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Tree #46: John Wanless & Eleanor Fenwick

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John Wanlass married Eleanor Fenwick in 1794 in Wallsend, Northumberland, England. This database follows the descendants of their 2 sons: Thomas chr. 1799 at Heworth, DUR was a blacksmith who married (1) Margaret Halliwell and (2) Margaret Roxby. He lived in Heaton and Longbenton, and died when he was only 37 years old. John b. 1801 in Longbenton worked as a coal trimmer and colliery wagon driver in Heaton and later Longbenton. He married (1) Mary Ann Roxby, sister of Margaret above, and (2) Hannah (Steel) Grant, a widow. He died in Longbenton in 1875.

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GRO Birth Index 1837-1911 updated with mother’s maiden surnames

Updated the GRO Birth Index for 1837 to mid-1911 with mother’s maiden surnames, which are now supplied on the main GRO site.

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. […]