womanRose Gertrude Smith‏‎
Born ‎1878, baptised ‎1937 Streatham, Surrey (247 High Road), died ‎3 Apr 1937 Westminster, London SW (Empire N/H)‎, 58 or 59 years
Sister to Florence & Mabel Smith, who married Bart's brothers George & Percy. Will dated 7.8.1935 proved 11.5.1937 at London, Executors Gordon Read Peerless & Norman Donald Peerless, Stockbrokers; beneficiaries her children in equal shares.

Married ‎2Q 1901 Clapham, London SW. (Holy Trinity) (35 or 36 years married) to:

manBartholomew Peerless‏‎
Born ‎3 Aug 1874 Camberwell, London SE. (18 The Terrace), baptised ‎1919 Streatham, SW16 (51 Stanthorpe Road), died ‎4Q 1956 Wandsworth, London SW.‎, 81 or 82 years. Occupations: Stockbroker. Son of George Read Peerless and Harriet Spalding
In 1901 Census he was living with his parents at Clapham. In Jan 1919 the Land Registry confirmed his ownership of the freehold of a shop & dwelling house, 247 Streatham High Road, Wandsworth; at the time his own address was in Streatham.

Children:

1)
manGordon Read Peerless‏
Born ‎19 Feb 1903 Wandsworth, London SW., died ‎4Q 1975 Worthing, Sussex‎, 71 or 72 years
2)
manNorman Donald Peerless‏
Born ‎3 Nov 1906 Wandsworth, London SW., died ‎2Q 1973 Southwark, London SE.‎, 66 or 67 years
No issue. Served WWII, RAF; Plt.Off.1941; Flg.Off.1.10.1942.
3)
womanGwendoline Ray Peerless‏‎
Born ‎2Q 1912 Wandsworth, London SW, died ‎1978‎, 65 or 66 years
Married in 2Q 1940 at Wandsworth Edward W Catford (d.1975) and had issue.
4)
manPeter Maurice Peerless‏‎
Born ‎1920, baptised ‎1943 Streatham, Surrey (247 High Road), died ‎5 Oct 1943 Italy. Killed in action.‎, 22 or 23 years, bur. ‎ Italy (Sangro River War Cemetery). Occupations: Army officer
Captain, 6th Bn.,Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried in the Sangro River War Cemetery, between Pescara and Vasto, Province of Chieti; here were concentrated the graves of men who lost their lives in the fierce fighting on the Adriatic sector of the front in late 1943. Admon. granted 1944 to Bartholomew Peerless, stockbroker.