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Wendsliss Early Origins



The surname Wendsliss was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Wendsliss Spelling Variations


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Wendsliss Spelling Variations



Although the name, Wendsliss, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Wandless, Wanless, Wanliss, Wanlace, Wanley, Wanlass, Wanles and many more.

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Wendsliss Early History


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Wendsliss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wendsliss research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1451, 1538, 1711 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Wendsliss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wendsliss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wendsliss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wendsliss Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Wendsliss family name Wendsliss, or who bore a variation of the surname were Elizabeth Wanless landed in America in 1750.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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    The Wendsliss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wendsliss Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 5 June 2014 at 14:23.

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