womanFrances (Fanny) Hards‏‎
Born ‎C1777 Withyham, Sussex‎, died ‎2Q 1864 Uckfield, Sussex‎, 86 or 87 years
Daughter of William & Sarah Hards, who had 15 children Christened at Withyham between 1769 and 1795. In 1861 Census she was living at Weller's Town, Penshurst, next door to her son William & his wife Sarah and to her grandson John & his wife Matilda.

Married ‎26 Oct 1801 Withyham, Sussex (St Michael) (at most 60 years married) to:

manJohn Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1774 Withyham, Sussex‎, baptised ‎1851 Chiddingstone, Kent, died ‎before 1861‎, at most 87 years. Occupations: Ag.Lab.. Son of Edward Pearless and Hannah Gibson
When married by Banns at Withyham in 1801, both were of that parish. In 1851 Census he was living with his wife at Wilkins, Chiddingstone.

Children:

1)
womanHannah Peerless‏‎
Born ‎1802 Chiddingstone, Kent‎
2)
manWilliam Peerless‏
Born ‎C1803 Chiddingstone, Kent‎‎. Occupations: Ag.Lab.
In 1851 Census he was living at Buckhurst, Cowden with his wife and children Sarah & John. In 1861 Census he was living with his wife at Weller's Town, Penshurst; next door was his mother Fanny Peerless, also his son John and wife Matilda.
3)
manJames Peerless‏
Born ‎C1806 Chiddingstone, Kent‎. Occupations: Ag.lab.
In 1851 Census he was living at Toys Hill, Brasted, Kent with his wife and daughters Sarah & Fanny.
4)
manJohn William Pearless‏
Born ‎C1810 Hartfield, Sussex‎, baptised ‎1851 Hartfield, Sussex (Rogers Town), died ‎before 1866‎, at most 56 years. Occupations: Gardener/Farm Labourer
When married he was living at East Grinstead. In 1841 Census he was living with Jane at Rogers Town, Holtye; in 1851 they were still at Rogers Town with their children William (9), George (6), Harry (4) & Eliza (9mos); in 1871 Census Jane, a widow, was living at Forest Row with daughters Eliza & Selina, and 3 boarders.
5)
womanSarah Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1812 Chiddingstone, Kent‎
6)
womanElizabeth Peerless‏‎
Born ‎C1814‎
7)
manFrancis Peerless‏‎
Born ‎6 Nov 1819 Chiddingstone, Kent‎, died ‎1824 Chiddingstone, Kent‎, 4 or 5 years, bur. ‎2 Jun 1824 Chiddingstone, Kent