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Fenwick Wanlass - was born on 22 Oct 1838 in Alston, Cumberland, England
William McDonald Wanless - was born on 22 Oct 1842 in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland
Henry Ray Wanless - was born on 22 Oct 1844 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Trula Lareen Wanless - was born on 22 Oct 1919 in Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington

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Tree #100: Small Groups of Wan(d)lesses Worldwide

2256 people

This database contains Wan(d)lesses all over the world who are not yet known to tie into any of the other databases.

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 […]