckland Reg. District, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     5. John Wanless,   b. 1856, Flimby, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Maria Catherine Wanless,   b. Jul 1858-Sep 1858, Flimby, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1862-Mar 1862, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
     7. Louisa Wanless,   b. 19 Jun 1860, Padstow, Hensingham, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan-Mar 1942, Sunderland Reg. District, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     8. Reuben Henry Wanless,   b. 1862, Hensingham, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct-Dec 1936, Auckland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. Maria Wanless,   b. Abt 1864, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2003 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Jane Laws Wanless or a child or grandchild of hers
    Jane Laws Wanless or a child or grandchild of hers
    This is thought to be Jane Laws, wife of Robert Wanless (1812-1879, son of Robert Wanless & Alice Mould), but her apparent age would date this photo to the 1840-50s, and the quality seems too good to be that early...so it's possible that this is a child or grandchild of Robert Wanless & Jane Laws.
    Maybe Louisa Wanless (1860-??) and her mother Jane (Laws) Wanless (1825-??).
    Maybe Louisa Wanless (1860-??) and her mother Jane (Laws) Wanless (1825-??).
    Taken in Harrisburg, Illinois, probably in the 1906-1920 time frame. Written at bottom: Louise & mother
    Jane Laws or her daughter Mary Jane Wanless
    Jane Laws or her daughter Mary Jane Wanless

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Birth Certificate, BIRTH CERT OF DAU. LOUISA GIVES JANE'S MAIDEN SURNAME (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S40] Marriage record.
      Married at Trinity Church, district of the Holy Trinity, Darlington, Co. Durham, on 29 Jan 1849 by Thos. W. Minton, according to the rite and ceremonies of the Established Church, after publication before the Board of Guardians: Robert Wanless, of full age, widower, viewer, lives Darlington, father Robert Wanless an overlooker, and Jane Laws, of full age, spinster, lives Shildon, father Robert Laws a gardener. Witnesses William Wilson, Mary Wilson.