Mary Ann Blackman
Born C1844 Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, baptised 1901 Penshurst, Kent (Spring Hill). Occupations: Laundress
Previously married to William Ansett, 4Q 1872 Tunbridge; in 1881 Census, after her marriage to Edward Peerless, their household included her daughter Emma Ansett (b.2Q 1873, Rusthall). Also in the household was her daughter Eva Sophia Blackman (b.c1871, Rusthall), who married Robert Martin, Sevenoaks 3Q 1872, and who in 1894 was a witness at the marriage of Mary Ann's step-son George Percy Peerless to Martha Edith Blackman. In 1901 Census, a widow, she lived at Spring Hill with George & Martha Peerless and their family.
Married 2Q 1878 Tunbridge, Kent to:
Born C1834, baptised 1881 Fordcombe, Penshurst, Kent (Spring Hill). Occupations: Bricklayer journeyman, 1st marriage to: Eliza Nash, 2nd marriage to: Mary Ann Blackman. Son of George Peerless and Jane Chapman
In 1861 Census he was at Penshurst with his wife and son Edward; in 1871 Census he was a bricklayer living at Spring Hill Cottage, Fordcombe, Penshurst with his wife and children Edward, Agnes, George, Kate & Fanny; in 1881 Census he was still at Spring Hill Cottage, with his second wife Mary Ann, his daughters Kate & Fanny, and her daughter Eva Blackman & Emma Ansett. ?Died 2Q 1886, Sevenoaks, aged 49.