Wealands There are seven Durham groups of Wealands (or similar), with three having more than 30 named descendants.
1 The Wealands ‘ER group’ headed by Robert from Wolsingham Durham has 60 named descendants. Many descendants were to be found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
2 The Weelands ‘P group’ headed by John Weelands & Susannah Thompson from Durham City has 70 named descendants.
3 The Wealands ‘S group’ from Houghton Le Spring Durham has 235 named descendants. Michael b~1675 and John appear to have been brothers, with eight and two children respectively. 4 The Weelands ‘PS group’ from Stockton Durham has 22 named descendants. 5 The Weelans ‘PT group’ from Framwellgate Durham has 15 named descendants. 6 The Wealands ‘SM group’ from Monkwearmouth Durham has 18 named descendants.
7 The Wealands ‘SS group’ from Sunderland Durham has 22 named descendants.