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Christopher Wanless - was born on 20 Nov 1806 in Wallsend, Northumberland, England
Ann Wanless - was born on 20 Nov 1812 in Hoppyland, Hamsterley, Durham, England
John Wanless - was born on 20 Nov 1823 in St. Elizabeth's, Cornwall co, Jamaica
John Thomas Wanless - was born on 20 Nov 1853 in England
Richard Wanless - was born on 20 Nov 1871 in South Shields Union Workhouse, South Shields, Durham, England

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Tree #36: Thomas & Elizabeth Wanless of Longhorsley, Northumberland

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Thomas Wanless (b. abt 1788) and his wife Elizabeth lived most of their adult lives at Blackpool, Longhorsley, Northumberland, England. Thomas's parents may be Thomas Wanless & Jane Hall; research is being done to prove or disprove that connection. This tree primarily documents the descendants of Thomas & Elizabeth's son Thomas Wanless (1821-1897) & his wife Ursula Moore.

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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 […]