Louisa Wanless

Louisa Wanless

Female 1860 - 1942  (81 years)

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  • Name Louisa Wanless 
    Born 19 Jun 1860  Padstow, Hensingham, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 29 Jul 1860  Hensingham, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1881  Monkwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 75 Eglinton St (RG11 Piece 5005 Folio 36 Page 12)
      Robt.H. Lows, widowed, 37 Sunderland, Durham, England, Model Maker (Ship)
      Sarah Lows 11, dau, b. Sunderland, Durham
      Charles H. Lows 9, son, b. Sunderland, Durham
      Louisa WANLESS, niece, 20, housekeeper, b. Flimby, Cumberland

      [Louisa is probably helping her widowed uncle with his children. FreeBMD shows a marriage for Robert Henry Laws in June 1869 in Sunderland, and a Mary Laws (perhaps his wife) who died in Sunderland at age 34 in June 1872. Charles was b. Dec 1871.]
    Census 1891  Newfield, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Bankside
      Thomas Hainsbury, 29, coal miner, b. Sunderland DUR
      Louisa, 29, wife, b. Whitehaven CUL
      James H., son, 7, scholar, b. Newfield DUR
      Robert S., son, 2, b. Newfield DUR
    Census 1901  Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 21 Malings Rigg, parish of St John
      Thomas Hainsbury, 41, sea going stoker, b. Sunderland
      Louisa Hainsbury, 41, wife, b. CUL Whitehaven
      James H Hainsbury, 16, son, apprentice blacksmith, b. Newfield DUR
      Robert S Hainsbury, 13, son, b. Newfield
      Louisa J Hainsbury, 3, dau, b. Sunderland
    Died Jan-Mar 1942  Sunderland Reg. District, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Although we have not found Louisa's birth place of Padstow on any map, it is listed as the abode of 7 families in the 1861 Hensingham census in ED 15, near Millhill, Galemire, Goosebutts, Montreal, Keekle Cottage, and Summergrove. It is also listed in an old gazetteer as a hamlet in Hensingham parish. Use Summergrove on streetmap.co.uk to see this area.

      Marriage Oct-Dec 1881 Sunderland to Thomas Ainsbury (listed as Hainsbury in later censuses).
    Person ID I172  8: Percival Wanlis & Grace Tomson
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2013 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Jane Laws,   b. Abt 1825, West Herrington, Co. Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul-Sep 1886, Newfield, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1849  Darlington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet

    Family Thomas Hainsbury,   b. Abt 1862, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Oct-Dec 1881  Sunderland Reg. District, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    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

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Birth Certificate, WHITEHAVEN REG. DIST., SAINT BEES SUBDIST., CO. OF CUMBERLAND, SEPT. QTR (Reliability: 3).
      Born Nineteenth June 1860, Padstow, Hensingham, Louisa, girl, father Robert Wanless a colliery viewer, mother Jane Wanless formerly Laws, reported by mother Jane Wanless of Padstow, Hensingham on Seventh July 1860.

    2. [S7] IGI.

    3. [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.