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Jackson Charles Wanlass - was born on 20 Aug 1875 in Lehi, Utah Co, Utah, USA
Ella Catherine Wanless - was born on 20 Aug 1877 in Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada
Charles T. Wandless - was born on 20 Aug 1877 in Bath Co, Virginia
Frederick Adolphus Wanless - was born on 20 Aug 1880 in Gateshead, Durham, England
Joseph Strachan Wanless - was born on 20 Aug 1891 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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Tree #21: William Wanless & Mary Young of Rock, Embleton, Northumberland

80 people

This tree is a combination of research done by Ian Wanless of Australia (who we have actually not been in contact with; a printed copy of the tree was passed to us) and census research by Holly & Claire. William and all of his adult children moved to Victoria, Australia in the mid-1850s. We would welcome contact from Ian or his descendants, or any other branch of this tree.

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 […]