Stephen Wanless

Stephen Wanless

Male 1799 - 1877  (77 years)

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  • Name Stephen Wanless 
    Born 11 Jul 1799  Hawick, Kirkharle, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened Bavington Presbyterian Church, Great Bavington, Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1828  Birtley, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jun 1829  Tilling, Birtley, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In son Thomas's christening record, it says "father's residence Tilling" (according to familyhistoryonline.net). Could it be Felling, Durham? I can't find a Tilling near Birtley or anywhere around there.
    Residence 1831  Heugh, Stamfordham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1841  Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1841 Census HO 107/840 Heddon on the Wall
      Stephen WANLESS 40 Ag. Lab Y
      Jane " 33 Y
      Thomas " 12 Y
      Elizabeth " 9 Y
      Mary " 3 Y
      Jane " 6mths Y
    Residence 1838-1846  Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1851  Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1851 - HO 107/2413; f 339; p 2; sc 4
      Stephen WANLESS Hd M 50 Farm Labourer NBL Whittingham
      Jane WANLESS Wi M 43 ----------NBL Elsdon
      Mary WANLESS Da S 12 ----------NBL Heddon
      Jane WANLESS Da S 10 ----------NBL Heddon
      William WANLESS So S 7 ----------NBL Heddon
      Stephen WANLESS So S 5 ----------NBL Heddon
    Census 1861  Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • RG09/3855; f 28
      Stephen WANLESS Hd M 60 Ag Lab NBL Kirkharle
      Jane WANLESS Wi M 55 NBL Elsdon
      Jane WANLESS Dau U 20 NBL Heddon
      William WANLESS Son U 17 Pupil Teacher NBL Heddon
      Stephen WANLESS Son U 15 NBL Heddon
    Census 1871  Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • RG10/5139
      Stephen WANLESS Head M 70 Ag. Lab. Northd. Kirkharle
      Jane WANLESS Wife M 63 " Elsdon
      Jane WANLESS Daur Un 30 " Heddon
      Stephen WANLESS Son Un 25 Quarryman " Heddon
      Hester Ann WANLESS Gdaur 8 London
      -- Note from Gill: I believe that Hester Ann was not actually a Wanless; we think she was the daughter of Mr. Corbett who presumably was a widower when he married Mary Ann Wanless (see her entry for details).
    Alt Birth Whittingham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Per 1851 census. This is pretty far from Kirkharle, so I don't know how to explain this discrepancy.
    Occupation farm labourer  [4
    RELI Presbyterian 
    Died 29 May 1877  Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • The following children of Stephen were named in his niece Isabella Ann Wanlace's will in Oct 1889:
      "the three daughter of my late Mother's brother Stephen Wanless,
      Elizabeth Grierson £270, Mary Ann Corbett £270, Jane Wanless £150"

      Tombstone inscription:
      “Sacred to the memory of Stephen Wanless who died May the 29th 1877 aged 78 yrs.
      Also of Thomas William grandson of the above who died March the 25th 1875 aged 3 months.
      Also of Jane widow of the above who died October 6th 1882 aged 77 yrs”
      [Monumental Inscriptions at Heddon on the Wall, NBL. Typed transcription held at Northumberland County Record Office; emailed from Gill Winstanley]
    Person ID I440  29: Wandlass families originating around Hartburn, Northumberland, England
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2008 

    Father Thomas Wanless,   b. 1742,   d. Jun 1824, Ingoe, Stamfordham, NBL, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Watson,   b. Abt 1767,   d. Jan 1809, Hawick, Kirkharle, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 19th November 1787  Kirkharle, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F130  Group Sheet

    Family Jane Bolam,   b. 1805-1806, Monkbridge Hall, Elsdon, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1882, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1828  Birtley, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Thomas Wanless,   b. Abt 1829, Birtley, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1900, Dorking, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     2. Elizabeth Wanless,   b. 1831, Heugh, Stamfordham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 2 Jun 1915, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     3. Mary Ann Wanless,   b. Abt 1838,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jane Wanless,   b. Abt 1841,   bur. 18th Feb 1929, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     5. William Wanless,   b. Abt 1844,   bur. 13th Feb 1929, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     6. Stephen Wanless,   b. 27 Jan 1846, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 7th Mar 1917, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2001 
    Family ID F128  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Census, 1861, 1871 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S10] Parish register.
      Thomas and Styphen Wanless, twins, sons of Thomas Wanless, farmer, and his wife Elisabeth, were born at Hawick, Thomas upon the 10 and Styphen the 11 of July 1799

    3. [S49] IGI.

    4. [S3] Census.

    5. [S2] Tombstone.
      “Sacred to the memory of Stephen Wanless who died May the 29th 1877 aged
      78 yrs.
      Also of Thomas William grandson of the above who died March the 25th
      1875 aged 3 months.
      Also of Jane widow of the above who died October 6th 1882 aged 77 yrs”

    6. [S10] Parish register, per email from Gill Winstanley 07/00 (Reliability: 3).