Wals or Vaus,
Is a very early surname locality found in East Anglia, near CHEDISTON.
St Mary’s Church (Sancte Marie), is at Chediston.
James V. Elliott of Border Reiver DNA and others.
It is also felt that Elwald-Ellwood-Elliot, migrated basically the same pass ways with their R-L193 Y-DNA as the Vaus-Vause-Vance Y-DNA did from the same region of Anglia-Lincolnshire to the borders.