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James Wanlass - was born on 25 Sep 1825 in Edinburgh/Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Ann Wanless - was born on 25 Sep 1839 in Broom Hill, Durham, England
Harold Wandless - was born on 25 Sep 1904 in Hopetown, Normanton, West Yorkshire

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Tree #27.1: Wanless of Dundee, Angus, Scotland

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This database contains between just over 50 small groups of Wanlesses who were born or married in Dundee, Angus, Scotland in the 1600s through early 1900s. Our goal is to connect them into a few primary lines (or better yet, one line!). This database was constructed by extracting all the Dundee records from the Scottish Church Records database and adding birth & marriage records from parish records in the "Romeril film" and census records.

Welcome to Wanless Web!

This genealogy site hosts the family histories of all forms of the Wanless name. If you are a Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wanliss, Wandlass, or Wanlace, you will probably find your family represented here. If not, we want to know about you! Step in, relax, explore the site, and learn about the fascinating people who bear this surname in all its forms.

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Thomas Wanless & Ann Marshall moved to tree 52

Moved the 45-person tree of Thomas Wanless & Ann Marshall from the catch-all database (tree 100) into tree 52 (John Wanless and Ann Harpley/Hartley). We’re 90% sure Thomas is a son of John and added […]

George Wandless & Ann Lax moved to the Lumley-area tree

Moved the family of George Wandless & Ann Lax from the Strays tree into tree 35. Realized that Ann Lax Wandless was the Ann Wandless who married Thomas Turnbull, because their son William Turnbull b. […]

Wanlesses mentioned in the Alnwick Mercury newspaper

Extracted from the Alnwick (Northumberland) Mercury at

Alnwick Mercury 1 June 1857 Deaths – At Australia, lately, aged 60, Mr. Wm. Wanless, blacksmith, formerly of Rock, near this town.

Alnwick Mercury 2 June 1862 […]