Sidney Harrison Pearless
Born 6 Feb 1873 Sevenoaks, Kent (The Vicarage), baptised 1931 East Grinstead, Sussex (?Fairlight), died 17 Jun 1939 Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Kent & Sx.Hosp.), 66 years. Occupations: Tea Planter in Ceylon. Son of Charles Durrant Pearless/, Dr and Louisa Blanche Maud Harrison
Under two when his father died in 1874; adopted by his uncle W A Pearless who provided for him in his Will. Educ.Brighton Coll.& Clare Coll.Camb (1891). Tea planter, Ceylon; witnessed brother Charles's marriage 1897. Served WWI 1914/9 (Rifle Brigade; France 1914/8; Capt.RASC). His Will of 8.12.1931 left legacies to 5 employees, mostly living at Fairlight, E.Grinstead, residue to his niece Joan Garrington, Burgess Hill, but no mention of his wife Mary; probate London 7.7.1939 to G W Mason, Solicitor, East Grinstead. Effects ¹26.
Married 30 Sep 1897 Paddington, London, W2 (Christ Church) (41 years married) to:
Born 1866, baptised 1950 London SW7 (21 Queens Gate Terrace), died 17 Dec 1950 Hammersmith, London (West London Hosp.), 83 or 84 years
Daughter of Robert Barthorp, Gentleman; when married she was living at Lancaster Gate, London W. Death registered by M H C Barthrop, niece, of Chercombe Cottage, Cerne Abbas, Dorset; she was described as "Widow of Sydney Pearless, a Tea planter". Will proved 1951, Probate to Mollie Cecily Barthrop, spinster, & Cecil Marmaduke Guest, solicitor.